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Weekly News

  • Ethiopia flags News

It’s Ethiopia’s National Day

The day marks the demise of the repressive military regime and the dawn of a new era of peace, development and democracy for the Ethiopian People. Under this new government, all Ethiopians are recognized equally [...]

  • EgyptAir Remains News

Officials Try To Solve The EgyptAir Mystery

Records from the aircraft's Acars system indicated smoke may have been detected in a toilet but the cause of the disaster, which killed all 66 passengers and crew on board the flight, remains unknown.

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Ten Things You Need To Know About Africa Day

The theme for 2016 is 'Building a better Africa and a Better World', but why do we celebrate this day?

  • Nigeria Tomatoes News

State Of Emergency In Nigeria Over Tomato Shortage

Over the past few days, a number of Nigerian social media accounts have been posting photographs of La Tomatina in Bunol, Spain. The festival is supposed to be fun. But to Nigerians, it's an enormous [...]

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Defeating Malaria Could Just Be A Bath Away

Comprised of Shea butter, lemongrass, African marigold and other natural resources that are plentiful in Burkina Faso, it is designed to leave an insect-repelling odor on the user's skin after washing.

Kenya’s Mau Tribe Wants Britain To Pay Up

A compensation claim has been brought against the UK Foreign Office by 44,000 Kenyans who say they survived frequent beatings, rapes, torture, forced labour and in some cases castration, at the hands of British colonists.

Kenya’s Opposition Suspends Protests

At least three people were killed in violent protests that rocked parts of the country. More than 30 others were injured as police clashed with Opposition supporters in seven counties during demonstrations push for officials [...]

Eritrea Celebrates Its Independence But Is It Free?

Exactly 25 years ago the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front marched into Asmara, sending the Ethiopian forces they had been fighting for 30 years scrambling out of the city.

What Happened In Burundi Must Not Be Forgotten

By gathering personal testimonies and information on citizen deaths, a project run by Burundians in exile is recording the stories of those killed during the current political crisis.

Top10 Languages To Know In Africa

Not only is Africa the second most populous continent in the world with over one billion people, but it is also home to the highest linguistic diversity in the world.