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Massive floods as Nigeria rivers overflow, $8.2m relief approved

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has approved about 8.2 million dollars to cater for medical and relief support for persons affected by flooding in parts of the country. The Hydrological Agency...

Sudan’s newly-appointed finance minister rejects post – SUNA

KHARTOUM - Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Abdullah Hamduk has formally declined his appointment as Sudan's finance minister, state news agency SUNA reported...

Congo will declare cobalt and other minerals as ‘strategic’ in coming days – Mines...

KOLWEZI, Democratic Republic of Congo - The prime minister of Democratic Republic of Congo will sign a decree in the coming days to designate cobalt and other minerals as...

Egyptian court orders arrest of Mubarak’s sons over stock market manipulation

CAIRO - An Egyptian criminal court ordered the arrest of ousted President Hosni Mubarak's two sons on charges of stock market manipulation, state news agency MENA reported Saturday. Alaa and...

UN Steps up community-based efforts to tackle Ebola disease in DR Congo

In eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the UN has stepped up community-based efforts to tackle Ebola disease, following confirmation that the virus has reached the city of...

Corpse stolen from mortuary and held for ransom

Two men alleged to have stolen the corpse of an elderly woman and held the body for ransom in south-eastern Nigeria have been arrested by the police. Police from Oweri,...

Nigeria appoints new Intelligence Chief

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new head of the country’s domestic spy agency, known as the Department of State Security (DSS). A statement from Mr. Buhari’s spokesman says...

Kenya president back down on tax cut

Kenya's President, Uhuru Kenyatta has agreed to reduce an unpopular fuel tax which caused strikes and widespread anger amongst the populace, when it came into force earlier in the...

Lesbian love movie director sues Kenya to lift ban on film

The Kenyan director of a movie banned in her home country for telling the love story of two women has filed a lawsuit seeking to lift the ban so...

Zimbabwe’s ex-health minister Parirenyatwa arrested

Zimbabwe’s former minister of health David Parirenyatwa has reportedly been arrested on alleged criminal abuse of office charges. According to New Zimbabwe.com, Parirenyatwa was arrested yesterday and was being questioned...

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Live in peace and harmony – VEEP tells Ghanaians in Easter message

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has wished Christians and all Ghanaians a happy Easter celebration and urged them to live in peace and harmony. He...

Notre Dame official says `computer glitch’ could be fire culprit

PARIS — A "computer glitch" may have been behind the fast-spreading fire that ravaged Notre Dame, the cathedral's rector said Friday, as architects and construction...

President Akufo-Addo mourns Major Gen. Vib Sanskrit

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed sadness over the death of Major General Francis Vib-Sanziri, the Head of Ghana Mission and Force Commander...