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  • July 19, 2024

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 …

Business:African gaming wants to make its mark on the global scene

video games seems to be reserved for an audience of “insiders”. Yet the industry is one of the most lucrative in the world, with sales of almost 200 billion dollars in …

African leaders arrive in Russia for summit as Putin seeks allies

Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday ahead of a Russia-Africa summit. Putin has billed the two-day summit that opens in St. Petersburg on …

U.S. Vice President visits Ghana’s president, promises aid, investments

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday praised Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo for his “democratic principles” during a visit with the West African leader, who’s facing rising discontent over inflation and …

Mama Africa’s Casa Museu: a home for Angolan art, music and youth

The uniqueness of Aminata Goubel, better known as “Mama África,” a former actress, respected journalist and diligent international cultural activist, welcomes us into her home – the Casa Museu. Located along …

Twitter fires staff at its only Africa office in Ghana

In less than two weeks since Elon Musk took over the Twitter company, there are already concerns that the company is choosing to ignore key risks in its biggest international growth …

French strategy in Africa “finalized within six months”

French President Emmanuel Macron has made official the end of the ‘Barkhane’ operation in Mali and detailed that the country’s new ‘roadmap’ on the African continent will be “finalized within six …

Antibody treatment tested as new tool against malaria

Research in Africa found a one-time dose of an experimental drug protected adults against malaria for at least six months, the latest approach in the fight against the mosquito-borne disease. Malaria …

Nigeria seizes sacks of donkey male genitals to be smuggled to Hong Kong

Nigerian officials have seized thousands of donkey penises that were about to be exported to Hong Kong, an official said on Thursday. Sacks of the donkey male genitals were seized at …

Two dead after Lagos building collapse in Nigeria

At least two people were killed and more were trapped on Sunday after a seven-story unfinished building collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos, rescue authorities said. Building collapses are common in …

Cyclones killed 214 in Madagascar this year – UN

Tropical storms and successive cyclones in Madagascar have claimed at least 214 lives and affected more than half a million people since the start of the year, the United Nations said …