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Former President Mahama in Malawi to monitor election process

Voting is underway in Malawi’s tripartite elections, with 6.8 million registered voters electing President, 193 parliamentarians and 462 local government councilors. The African Union (AU) Election Observation Mission to...

Mine collapse kills 9 in Burundi

Nine people were killed and 16 others were injured on Saturday at a mining site in northern Burundi, after a mountain collapsed around midday due to heavy rain, a...

2 dead, at least 13 missing in boat accident in western Uganda

Two bodies have been retrieved and thirteen to fifteen other people are missing after a boat they were traveling in capsized on Lake Albert in Hoima district, western Uganda,...

Malawi: Uncertainty over general elections outcome

Malawi’s outgoing President, Peter Mutharika, 78, is taking another shot at extending his political career tomorrow in an uncertain presidential election, where he will face an opposition leader and...

Saudi Arabia gives Sudan junta cash

Saudi Arabia says it has deposited $250m (£196m) in Sudan's central bank as part of a support package for the country which is in the midst of an economic...

Boat packed with footballers capsizes in Lake Albert

A boat carrying football players and fans has capsized in Lake Albert in western Uganda, local media reports say. Casualty figures are unclear - the state-owned New Vision newspaper reports...

Clashes on outskirts of Libya’s capital Tripoli kill 15

At least 15 fighters under the command of strongman Khalifa Haftar were killed in clashes with forces linked to the UN-recognized government in Tripoli, a security source told the...

Tech startups move forward in Africa

The Afrobytes and Viva Tech conferences in Paris this week have provided an opportunity to look at the progress that high-tech startups have made in Africa, where fundraising is...

UN to assist Kenya in developing inclusive transport for economic development

The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) said it will assist Kenya to develop an inclusive transport sector in order to promote economic development, an official said on Thursday. Debashish Bhattacharjee,...

Facebook bans “inauthentic” accounts targeting Africa

Facebook has removed hundreds of social media accounts and banned an Israeli firm due to "co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour" mainly targeting Africa. The fake accounts often posted on political news, including...

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Apex Court to decide on AWW bye-elections June 19

The Supreme Court of Ghana has slated the June 19, 2018 to give its ruling on the Ayawaso West Wuogon, (AWW) bye-elections. A citizen, Bismark...

California Man Arrested for Illegal Arms Deal to Nigeria

A California man has been arrested for illegally brokering the sale of military-grade weapons to the Nigerian government. Ara Dolarian, 58, was arrested last week...

Radio Gold, XYZ staff and others demonstrate over closure of radio stations

Some Civil Society Groups including staff of Radio XYZ and Radio Gold have demonstrated in Accra demanding the NCA to open Radio XYZ and...