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AFCON 2019: Who Are The Stars To Watch Out For?

The much anticipated 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), is two days away with kick off scheduled for Friday, June 21, but just how well do you know about the potential stars of the tournament? The most coveted continental title for African countries would this year be hosted by record winners Egypt, who have won it on seven occasions, including

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Ghana: Prominent Nigerian Professor arrested, charged with incitement and breach of peace

A Nigerian Professor, Austin Nwagbara has been arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service. He has been charged with incitement to breach of peace following the contents of a leaked tape in which he was captured making damming remarks about Ghana’s educational sector and alleged harsh treatment meted out to Nigerian resident in Ghana. According

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Mohamed Morsi, Ousted President Of Egypt, Dies In Court

Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died, according to state television. The state broadcaster said on Monday that Morsi, 67, was attending a session in his trial on espionage charges when he blacked out and then died. His body was taken to a hospital, it said. Morsi, a senior figure in the now outlawed

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How Successive Governments, Have Transformed Ethiopia

Lately, Ethiopia has seen in what could be termed as a renaissance in its economic, politics and social activities. Some of them leading to a strengthening of its foreign relations and some others leading to a dispute with its neighboring countries. Here we chose to look at the country’s current situation from the government’s perspectives. Ethiopia, having its new Prime

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Botswana Legalizes Homosexual Conduct

Botswana’s high court on Tuesday overturned two colonial-era laws criminalizing homosexual conduct in a massive win for LGBT rights on the African continent. The panel of judges ruled unanimously to strike down two laws, essentially legalizing gay sex. Justice Michael Leburu read the ruling in a packed courtroom, saying sexual orientation “is not a fashion statement” and that the laws violated citizens’

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Why Ethiopia Should Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Today, I’m writing for you guys whether you are an investor ready for your next big business venture, or a tourist looking to make your next destination about a country dubbed “the land of promise”, where it is proved to be the source of humankind and where you see thirteen months of sunshine – Ethiopia. Formerly called Abyssinia, Ethiopia has

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New Study Finds Women Who Give Birth Before 18 Are Economically Impacted For Life

A new study, conducted by the Population Council and with Women Deliver, has found a strong and consistent lifelong negative association between giving birth before age 18 and a woman’s economic empowerment. The research, previewed at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference, points to the critical need to strengthen sexual and reproductive health and rights, and expand economic opportunities for girls

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Nigeria Achieves Another Feat At The UN With Appointment Of Prof Bande As President UN General Assembly

Professor Tijjani Mohammad Bande, former Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, has achieved another feat with his appointment as the new President of the United Nations General Assembly. His appointment was announced by María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, outgoing president of UNGA at a press conference in Abuja, after her meeting with Buhari when she paid a working visit to

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