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Relentless Shatta Wale delivers stunning virtual concert

In difficult moments when the fear of Coronavirus has engulfed Ghanaians, Shatta Wale made history by delivering a stunning virtual concert for the first time from his home last...

Nigeria actress Funke Akindele arrested after lockdown house party

Prominent Nigerian actress Funke Akindele has been arrested in the country's commercial capital, Lagos, for violating the government’s measures intended to slow the spread of coronavirus. The police in Lagos...

Coronavirus: Nigerian actress Funke Akindele under fire for Lagos party amid lockdown

Prominent Nigerian actress Funke Akindele has been widely criticised for holding a party during the lockdown imposed to tackle coronavirus. The party in her Lagos mansion was held to celebrate...

Lean On Me singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, the acclaimed 1970s soul singer behind hits Ain't No Sunshine and Lean On Me has died from heart complications aged 81, his family said. The singer died on...

Burna Boy ‘tweets his last’ post

Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy says he has tweeted his “last ever” post as he is “too real" for Twitter. This is my Last personal tweet Ever. I Imma just...

COVID-19: “I am living in fear” – Ogidi Brown shares ordeal

Ghanaian musician, Ogidi Brown has said he is often filled with fear due to the ravaging effect of Coronavirus in Italy. The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic in Italy...

Uganda’s famous children’s choir quarantined

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced 11 new Covid-19 cases in the country, who include members of the famous Watoto Children’s Choir. In a live televised address on Tuesday night,...

Alan Merrill: I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll songwriter dies of coronavirus

The co-writer and original singer of I Love Rock 'N' Roll, Alan Merrill, has died after contracting coronavirus. His daughter Laura shared the news, saying the 69-year-old had been healthy enough...

Coronavirus: First Lady joins social media challenge to inspire others

First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has joined the social media challenge to inspire Ghanaians and the world amid coronavirus outbreak. In a Facebook and Instagram post, the First Lady sang “He’s...

Playwright Terrence McNally dies of coronavirus complications

Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally, known for plays including Love! Valour! Compassion! and for the musical version of Kiss of the Spider Woman, died on Tuesday of complications related...

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Africa

Burundi releases thousands from quarantine

Burundi has released 2,261 people who were quarantined in facilities around the country for observation. Health Minister Thaddée Ndikumana said those released had shown no...

COVID-19 will lead Africa into food security crisis- AGRA

Alliance for Green Revolution Africa, AGRA, has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead Africa into a food security crisis that will affect the...

World

Bernie Sanders suspends campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his campaign to become US president. The development clears the way for former vice-president Joe Biden to become the Democratic...

Africans ‘evicted from Chinese hotels over Covid-19 fears’

Hundreds of African residents and businessmen in China's southern city of Guangzhou have been evicted from hotels and apartments as local health officials rollout...