Tuesday, June 18, 2019
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...
    Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup early Monday morning, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo, who is recovering from a stroke in Morocco. A New Year’s eve address by Bongo “reinforced...
The average improvement of Gross Domestic Products (GDP) of African countries have not been translated into sustainable economic opportunities, Mo Ibrahim Foundation says. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 2018 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) was launched...
President Muhammadu Buhari was Tuesday in Lome elected the new chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). The president’s election was one of the highpoints of the 53rd...
Ghana is set to open the Kotoka International Airport Terminal 3 with a one off flight of Emirates luxurious A380 airbus on October 2, 2018, which joins local authorities in celebration It is reported that the airline’s flagship double-decker will...
Cameroon’s 85-year-old president, Paul Biya, announced Friday that he plans to run for a seventh consecutive term in office in the October election. “I will be your candidate in the next presidential election,” Biya, who has been head of state...
Former Vice President of Ghana Kwesi Amissah-Arthur is dead, local media reported early Friday. Although full facts are not yet out, the report said the former number two man of the country under the John Mahama led National Democratic Congress...
By Michela Wrong If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most volatile and most strategically sensitive regions of the world. And so there was much excitement when the government...

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