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Nigeria’s Population Now a Whopping 201 Million!

A United Nation Population Fund report has said that the country's population grew by about 5 million people from 2018. Nigeria has the world's third lowest life expectancy rate at 55 years and the total  fertility rate…

Uganda at Risk of Ebola Following Violence in…

Reports of people from DR Congo being prevented from crossing the border into Uganda and choosing to enter the country illegally without being screened for Ebola have raised concerns that the disease may spread. This…

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Botswana Hosts Crucial Elephant Summit

The elephant summit scheduled for May 7 will assist authorities to refine the decision on the hunting ban, the government has said. Angola, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, which also have the largest number of elephants…

Buhari Returns to Nigeria After ‘Private Visit’ to…

The presidency has blasted online media critics and opposition politicians, who have insinuated that President Muhammadu Buhari might extend his 10-day private visit to London. Buhari's visit stirred a debate across the nation, leading to…

Charcoal Traders Go to Uganda After Kenya Ban

Kenya's ban on logging in 2017 has seen charcoal traders flock to Uganda, which is now putting a strain on the country's dwindling forest cover. Conservationists have warned that with new markets for charcoal in…

Mnangagwa to Avail Foreign Currency to Combat Price…

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has agreed to provide foreign currency to businesses and lashed out at companies that increased prices of commodities. The Zanu PF leader described the price hikes as unethical, unpatriotic and inhumane.

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Bayern Munich Opens Soccer Academy in Ethiopia

The soccer school will accept 30-40 young athletes between the ages of 8-10, with their training costs covered by Bayern Munich, says the Ethiopian Football Federation's Esayas Jira. Photo: German Embassy Addis AbabaThe launch of Bayern…