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West African News

Guinea’s president names Ibrahima Kassory Fofana as new PM

Guinea President Alpha Conde on Monday named Ibrahima Kassory Fofana as the country’s new prime...

Trafficked Nigerian girls face traffickers at Paris trial

Members of a mostly female network of Nigerian human traffickers operating forced prostitution rings in...

Boat with 25 West African migrants rescued off Brazil coast

Brazilian boat with twenty-five migrants from West Africa was rescued off the coast of northern...

Right group says 220 Nigerians killed in 14 days

A coalition of civil rights groups, International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of...

Over 100 persons kidnapped along Nigeria roads in 4 days

At least 100 people have been kidnapped along a road in northern Nigeria in the...

Southern African News

Zimbabwe gets $100m from UK as ties improve

The United Kingdom and the Standard Chartered Bank have partnered to lend Zimbabwean companies in the private sector US$100 million in a move described...

North & East African News

Protesting Libyan youth group shutdown oilfields in Marada

A group of Libyan youths will shut down oilfields in Marada town in the east unless demands for better state services are met, a...

Sports

Australia warns missing African athletes to comply with visas

Australia’s Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton said on Tuesday that a group of African athletes who went missing during the Commonwealth Games must...

Business & Finance

Director of Dangote Cement plant in Ethiopia shot dead

Unidentified gunmen killed the manager of a plant owned by Nigeria’s Dangote Industries Limited in Ethiopia on Wednesday after he was attacked in the...
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Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

DR Congo launch vaccination campaign to stop curtail Ebola outbreak

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to begin an immunisation campaign in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly...

WHO sends first 4000 doses of experimental ebola vaccine to DR Congo

The World Health Organization sent the first 4,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine to Congo on Wednesday, the first time the experimental vaccine has...

Fresh ebola outbreak kills 17 in DR Congo

Seventeen people in northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, describing the fresh outbreak as...

Study finds hazardous chemicals in beauty products used by blacks

New research has found that black women could be exposed to dozens of hormone-disrupting chemicals through the use of certain hair products. Carried out by...