Monday, September 23, 2019
Zimbabwe gave former leader Robert Mugabe a state funeral on Saturday with African leaders paying tribute to a man lauded as a liberation hero but whose 37-year rule was defined by repression and economic turmoil. Mugabe, who died in Singapore...
Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe will be buried early next week in his village and not at a national monument for liberation heroes, his family said on Thursday. The family of Mugabe, who died in Singapore last week, and Zimbabwe’s...
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, the North African country’s first democratically elected leader, died Thursday at the age of 92, his office said. The veteran politician, the oldest head of state after Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, came to power in...
Ugandan feminist and lecturer, Stella Nyanzi has been imprisoned over a poem about ‘Vagina’ she wrote and shared on Facebook in September. The Ugandan feminist, in the poem, used a graphic description of the birth of the Ugandan President Yoweri...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said his close ally Mohamed Morsi was “killed” and accused Egyptian authorities of failing to intervene to save the ex-president. “Morsi was struggling on the floor in the courtroom for 20 minutes. Authorities,...
Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ghana, Akiboye Olufemi, has accused the Ghanaian media of ganging up to demonise and paint Nigerians in bad light residing in their country. In a statement he personally signed and released yesterday, the Ambassador said it was...
Egypt’s first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died. Rights groups called for an independent probe into the detention conditions and death of the Islamist, who...
A 50-year-old woman who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Thursday, the second fatality since the virus spread from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo. “The deceased has been confirmed as the grandmother of...
Uganda, on Friday, banned the production, sale, and consumption of alcohol packaged in sachets. According to New Vision, sachet alcohol was declared illegal in 2017, however, 31st May, 2019 (today) was announced as the deadline for stoppage of manufacturing and...
Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad said a special committee has been set up to deal with security concerns at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt next month. At least 17 people were injured when an explosion hit...

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