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Idriss Déby: Chad’s future rocked by president’s battlefield death

In power for 30 years, Idriss Déby's death leaves huge uncertainties at the heart of government.

Gerd: Sudan talks tough with Ethiopia over River Nile dam

Sudan is caught in the middle of a decade-long row between Ethiopia and Egypt over the dam Ethiopia is building on the River Nile...

Chad family feud intensifies transition tensions after Idriss Déby’s death

Efforts to stabilise Chad could be undermined by feuds within the former president's family and the military.

Africa’s week in pictures: 16-22 April 2021

A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.

Coronavirus: WHO urges African nations to keep expired vaccines

The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged African countries not to destroy Covid-19 vaccines that may have passed their expiry date.Countries have been told...

UFC 261: Dana White wants round in Africa in 2022

A round of the Ultimate Fighting Championship should be staged in Africa by the end of next year, UFC president Dana White has said.Speaking...

Isa Pantami: The Nigerian minister haunted by extremist views

Nigeria's government backs Isa Pantami, who has previously expressed support for jihadi groups.

Malaria vaccine hailed as potential breakthrough

Early trials show Oxford developers may have finally found an effective jab against the disease.

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SpaceX (Elon Musk) In Nigeria Pursuing necessary licenses to Operate Starlink in Nigeria

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink Arrives Nigeria, Meets NCC for Permit. SpaceX has been in discussion with Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) virtually over the past several months...

Awa Blaise Chi Invents an automatic waste bin to save lives during COVID-19 Pandemic

Young Cameroonian inventor, Awa Blaise Chi is once more in the spotlight for his wit and creations.After several months of hard work, he has...

Cameroon Base Peace Advocate -Bochum Samuel Bache to run for Common Wealth Youth Council...

Bochum Samuel Bache, Founder / Executive Director at Youth Advocates for Peace and Community Empowerment Cameroon "YAPCEC" nominated by the commonwealth to run as...

16-year-old Nigerian Amanda Amaeshi celebrated as the 2020 recipient of the Glasgow Times young...

16-year-old Teenager Amanda Gets Big Award in Scotland, to become first Nigeria Teenager to receive The Glasgow Times young Scotswoman of the year award...

Meet Enow George Agbor -A Cameroon Based Tech Entrepreneur Influencing Africa’s Digital Ecosystem

Africa's technology ecosystems have experienced "incredible growth" as they have rapidly expanded in recent years, with 618 active tech hubs providing "the backbone of...

Africa’s second Covid-19 wave was more severe than the first, study

Africa's second coronavirus wave was more severe than the first, according to a new study by the medical journal The Lancet released on Thursday.It...

Kenya imposes new lockdown – What are the restrictions?

Kenya has imposed a new lockdown to combat a surge in coronavirus infections.President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday announced a ban on all inland travel...

Covid vaccination begins in Sudan’s remote northern state

With nearly one billion vaccine doses against Covid-19 administered worldwide, according to an AFP tally, we visited some of the more remote locations around...
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