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US honours Nigerian imam who hid Christians from killers

A Nigerian imam, who saved 262 Christians from killer herdsman by hiding them in his mosque and home, has been honoured by the US government. Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, 83, received...

Ghana to raise cocoa farmers’ prices by 5.2%

Ghana will raise cocoa farmgate prices by 5.2% for the 2019/20 season, the first increase in four years, following strong sales of export contracts to chocolate makers and cocoa...

Ban on insulting Rwanda’s president upheld

The Supreme Court in Rwanda has rejected a challenge to a law which says it is a crime to insult the president. The law which was introduced last year means...

Israel launches satellite to boost internet connectivity in Africa

Israel is helping Africa connect to the rest of the world through a new satellite soaring into space. It's Spacecom successfully launched "Amos-17", a state-of-art satellite on a mission to...

Uganda’s most fertile woman has given birth to 44 children by age 40

Mariam Nabatanzi, a 40-year-old woman from Uganda’s Mukono District has been dubbed the African country’s most fertile woman after it was reported that she has given birth to 44...

Kenya to restrict access to porn sites to curb teenage pregnancy

Kenya plans to restrict access to online pornographic sites in a bid to reduce pregnancies among school children. Information Minister Joseph Mucheru comments come amid growing concern in Kenya about...

Kenya arrests three over $10m worth of fake money

A Kenyan and two Chadians have been arrested by authorities in Kenya for possessing more than a billion shillings in fake foreign currencies. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation, DCI, under...

Crisis of condom shortage in Kenyan town

Condom shortage in a Kenyan town has reportedly forced residents to recycle used condoms, as they try to protect themselves against sexually transmitted infections. According to a report by the...

World Tourism Day at Abetifi in the Kwahu East District of the Eastern Region...

Today, September 27 is being observed globally as World Tourism Day. In Ghana, the day will be celebrated with a symposium and durbar at Abetifi in the Kwahu East...

Angola ‘expels 180,000 migrants’

At least 180,000 Congolese citizens have crossed the border with Angola since 1 October most heading to the city of Kamako where they are living in precarious informal camps,...

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At least 27 children killed in Liberia school fire – Police

At least 27 children in Liberia were killed in a fire at their school, police said. Police spokesman Moses Carter told Euronews that the fire...

Uganda signs nuclear agreement with Russia

Russia and Uganda have signed an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. The agreement, which was signed on the sidelines...

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Donald Trump gives orders to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran

Donald Trump says he has instructed the US Treasury Secretary to substantially increase sanctions on Iran.

Israel election too close to call: exit polls

Israel's general election is too close to call, exit polls showed on Monday. They put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing Likud party virtually level...