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Asylum seekers evacuated from Libya to Rwanda

Asylum seekers evacuated from Libya to Rwanda

African Asylum seekers who were stranded in Libya in an effort to reach Europe will be sent to Rwanda 130 asylum seekers from Libya are expected to be received this[Read More…]

by December 30, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle
Burundi Launches Airline Amid Similar Initiatives in East Africa

Burundi Launches Airline Amid Similar Initiatives in East Africa

Burundi will relaunch a state-owned airline next year, more than a decade after the failure of its erstwhile carrier, Air Burundi. The state will hold a 92% stake in Burundi[Read More…]

by December 28, 2020 0 comments Business, Lifestyle
South Africa is seeing a steady increase in cases driven by the new coronavirus variant

South Africa passes one million Covid cases

South Africa has become the first country on the continent to register more than one million Covid-19 cases. It comes just days after authorities confirmed that a new, faster-spreading, coronavirus[Read More…]

by December 28, 2020 0 comments COVID-19 Updates, Lifestyle
Beit Al Ajaib, House of Wonders in Zanzibar collapses

Beit Al Ajaib, House of Wonders in Zanzibar collapses

A section of the House of Wonders or Beit-al-Ajaib, a landmark building in Stone Town, Zanzibar, which was undergoing renovations has collapsed. Reports from the scene of the accident on[Read More…]

by December 26, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle
Boat capsizes between Uganda and Congo, killing more than 30

Boat capsizes between Uganda and Congo, killing more than 30

More than 30 people have died in an overnight capsizing on Lake Albert while trying to return to Congo from Uganda, according to a civil society group. Most of the[Read More…]

by December 26, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle
New Mammal Species Found In Kenya, Surprisingly Related To Elephants

New Mammal Species Found In Kenya, Surprisingly Related To Elephants

New research published in the journal Diversity describes what could well be a new mammalian species found in the Taita Hills of Kenya. Hailing from the University of Helsinki, the team[Read More…]

by December 23, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle, Uncategorized
WFP to Cut Refugee Food Rations in Uganda for Lack of Cash

WFP to Cut Refugee Food Rations in Uganda for Lack of Cash

GENEVA – The World Food Program says for the second time in a year, it will have to cut food rations for more than one million refugees in Uganda due[Read More…]

by December 23, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle
A health worker checks a nasal swab sample collected from a resident during a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) for the Covid-19

Taiwan reports first local coronavirus infection since April

Taiwan reported its first local coronavirus transmission Tuesday, ending 253 days of being virus-free in a major blow for an island that has been lauded for its pandemic response. Health authorities[Read More…]

by December 22, 2020 0 comments COVID-19 Updates, Lifestyle
Uganda: Security officers injured in accident while blocking Amuriat convoy

Uganda: Security officers injured in accident while blocking Amuriat convoy

Three police officers and two soldiers trailing the convoy of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Patrick Oboi Amuriat have been injured following a motor accident in Kyegegwa[Read More…]

by December 22, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle
Ethiopia explosion: ‘Abandoned’ bomb kills three in Addis Ababa

Ethiopia explosion: ‘Abandoned’ bomb kills three in Addis Ababa

Three people have been killed and five others wounded after an abandoned bomb exploded in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, police say. The blast happened in the city’s Lideta neighbourhood on[Read More…]

by December 21, 2020 0 comments Lifestyle