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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...

Activists from Sidama ethnic group in Ethiopia to delay declaring new region

The head of a political party representing some of Ethiopia’s ethnic Sidama people said on Thursday it would postpone plans to declare a new region in defiance of the...

Protesters take to streets to declare new Ethiopian region

Protesters in the Ethiopian city of Hawassa blocked roads and burned tires on Thursday after security forces thwarted a meeting of activists to declare a new region for their...

Kenya deports 17 foreign directors of betting firms

Kenya’s war on betting reached new heights on Wednesday when its interior ministry ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in the country. The deportation order...

Egypt’s Sisi congratulates Sudan on reaching political agreement

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi congratulated the Sudanese people on signing a political agreement between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition for the coming transitional period, the Egyptian...

Ghana, Ivory Coast lift ban on cocoa sales

Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire have lifted the suspension of cocoa sales for the 2020/2021 season, effective July 16. The decision was contained in a joint communiqué issued and signed by...

Authorities examining people for symptoms of Ebola in Uganda

Ugandan authorities are working to identify people who may have come into contact with a woman who displayed symptoms of Ebola in a Uganda market last week, before dying...

Ugandan market on Ebola alert as fishmonger dies

Ugandan authorities are working to identify people who may have come into contact with a woman who displayed symptoms of Ebola in a Uganda market last week, before dying...

WHO declares Ebola crises in DR Congo a ‘Global Health Emergency‘

The World Health Organization, (WHO), has declared the Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo a "public health emergency of international concern". The move according to the Organization, may...

Sudan military, civilians sign deal to end deadly turmoil

Sudan's ruling military council and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing accord after all-night talks. It is a "historic moment" for the country, the deputy head of Sudan's ruling military...

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Group to check misuse of drugs in Sabon Zongo formed

A civic pressure group, named Zongo Against Drug (ZAD), has been formed at Sabon Zongo in the Ablekuma Central Municipality to check misuse of...

Zipline Technologies to set up 2nd operational centre at Asante Mampong

Zipline Technology, operators of the Drones medical delivery services, is set to open its 2nd operational centre in the country at Asante Mampong in...

Gov’t committed to addressing persistent Basic Schools poor learning outcomes

The Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh says government  is committed to address the persistent poor learning outcomes in basic schools. According to...