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Retired Uganda Chief Justice hired by China’s Supreme court

China's Supreme Court has hired Uganda's former Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe, as a member of its expert committee on adjudication of international commercial disputes.Justice Katureebe will sit on the committee for the next four years.He retired from Uganda's Supreme...

Bill Gates reject claims that he created virus outbreak

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Thursday pushed back against some of the conspiracy theories spreading online accusing him of creating the coronavirus outbreak."It's a bad combination of pandemic and social media and people looking for a very simple explanation,"...

WHO now says it first heard of Covid-19 on the internet, not from China

The World Health Organisation (WHO) changed its coronavirus timeline to say it first heard about the coronavirus from a press release online, rather than a report from Chinese authorities according to Business Insider.In the revision, published June 30, the...

Echo of Bill Gates conspiracy theories reverberate across Africa

As the novel coronavirus wreaks global havoc, Bill Gates is the new bete noire for conspiracy theorists worldwide including in Africa where a Kenyan politician's online post has added major fuel to the spread of misinformation.While Gates's vaccine programmes...

Report suspects China uses construction projects to spy on African leaders

A new report by a United State's firm, Heritage Foundation is warning that China may be spying on African government officials from within their own buildings.The report found that Chinese companies built at least 186 government buildings in Africa...

Over 500 test positive to coronavirus at a factory in Ghana

More than 500 workers at an industrial facility in Ghana have tested positive for the coronavirus, the country’s health service said on Friday, as total cases jumped by nearly 30% in a single day.The health service did not name...

Chinese man blames government cover ups for father’s coronavirus death

A Chinese man whose father died of coronavirus on February 1, cites Wuhan governments lies and cover ups as the main reason for his father's death, Zhang Hai made the claim in an interview Al Jazeera this week.Zhang Hai’s...

Tanzania questions coronavirus kits after goat and pawpaw test positive

Coronavirus test kits used in Tanzania were dismissed as faulty by President John Magufuli on Sunday, because he said they had returned positive results on samples taken from a goat and a pawpaw.Magufuli, whose government has already drawn criticism...

Tanzania opposition MPs to boycott sitting after 3 MPs deaths

Tanzania's leading opposition party has called for a suspension of Parliament after three legislators died of unknown causes in the past 11 days.Freeman Mbowe, chairperson of the opposition Chadema party, has repeatedly accused the government of covering up the...

Over 300 prison inmates in Morocco test positive for covid-19

Some 313 coronavirus cases have been reported in Moroccan jails following mass testing for Covid-19 in several of the north African country's detention centres.The authorities say Ouarzazate prison in central Morocco recorded 303 cases, while 10 other cases were...
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Firmin Ngrebada Central African Republic’s PM announces resignation

The prime minister of the troubled Central African Republic, Firmin Ngrebada, announced on Thursday that his government had tendered...
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