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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FACEBOOK STRIKES AGAIN – THE ATTEMPT TO SILENCE AFRIC

Article from AFRIC Editorial team. The Association for Free Research and International Cooperation, AFRIC, was one of the billions of accounts that were silenced in late October 2019, by Facebook administration branding them as ‘’fake accounts’’. AFRIC being caught up in the web is yet to be appraised why its official Facebook page that was […]

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