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The African Development Bank (AfDB), has for the first time in 15 years released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its flagship report in three African languages: Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili.
The Catholic Church of Tanzania denounced the violations of democratic principles and freedom of expression by the government of President John Magufuli, accusing him of endangering “national unity” in a pastoral letter published on Sunday.
Police in the Tanzanian capital Dadoma on Tuesday arrested a preacher who reportedly roams the streets preaching with a bottle of beer, The Citizen news portal reports.
Rotimi Amaechi, ex-governor of Rivers state, says the people of the state will show Nyesom Wike, his successor, “red card” at the appropriate time.
Eleven militiamen in eastern DR Congo were jailed for life Wednesday for raping about 40 children, including a baby, in what was judged a crime against humanity.
The Nigerian Army has ordered its personnel to learn the three basic Nigerian languages of Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba.
Two Kenyan journalists were attacked inside the headquarter of the Orange Democratic Movement while waiting for a speech by opposition leader Raila Odinga responding to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s victory.
The Tanzanian government has banned a Swahili tabloid, Tanzania Daima, for 90 days for allegedly publishing false information.
The Tanzanian government has announced the seizure of diamonds worth an estimated $29.5 million after accusing British company Petra Diamonds, of undervaluing the worth of the gems.
The Kenyan sitting president Uhuru Kenyatta has been slammed for his latest remarks over the Supreme ruling.
Kenyan judges have slammed the "veiled threats" made by President Uhuru Kenyatta after the judiciary overturned his election on the ground that it was flawed.
Facebook on Friday rolled out a tool this week to help Kenyan users spot fake news ahead of a hotly-contested presidential election that has seen supporters of rival candidates trade bitter words online.
The Bayelsa State Government has said its public service reform has reduced its workforce from 55,000 to 27,000, after it expunged 28,000 ghost workers from the payroll.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with some Yoruba leaders including leaders of the socio-political organisation, Afenifere, to discuss ways of moving Yoruba land and the country forward.
Romelu Lukaku became the first player to score multiple goals in consecutive World Cup finals matches in 32 years with his second strike for Belgium against Tunisia at the 2018 tournament on Saturday.
Super Eagles all time World Cup highest goal scorer with four goals, Ahmed Musa, has dedicated his Friday man of the match award to his wife.
The European Union Saturday began deploying election observers in Zimbabwe for the first time in 16 years, ahead of next month’s vote.
Eritrea and Ethiopia remain bitter foes after a 1998-2000 conflict that drew comparisons to the First World War, with waves of conscripts forced to march through minefields towards Eritrean trenches, where they were cut down by machinegun fire.
Governor Nyesom Wike shunned casting his vote at his home Obio Akpor Ward 9, Unit 7, as apathy and calm marked Saturday’s council elections across Rivers State’s 23 local government areas, LGAs.
Neymar hobbled out of a training session on Tuesday, setting alarm bells ringing in the Brazil camp as they prepare for their second World Cup group game against Costa Rica on Friday.
Iceland manager Heimir Hallgrimsson has hinted that his team will park the bus against the Super Eagles in their second group game on Friday.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has called for attention to the plight of widows who are stigmatised, shunned and shamed following the death of their husbands.