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Ethiopia’s forced evictions render more than 1000 jobless workers homeless in Addis Ababa amid COVID-19

Ethiopia's forced evictions have rendered more than 1000 jobless workers homeless in Addis Ababa, the capital, amid COVID-19 pandemic.Amnesty International said on Tuesday Addis Ababa municipal authorities have demolished dozens of homes...

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Nigeria’s former vice president Atiku Abubakar calls for travel restrictions from coronavirus ravaged countries

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All 17 people who came in contact with first coronavirus patient in Africa test negative, says Africa CDC director Dr. John Nkengasong

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World Bank raises $700 million for storm-hit African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi

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The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon are back, qualify for 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt

The Indomitable Lions of Cameroon on Saturday March 23, trash Comoros 3 nil to secure a sit at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt.Cameroon, who...

Worsening Sudanese crisis may consume President

The president of Sudan, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has sued for peace amid growing anti-government protests both at home and in the diaspora demanding his resignation.Even though...

WARNING| HORRIBLE VIDEO: New Zealand Gunman filmed himself while on shooting spree

A New Zealand gunman who killed more than 40 people at a mosque in Christchurch videotaped himself while on a killing spree and livestreamed the attack on Facebook.

Cameroon on the brink of more violence, U.N. chief warns

The United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights, Denis Balibouse, has warned that Cameroon risks sliding further into violence if the government does not take necessary steps to put an end to...

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By Emmanuel Mordi, TODAY NEWS AFRICAJust as beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, so is Mauritius in the eyes...

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