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Man arrested for attempting to bury pregnant wife alive

A 49-year-old Nigerian man, Phillip Tersso, has been arrested for attempting to bury his wife of 10 years, Mary, alive…

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More than 300 Nigerian girls abducted

More than 300 schoolgirls have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from a school in north-western Nigeria. Police say they believe…

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Ugandan opposition leader drops challenge to election loss

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine announced Monday he was abandoning a legal bid to overturn the results of last month’s…

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eSwatini king says had COVID-19, recovered after Taiwan sent drugs

TAIPEI (Reuters) – eSwatini’s King Mswati III said he had recovered from COVID-19 after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen sent antiviral…

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Obinwanne Okeke: Nigerian email fraudster jailed for 10 years in US

A Nigerian businessman, who once appeared on the cover of Forbes magazine, has been jailed for 10 years in the…

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‘Mystery’ illness reported in south-western Tanzania

An unidentified illness has been reported in south-western Tanzania by local media where patients are said to vomit blood. Health…

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Coronavirus: Check out the country that’s rejecting the vaccine

For months, Tanzania’s government has insisted the country was free from Covid-19 – so there are no plans for vaccination.…

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Akufo-Addo’s mandate as ECOWAS chair renewed

President Akufo-Addo has for the second time been elected as the Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States…

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Global leaders cannot treat COVID-19 vaccines as ‘apartheid,’ says former Liberian president

An effort to get COVID-19 vaccines to the world’s least wealthy countries is picking up speed. The UN-backed program known…

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South African variant of COVID-19 confirmed in Ghana

The Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has said a South African new variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in…

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Bobi Wine: Uganda court orders release from house arrest

The Ugandan High Court has lifted the house arrest of Bobi Wine after security forces surrounded the presidential candidate’s home…

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ECOWAS caps covid-19 PCR test for nationals at $50

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State have capped the cost of PCR test for COVID-19 for…

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