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Kenya investigates crash that killed military chief Francis Ogolla

Kenya’s government has sent a team to probe a helicopter crash that claimed the life of military chief Gen Francis Ogolla and nine others. The incident occurred shortly after takeoff in …

Health:WHO approves new cholera vaccine that could help fight surge in cases

As the world faces a shortage of cholera vaccines, the World Health Organization (WHO) has approved a new oral version of the inoculation. It is hoped that the easier-to-make vaccine will …

Zimbabwe frees prisoners, including those sentenced to death, in an independence day

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa granted clemency to more than 4,000 prisoners, including some who were on death row, in an independence day amnesty on Thursday. Zimbabwe marked 44 years of independence …

Algeria, Niger & Nigeria move to next step on the Trans-Saharan Gas-Pipeline project

Algerian, Nigerien and Nigerian Energy Ministers signed on Thursday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of a 4,000 gas pipeline across the Sahara Desert that will supply Europe with …

Sports:AFCON qualifiers postponed to March 2023

Qualifying matches for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations which were scheduled for September have been pushed back to March next year to help the continent’s teams prepare for the World …

France charges 5 more children of ex-Gabonese leader Bongo over ‘ill-gotten assets’

France has charged five more children of former Gabonese president Omar Bongo in a long-running inquiry over “ill-gotten wealth“, a judicial source said Friday. French investigators suspect several members of the …

Health:Botswana becomes second nation in the world to reach UN goal against HIV

Botswana has become the second nation in the world, after Eswatini, to reach a landmark UN goal towards eradicating AIDS, researchers said Wednesday, in what health experts hailed as “stellar results“. …

Business:Debt, inflation: Crisis looms for Kenya’s economy

Kenyans head to the polls on August 9 amid signs that East Africa’s largest economy could be headed for tough times. The country’s currency- the Shilling has sharply depreciated. It means …

Candidates hold final rallies ahead of Senegal’s legislative elections

The Senegalese elect their deputies on Sunday in legislative elections that will be a test before the presidential election of February 2024, an election that the opposition wants to use to …

Rwanda will produce methane gas from Lake Kivu

Rwanda has been exploring the use of gas from Lake Kivu for cooking, industrial use and vehicles. It is expected that the cooking gas produced from this lake could start being used …

15 people killed in two cities of Eastern DRC amid anti-UN protests

The death toll following the protests in Eastern DRC this Tuesday rose to 15. According to a UN spokesperson and the Congolese government, three members of the MONUSCO mission and at least …

Malaria vaccine: WHO and vaccine alliance Gavi invite developing countries to apply for funding

The international vaccine alliance Gavi invited countries to apply for financial support to roll out the Malaria jab, particularly targeting young children in Africa. The World Health Organization endorsed the four-dose shot …

Demonstrators arrested after protests against the judiciary in Malawi

Activists from the Human Rights Ambassadors group demonstrated in Malawi’s capital Wednesday despite a ban. Reports indicate that more than 70 people who were protesting against the judicial system’s handling of …