Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Seven babies die in one night at Zimbabwe hospital

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Seven babies were stillborn at Harare Hospital in Zimbabwe on Monday night after urgent treatment was delayed because of staffing issues, two doctors have...

Uganda’s ruling party nominates Museveni for election

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Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has been officially nominated by his party, National Resistance Movement (NRM), as its candidate for the 2021 presidential elections. His candidature...

Zambia to register wheelbarrows in capital

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The authorities in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, plan to register all wheelbarrows used for commercial purposes following a spike in theft of goods. Wheelbarrow pushers help...

Ugandan man ‘disowns’ daughter contesting him in local election

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In some families fathers encourage their daughters to aspire to the top but not for one father from Uganda who is a politician as well. Godfrey Kimera...

NIGERIA: Official collapses at corruption hearing

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A Nigerian government official answering questions on mismanagement of funds collapsed on live TV while facing lawmakers. Daniel Pondei, who is the acting managing director...

Charles Taylor’s ex-wife back in Liberia from UK

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Agnes Reeves-Taylor, the ex-wife of Liberia's former President Charles Taylor, has returned to the country after a UK court dismissed war crimes charges against...

NIGERIA: Pastor’s sexist post riles thousands on Twitter

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The name of Nigerian pastor Enoch Adeboye is among the top global trends on Twitter, used more than 34,000 times in the last 24...

Coronavirus: Blogger given jail term over Koran-style post

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A blogger in Tunisia has been sentenced to six months in prison after sharing a satirical post about Covid-19 written in the form of...

850 Nigeria refinery workers, oil workers sacked

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The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association (PENGASSAN) on Monday alleged that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)...

Russia first nation to finish human trials for Covid vaccine

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Moscow, Russia has become the first nation to complete clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine on humans, and the results have proven the medication's effectiveness,...