Covid-19: More cases hit Africa Cup of Nations teams

Four Cameroon players have tested positive for COVID-19, with the Africa Cup of Nations hosts set to kick off the tournament against Burkina Faso in just over a week’s time, the country’s football federation said. Other teams preparing for the finals, which start on Jan 9, also reported positive cases, with seven more in the […]

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Nigeria: Gunmen kidnap Delta pastor, kill wife

Unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have attacked a pastor Prophet Jay Jay Enejeta, in Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. Enejeta who is the General Overseer of Faith Fasting and Prayer Ministry in the university town was whisked away by the hoodlums during the operation which left his wife, Faith […]

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With Samia Suluhu Hassan at the helm, Tanzania regains foothold on economic growth ladder

Tanzanians started the year 2021 with a somber note following the death of President John Magufuli on March 17. Magufuli, 61, who died from a heart condition, was reelected in October 2020 to lead the east African nation for the second and final five-year term. On March 19, Samia Suluhu Hassan, who was Magufuli’s deputy, […]

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Sudan crisis: Death toll in latest day of protests rises to five, say medics

The death toll from a police crackdown on the latest nationwide protests against military rule in Sudan rose to five on Friday, the Central Committee of Sudanese Doctors said. The group of medics, which is aligned with the protest movement, said the fifth person who had been killed was hit in the chest by a […]

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