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Students in forefront as Algerians force president to back down on fifth term

JOHANNESBURG, March 15 – Algerian students are the latest example of how today’s youth, often accused of a self-absorbed lack of awareness of the world...

Crew of ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight were experienced pilots says CEO

JOHANNESBURG, March 11 – Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebre-Mariam says that both the captain and the first officer of the ill-fated Flight ET302, which...

Rwanda launches its 1st satellite to improve Internet service

KIGALI, March 2 - Rwanda in partnership with a UK based communications company OneWeb on Wednesday successfully launched the country's first satellite into space,...

Nigeria’s president is declared winner after bumpy vote

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria's president was declared the clear winner of a second term in Africa's largest democracy early Wednesday, after a campaign in...

Senegal voters choose whether to give president another term

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegalese voters are choosing Sunday whether to give President Macky Sall a second term in office as critics accused the...

Nigeria counts votes as nation awaits election outcome

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Vote counting continued Sunday as Nigerians awaited the outcome of a presidential poll seen as a tight race between the...

Kenyan High Court to rule on homosexuality

JOHANNESBURG, February 21 – Kenya’s High Court is to rule on Friday whether to decriminalise gay sex. The court’s verdict could make history if...

Stop harassment of election officials says Nigerian editorial

JOHANNESBURG, February 21 - An editorial in Nigeria’s Premium Times has accused the state of bullying and harassing electoral officials following the postponement of...

Nigerian lawyer accepts US$1 million settlement, but still takes on FirstRand

JOHANNESBURG, February 19 - FirstRand Limited, also referred to as FirstRand Group, has paid one million US dollars to a Nigerian lawyer to settle...

Renowned Zimbabwean author, actor Charles Mungoshi dies in Harare

HARARE, February 16 - Renowned Zimbabwean author and actor Charles Mungoshi has died at the age of 71 in a hospital in Harare, his...


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