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Cairo News

Golden Pharaoh parade broadcast on 200+ global channels

  The remains of Queen Hatshepsut, Egypt’s only female Pharoah was part of the golden parade alongside 21 other royal mummies, making their way to the country’s new national museum.  22 Pharoah...
Cairo News

The Ever Given, the cargo ship blocking the Suez Canal, has been freed

“World’s heaviest traffic jam” eased at the Suez Canal as the Ever Given is dislodged The Ever Given, cargo ship blocking the Suez Canal has been freed. The ship sent international shipping into a qu...
Dar Es Salaam News

African megastar Diamond Platinumz’s record-breaking achievements in music

  Renowned Tanzania artiste Diamond Platinumz crossed another milestone in his distinguished music career after the success of the hit song ‘Waah’ that featured Congolese legend Koffi Olomide....
Lagos News

Nigeria’s Burnaboy to perform at the Grammy's 2021 Premiere Ceremony

  The Nigerian has been nominated for the Best Global Music category.  Riding off successful African giant and Twice as Tall albums, Burna Boy will perform at the Grammy’s 2021 pre-show, 3 pm. EST...
Cape Town News

5 South Africa series and films dominating Showmax

The Snail and the whale ‘The Snail and the whale’ is a short animated film that narrates a story about Sally Hawkins, an ambitious snail. This adorable production by Magic Light Pictures has received...
Marrakesh News

Five Moroccan soups great during winter

  Moroccan soups complement meals adding a tasty touch to meals rich in nutrients. In North Africa, Morocco stands out as a central hub of spices and aromatic foods. Morocco is a beautiful count...
Accra News

Ghana receives the first doses of the free Covax vaccines

The Covax scheme hopes to ensure vaccines are shared equally among both rich and poor nations.  Ghana is now the first African country to receive over 600,000 Oxford-AstraZeneca doses from the Covax...
Cape Town News

South African Covid-19 variant reduces vaccine protections

  In the findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine, research proves that the South African Covid-19 variant reduces protection offered by vaccines. The laboratory study reveals a r...
Arusha News

Italian ambassador killed in attack on UN convoy in DR Congo

Luca Attanasio and a carabiniere were killed in an attack north of Goma in eastern DRC. Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Congo, Luca Attanasio, and Italian carabiniere military police...
Lagos News

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes first African and first woman director general of WTO

#AnkaraArmy, #BeLikeNgoziChallenge trend as Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala heads the WTO Nigeria marked the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in style after her role as the new  World Trade Organizat...
Cairo News

World’s oldest beer factory uncovered in Egypt

  A team of Egyptian and American archeologists has uncovered the world’s oldest mass-production breweries at a prominent Egyptian site. The 5000-year old brewery was dug up by a team of researche...
Cape Town News

AstraZeneca vaccine rollout halted over low effectiveness toward South African variant

South Africa has temporarily halted its AstraZeneca vaccination drive after a new study emerged that the jab is not as effective with the new Covid-19 variant. This study was carried out by the Univ...
Cairo News

Golden-tongued mummies discovered near Alexandria

  Archeologists working at a burial site near Alexandria have uncovered ancient mummies with golden tongues. It is believed that the golden-tongued amulets helped the dead speak in the afterlife w...
Lagos News

10 Best things to do in Lagos

Lagos is a city that never sleeps; businesses here are in active motion 24/7. Thus, Lagos has something to offer to every tourist. If you are planning your next trip to Lagos, here are 10 best things...
Cape Town News

South African army ends hijab ban for military service members

  The South African military has overhauled a ban on a policy that prevented Muslim servicewomen to wear the hijab, a religious headscarf. This ended the three-year advocacy for policy change by a...
Accra News

Best Things To Do In Accra

Accra is the hearty capital of Ghana, located on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. Accra serves as the administrative, economic, and educational center of the country and is home to the head offices...
Accra News

5 busiest cities in Africa

Africa’s top cities have huge populations marked by high rural-urban migration from the youthful populations flock to urban centers in search of opportunities. It is essential to separate the distinct...
Maputo News

‘Cartegory 1’ Tropical Cyclone Eloise ravages Mozambique

The storm that has swept through Africa’s east coast has displaced thousands in Mozambique and destroyed over 130,000 hectares of crops.  Mozambique is experiencing heavy rains and flooding, brought...
Nairobi News

Green Turtle babies hatch along Kenya’s Southern coastline

The Kenyan coastline is the perfect nesting site for a wide variety of turtles - particularly the green turtles which are regarded as endangered and listed on the International Union for Conservation...
Cairo News

Patrick Zaki to remain in custody for another 15 days

  Over the past 11 months Patrick Zaky, a student at the University of Bologna and of Egyptian nationality, remains held at the Tora prison in Cairo. There was no good news after much hope buil...
Nairobi News

A Brit on the biggest pirate treasure hunt ever in Seychelles

John Cruise-Wilkins is convinced he has deciphered the map of the loot that the Vulture, a French privateer, hid on the archipelago three centuries ago.  "Like Tutankhamun's Tomb.” John Cruise-Wilk...
Addis Ababa News

GERD Dam talks: Sudan, Ethiopia, Egypt talks mired in uncertainty

Sudan expressed frustrations as negotiations stalled, while Egypt and Ethiopia blame Sudanese objections for the recent impasse.  Another round of talks aiming to break the stalemate over the GERD...
Cape Town News

South Africa secures 1.5 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine

Over a million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India will arrive in January with an additional 500,000 in February. Mkhize disclosed to parliamentarians details of the muc...
Accra News

President Nana Akufo-Addo sworn-in for a second term in Ghana

The swearing-in ceremony for Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo took place yesterday in the capital Accra.  The ceremony comes a day after a brawl erupted in Ghana’s parliament during the speaker ele...
Nairobi News

Schools reopen in Kenya after nine months

Millions of pupils across Kenya reported to schools for the first time after a nine-month closure to curb the spread of Covid-19. All learners were subjected to temperature checks ad required to u...
Cape Town News

Top Universities in South Africa

South Africa has played host to thousands of students across the continent and beyond, seeking quality higher education from top-class Universities. The Times Higher Education - internationally re...
Cairo News

Egypt clears officers implicated in the murder of Italian student Giulio Regeni

Egypt’s top prosecutor Hamada al-Sawy rejected the claim that five of the country’s security officers were involved in the torture and killing of Giulio Regeni in 2016. As per the announcement, he fou...
Cape Town News

Covid-19 cases in South Africa hit 1 million

Covid-19 cases in South Africa are now over 1 million. President Cyril Rhamaphosa is expected to announce new restrictions aimed at slowing the surge. Official Covid-19 cases in South Africa have...
Lagos News

French MPs approve the return of looted artifacts to Benin and Senegal

  France is set to return ancient artifacts looted from Benin and Senegal during its colonial past. This was part of a restitution agreement approved upon by the two countries. Benin will receive...
Accra News

Beaches near Accra

The coastline of Accra is dotted with beaches that offer relaxation, excitement, and family- friendly activities.  An oceanside escape from the noisy, chaotic city is not close, but worth the trek....
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