Tunisia: Presidential Candidate Nabil Karoui Freed From Prison


[allAfrica] Cape Town -A Tunisian appeals court on Wednesday (October 9, 2019) freed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui from prison, Al Jazeera reports.

Rwanda: Chinese University Introduces Kinyarwanda Course


[New Times] The Kinyarwanda language has been introduced at the Beijing Foreign Studies' University (BFSU), to become the second language in East Africa taught at the Chinese university after Kiswahili.

Nigeria: Oil Pipeline Vandalism Rises By 115% - NNPC


[This Day] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the rate at which pipelines of major oil companies are sabotaged in Nigeria has continued to increase, stating that it rose by 115 per cent in July 2019.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Receives Top Ugandan Honour


[The Herald] Sironko -PRESIDENT Mnangagwa was yesterday accorded the highest honour in Uganda of the Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa, The Grand Master, by his counterpart President Yoweri Museveni.

10 Reasons Why You Must Visit the Pearl of Africa


Uganda demands that you notice her, that you must admit that there are enough reasons why you must visit the beautiful Pearl of Africa and see for yourself

Nigeria: Inside National Assembly's Two Decades of Lawmaking, Scandals and Looting


[Premium Times] Of the three arms of government, the Legislature is presumed the most critical in any democratic nation. Apart from producing the largest number of elected officials, the National Assembly aggregates the views of the people (constituents) and makes laws for the good of the nation.

Nigeria: One-Third of Women Abused During Childbirth in Nigerian Health Facilities - Study


[Premium Times] More than one-third of women in Nigeria and some other lower-income countries experience mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities, a new study has shown.

Nigeria: World Bank, IMF, Others 'Publishing Inaccurate Data About Nigeria' - Buhari


[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said Nigerians should be wary of statistics from world bodies such as the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Nigeria: Minimum Wage - Again, Govt, Labour Meet to Resolve Issues


[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Wednesday met organised labour leaders at the Ministry of Labour over pending issues on the new minimum wage implementation.

Nigeria: 2020 Budget - Buhari Slashes Allocation to Social Investment Programmes By 94%


[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has slashed allocation to a key social intervention scheme of his administration, the Social Investment Programmes (SIPs), by a massive 94 per cent.

Africa: Integration Will Make the Continent a Home for All - Kagame


[New Times] Increasingly, integrating countries from across the continent and creating connections among citizens will make Africa an ideal home for all, President Paul Kagame has said.

Rwanda: Deadly Rebel Raid Awakens Painful Memories


[Deutsche Welle] Rwanda saw its bloodiest attack in over two decades when rebels raided a town on the border with the DR Congo on Friday. The killings have sparked fear among residents of Kinigi, an area famed for mountain gorillas.

South Sudan: Peace May Bring Freedom to Child Soldiers, but Not the Help They Need


[The New Humanitarian] Yambio -South Sudan is meant to form a power-sharing government next month to end five years of civil war. But there's growing concern the deal may be delayed, spelling further hardship for a war-weary population and stalling the release of thousands of children press-ganged into the country's armed groups.

Africa: How to Start a Fast Food Revolution to Save Our Health - and the Planet's


[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Transforming diets around the world is key to unlocking better human health and limiting the impact of climate change in tandem, but time is running out.

Africa: A Look Back At the Turbulent Relationship Between Nigeria and South Africa


[The Conversation Africa] Since the end of apartheid in South Africa in 1994, South Africa and Nigeria have never had an easy relationship. Over the years, as different presidents have come and gone, the two countries have often been at loggerheads for different reasons.

Kenya's 'talking boxes' help girls break their silence on abuse

BBC News Africa  

Girls in Kenya's biggest slum are breaking their silence about parental and sexual abuse.

Tunisia presidential candidate Nabil Karoui: released from jail

BBC News Africa  

Media mogul Nabil Karoui is freed days before he is due to stand in a presidential run-off.

Falle Nioke Does Not Disappoint With New Single ‘Salia’


The Guinean singer has a new single and a short documentary about a new life chapter.

Tunisian presidential candidate released from prison


Our journalists are working on this story and will update it as soon as more information becomes available.

Two Ghanaian lecturers suspended after BBC Africa Eye 'Sex For Grades' film

BBC News Africa  

Ransford Gyampo and Dr Paul Kwame Butakor propositioned undercover journalists posing as students.

The 13 Songs You Need to Hear This Week


Featuring Adekunle Gold, Moonchild Sanelly, Kwesi Arthur, Davido, Shane Eagle and more.

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