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South Africa ex-President Zuma supports son in court

South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has accompanied his son, Duduzane, to court in Randburg, near Johannesburg. Duduzane Zuma is facing charges of culpable homicide relating to a car accident in which one woman was killed. Journalists have been tweeting video...

Uganda's Bobi Wine: Pop star MP charged with treason

The Ugandan MP and pop star Bobi Wine has been charged with treason in a civilian court shortly after a military court freed him. Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, was immediately re-arrested after being released. His lawyers say...

Zimbabwe's top court hears poll challenge

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court is due to hear a legal challenge from the opposition MDC Alliance to the election victory of President Emmerson Mnangagwa . He won by just more than 30,000 votes to avoid a run-off election. The MDC Alliance has...

South African man sacked after viral racist rant

A South African man has been sacked from his family business after making a racist slur in a video widely shared on social media. Adam Catzavelos filmed himself on a beach, saying it was "heaven on earth" as there were...

46 candidates to contest Madagascar's Presidential polls

46 candidates including the incumbent president and his two predecessors are seeking to contest Madagascar's presidential polls at the end of the year. The countrys Constitutional Court which made this known said it will now assess the candidates' eligibility and...

Kenyan editors condemn attacks on Uganda journalists

Kenyan editors have condemned the attacks on journalists covering the ongoing protests in Uganda. The Kenya Editors Guild on Tuesday said it was “gravely concerned about the developments affecting media freedom” in the country. “The action of security agencies in Uganda...

Zimbabwe says 'hostility of the West' putting off renewed investment

JOHANNESBURG - Western hostility towards Zimbabwe is deterring investment, the presidency spokesman said on Tuesday, comments in sharp contrast with President Emmerson Mnangagwa's previous efforts to woo Western governments. Mnangagwa has made progress in improving Zimbabwe's relations with Western states...

Sierra Leone launches free education programme

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio, has launched his flagship free education programme for primary and secondary school children, which starts next month.   This according to him is in fulfillment of one of his key election pledges.      While no financial details have...

Manhyia Palace announces extra-ordinary funeral rites for Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, is to be given a special traditional burial and funeral rites by Manhyia in line with the highest traditional title bestowed on him by the Ashanti Kingdom. In recognition of his service to humanity,...

Zambia Airways revived after 24 years

Zambia Airways is to be revived after 24 years thanks to a $30m (£24m) deal with Ethiopian Airlines. Africa’s newest national carrier is to begin flights later this year on 12 aircraft to destinations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East...

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President Akufo-Addo lauds Civil Service for resilience

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has lauded the Ghana Civil Service for demonstrating resilience, professionalism and dedication to their...

National House of Chiefs condemns separatists attack in Volta region

President of the National House of Chiefs, Togbe Afede, has condemned recent actions by members of the Homeland secessionist group who blocked the main...

GAF, Police assure of calm after Homeland Study Group Foundation disturbances

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) and Police Service have assured the public that activities of the Homeland Study Group Foundation, which occurred at dawn...

26th September, 2020

The Ghanaians Times condemns the action by members of the Western Togoland secessionist group which took place yesterday in parts of the Volta Region. It...

Antwi deserves Ghana call up – C.K Akonnor

Head Coach of the Black Stars, Charles Akonnor has said Pyramids FC striker John Antwi deserves a call-up into the national team for next...