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Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni A 37-year-old Ugandan woman has 38 children, including four sets of triplets, three sets of quadruplets and twins,...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli Like in Nigeria, the government of Tanzania on Tuesday said it had removed 13,369 ghost workers from its payroll after...

Ethiopian soldiers : used to crackdown on protesters The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) says a total of 669 people, most of them civilians,...

Healthcare logo A doctors’ strike in Cameroon left patients without critical care in the capital Yaoude, the latest in a string of union actions that have crippled a country in the midst of political crisis. The doctors union, known as SYMEC, demanded better working conditions and pay and left nurses to attend to sick patients in some of Yaounde’s major hospitals. The...

Ethiopian Airlines says it will land a brand new Airbus A350-900 at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Tuesday to mark the reopening...

Vera Songwe: new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, has appointed Ms Vera Songwe as the first female Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA). A statement on the commission’s website on Monday said that Songwe is a Cameroonian economist and a banking executive. It also said...

Italian navy helping migrants (FILE PHOTO) Coastguard official on Thursday said that close to 100 migrants were feared missing after their boat sank off...

Policemen The Police has charged Herbert Kabafunzaki, junior minister for labour, employment and industrial relations, with corruption offences. Kabafunzaki...

Egyptian policemen The Ministry of Health on Monday said that no fewer than 44 people were killed in bomb attacks on the symbolic cathedral seat of the...

Geoffrey Onyeama: Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama says Nigeria and South Africa have set up a 24-hour...