Political Coup in Mali: La Francophonie Suspends Mali’s Membership

The International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) has suspended Mali from its membership, the latest body to take action following last week’s overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta’s government by the military. The decision, by the body that represents countries where people speak French, comes days after the regional bloc, the Economic Community of West African […]

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Ivorians Protest Against Ouatara’s Decision to seek A third Mandate

Protests continue in Ivory Coast as men, women, boys and girls come out to oppose President Alassane Ouattara’s quest for a third term in office! President Ouattara, who has governed since 2011, said in March he would not run again, drawing worldwide applause from the likes of President Macron. However, Ouattara’s preferred successor, then-prime minister […]

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ICC SOFTENS RESTRICTIONS ON FORMER IVORIAN PRESIDENT LAURENT Gbagbo

The International Criminal Court on Thursday said former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo can leave Belgium under certain conditions following his acquittal last year over post-electoral violence that killed 3,000 people. Gbagbo and his deputy Charles Ble Goude were both cleared of crimes against humanity a year ago, eight years after the former West African […]

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Chad Suspends Compulsory Masking of Its Citizens

The government of the Republic of Chad this Tuesday April 14, 2020 lifted one of the measures which made wearing of mask compulsory for all Chadians. It was through a press release signed by the Minister of State, Secretary General at the Presidency of the Republic, Kalzeubé Payimi Deubet, this April 14, 2020, that this […]

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WHO Slams French Scientists Over Comments Africa Be Used As Testing Ground For Covid-19 Vaccine

The Director general of World Health Organization Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has angrily slammed recent comments made by two French doctors suggesting a vaccine for covid-19 should be tested in Africa, as “racist” and a remnant of the “colonial mentality. During a TV program, which aired on the French channel LCI last week, two French medical […]

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Covid-19: Rwanda First African Country To Receive IMF Funding

Rwanda is the first African country to receive $109.4 million in emergency coronavirus funding from the International Monetary Fund(IMF). The loan, which comes under the Rapid Credit Facility, will help alleviate pressure on trade, tourism, and foreign exchange reserves while enabling greater health spending, the IMF announcement said. Source: DWA

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92 TChadien Soldiers Perish in Boko Haram Attack Attack

Over 92 Tchadien soldiers have been killed and 47 others injured in an attack perpetrated by members of the terrorist sect Boko Haram yesterday in the locality of Bouma in the Lake Chad Basin. “The attack is the deadliest in five years. 92 of our soldiers have been killed and 47 others wounded. We need […]

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59 die After Drinking dettol In Church To prevent Coronavirus

South African Prophet Rufus Phala allegedly gave his members Dettol , a household bleach to drink as a preventive medicine to Coronavirus and also as a sign of faith during a church service. Fifty-nine of them have been confirmed dead while four are in critical condition after drinking the Dettol . Police are investigating the […]

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South Sudanese President forms Unity Government

South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has announced the formation of the war torn country’s unity government Thursday, March 12, 2020. Under a new arrangement, Kiir will control 20 ministries in the Cabinet, while Vice President Riek Machar’s Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-in-Opposition Party will control Nine. Last month, Salva Kiir renamed Riek Machar as his deputy […]

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