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‘Fake reality’ at Ivory Coast ex-leader’s ICC trial
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‘Fake reality’ at Ivory Coast ex-leader’s ICC trial

Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo arrives for the start of his trial at the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. REUTERS/Peter Dejong/Pool Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo must be freed by the International Criminal Court because his trial for crimes against humanity has […]

Madagascar ex-president Rajoelina leads in vote count
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Madagascar ex-president Rajoelina leads in vote count

Madagascar presidential candidate Andry Rajoelina casts his ballot in Antananarivo, on November 7, 2018. – Madagascar was voting for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis. (Photo by MARCO LONGARI / AFP) Former […]

Sudan says ready to work with US to get off terror blacklist
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Sudan says ready to work with US to get off terror blacklist

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir gestures during a peace ceremony at John Garang Mausoleum in Juba, South Sudan, on October 31, 2018. – South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar returned to the capital Juba for the first time in more than two years to take part in a peace ceremony. (Photo […]

Olonisakin calls for international efforts to stop terrorism
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Olonisakin calls for international efforts to stop terrorism

Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin, on Tuesday asked for increased cooperation among regional and international organisations to put an end to the reign of the Boko Haram Terrorist organisation in the Lake Chad Basin. Olonisakin, who delivered a paper at a plenary during the Dakar International Forum […]

79 abducted pupils freed in troubled Cameroon region
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79 abducted pupils freed in troubled Cameroon region

Parents await for news of their children at a school where 79 pupils were kidnapped in Bamenda, Cameroon November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Blaise Eyong Seventy-nine school pupils abducted by gunmen this week in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, the country’s communications minister told AFP Wednesday. “All 79 […]

At swearing in, Cameroon’s Biya acknowledges anglo ‘frustrations’
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At swearing in, Cameroon’s Biya acknowledges anglo ‘frustrations’

FILE PHOTO: Cameroon's President Paul Biya is seen at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S. September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith – RC1A35221360/File Photo Cameroon’s 85-year-old President Paul Biya vowed Tuesday to pursue policies of decentralisation to address “frustrations and aspirations” in English-speaking […]

79 school pupils abducted in restive anglophone Cameroon
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79 school pupils abducted in restive anglophone Cameroon

A still image taken from a video shows riot police walk along a street in the English-speaking city of Buea, Cameroon October 1, 2017. via REUTERS TV Seventy-nine school students were kidnapped on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, a […]

China’s New Interest in Africa: A wake-up call to reexamine African leadership philosophy
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China’s New Interest in Africa: A wake-up call to reexamine African leadership philosophy

China is gradually becoming the most attractive source of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Africa. According to a Washington Post publication dated January 7, 2018, China’s FDI to Africa between 2000-2014 was $30 billion with an average of $2 billion flow each year. In a recent gathering of African leaders, […]

South African minister in leaked sex video rejects calls to quit
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South African minister in leaked sex video rejects calls to quit

Malusi Gigaba. PHOTO: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA / AFP South Africa’s embattled home affairs minister said Sunday he would not resign after the country’s public standards watchdog said he lied under oath and following the leaking of a private sex video. “I’m not going to resign,” minister Malusi Gigaba told the privately […]

Egypt says police kill 19 jihadist suspects linked to Copt attack
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Egypt says police kill 19 jihadist suspects linked to Copt attack

Nineteen suspected jihadists linked to a deadly attack on Coptic Christians in central Egypt have been killed in a shootout with police, the interior ministry said Sunday. Those killed in the exchange of fire were part of a cell that left dead seven pilgrims in Friday’s attack in Minya province, […]

Online platform seeks to improve disease diagnosis, treatment, reduce death by 10%
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Online platform seeks to improve disease diagnosis, treatment, reduce death by 10%

website Stack Diagnostics, Nigeria’s first molecular diagnostics and personalised medicine company has launched DiagnoseMe.Africa, an online platform that provides diagnostics and treatment tools for healthcare providers in Africa. According to the company, the diagnostic platform provides over 300 specialist tests across a wide range of conditions such as genetic disorders, […]

Mastercard hosts African Debit Forum
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Mastercard hosts African Debit Forum

MasterCard, the world’s leading technology company in the global payments industry hosted the African Debit Forum recently to discuss role of technology in helping banks deliver a seamless consumer experience Over the one-day event, executives from leading financial institutions discussed the need to harness new technologies such as mobile, and […]