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Monthly Archives: August, 2018

Bizarre! Students abandon exam in protest over difficult questions

Students at a university in South Africa gave up on writing an exam - and started protesting that it was too difficult, local media reports say.The incident happened during a philosophy exam at the University of Limpopo in...

How Samuel Eto’o helped Cameroon’s ex-captain Norbert Owona

Sixty-seven year-old former captain of Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, Norbert Owona told the BBC that the ex-Barcelona and Chelsea striker had recently visited him on a trip home.Nobert who has been homeless for two years, has thanked Samuel Eto'o...

Uganda’s pop star MP, Bobi Wine ‘re-arrested at airport’

Ugandan pop star and MP Bobi Wine has been prevented from leaving the country to seek medical treatment despite being granted bail, his lawyers say.He was charged with treason last week, following the alleged stoning of President Yoweri Museveni's...

To celebrate gains, Equatorial Guinea launches ‘Year of Energy’ drive

The Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has launched the 2019 Year of Energy initiative, shining a light on new and innovative petroleum projects in Equatorial Guinea and assembling industry leaders at a series of energy-focused events.The objective...

Kenyatta says anti-graft agency can investigate his own family

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has tried to prove his corruption busting credentials by insisting that the current anti-graft drive could include members of his family."We have begun to tackle corruption regardless of who you are... even if you're my...

Germany returns skulls of Namibians killed in colonial era

Germany has handed back the human remains of indigenous people killed during a genocide in colonial Namibia more than 100 years ago.A Namibian government delegation received the remains at a church service in the German capital, Berlin.There are thought...

Mohamed Salah’s tweet shows dispute with Egypt FA not over

Mohamed Salah has reignited a months-old dispute with soccer authorities in his native Egypt, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorized use of his image.The dispute over image rights — such as the prominent featuring of his...

Algeria’s Bouteflika flown to Geneva for medical tests

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika left on Monday for Geneva for regular medical tests, the presidency said in a statement.Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is in Geneva for a routine medical checkup, the presidency said in a statement.Aged 81, the...

French forces kills top Islamic State official in Mali

France said on Monday it had killed a top official from Islamic State’s affiliate in West Africa in an operation in Mali that also killed another member of the group and two civilians.The defense ministry, in a statement,...

Former DR Congo VP Bemba appeals ban from presidential contest

Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba lodged an appeal with the Democratic Republic of Congo's top court on Monday after he was banned from running in upcoming presidential elections.Bemba and five other candidates, including three former prime ministers, were barred by...
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Ethiopia blames border row with Sudan on ‘third party’

Ethiopia military has accused an unnamed "third party" of being behind border dispute with Sudan, according to state-owned Ethiopian...

Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule...

Tunisia youths clash with police days after revolution anniversary

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in...
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