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Ugandan orders military to protect Chinese businesses

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the army to protect Chinese companies following a spate of thefts. Addressing a group of 120 Chinese investors on Wednesday, Mr Museveni announced increased...

Malawi nurse suspended over selfie in labor ward

A nurse in Malawi has been suspended for taking 'selfie' in a labor ward showing a naked pregnant woman in the background surfaced online. Patricia Malichi's selfie, which has an...

Countdown to COP24: ECA supporting member States at every level, says Murombedzi

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC), is fully committed to supporting member States in their efforts to implement their Nationally Determined Contributions...

USA launches new Neglected Tropical Diseases control programme in West Africa

The United States of America, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and in collaboration with the ministries of health in 11 countries, is launching a new, five-year...

Uganda orders military to protect Chinese businesses

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the army to protect Chinese companies following a spate of thefts. Addressing a group of 120 Chinese investors on Wednesday, Mr Museveni announced increased...

Eritrea breakthrough as UN sanctions lifted

The UN Security Council has unanimously agreed to lift sanctions against Eritrea after nine years. An arms embargo, asset freeze, and travel ban were imposed in 2009 amid claims Eritrea...

Lagos state in Nigeria lifts school hijab ban

Girls in the Nigerian State of Lagos are now allowed to wear a hijab to school. The Muslim headscarf has been at the centre of a row in the...

African Leaders Urged To Do More To Control Meningitis

African governments are being urged to do more to control meningitis, especially in the region that stretches from Senegal in the West to Ethiopia in the East. A paper published...

SA pink diamond fetches record price

A rare pink diamond has fetched 50.3m Swiss francs ($50m; £38.5m) at auction, a record price per carat. Pink Legacy, weighing in at just under 19 carats, was bought by...

South Africa minister resigns weeks after sex video scandal

South Africa’s embattled Home Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba, has resigned two weeks after a video of him masturbating was widely circulated online. A statement from the presidency said Mr Gigaba...

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The Black Queens of Ghana defeated Algeria by a solitary goal in the opening game of the Africa Women's Cup of Nations. Gladys Amfobea's 13th...

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Pay SSNIT contributions of NABCO employees – TUC to government

Deputy General Secretary of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Joshua Ansah has asked government to enroll all employees of the Nation Builders Corps...