Monday, July 26, 2021
Akuapem Poloo has been arrested for her provocative photo with her seven-year-old son. The arrest comes days after Child Rights International asked Ghana’s inspector general to investigate the photo that went viral on social media. The controversial actress had decided to...
Cameroonian afro-jazz legend Manu Dibango died as a result of the new coronavirus. Relatives of the artist announced the news on his Facebook page on Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The author of one of the biggest planetary hits in world...
To effectively curb against the spread of coronavirus disease, Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara announced this Monday, March 23, new measures in addition to the 13 enacted by the National Security Council in force in the country. To great ills, great...
The Togolese Constitutional Court said Tuesday outgoing President Faure Gnassingbé officially re-elected for a fourth five-year term, with just over 70% of the vote, rejecting the appeal of an opponent who challenges a ballot marred by serious irregularities. Mr. Gnassingbé...
A case of contamination with the new coronavirus, an Italian national, was confirmed Thursday in Nigeria, the first in sub-Saharan Africa, the Federal Ministry of Health announced Friday. The ministry “confirmed a case of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the state of...
President-elect of Cameroon, Paul Biya, will take his oath of office on November 6, 2018. Earlier reports including by state-run CRTV said the investiture was slated for Friday, November 2, to coincide with the reopening of the ordinary session of...
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made history as Africa's first elected woman president, but also faced accusations of corruption and nepotism. How will she be remembered? Mrs Sirleaf's story is pitted with remarkable feats of defiance and courage, entangled with accusations of...
The Sexual Transmission of Ebola: Scicomm as a matter of life and death By Ida Jooste, Internews “The resurgence of Ebola in Liberia in late June 2015, seven weeks after the country had been declared Ebola-free, put a spotlight on how...
KAMBIA, Sierra Leone (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Beaten at home by her parents and unable to go to school due to the Ebola outbreak which devastated Sierra Leone, 15-year-old Rugiatu Conteh had nowhere to go, and no one she...
Abubakar Shekau released an audio message earlier this month, the first time he had been heard from for a year Boko Haram The town that lost its girls Torment of a freed Boko Haram ‘bride’ ‘How I almost became a...

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