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 worldDoctors 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.The late Uyinene...

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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BREAKING: President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone lifts ban on pregnant girls attending school

Sierra Leone announced on Monday that the 2010 government decision preventing pregnant girls from attending school and...
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BREAKING: Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state in Nigeria tests positive for coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State in Southwest Nigeria has tested positive for coronavirus.Makinde said he was...

BREAKING: Another person dies from COVID-19 in Nigeria lifting total death toll to 2 from 111 infections

A second person has died from COVID-19 in Nigeria, bringing the total death toll in Africa's most populous country to two,...

BREAKING: Facebook invests $100 million to support the news industry through COVID-19 pandemic

CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Monday that Facebook will invest $100 million to support the news industry through COVID-19.

African heads of state set up anti-COVID-19 fund during unprecedented teleconference

African heads of state and government have held their first teleconference amid coronavirus pandemic and set up a $12.5 million anti-COVID-19...
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