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Survivor recalls horror after Congo mine collapse

by on September 13, 2020 0
Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Kinyenye Furaha passed out from shock when he realised a mine collapse in eastern Congo had buried more than 50 fellow miners including his brother, he said on Sunday, as the hunt continued for bodies two days after the disaster. Miners searching the site near the town of... Read More

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases nears 1.3m

by on September 6, 2020 0
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), on Sunday, said the number of coronavirus positive cases has risen to 1,291,724 in the continent. Africa CDC also said that the death toll from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic climbed to 31,056. The African Union (AU) Commission’s specialised healthcare agency said the number of... Read More

Presidents of Guinea, Ivory Coast seeking third term

by on August 7, 2020 0
The governing party in Guinea has asked President Alpha Conde to seek a controversial third term in office and after weeks of speculation, Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has announced that he too is seeking a third term. The governing party in Guinea has asked President Alpha Conde to seek a controversial third term... Read More

Pepper Row’s SS20 Collection Envisions Africa’s Future

by on August 6, 2020 0
Pepper Row, a sustainable luxury fashion brand from Africa, has released its SS20 Collection tagged Afrofuturism. The brand’s aesthetics explores the world of forms and colours which come through in the clothes made “for spicy people.” This collection imagines a utopian future through an African lens. A future where African influences in fashion, arts,... Read More

Thousands of migrants dying on trek across Africa: UN

by on July 29, 2020 0
Thousands of migrants have died after suffering “extreme” abuse while crossing Africa, according to a UN report on Wednesday that estimated 72 people perish each month on the continent’s routes. There has been considerable focus on the thousands lost at sea while trying to cross from Africa to Europe, but a new report found... Read More

African football back in Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia

by on July 29, 2020 0
Morocco decided to re-open its Major League Football tournament the Botola Pro 1, after four months away from the pitch. Leader of the competition before Covid 19 put a stop to the Botola, Wydad Athletic Club is aiming to maintain itself at the top of the league, with only 9 games to play. Despite its... Read More