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AFCON 2021: The Indomitable Lions may emerge as the first team to qualify for the Knockout Stage

Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon is becoming one of the most talked about forward of the biggest football competition on the continent. Together with Karl Toko-Ekambi, the duo both scored twice after Ethiopia broke the ice to take an early lead in Yaounde. Aboubakar is currently the top scorer of the competition with four goals in …

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Nigeria’s “King Maker” to run for President 2023

Bola Tinubu, the former governor of Lagos — the biggest economic hub in Nigeria, has declared his intention to run as the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria – the most populous country in Africa. As one of the most influential faces of the Nigerian politics and the current leader of the ruling All Progressives …

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#JusticeForSylvester: The Story So Far

#JusticeForSylvester: The Story So Far

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, AIG Hakeem Odumosu, has addressed members of the public regarding the conclusion of the autopsy report carried out on the late Sylvester Oromoni, whose death sparked the #JusticeForSylvester campaigns last year. Odumosu said that upon “thorough” investigation, the three House masters and five students earlier arrested in connection with …

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Covid-19: Lockdowns no longer a solution, says Africa CDC

With the surge of Covid-19, going on lockdowns cutting across different parts of the world has been one of the measures in preventing the spread of the disease. However, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) deliberated and agreed that severe lockdowns are no longer the most effective preventive measure in handlingcoronavirus waves on the continent. Governments in Africa have been advised and encouraged to …

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The Journey From 2021: What the future holds for African startups

Even before the pandemic hit, the journey has never been easy for entrepreneurs. But there’s this thing called the “African Dream”. It speaks of a better future, and looking into the ecosystem new businesses amid the pandemic are working round the clock sourcing for funds to provide sophisticated services and delivery of products across the continent and overseas. From …

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YVONNE CHAKA CHAKA: Princess Of Africa

Yvonne Chaka Chaka  is an internationally recognized South African singer, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, humanitarian and teacher. Dubbed the “Princess of Africa” (a name she received after a 1990 tour), Chaka Chaka has been at the forefront of South African popular music for 35 years and has been popular in Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Gabon, Sierra Leone and Ivory Coast. Songs like “I’m Burning Up”, “Thank …

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Omicron: “Scapegoating Africa Is Simply Outrageous”

Omicron: “Scapegoating Africa Is Simply Outrageous”

South African scientists’ research shows that no Covid-19 variant, including Omicron, emerged from Africa. But their research also shows that the Covid-19 variants are possibly mutations taking place inside infected persons – using them as host for evolution. WHAT RESEARCH SAYS ABOUT THE OMICRON VARIANT According to the research, if the immune system of a …

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Ethiopia: EU says UN has a moral obligation to prevent further violations

Ethiopia: EU says UN has a moral obligation to prevent further violations

The United Nations Human Rights Council plans to hold an urgent meeting to look into the situation in Ethiopia as reports continue to indicate further atrocities in the Tigray region. The European Union requested the critical meeting holds on Friday. The main agenda is to deliberate on whether to appoint an international team to investigate …

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South Africa: President delegates duties to Vice due to Covid-19

South Africa: President delegates duties to Vice due to Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa recently (on Sunday) tested positive for Covid-19 and has currently shifted presidential responsibilities to the Vice President, David Mabuza. Official report says, the 69-year-old President Ramaphosa is now in isolation receiving treatment. The report also says that the President felt unwell after attending the funeral of President FW de …

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COVID-19 TRAVEL BAN: Nigeria Claps Back

COVID-19 TRAVEL BAN: Nigeria Claps Back

The Nigerian Federal Government is set to restrict airlines coming from Canada, the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, into Nigeria from Tuesday, December 14, 2021, in response to the Covid-19 “red-listing” of a majority of African nations by Canada, the UK, Saudi Arabia, etc. This decision of the Nigerian government to retaliate was disclosed by …

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