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Thursday, May 25, 2017


Hundreds protest against hike in fuel prices in Togo

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Lome to protest against a hike in fuel prices. The protesters are also calling for justice after...

Benin Republic to receive $150m IMF fund

The Republic of Benin is set to receive 150 million U.S. dollars from the International Monetary Fund for a three-year economic program. The programme is...

Sierra Leone pastor unearths 706-carat diamond

The Sierra Leonian government has pledged transparency in the auction of a massive 706-carat diamond. The gem was unearth by a pastor who is one...

UN decries ban on Eritrean refugees working in Ethiopia

A ban on Eritrean refugees working in Ethiopia is hampering efforts to reduce illegal “secondary” migration. And as a result, tens of thousands are risking...

Nigerian President Buhari notifies parliament he has resumed duty

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has sent letter to the National Assembly notifying lawmakers that he has resumed his duties, his spokesman said on Monday. It...

At least 20 Persons Die in Ghana’s Kintampo Waterfalls Accident

Ghana Fire Service said no fewer than 20 people were killed by a falling tree while swimming at a popular waterfall spot in southern Ghana. Students...

Arrested Zimbabwean activist vows to fight on

Zimbabwean activist who was convicted for anti-government protests last year has vowed to fight on. Linda Masa-rira has been arrested many times, detained for months,...

Nigerian workers disrupt May Day celebrations in Abuja

The 2017 May Day celebrations at the Eagle Square, Abuja, was disrupted by angry workers over the failure of the Nigerian government to give...

Court remands seven Boko Haram leaders in Kuje Prison

The Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, has arraigned seven suspected Boko Haram leaders, who were allegedly involved in the kidnapping, and murder...

President Mugabe off to Singapore to seek medical care

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been flown out of the country to seek medical care in Singapore. This is coming days after the celebration of...
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