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Tanzanian authorities received nine black rhinos offered by South African authorities to improve the East African country’s tourism.

Tourism: South Africa offers 9 black rhinos to Tanzania

Tanzanian authorities received nine black rhinos offered by South African authorities to improve the East African country’s tourism.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo: Digital technology will change face of agriculture in Africa

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that digital technology and its application will change the face of agriculture in Africa.
Kenya has joined the league of crude oil exporters in Africa. President Uhuru Kenyatta flagged off the maiden oil shipment today at a ceremony in the port of Mombasa, with a warning against corruption that may deny people the opportunity to benefit from the resource.

Kenya joins ranks of oil-exporting countries

Kenya has sent off its inaugural shipment of crude oil becoming the first East African nation to join the ranks of petroleum-exporting countries.
Hillary Innocent Taylor Seguya, a global youth ambassador, contends that Museveni’s actions bar him from online conversation. Courtesy of Taylor Seguya

Ugandan student drags president, spokesman to court for blocking him on Twitter

A Havard student, Hillary Innocent Seguya Taylor, has dragged the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, government spokesman, Ofwono Opondo and the Police Chief, Asan Kasingye, to court for blocking him on Twitter.

Presidential aide sacked after testifying at T.B. Joshua’s church

Fatmata Edna Kargbo, an aide to the Sierra Leonian President, Julius Maada Bio, has been relieved of her job, sequel to a testimony she reportedly shared at the Synagogue of All Nations led by Pastor T.B. Joshua.

Rebels kill 12 in South Sudan bus attack

At least 12 people, including a child, were on Thursday killed when unknown rebels ambushed two buses outside South Sudan’s capital Juba.
Harambee Stars coach Sebastien Migne insists Kenya cannot afford to fire him even if they wanted to.

Sebastien Migne: It will be expensive for Kenya to fire me as coach

The French coach was responding to questions by journalists after Kenya failed to progress to the next round of the African Nations Championship (Chan) qualifiers, falling to the Taifa Stars of Tanzania 4-1 in a penalty shoot-out.
Sudanese protesters in the capital Khartoum, rallying against the paramilitaries’ impunity after the killing of four high school students in central Sudan. Ashraf Shazly-AFP-Getty Images

Sudanese celebrate as military, opposition reach agreement

Demonstrators cheered in the streets of Khartoum on Saturday to celebrate an agreement on a constitutional framework reached by Sudan’s military council and the civilian opposition.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ambitious Green Legacy Initiative, launched in May, aims to plant four billion trees across Ethiopia by October. "Today Ethiopia is set in our attempt to break the world record together for a green legacy," Abiy's office said in a Twitter post.

Ethiopia plants more than 350 million trees in a day

Ethiopians have planted more than 350 million trees in a single day as part of a campaign to fight deforestation and climate change.
Tanzanian police officers

Tanzania demotes 54 police officers over indiscipline

At least 54 Tanzanian police officers were demoted between January and June 2019 over lack of discipline, the East African Nation Inspector General of Police (I-G), Simon Sirro, revealed on Monday.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.

Emmanuel Amuneke reacts after being sacked by Tanzania

The 46-year-old 1996 Olympic Gold medalist winner became the third coach casualty of the in 32nd of the continent most prestigious competition after Egypt terminated the contract of Javier Aguirre, Uganda parts ways with Sebastien Desabre after they were eliminated from the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
DR Congo manager Florent Ibenge bemoaned his side’s luck after their 2-0 defeat by Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday.

Afcon: Preparing for Zimbabwe clash was difficult – DR Congo coach

Democratic Republic of Congo manager Florent Ibenge has revealed the issues his team faced before their Africa Cup of Nations game against Zimbabwe, which threatened to ruin their chances of success.
Patrick Kaddu of Uganda celebrates scoring against DR Congo at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Photo- Gavin Barker-BackpagePix

Afcon: Uganda must stay focused despite Egypt defeat – assistant skipper

Uganda assistant captain Hassan Wasswa has urged his team to remain focused to progress as far as possible at the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke wants his side to avoid mistakes when they take on Kenya in their second Group C game at the on-going Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Tanzania have everything to play for against Algeria

Tanzania’s Taifa Stars will conclude their 2019 AFCON Group C campaign on Monday with a decisive match against leaders, Algeria.
Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne is banking on the Egyptian fans to help his side beat Senegal in their final Group C match of the Africa Cup of Nations finals.

Afcon: Egypt fans in red should support Kenya against Senegal – Sebastien Migne

Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne is banking on the Egyptian fans to help his side beat Senegal in their final Group C match of the Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Afcon: Emmanuel Amuneke attributes Tanzania’s poor run to inexperience

Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has blamed inexperience and lack of exposure for his side’s poor performance at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne believes Harambee Stars have a good chance to reach the next phase of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tanzania on Thursday.

Afcon: It is very possible for Kenya to reach next stage – coach

Kenyan coach Sebastien Migne believes Harambee Stars have a good chance to reach the next phase of the Africa Cup of Nations after beating Tanzania on Thursday.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Afcon: Tanzanian president rallies support for Taifa Stars

President of Tanzania John Magufuli has urged his countrymen not to relent in their support for the Taifa Stars following their defeat to Senegal in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game.

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Tijjani Muhammad Bande

UN correspondents host new UNGA president

The United Nations Correspondents Association on Wednesday evening in New York hosted the new President of the General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, to an informal interactive session.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

President Buhari sends Winifred Oyo-Ita on indefinite leave

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday directed the head of service Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita to proceed on an indefinite leave to allow conclusion of the investigation being carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.

Algeria army chief orders clampdown on protesters

In his speech that was published by the Defense Ministry, Gaid Salah said that, for some people, coming into Algiers from other regions has become a ``pretext to justify dangerous behavior'' and a way to swell crowds.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi lauds President Buhari’s economic advisory council

The ‎Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, ‎has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for constituting an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) comprising first-rate ‎professionals and academics.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

Xenophobia: Foreign affairs minister didn’t disobey Hose of Reps – ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has denied allegation credited to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, refused to appear before the House to respond to the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.