Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Shock after Rwanda gospel singer reveals he is gay

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A Rwandan gospel singer has told the BBC he expected a backlash after telling a Christian YouTube channel on Monday that he was gay. Albert...

Uganda’s Solomon Serwanjja wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

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Ugandan investigative reporter and news anchor Solomon Serwanjja has won the 2019 BBC World News Komla Dumor Award. Serwanjja is a presenter at Uganda's NBS...

Prosecutor dies after gun goes off in SA court

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A lawyer has died after she was hit by a bullet when a gun, which was being used in court as evidence, went off...

Why US is extending visa restriction to Nigeria – Ex-diplomat explains

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A retired Director of Trade and Investment, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Rasheed Akinkuolie, has attributed the planned US visa restriction on Nigeria to...

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara says he won’t run for re-election

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Ouattara had previously said he would run if two of his longtime political rivals were candidates, defying opponents who say the constitution does not...

Coronavirus: Nigerian actress Funke Akindele fined over Lagos party amid lockdown

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Prominent Nigerian actress Funke Akindele has been fined $260 (£210) after holding a party during the lockdown imposed to tackle coronavirus. She was widely criticised...

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa mocked over face mask struggles

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South Africa's president has announced an easing of some lockdown restrictions - to begin next month. But Cyril Ramaphosa warned that most people should remain...

Coronavirus: Trump gives WHO ultimatum over Covid-19 handling

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US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) threatening to pull US funding permanently over...

Conjoined twins separated in Australia

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Surgeons in Australia have separated conjoined twins from Bhutan in a life-changing operation. The 15-month-old girls, Nima and Dawa Pelden, had been joined at the...

Tanzania teacher to hang for killing pupil

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A teacher in Tanzania has been sentenced to death for beating a pupil so badly that he died of his injuries. Judge Lameck Mlacha said...