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Madagascar re-imposes lockdown as widely-acclaimed COVID-19 cure fails

Madagascar has placed its capital Antananarivo under a fresh lockdown following a new surge in coronavirus infections, two months after the restrictions were eased,...

Egypt: US visa lottery winners frustrated by Trump’s ban extension

US President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend the 2020 US Diversity Visa Lottery could have dramatic consequences on thousands of winners. On the shores of...

“Your life is in your own hands” – South Africans told as government eases restrictions

South Africans have been told that their life is in their own hands as its government eases COVID-19 restrictions. In a statement issued by the...

US imposes COVID-19 restrictions again after spikes in cases

Some states in the United States of America have begun reintroducing restrictions on businesses again after the country's cases passed 2.5 million. Florida, which is...

Nigerian kids ‘Ikorodu Bois’ get Hollywood invite after recreating Extraction trailer

The Nigerian kids, Ikorodu Bois, famous for making multimillion-dollar music videos and movie trailers with household items have been invited to Hollywood after they...

Series of earthquakes reported in countries across the world

Some countries across the world have reported incidents of earthquakes and tremors in their cities between June 23, 24 and 25. A report from Reuters...

South Africa becomes first African country to begin COVID-19 vaccine trial

South Africa will today, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 begin human trials of a vaccine against COVID-19. The vaccine, developed by the Oxford University in the...

Seven killed in bomb attacks in Somalia

Seven people have been killed in two separate bomb attacks in the southern and central parts of Somalia. The incidents occurred when three militants blew...

Gender based violence must stop – Cyril Ramaphosa

President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned recent killings in the country in the wake of the easing of movement in restrictions in...

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases increase by 37% after easing of restrictions

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases in the past week increased by 37 percent after the President, Cyril Ramaphosa, further eased restrictions. The President in an address...

Indian healer who kisses hands to cure COVID-19 patients dies of virus

An Indian spiritual healer who claimed to have a cure for the deadly novel coronavirus by kissing the hands of infected patients has died...

Mutation could make coronavirus more infectious – Florida study suggests

Researchers in Florida say they believe the new coronavirus strain has mutated in a way that makes it more easily infectious in human cells. They...

CDC warns of another lockdown if COVID-19 cases spike

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States of America is warning that countries may need to re-introduce their strict lockdown...

State of emergency declared in Nigeria over rape, violence against women and children

A state of emergency has been declared in all 36 States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria over rape and violence against women and...

Burundi President dead; Government declares 7 days of mourning

The Burundi Government has declared a 7 day national fasting after President, Pierre Nkurunziza died from a cardiac arrest on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. In...

President Akufo-Addo receives special commendation at George Floyd’s funeral service in USA

President Akufo-Addo has received a special mention at the ongoing funeral service being held in honour of African-American, George Floyd at Houston in the...

BREAKING: Burundi’s President reportedly dies of ‘heart attack’ at 55

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza, aged 55, has reportedly died of a heart attack. According to a statement by the government released on Tuesday, June 9,...

Democrats hold memorial for George Floyd, ‘take a knee’ in beautifully adorned kente

Congressional Democrats in the United States of America on Monday, June 8, 2020, adorned in kente sashes, held a memorial, and observed moments of...

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President Akufo-Addo directs all government agencies to purchase locally assembled vehicles

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed all government agencies to purchase locally assembled vehicles beginning from this month. The directive comes after Volkswagen (VW)...

Asiedu Nketia promises to take over Sir John’s role in his family

General Secretary of the NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia, aka General Mosquito has promised to takeover the family duties of the late former NPP General...

Carlos Ahenkorah’s campaign team member allegedly dead from Covid-19

A campaign team member of the embattled Tema West MP, Carlos Ahenkorah has passed on after allegedly contracting Covid-19. Sources say the deceased had acute...

Reject reports that Kufuor, wife are self-isolating over COVID-19 fears – Special Aide

The Special Aide to former President John Agyekum Kufuor has debunked reports the ex-leader and his wife Theresa Kufuor are in self-isolation over COVID-19...

NDC ranked number 1 in use of indecent, abusive language on radio

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been ranked as the most abusive political party on radio due to the indecent and offensive language they...