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Nigeria: Gunmen attack prison, free over 1500 inmates

IMO, Nigeria— Gunmen on Monday attacked a Federal prison and Police headquarters in Imo State Capital in Nigeria, freeing over 1,500 inmates. Reportedly, the attackers...

Niger government confirms military coup attempt thwarted

NIAMEY, Niger— Niger government has said its forces impeded an attempted military coup at the West African country's presidential palace overnight just two days...

Barrack Obama’s Grandmother, Mama Sarah Obama is Dead

KISUMU, Kenya— Mama Sarah Onyango Obama, the grandmother of former US President Barrack Obama, is dead. Mama Sarah’s demise was confirmed by her daughter, Marsat...

Kenya: President Uhuru announces new Covid-19 measures in 5 Counties

Nairobi, Kenya— President Uhuru Kenyatta has ordered the cessation of all movements in and out of Nairobi, Kajiado, Machakos, Kiambu and Nakuru counties effective midnight,...

Ethiopia PM admits Eritrean soldiers entered Tigray region

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia— Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed admitted for the first time on Tuesday that troops from neighboring Eritrea entered the troubled northern...

Congo opposition candidate dies of Covid-19, a day after elections

BRAZZAVILLE, Congo— Republic of Congo's main opposition presidential candidate Guy-Brice Parfait Kolelas has died of COVID-19 while being transferred to France for treatment on Monday. Kolelas...

Tanzania to swear in first female President Samia Hassan Suhulu

Dar es salaam, Tanzania— Samia Hassan Suluhu, the first female vice president of Tanzania is set to be sworn in as president following the...

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli,61, dies of heart disease

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania— Tanzania’s fifth President John Pombe Magufuli has died of heart disease, Vice President Samia Hassan Suluhu has announced. “Dear Tanzanians, it is...

Tanzania: Police makes arrests over missing president rumor

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania— At least four people have been arrested by police in Tanzania for allegedly spreading rumors on social media that President...

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