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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 …

Man wanted for allegedly killing girlfriend and leaving body at Boston airport is arrested in Kenya

A man wanted for allegedly killing his girlfriend and leaving her body in a parking lot at a Boston airport before flying to Kenya has been arrested, Kenyan police said Tuesday. …

Liberia President questions gov’t bank balance record of ex-president Weah administration

How much money did Liberia’s former administration leave in the state coffers when it left power? President Joseph Boakai who was sworn in on January 22nd said on Monday that the …

Sports:Hakimi misses late penalty as South Africa knocks Morocco out of Africa Cup with 2-0 win

Achraf Hakimi missed a late penalty as Morocco became the latest big name to be knocked out with a 2-0 loss to South Africa in the round of 16 on Tuesday. …

10 African cities with the highest crime index at the start of 2024

Crime has a global reach, and Africa is not exempt from its impact. The continent grapples with crime rates influenced by socio-economic disparities. Factors such as poverty, limited educational access, and …

Ex-Beauty queen wanted in Nigeria for alleged drug trafficking

Nigerian authorities have issued a wanted notice for former beauty queen Aderinoye Queen Christmas, also known as Queen Oluwadamilola Aderinoye, in connection with alleged drug trafficking. The National Drug Law Enforcement …

Arrest warrant issued against the widow of Ex-President of Haiti Moïse

A Haitian judge investigating the July 2021 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse issued an arrest warrant for his wife late last year for failing to meet with him so he could …

Zimbabwe launches cholera vaccination campaign amid ongoing outbreak

Zimbabwe launched a cholera vaccination campaign on Monday, aiming to immunize over two million people against the waterborne disease. Administered orally, the vaccine offers protection for at least six months. Beginning …

12 sentenced to life imprisonment for lynching Ghana solider

A Ghanaian court has sentenced 12 people to life imprisonment for the murder of army officer Major Maxwell Mahama seven years ago. The High Court in Accra found them guilty of …

Italy unveils its plan for the development of Africa

Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni on Monday unveiled Italy’s big development plan for Africa at a summit of the continent’s leaders, aiming to stem the numbers of migrants, diversify sources of energy …

Thousands flee as Israeli troops advance in southern Gaza City of Khan Yunis

As the conflict escalates in the southern Gaza City of Khan Yunis, thousands of Palestinians are evacuating towards Rafah near the Egyptian border, carrying whatever belongings they can. Israeli troops have …