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Relief for Kenyans after bus ban lifted

Commuters in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, have been spared a second day of chaos after the county governor suspended a ban on public minibuses in the city centre. Pictures of stranded...

Kenya police raid rehabilitation center

Kenyan police have raided a rehabilitation center in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, that featured in...

Lions blamed as hundreds of buffalo drown in Botswana

Hundreds of buffaloes have drowned in a river on the border between Botswana and Namibia. Early investigations suggest the herd was being chased by lions and ran into the river,...

Ivanka Trump in Ethiopia to ‘promote women’

President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, is in Ethiopia to promote a US government initiative aimed at advancing women's participation in the workplace. The initiative aims to benefit 50...

Zambia President fires Minister amid corruption scandal

Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu has fired his Minister in charge of Community Development and Social Welfare, making her the first casualty of an investigation into what happened to about...

Ivory Coast ex-president bid for release pushed to November

The International Criminal Court yesterday pushed back to November a hearing on Cote d'lvoire's former President Laurent Gbagbo's bid for release after defence lawyers said they needed more time. On...

Sudan’s al-Bashir sacks entire cabinet in bid to fix economy

Sudan's President Omar al- Bashire has dissolved the government in a bid to fix the country's troubled economy. A presidential statement said that the move included a cut in the...

Bobi Wine: Uganda’s Afrobeats MP standing up to Museveni

"When our leaders have become misleaders and mentors have become tormentors. When freedom of expression becomes the target of oppression, opposition becomes our position." The lyrics are from a song...

South Africa hit by deadly Easter church collapse

At least 13 people have died and many were injured when a wall collapsed in South Africa at the start of an Easter service at a Pentecostal church. Emergency services...

UN adopts first ever resolution to tackle rural poverty

The United Nations General Assembly has adopted its first ever resolution to tackle poverty eradication in rural areas of developing countries. The resolution underlined the importance of promoting socioeconomic development...

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TEWU threatens strike over poor conditions of service

The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) has threatened to embark on a strike if the government fails to fix disparities in the conditions...

Driver in court for sexually assaulting girl, 14

A Cape Coast Circuit Court has granted a Gh¢20,000 bail to Kwame Tawiah, a 27-year-old Driver after he was put before them for allegedly...

Ken Ofori-Atta, Addison pen Ghana’s ‘goodbye’ letter to IMF

On March 7 this year, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, and the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison,...