Friday, April 16, 2021

Kenya investigates stolen coronavirus donation

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The Kenyan authorities are investigating the disappearance of medical equipment donated to help stop the spread of Covid- 19. The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from...

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...

Ivorian ex-president Gbagbo barred from elections

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Ivory Coast's former President Laurent Gbagbo has been barred from running for the presidency in upcoming elections after a court upheld the electoral commission's...

Bobi Wine ‘arrested during raid at party’s office’

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Uganda's opposition MP Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, was arrested during a police raid at his party's office on Wednesday, his lawyer...

Tanzania sued for pregnant schoolgirls ban

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Women’s rights group, Equality Now, has filed a case against the Tanzanian government at the Africa Court on Human and People’s Rights over its...

US wants probe into Uganda vote-rigging claims

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The US State Department has called for "independent, credible, impartial, and thorough investigations" into "many credible reports" of irregularities in Uganda's general election last...

Tanzania nuns and priests dying ‘with Covid symptoms’

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Sixty nuns and 25 priests have died in Tanzania in the last two months after showing symptoms of coronavirus, the Catholic Church in the...

Father’s instinct helps find trapped son

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An Australian teenager has been found alive in a car wreck after his father made an intuitive decision to search for him in a...

Buhari re-elected Nigeria president

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, final results from Saturday’s general election show. The 76-year-old defeated his main rival,...

Kenyan president’s social media deactivated after his Twitter gets hacked

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's social media accounts were deactivated Thursday after a politically volatile tweet the government said was sent by someone with "unauthorized...