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Chad Interim Leader Launches Election Campaign

Chad's interim President Mahamat Idriss Déby has started campaigning for the presidential elections meant to restore his country to democratic civilian rule. He will face nine other candidates in the poll scheduled for 6 May, including the junta-appointed Prime Minister Succès Masra. "You know me, I am soldier and I hold my promises," Reuters news agency quoted Mr Déby as saying at his first campaign rally in the capital, N'Djamena. […]

todayApril 15, 2024 3

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Tanzania Floods Kill Nearly 60 In Two Weeks

Nearly 60 people have died since the start of April in heavy rains and flooding that has hit several parts of Tanzania, the government said. The coastal region of the East African country is one of the worst affected, with floods damaging thousands of farms there, Mobhare Matinyi, the government spokesperson, said in a statement on Sunday. "Serious flood effects are experienced in the coast region where 11 people have […]

todayApril 15, 2024 5 2

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African Nations Urge Restraint Over Iran-Israel Tensions

Several African countries have called on Israel to show restraint as its war cabinet meets to decide whether to retaliate against an unprecedented Iranian aerial attack on Saturday night. Iran said it carried out the assault in response to an Israeli air strike on its consulate in Damascus on 1 April that killed Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps officers. The attack involved more than 300 drones and missiles - the vast […]

todayApril 15, 2024 2

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UK Returns Ghana’s Looted Royal Artefacts In Loan Deal

The United Kingdom has returned 32 royal artefacts looted from Ghana's Asante Kingdom in the 19th Century. The royal objects were taken from the Palace in Kumasi during the Anglo-Asante Wars, including the infamous Sagrenti War of 1874. They were returned on Tuesday by the British Museum (BM) and the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A). The 150-year-old, mostly golden royal regalia, will be on loan for an initial three years […]

todayApril 11, 2024 3 2

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Mali Junta Bans Political Activities Amid Tensions

The ruling military junta in Mali has suspended all political activities in the country until further notice. A spokesman, Colonel Abdoulaye Maiga, said the suspension was motivated by what he called "sterile discussions" during an attempt at national dialogue earlier this year. He said all activities by political parties and "associations of a political nature" have been suspended on the grounds of maintaining public order, in a statement on state […]

todayApril 11, 2024 3

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Sudan: Army Will Only Hand Over Power To Its Supporters

Sudan’s military leader Lt Gen Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has said the army "will not hand over the authority of our state to any internal or external party”. "Anyone who conspired against the Sudanese people inside and outside the country will not have any role to play in the future running of this country,” Gen Burhan said while addressing worshipers after Eid al-Fitr prayers at a mosque in the central Gedaref […]

todayApril 11, 2024 3 2

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Cameroon: Sports Ministry Signs New Coach, Controversy Endures

Marc Brys, the coach named by the ministry of sports was officially signed in for at least 2 years. He was expected to start a review of sports infrastructure on Tuesday as he eyes the preparation of the 2026 World Cup qualifiers. However, the president of Fecafoot did not attend the signing ceremony. In a statement released last week, president of the Cameroon Football Federation, Samuel Eto'o expressed his astonishment at FECAFOOT's exclusion from the decision to hire Mark Brys, […]

todayApril 10, 2024 5

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Kenyan Hospital Lays Off 100 Striking Doctors

A public hospital in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, has laid off 100 doctors who are taking part in a nationwide strike that has been ongoing for almost a month, its management said Tuesday. The Kenyatta University Referral Hospital said new doctors had been hired in place of those striking. Doctors in Kenya went on a nationwide strike in mid-March demanding better pay and working conditions. President William Ruto on Sunday broke […]

todayApril 10, 2024

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Kenya Floods: Bus Full Of Passengers Swept Away By Raging Waters

Emergency services have been rescuing passengers who were trapped in a bus that was swept away by floods on a busy highway in northern Kenya. The bus, with about 50 passengers, was heading to the capital, Nairobi, from northern Wajir county, police said. The driver had attempted to cross a flooded section of the road when it happened. The bus then became stuck in some mud surrounded by raging waters. […]

todayApril 9, 2024 5

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