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UN peacekeeper, 6 civilians killed in Sudan/South Sudan border area

Unknown gunmen killed a U.N. peace-keeper and six civilians in the disputed region of Abyei on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, the regional governor said on Wednesday. “Yesterday,...

Online tool seeks to tackle barriers to intra-Africa trade

A new online tool is seeking to eliminate hiccups to the recently operationalized African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and ensure quicker and more efficient trade. A product of the...

Zimbabwe miners told to pay utility bills in foreign currency

Mining companies in Zimbabwe will have to use foreign currency to pay for power but can make their own arrangements for imports from foreign suppliers, the country’s energy minister...

Johnny Clegg, South African musician and activist, dies aged 66

One of South Africa's most celebrated musicians, Johnny Clegg, has died at the age of 66, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Known as the "white Zulu", he was...

Egypt opens ancient “Bent Pyramid” to visitors for 1st time

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities opened on Saturday the 4,600-year-old Bent Pyramid at Dahshur royal necropolis in Giza province southern the capital Cairo to visitors for the first time...

Airstrike hits field hospital in southern Libya’s Tripoli, 4 injured

The Health Ministry of Libya's UN-backed government on Tuesday said that four people have been injured when an airstrike hit a field hospital in south of the capital Tripoli. "The...

Africans ‘twice as likely to be refused a UK visa’

Africans are twice as likely to be refused UK visas than applicants from any other part of the world, a report by the All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPG) for Africa...

‘I know nothing’: South Africa’s Zuma ducks and dives at corruption inquiry

Former South African President Jacob Zuma ducked and dived on his second day of testimony at a corruption inquiry on Tuesday, saying he knew nothing about his business friends...

Sudan junta and civilians sign power-sharing deal

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

South Africa ex-leader Zuma ‘received death threats’

South African former President Jacob Zuma says he and his family received death threats after his testimony at an inquiry into corruption under his rule. He told the judge-led inquiry...

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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...