Africa

East Africa: Second Wave of Locust Invasion to Hit in Two Months

[East African] East African countries should brace themselves for a second round of invasion by the desert locusts in the next one to two months, Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture has warned.Read More

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South Africa: Cele to Attend Funeral of Slain Free State Cop

[News24Wire] Police Minister Bheki Cele will attend the funeral of slain police officer Sergeant Lloyd Poonyane in Rammulotsi outside Viljoenskroon in the Free State.Read More

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South Africa: Chairing the African Union Is a Great Responsibility – Ramaphosa

[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa said chairing the African Union is a great responsibility, and one he intends to execute with diligence and commitment over the coming year.Read More

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Zimbabwe: Popular Afro-Jazz Musician Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa Has Died

[New Zimbabwe] Afro-jazz musician Prince Kudakwashe Musarurwa has died.Read More

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Algeria: President Tebboune Conducts Reshuffle of Provincial Secretaries-General

[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelmadjid Tebboune has conducted a reshuffle of secretaries-general of provinces, the presidency of the Republic said Saturday in a statement.Read More

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Algeria: Algeria Marks One-year Anniversary of Anti-Govt Protests

[VOA] Algeria is marking the one-year anniversary this week of its massive popular uprising pretty much the way it started — with more street protests and a sense that demands for fundamental political change remain unmet.Read More

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Nigeria: Ripples of Tiwa Savage At 40

[This Day] A robust music career, success amid controversy, determination and hard work make her one of the greatest artistes the continent has ever seen. That’s Nigerian self-acclaimed Number One African Bad Girl, Tiwa Savage, who clocked 40 on February 5. Ten years down the line in the industry, Tiwa …

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Nigeria: Rudeboy Features Mercy in ‘Take It’ Video

[This Day] As promised, Rudeboy, Paul Okoye of the defunct music duo P-square finally released the visuals for his new song, ‘Take It’. The video which was released on Tuesday February 11, 2020, features Mercy Eke of the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality TV show and their fans are pretty …

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Liberia: Journalist Zenu Miller Is Dead

[Observer] On Saturday, February 15, the Liberian media community was met with the shocking news of the death of Mr. Zenu Miller, a proficient and articulate journalist and talk show host. His death comes exactly 21 days since he reported that he was attacked by officers of the Government of …

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Nigeria: Bandits Kill 30 in Fresh Attack On Katsina Communities

[This Day] No fewer than 30 persons have been killed in a fresh attack launched by suspected bandits on Tsauwa and Dankar villages of Batsari Local Government areas of Katsina State.Read More

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