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Africa Union Plans to Raise 1 Million USD for COVID-19 Response Fund on Africa Day

The African Union (AU) said it is to raise one million U.S. dollars on Monday for its COVID-19 response fund, as the 55-member pan-African bloc marks the Africa Day. The African Union has created an African Union COVID-19 Response...

Africa Day, 25 May: Here are 35 Interesting Facts About Africa

Africa Day formerly known as African Freedom Day is the annual commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity on 25 May 1963. The day is celebrated in various countries on the African continent, as well as around...

Rwanda President Orders Release of 50 Women Jailed for Having Abortions

Rwanda is to release 50 young women convicted of abortion (But about nine people who aided the illegal process will stay in jail to serve their full sentences), after a personal pardon was issued by the country’s president, Paul...

Tanzanian Comic Detained for Laughing at an Old Photograph of President Magufuli

Popular Tanzanian comedian and former Big Brother Africa winner Idris Sultan is being held by police for allegedly bullying President John Magufuli.According to his lawyer Bennedict Ishabakaki, Mr Sultan was detained on Tuesday and has been denied bail.The police...

Bianca Schoombee Withdraws From Miss SA 2020 After Old Offensive Tweets Resurface

Miss South Africa 2020 hopeful Bianca Schoombee has withdrawn her entry from the pageant after outrage caused by a series of offensive tweets she posted as a teenager. Schoombee began trending on Twitter as a favourite potential finalist among the...

The Creation Story of the Bijago People of Guinea-Bissau

The Bijago People of Guinea Bissau are a group of people that make up just 2.5% of the Guinean population (about 30 thousand people) but they have a strong cultural and ethnic identity. Located in the Atlantic Ocean off the...

Cameroon Miracle Healer Who Claimed He Could Cure COVID-19, Dies of Virus

Frankline Ndifor, a popular Cameroon pastor and miracle healer has died of COVID-19 a week after he prayed and laid hands on persons diagnosed with the coronavirus. When his death was announced on Saturday, family members and Christians of his...

Benkos Biohó: The Runaway Slave Who Escaped Captivity and Established the First Free African Town in the Americas

Domingo Biohó Also known as Domingo Biohó, was born in the 15th century into a royal family that ruled Bioho one of the Bissagos Islands off the coast of what is today Guinea-Bissau. He was kidnapped by the Portuguese...

Trump Calls Out WHO for Ignoring Racism Against Africans in China

US President Donald Trump has criticised the World Health Organization (WHO) for not responding strongly to reports of racism and discrimination against Africans living in the Chinese city of Guangzhou in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Mr Trump has...

Coronavirus: South Sudan’s Vice-president, Wife Tests Positive

South Sudan's Vice-President Riek Machar has tested positive for coronavirus. His wife, Defence Minister Angelina Teny, some bodyguards and other staff have also tested positive for the virus. Mr Machar was tested on 13 May after one of the members of...

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