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Zimbabwe ‘excited to drill for oil’ after new survey

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced the discovery of potential oil and gas deposits in the north of the country. Australian mining firm Invictus Energy, in partnership with the government,...

Cameroon’s Paul Biya to be sworn into office today

Cameroon's President, Paul Biya is expected to be sworn in today in the capital Yaounde. Mr Biya was offically declared winner of the October 7 presidential polls by the Constitutional...

Doctors separate conjoined twins in Abuja hospital

A team of Nigerian doctors has successfully separated a pair of conjoined twins at a hospital in the capital, Abuja. The doctors led by Dr. Nuhu Kwajafa of the Global...

Ethiopia elects first female to head country’s Federal Supreme Court

Prominent Ethiopian human rights lawyer, Meaza Ashenafi has been elected as the first woman to head the country's Federal Supreme Court. Her name was put forward by Prime Minister, Abiy...

Body of missing Rtd Nigerian Army General found in well

The body of a retired Nigerian army general, who mysteriously disappeared on 3 September, has been found in a well. Gen Idris Alkali went missing while travelling alone from the...

Ghana parliament urges UN to bring Khashoggi’s murderers to book

Ghana`s Parliament is urging the UN and other International bodies to lead the process to bring perpetrators of the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi to book. In a statement, the...

Nigeria aims to sell ten state-owned companies for 2019 budget

Nigeria's Privatization Agency has indicated, that the country will offer ten state-owned companies for sale to selected investors and the public in the fourth quarter of this year to...

US missionary Charles Wesco shot dead in Cameroon

A US missionary has been killed in Cameroon about two weeks after moving there with his wife and eight children. Charles Wesco was in a car with his wife, son,...

Nigeria arrests 400 Shia Muslims after deadly clashes

Nigerian police have arrested 400 members of a Shia Muslim sect after days of deadly protests in the capital. The pro-Iran Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) protesters demanded the release...

Nigeria confirms 79 presidential candidates for 2019 election

Nigeria's electoral body on Friday confirmed that 79 candidates, including incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari, will contest in next year's presidential election in the country. Chairman of the Independent National Electoral...

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Africa

2020 marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between Ghana and China

The Chinese Ambassador to Ghana, his excellency Shi Ting Wang has made it known to both the Ghanaian and the Chinese community that this...

Bugatti seized in Zambia over possible money laundering

Authorities in Zambia have seized a Bugatti Veyron that was imported into the country on Monday, pending investigations into possible money laundering. “The vehicle has...

World

COVID-19 latest: Greece confirms first case as coronavirus spreads across Europe

Greece confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and a teacher in France died on Wednesday as Europe scrambles to deal with the biggest cluster...

COVID-19: First French citizen dies as German man remains in critical condition

A man has died in France after contracting coronavirus, making him the first French national to die from the illness. The French health ministry announced...