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Resignation

Pierre Buyoya Resigns From AU Post

Pierre Buyoya has quit his African Union Special Envoy Role, Buyoya told a media outlet about him resigning, Buyoya has had a rough last due to allegations of his involvement in the assassination of his…

More Than 100 Coffins Discovered In Egypt

The Tourism sector in Egypt has discovered over 100 ancient mummy-holding coffins, the coffins are more than 3000 years old. Khaled el-Anany the tourism minister said the coffins will be preserved as a national heritage…

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Health crisis

Madagascar records its first coronavirus death

Madagascar on Sunday announced the first death of a patient suffering from the novel coronavirus, nearly two months after it was first detected in the country. The 57-year-old hospital worker died on Saturday and had…

Freedom

Abducted in Kenya, freed in Somali: Italian flies…

Wearing a surgical mask, disposable gloves and booties to guard against COVID-19, a young Italian woman returned to her homeland Sunday after 18 months as a hostage in eastern Africa. Silvia Romano lowered her mask…

Protest

Somalians protest over fatal police shooting to enforce…

Tensions flared in Somalia over the weekend, causing angry protesters to burn tires and demand justice. Confinements and travel restrictions against the coronavirus are proving extremely difficult to enforce. Residents are giving security officers a…

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Commonwealth

Commonwealth summit in Rwanda postponed

The 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has been postponed as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting was scheduled to take place in Kigali, Rwanda on 22 – 27 June 2020.…

Tanzania cancels 2020 Union Day celebration

Tanzania officially announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition of the annual Union Day celebrations. The day is marked to commemorate the merger of Tanganyika and Zanzibar to become Tanzania. April 26 is the day…

Delay

Grand Egyptian Museum opening delays over COVID-19

The Grand Egyptian museum, located near the pyramids of Giza will not be opened until 2021. The decision has been taken by President Abdel Fattah-al Sisi over the coronavirus pandemic. “The president announced postponing the…

Emptiness

Kenya: Easter mass held in empty Nairobi church

Nairobi’s main Catholic church was empty Sunday as faithful endure coronavirus lockdown. A modest Easter Sunday service was held by a small group of Clergymen in the Kenyan capital. “The COVID-19 virus has disrupted our…