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no responses. June 29, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Pulpit To Presidency: Malawi’s New President Takes Office


Pulpit To Presidency: Malawi’s New President Takes Office

Reports say, Malawi held an investiture for president Lazarus Chakwera and vice-president Saulos Chilima, hours after the elections body declared Chakwera winner of the polls. The event […]

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WHO Country Director Nigeria Dr. Wundimagegnehu Alemu administering oral polio vaccine to a child in Muna IDP camp Maiduguri, Borno State

no responses. June 29, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

WHO To Determine Africa’s Wild Polio-free Status In August


WHO To Determine Africa’s Wild Polio-free Status In August

Africa’s Wild Polio-free Status to be determined in August The independent Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC), responsible for certifying the eradication of wild poliovirus in the […]

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no responses. June 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Kenya Policeman Charged With Murder Of Boy


Kenya Policeman Charged With Murder Of Boy

A Kenya policeman has been charged with the murder of a 13-year old boy while enforcing COVID-19 curfew order. Officer Duncan Ndiema Ndiwah, who is accused of […]

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no responses. June 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Zimbabwe Fuel Prices Increase By 152%


Zimbabwe Fuel Prices Increase By 152%

Zimbabwe’s fuel prices will go up by as much as 152% on Wednesday, the energy regulator said, after the government removed a fixed exchange rate in […]

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no responses. June 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Malawi Poll Rerun: Voting Ends, Ballot Counting Begins


Malawi Poll Rerun: Voting Ends, Ballot Counting Begins

Polls have closed in most parts of Malawi privately, In other centers rechargeable lamps were used to help last minute voters to cast their ballots in […]

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former Gambia’s president, Yahya Jammeh

no responses. June 23, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

The Gambia: CDD Recommends Restitution, Counselling, Psycho-social Support For Victims Of Rights Abuses


The Gambia: CDD Recommends Restitution, Counselling, Psycho-social Support For Victims Of Rights Abuses

In new report, CDD recommends restitution, counselling, psycho-social support for victims of rights abuses in Gambia The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has recommended restitution […]

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no responses. June 18, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

China Pledges Supply Any Covid-19 Vaccine To Africa First, Free Of Charge


China Pledges Supply Any Covid-19 Vaccine To Africa First, Free Of Charge

Reports say, China has pledged to supply any vaccine against Coronavirus to African first free of charge. China is leading the race to develop a Covid-19 […]

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no responses. June 16, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Famine Ravages Rurkina Faso As Farmers Call For Help


Famine Ravages Rurkina Faso As Farmers Call For Help

The landlocked West African nation of Burkina Faso has been hard hit by drought and desertification. Just east of capital Ouagadougou, once fertile land is now […]

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CAPOOP Alliance Launches New Online Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Platform

no responses. June 15, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

CAPOOP Alliance Launches New Online Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Platform


CAPOOP Alliance Launches New Online Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Platform

New platform will share resources to strengthen co-operation and efforts to address WASH challenges across Africa Today, the CAPOOP Alliance “Communications, Advocacy & Policy Opportunities and […]

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no responses. June 11, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: Africa Records Over 200 000 Cases – WHO


COVID-19: Africa Records Over 200 000 Cases – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) says COVID-19 continues to spread in Africa since the virus was first detected on the continent in mid-February 2020. According to […]

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no responses. June 9, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Speaker Of Ethiopia’s Upper Parliament Quits Over Postponed Polls


Speaker Of Ethiopia’s Upper Parliament Quits Over Postponed Polls

Report says, Keria Ibrahim, speaker of Ethiopia’s upper parliamentary chamber, the House of federation, has quit her position citing a looming constitutional blank with postponed elections. […]

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no responses. June 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Corruption Trial Of Lamine Diack Opens


Corruption Trial Of Lamine Diack Opens

Lamine Diack, the former head of athletics’ governing body, goes on trial in Paris on Monday on charges of corruption and money laundering linked to a […]

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COVID-19: Plan International supports 28,000 children, women in Borno

no responses. June 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Malawi’s President Appoints New Election Boss


Malawi’s President Appoints New Election Boss

Reports say, Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has appointed a new electoral commission chairperson ahead of a presidential re-run. The country’s Constitutional Court in February ordered a […]

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no responses. June 5, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Cameroonian Journalist Dies In Detention


Cameroonian Journalist Dies In Detention

Report says, Cameroonian journalist Samuel Wazizi, who was arrested in August 2019 for criticising Yaoundé‘s handling of Cameroon’s anglophone crisis, has died in detention, Reporters Without […]

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no responses. June 3, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Mali Teachers Strike Over COVID-19 Concerns As Schools Reopen


Mali Teachers Strike Over COVID-19 Concerns As Schools Reopen

Reports say, Teachers in the West African state of Mali went on strike Tuesday, the first day schools reopened after being closed for two months, over fears […]

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no responses. May 30, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

ICC Allows Laurent Gbagbo To Leave Belgium


ICC Allows Laurent Gbagbo To Leave Belgium

The International Criminal Court said former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo can leave Belgium under certain conditions following his acquittal last year over post-electoral violence that […]

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World Health Organization: WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti

no responses. May 29, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

COVID-19: WHO Urges Caution As Countries In Africa Ease Lockdowns


COVID-19: WHO Urges Caution As Countries In Africa Ease Lockdowns

Three months after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in sub-Saharan Africa, the region has made progress in tackling the virus. Many countries implemented lockdowns […]

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no responses. May 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Rwandan Genocide Suspect Denies Charges


Rwandan Genocide Suspect Denies Charges

Reports say, Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga, arrested this month after more than two decades on the run, told a French court on Wednesday that the […]

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Africa Day: UN Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire To Push Back COVID-19

no responses. May 25, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Africa Day: UN Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire To Push Back COVID-19


Africa Day: UN Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire To Push Back COVID-19

African countries have “demonstrated commendable leadership” battling the COVID-19 pandemic, but more nations across the continent where conflict prevails, should heed the UN call for a […]

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no responses. May 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Burundi Vote Holds Amid COVID-19 Protocols, Net Blackout


Burundi Vote Holds Amid COVID-19 Protocols, Net Blackout

A crucial election has begun in the East African nation of Burundi, where President Pierre Nkurunziza is stepping aside after 15 years in charge but he […]

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