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Huawei’s deep roots put Africa beyond reach of US crackdown

As the U.S. lobbies for countries around the world to keep Huawei Technologies out of their telecommunications networks, the Chinese giant has established a...

China’s AI deployment in Africa poses risks to security and sovereignty

The competition to dominate Africa’s artificial intelligence and critical infrastructure markets is geopolitical and Beijing is racing for the lead. During the past 20...

Migration to IPv6 Will Enhance Digital Economy, Says Pantami

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has stressed the need for Nigerians to migrate from the use of Internet...

Africa’s largest inter-university hackathon brings students together on Zindi for data science, for good

UmojaHack Africa 2021 was an unprecedented success, bringing more than 1000 students from 126 universities across Africa to compete on Zindi (www.Zindi.africa) in a...

Africa’s Electric Motorbike Pioneer Seizes Silicon Valley Funds

East Africa’s motorbike taxis are $3.5 million closer to mass electrification following an investment from Silicon Valley. Ampersand, a Rwandan startup that claims to be...

will.i.am announces high-tech Bluetooth face mask

The rapper's new Xupermask, a collaboration with tech conglomerate Honeywell, is priced at $299

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COVID-19 has exposed endemic gender inequality, Guterres tells UN Women’s commission

‘The game-changer we need’ “The damage is incalculable and will resound down the decades, into future generations”, warned the UN chief, noting that women makes...

Out-of-date orange drink turns deadly in Nigeria

At least 10 people have died and hundreds of others are in hospital after drinking out-of-date powdered orange-flavoured drinks in the northern Nigerian state...

Namibia: Union Says Nurses Skeptical of Covid-19 Vaccines

Th Namibia Nurses Union (Nanu) acting secretary general, Junias Shilunga says many nurses are skeptical to get vaccinated. "They are requesting the government to give...

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Hamane Niang: Sexual harassment case sees Fiba president step aside

The Malian president of Fiba, Hamane Niang, has agreed to step aside as an investigation is held into allegations of systemic sexual harassment within...

Emmanuel Gyasi: Born in Italy fulfilling his dream of playing for Ghana

Italy-born Emmanuel Gyasi may have fulfilled his childhood dream of playing for Ghana but he already has a new one to chase. The 27-year-old, who...

Africa Live: Zambia footballers stoned by DR Congo fans

Zambia’s footballer Kabaso Chongo is nursing head injuries after his TP Mazembe side were attacked by rival supporters in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

European Super League: Mixed reactions from Africa

The news that 12 clubs have signed up to join a new European Super League (ESL) has drawn almost universal condemnation - from fans,...

European Super League: Ivory Coast biggest losers if Fifa ban confirmed

Ivory Coast would be the hardest hit of the African national teams if players in a proposed new European Super League (ESL) are banned...

Tottenham SACK Jose Mourinho just before he was due to take morning training ahead of Sunday’s Carabao Cup final – with RB Leipzig’s Julian...

. Jose Mourinho has been axed by Tottenham days before the Carabao Cup final. With the club set to miss out on the top...
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DMX PROGNOSIS ‘NOT LOOKING GOOD’ AFTER OD… Kids Flying In TMZ reports

7:25 PM PT -- We just got an official statement from DMX's rep … "Last night Earl 'DMX' Simmons was rushed to the hospital...

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To ‘Crush the Virus,’ Majority of House Dems Urge Biden to Back Vaccine Patent Waiver

In order to "crush the virus" across the globe, more than half of the House Democratic caucus Tuesday called on President Joe Biden to...

Kenya needs greater investments in midwifery for life-saving maternity care

Today, the world celebrates International Day of the Midwife, taking stock of the work done by this valuable cadre of health workers in our...

Dozens of Namibian Doctors Implicated in Medical Aid Scheme Fraud

The finance ministry has identified 84 doctors who are accused of stealing millions through the government's medical aid scheme, while at least N$13 million...

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South Africa’s top court sentences ex-President Jacob Zuma

South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months by the highest court in the country. He has been given five days...

Kenneth Kaunda: Zambia’s first president dies aged 97

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia's first president and a key figure in its independence struggle, has died at the age of 97, his family has confirmed. Kaunda...

Twitter boss posts Nigerian flag as protests held

In an enigmatic message, Twitter boss Jack Dorsey has tweeted three Nigerian flags with no other comment. Local media have interpreted the message as showing...

Hamane Niang: Sexual harassment case sees Fiba president step aside

The Malian president of Fiba, Hamane Niang, has agreed to step aside as an investigation is held into allegations of systemic sexual harassment within...

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed: The Nobel Prize winner who went to war

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was once widely praised outside the country for his reforming zeal but that image was shattered in the months...

Allied Democratic Forces: The Ugandan rebels working with IS in DR Congo

The eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has long been a cradle of rebel activity, often the spill-over of conflict in neighbouring...

Germany colonial-era genocide reparations offer not enough – Namibia vice president

Germany’s offer to fund projects in Namibia worth more than a billion euros ($1.22 billion) over 30 years to atone for its role in...

ISWAP militant group says Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader is dead

The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) militant group said in an audio recording heard by Reuters on Sunday that Abubakar Shekau, leader of...

Congo to begin phased return of residents to volcano-hit city

Democratic Republic of Congo will start a phased return of residents who fled Goma in the aftermath of a volcanic eruption that destroyed thousands...

Nigeria ‘in discussions with Twitter’ after ban

Nigeria says it's in discussions with Twitter, having suspended the social media platform over the weekend. After meeting diplomats, Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said the...

US imposes visa restrictions over Cameroon violence

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on people accused of inciting violence in English-speaking western Cameroon. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the US...

China allows couples to have three children

China scrapped its decades-old one-child policy in 2016, replacing it with a two-child limit which has failed to lead to a sustained upsurge in...

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