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Ghana to have safest road transport in Africa soon- NRSC

The Executive Director, National Road Safety Commission (NRSC), Mrs May Obiri-Yeboah, says Ghana could soon be a country with the safest road transport system following the passing of the...

Madagascar president ‘knights’ Afcon team

Madagascar's national football stars, who enjoyed a fairy-tale run at the Africa Cup of Nations, have arrived home from Egypt to a big official welcome, during which they were...

South Africa’s Zuma denies breaking law with business brothers

Former South African President Jacob Zuma told a corruption inquiry on Monday that enemies had plotted to bring him down, and he had never broken the law with the...

UNDP, Tony Elumelu Foundation partner to empower 100,000 African entrepreneurs

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the global development network of the United Nations, has partnered with the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) - Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering...

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected

The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated...

South Africa’s Zuma to face corruption inquiry

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast...

Militia leader named national TV head sparking condemnation by human rights groups

The head of a Burundian militia accused of atrocities has been named to lead the state broadcaster, RTNB, sparking condemnation by human rights groups. Human Rights Watch said the appointment...

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia’s Kismayo jumps to 26 – Regional president

Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said...

Zuma’s son acquitted in culpable homicide case

The Randburg magistrates court in Johannesburg has found Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African President Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and reckless driving. The case related...

Madagascar will come back stronger, says president

President Andry Rajoelina wants Madagascar to "look to the future" and says the team can "come back stronger in the next competitions", after the Barea's fairy-tale run was halted...

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