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Lesotho musician Tsepo Tshola dies at 68

South Africa-- Lesotho musician and songwriter Tsepo Tshola has died of COVID-19 complications after being admitted to the hospital last Thursday. He was 68 years...

Remote areas to receive reliable 4G services in East Africa via O3b mPOWER

Communities living across the eastern most peninsula of Africa will be able to enjoy 4G services on their mobile phones following a three-year partnership...

YouTube Launches Shorts Beta in All Regions to Rival TikTok

As part of its continued effort to quell the popularity of the short-form video app, YouTube this week launched the beta version of shorts...

Detectives in Kenya arrests ‘bloodthirsty vampire’ over child killings

NAIROBI, Kenya— Police in Kenya have arrested a man described as a “bloodthirsty vampire” who has been accused of slaying at least 10 children. Masten Milimu...

Rwanda’s Capital Kigali under total lockdown as Country battles third Covid-19 Wave

KIGALI, Rwanda-- A total lockdown for 10 days has been imposed on Rwanda’s capital effective July 17 as the country battles a severe third...

Migrants in Libyan camps forced to trade sex for clean water or freedom, says Amnesty

TRIPOLI, LIBYA— Amnesty International said on Thursday that migrants held in Libya detention centers are subjected to unlawful torture, killings, ill-treatment, and harrowing sexual...

South Africa to deploy 25,000 troops to curb ongoing unrest, looting

JOHANNESBURG— South African government on Wednesday sought to deploy up to 25,000 security forces to curb the ongoing looting and unrest that now marks...

Global Citizen Live concert to feature African artists, and Dozens More Stars

Global Citizen has announced a Live concert- an epic 24-hour global broadcast presenting events and performances filmed across six continents with the aim of...

Jacob Zuma permitted to apply for ‘compassionate leave’ to attend late brother’s funeral

South Africa—The former South African head of state Jacob Zuma has the latitude like all other prisoners to seek authorization through an application to...

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