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US honours Nigerian imam who hid Christians from killers

A Nigerian imam, who saved 262 Christians from killer herdsman by hiding them in his mosque and home, has been honoured by the US government. Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, 83, received...

Ghana to raise cocoa farmers’ prices by 5.2%

Ghana will raise cocoa farmgate prices by 5.2% for the 2019/20 season, the first increase in four years, following strong sales of export contracts to chocolate makers and cocoa...

Ban on insulting Rwanda’s president upheld

The Supreme Court in Rwanda has rejected a challenge to a law which says it is a crime to insult the president. The law which was introduced last year means...

Israel launches satellite to boost internet connectivity in Africa

Israel is helping Africa connect to the rest of the world through a new satellite soaring into space. It's Spacecom successfully launched "Amos-17", a state-of-art satellite on a mission to...

Uganda’s most fertile woman has given birth to 44 children by age 40

Mariam Nabatanzi, a 40-year-old woman from Uganda’s Mukono District has been dubbed the African country’s most fertile woman after it was reported that she has given birth to 44...

Kenya to restrict access to porn sites to curb teenage pregnancy

Kenya plans to restrict access to online pornographic sites in a bid to reduce pregnancies among school children. Information Minister Joseph Mucheru comments come amid growing concern in Kenya about...

Kenya arrests three over $10m worth of fake money

A Kenyan and two Chadians have been arrested by authorities in Kenya for possessing more than a billion shillings in fake foreign currencies. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI, under...

Crisis of condom shortage in Kenyan town

Condom shortage in a Kenyan town has reportedly forced residents to recycle used condoms, as they try to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections. According to a report by the...

World Tourism Day at Abetifi in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region...

Today, September 27 is being observed globally as World Tourism Day. In Ghana, the day will be celebrated with a symposium and durbar at Abetifi in the Kwahu East...

Angola ‘expels 180,000 migrants’

At least 180,000 Congolese citizens have crossed the border with Angola since 1 October most heading to the city of Kamako where they are living in precarious informal camps,...

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Africa

Tunisia’s late President’s wife dies on election day

As Tunisians await the declaration of the election results following the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi his wife Mrs Chadlia Caid Essebsi has...

Algeria to hold presidential election on December 12

Algerians will go to the polls on December 12 to replace long-time leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned in April, following protests. Mr Bouteflika, has been...

World

Saudi oil attacks: US says intelligence shows Iran involved

The US has released satellite images and cited intelligence to back its claim, that Iran was behind attacks on major Saudi oil facilities. Iran however,...

US woman swallows engagement ring in her sleep

A US woman has undergone surgery after removing and swallowing her engagement ring in her sleep. Jenna Evans, 29, said she and her fiancé Bobby...