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Australian woman arrested in Tanzania for satirical post

Australian woman arrested in Tanzania for satirical post

An Australian woman has been arrested and charged in Tanzania shortly after criticising the Tanzanian President’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in a satirical social media post. Zara Kay, an[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Five family members killed in Kenya overnight smoke

Five family members killed in Kenya overnight smoke

A middle-aged couple and their three children were found dead on Saturday morning inside their house in Githurai 45 area, Kiambu County, Central Kenya. They were suspected to have died[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
DR Congo pardons two men over President Kabila assassination

DR Congo pardons two men over President Kabila assassination

Two men convicted over the assassination of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Laurent Kabila 20 years ago have been pardoned. Although Mr Kabila was shot by his bodyguard, two[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments Politics
Zimbabwe goes back into more stringent lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge

Zimbabwe goes back into more stringent lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge

The Zimbabwean government on Saturday restored a curfew and banned all gatherings, except for funerals, for 30 days as the country battles to contain a surge in COVID-19 infections. As[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Sri Lanka: Rwandan experts arrive to help curb Fall Army Worm menace

Sri Lanka: Rwandan experts arrive to help curb Fall Army Worm menace

Jan 02, Colombo: A team of six scientists from Rwanda has arrived in Sri Lanka at a request made by President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa to the President of Rwanda to conduct[Read More…]

by January 3, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
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Congo army says its forces recapture eastern village from Islamist group

Congo said on Saturday that 14 suspected Islamist militants and two soldiers were killed in fighting on New Year’s Day as the Congolese army backed by UN peacekeepers regained control[Read More…]

by January 2, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Caf Confederation Cup: KCCA FC to host AS Kigali away from home

Caf Confederation Cup: KCCA FC to host AS Kigali away from home

The Kasasiro Boys will not enjoy home ground advantage as they have been forced to shift their match to a different venue. Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA FC) have suffered[Read More…]

by January 2, 2021 0 comments Sports
Boxer Zebra shot nine times by 12 security officers, CCTV reveals

Boxer Zebra shot nine times by 12 security officers, CCTV reveals

A day after President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni admitted that the former national boxing captain, Isaac Ssenyange alias Mando Zebra, was shot dead by security personnel, it has emerged that he[Read More…]

by January 2, 2021 0 comments Sports
African nations free trade zone opens for business amid Covid

African nations free trade zone opens for business amid Covid

African countries began officially trading under a new continent-wide free trade area yesterday, after months of delays caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. But experts view the New Year’s Day[Read More…]

by January 2, 2021 0 comments Business
DR Congo rebels kill dozens of farmers

DR Congo rebels kill dozens of farmers

Rebels in the east of DR Congo have killed at least 25 people, beheading some, local officials say. Fighters from the Allied Democratic Forces have been blamed for the attack[Read More…]

by January 2, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle