Saturday, January 29, 2022

Akufo-Addo commiserates with Mali over Keita’s death

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has commiserated with the government, family and people of Mali following the death of former President HE Ibrahim Boubacar...

Uganda to destroy 400,000 unused Covid jabs

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Uganda is set to destroy 400,000 unused coronavirus vaccines, which had been supplied for use in the north of the country. Most of the unused...

Nigeria lifts Twitter ban after seven months

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Nigeria has lifted its ban on Twitter - seven months after clamping down on the social networking site. Nigeria's government suspended Twitter last June after...

8 people killed in blast near Somali airport

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At least eight people have been killed in a bomb blast in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, rescue workers say The Islamist militant group al-Shabab said it...

Eight missing in deadly Egypt Nile accident

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Two people died and eight others are missing after a truck plunged into River Nile in Egypt. The accident happened outside the capital Cairo when...

Man gets genetically-modified pig heart in world-first transplant

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A US man has become the first person in the world to get a heart transplant from a genetically-modified pig. David Bennett, 57, is doing...

ECOWAS leaders reject Mali transition plan, impose harsher sanctions

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Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), have rejected the five-year transition plan of the Mali Transition Authority which...

Germany’s Olaf Scholz takes over from Merkel as chancellor

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Olaf Scholz has been sworn in as Germany's new chancellor, bringing to an end Angela Merkel's historic 16 years as leader. He was voted in...

Rwanda ex-prison director jailed for stealing

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A Rwandan court has sentenced to five years in prison a former director of Kigali's main prison for stealing money from a British inmate. Innocent...

Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar court sentences ousted leader to four years jail

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Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been sentenced to four years in prison, the first in a series of verdicts that could...