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Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Treated like Trash: Story of Guinea migrant crushed by truck in New York

Mouctar Diallo came to New York City from Guinea seeking a life “for the better.” Then he entered the bruising world of Sanitation Salvage. In 2016, Mouctar Diallo, a teenage African immigrant, stepped into the rough-and-tumble world of Sanitation Salvage....

Malema to S. Africa youths; You cannot be a domestic worker if you have land

EFF leader Julius Malema has reminded the youth that they are responsible for ushering in a revolution. "You must do what you believe in," he said. Malema was speaking at Faith Gospel Church in Khutsong, west of Johannesburg on Sunday, where...

Dozens of oppositions supporters injured in Mali protests

The UN has called for calm in Mali after dozens of people were hurt during banned opposition protests in Bamako, two months ahead of a presidential election. Protesters were calling for transparent elections and fair political campaigning in the run-up...

Lebanese tourist faces trial in Egypt for insulting Egyptians

The Egyptian prosecution on Sunday ordered the transfer of a Lebanese tourist to criminal court over posting a video clip insulting Egyptians after allegedly facing verbal sexual harassment in Cairo. Mona al-Mazbouh was referred to a criminal court "in an...

Algeria complains to EU over journalist’s remarks about president

Algeria has complained to the European Union after a journalist of Algerian origins harshly criticised ageing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in a video shot at EU's Brussels headquarters. Algeria's embassy in Belgium released a statement on Saturday condemning Layla Haddad for...

Ivory Coast’s Ouattara says may run again in 2020

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said he is free to stand for a third term in the 2020 presidential election under the country’s new constitution, according to an interview in this week’s edition of French magazine Jeune Afrique. This is...

Scores of migrants dead after boat sinks off Tunisian coast

At least 48 migrants were killed when their boat sank off Tunisia’s coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard, officials said on Sunday, one of the worst migrant boat accidents in recent years. The boat went down...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa to investors ZANU-PF will remain in power after polls

Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa told foreign investors on Friday that his ruling ZANU-PF party would still be in power after the July elections and dismissed the political opposition as “barking puppies”. The 75-year-old Mnangagwa was propelled into office in November...

Nigeria Super Eagles world cup jersey sold out in 3 minutes

Hundreds of supporters queued outside London's Nike Town store upon its release this morning as they vied to be one of the lucky few to nab the jersey. The home shirt has been labelled as one of the best kits...
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Chad says army killed 300 rebels fighters

Chad military says it has killed some 300 rebels advancing on the capital, N’Djamena, as the government on Monday...

Rwanda says French government ‘enabled’ the 1994 genocide

The French government bears “significant” responsibility for “enabling a foreseeable genocide,” a report commissioned by the Rwanda government concludes.The...

Malawi labour minister fired over Covid funds misuse

Malawi President Lazarus Chakwera has fired senior officials including Labour Minister Ken Kandodo over alleged embezzlement of Covid funds.The...
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