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Sports:Moroccan rider makes history as first Arab woman to compete in Eventing

Twenty-nine-year old equestrian, Noor Slaoui, is gearing up for the Olympic Games which get underway in Paris next Friday. She is about to become the first Moroccan female rider ever to …

UK pledges £84m to Africa, Mideast in bid to stop illegal migration

The newly elected British Prime Minister seeks to reset the UK’s approach to illegal migration. Keir Starmer announced Thursday £84m (or about USD 108m) in funding to tackle illegal migration. He …

Kenya Court suspends police ban on protests in Nairobi

A Kenyan court on Thursday (Jul. 18) halted a police ban on protests in the capital. The Milimani law courts ruled the ban remains suspended pending the hearing and determination of …

Sports:PSG player Achraf Hakimi to be investigated for rape

Paris Saint-Germain defender, Achraf Hakimi, is under investigation for an alleged sexual assault according to a report by Le Parisien confirmed by the Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) prosecutor’s office. The investigation was entrusted …

Protestant Council of Rwanda bars abortions in its clinics

The Protestant Council of Rwanda has directed all health facilities run by its members to stop carrying out all abortions. The council’s decision earlier this month described abortion as a sin, …

Breaking:Kenyan traders protest against Chinese competitors

Over a thousand Kenyan traders protested in the capital Nairobi on Tuesday against Chinese traders. The demo comes in the wake of controversy elicited by the coming of China Square retail …

Save Nigeria from danger over poll results says ex-president Obasanjo

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged the country’s electoral body to save the country from “a looming danger” over what he described as corruption of the electoral process. Obasanjo appealed …

Burkina Faso and Mali reaffirm their commitment to a lasting alliance

Mali and Burkina Faso have reaffirmed their commitment to a strong and lasting alliance between the two countries. This follows the visit by Malian Prime Minister, Choguel Maïga, to Ougadougou where …

Violence at Nigerian voting stations

There was chaos at various polling booth in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, on Saturday afternoon as shots were fired in the air. People screamed and scattered, searching for cover, as armed …

Nigeria Election Observer group says irregularities led to disenfranchisement of some voters

Observer groups in Nigeria on Sunday cited irregularities in the voting process they said led to the disenfranchisement of some voters in the nation’s presidential and parliamentary elections. At a news …

Egypt’s high diplomat visits Syria for first time in a decade

Egypt’s foreign minister met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday in what is the first visit by a top Egyptian envoy to Syria since its civil war began in 2011. A significant …

Deadly Chad protest the death toll now estimated at 128 persons

The National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) of Chad estimates that 128 people died in the bloody October crackdown on opposition protests against the extension of the transitional government, in a report …

Burkina Faso recruits 5,000 soldiers to fight Jihadists

Burkina Faso has announced Thursday an “exceptional recruitment” of 5,000 soldiers to serve the army “at least five years” as part of the fight against jihadism, according to a statement from …