Amos Fofung

New advances in medicine show doctors may soon treat sickle cell disease affecting millions in Africa

Advances in medical practice might soon see the treatment of sickle cell disease, a devastating, incurable disorder that afflicts millions of people around the world Doctors are reporting the first evidence that genetically edited ‘Supercells’...

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma tasks African entrepreneurs to grab e-commerce opportunities

Jack Ma, co-founder of Alibaba group, one of the world's largest e-commerce businesses, has told African entrepreneurs they will find countless opportunities in e-commerce, logistics and e-payments as the continent prepares for the start of a...

Thousands arrive in Addis Ababa to lift Africa’s industrial sector

Thousands of people have arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, for the 2019 Africa Industrialization Week at the African Union Headquarters. It is holding 18-20 November 2019. It is a massive gathering...

RAPE RAGE: South African women demand death penalty for sexual molesters after 19-old Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped and killed at post office

There is outrage in South Africa after a 19-year old student Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped and killed inside a post office where she had gone to collect a parcel.

Human Rights Commissioner, Archbishop injured during brawl in South African church housing migrants

The Archbishop of Cape Town, Rev Thabo Makgoba and South Africa's Human Rights Commissioner Chris Nissen, alongside others have sustained minor injuries from a scuffle in a church that housed hundreds of migrants.

Senegalese Seynabou Diouf is UN female police officer of the year for exemplary service in DR Congo

Major Seynabou Diou has been awarded the 2019 female police officer of the year for her “exemplary service, which has a direct and positive impact on the community and the Congolese national police.”

Family of Cameroonian immigrant who died in US detention facility denied visa to take body home

The lifeless body of a 37-year-old Cameroonian, Nebane Abienwi, an asylum-seeker who died in US immigration custody on October 1, is yet to return home despite numerous attempts by his family. More than...

Australia rejects asylum applications for African athletes who absconded during commonwealth games

The daily mail UK is reporting that hundreds of mostly African athletes who took part in the Commonwealth games in Australia last year and disappeared when it was time to return home have had their application for asylum...

Pressure mounts on African Union to act on Cameroon’s human rights violations

A coalition of 65 society organizations in Africa, Europe and America has joined forces, calling on the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, ACHPR to address serious and systematic human rights violations in Cameroon, including...

Russia offers Africa ‘help without political conditions’ unlike ‘exploitative West’

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin on Monday October 21 said his country will offer help to African states without political conditions unlike the over-exploitative West. In an interview with state TV, ahead of Russia-Africa...

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AMOS FOFUNG Nkunchoh is a multi-talented journalist with an intrinsic passion for investigative, politics and conflict reporting. He's based in the U. S.A.
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New report warns education under siege in central and west Africa with over 2500 attacks in past 5 years alone

Schools, universities, students, teachers, and academics in West and Central Africa have suffered over 2,500 attacks over the past 5 years,...

Allegations of financial recklessness in NDDC unacceptable – Lawan

President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the allegations of financial recklessness and misappropriation of funds leveled against...

Buhari mourns Ivorian Prime Ministern Amadou Gon Coulibaly

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly of Cote d'Ivoire and a candidate...

Nigeria senate holds valedictory session for Osinowo

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday held a valedictory session in honour of deceased lawmaker representing Lagos East Senatorial District in the...

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