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Why every African woman 18+ should take folic acid daily

By Lydia OkolieIf you're capable of reproducing, I am talking to you—even if you're not planning to get pregnant. If you ever wish to be a mother, healthy Lifestyle should be very important to you.Most African women do not...

Covid-19: Parents in rejects plan to re-open schools in Nigeria

Some parents in Lagos State, Nigeria have kicked against reopening of schools in view of the continued rise in the number of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases.The parents who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate...

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...

Zambia’s Edgar Lungu pardons gay couple jailed for 15 years

Zambia’s president has pardoned a gay couple sentenced to 15 years in prison in November under colonial-era sodomy laws in a case that caused a diplomatic row with the United States.Japhet Chataba, 39, and Steven Sambo, 31, were among...

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...

Zim police accused of sexually assaulting 3 female activists

Three young Zimbabwean opposition activists who were reported missing following a protest over COVID-19 lockdown measures this week were being treated at a hospital Friday after asserting they were abducted and sexually abused by suspected state security agents.The three...

South African lady who break up with boyfriend, the night lockdown was announced

When the pandemic hit, Lisa(not real name) 28 and her then-partner were already living apart: her in Johannesburg and him in Cape Town. They both knew they wouldn't be able to be under lockdown together, but what she didn't...

Coronavirus hairstyle’ spikes in popularity in Kenya

The coronavirus has revived a hairstyle in Kenyan suburbs and other East African cities, one with braided spikes that echo the virus’ distinctive shape.The style’s growing popularity is in part due to economic hardships linked to virus restrictions —...

Rescued migrants stranded at sea, not allowed to any EU port

At least 78 migrants fleeing war-torn Libya for Europe remain stuck at sea without a designated port to dock, the U.N. migration agency said Monday.Libya has emerged as a major transit point for African and Arab migrants fleeing conflict...

Boy 5 sets alight family home, destroying properties, car

A Zimbabwean woman has been hospitalised after she collapsed with shock after learning that her five-year-old son had allegedly set alight the family home in Hwange.Also destroyed in the inferno was the family car and the entire household property.The...
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ICC hands fmr Ugandan child soldier 25 years for war crime

The International Criminal Court sentenced Ugandan former child soldier Dominic Ongwen,  who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25...
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