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Cameroon Airlines plane fired on by separatist rebels

by REUTERS Cameroon’s conflict between separatist rebels and the government escalated on Sunday when the former fired on a passenger jet as it approached Bamenda airport in the northwest of the country. The scheduled flight from Douala landed safely and…

Bashir’s ideas will prevail: Sudan’s NCP party reacts to govt ban

by africa news Sudan’s National Congress Party (NCP) on Friday condemned the government’s decision to dissolve it, and confiscate its assets, insisting that its ‘ideas will prevail’. The NCP which is ousted president Omar al-Bashir’s party accused the new “illegal government” of…

Equatorial Guinea announces US$1bn in projects for ‘Year of Investment 2020’

Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima has revealed several capital-intensive projects as part of Equatorial Guinea’s upcoming 2020 Year of Investment initiative The ministry also aims to construct a methanol-to-gasoline unit to meet domestic consumption. (Image source:…

Technical Watch-List: Anglo African Oil & Gas Plc (LON:AAOG)

 Published By : Charles Frey Anglo African Oil & Gas Plc (LON:AAOG) Every trading session discloses different movements and trends about Anglo African Oil & Gas Plc (LON:AAOG) stock. Currently we observed the different factors that reported on LAST TRADING PERIOD…

Twitter chief Jack Dorsey announces plans to move to Africa

Tech executive declared plan to move temporarily in 2020 following a month-long visit to entrepreneurs on the continent Twitter chief Jack Dorsey said this week that he plans to move to Africa for up to six months next year. The tech executive…

Move over Bodyguard: how crime drama Shiro’s Story became a YouTube hit

Ben Beaumont-Thomas Written in freestyle rap, this story of love, betrayal and drug violence is what kids watched while their parents tuned into Bodyguard. We meet the ex-gang member behind the online sensation As millions of parents settled down in…

Namibia’s President Geingob set to win second term as opposition cries foul

by:RFI Namibia’s President Hage Geingob is set for a second term in office after the National Election Commission announced provisional results with more than 85 percent of votes counted. But two opposition parties are calling fraud. Geingob is leading with…

South Africa court rejects Zuma appeal to prevent corruption trial

by Kara van der Berg Former South African President Jacob Zuma appears in court where he faces charges that include fraud, racketeering and money laundering in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, October 15, 2019. Michele Spatari /Pool via REUTERS JOHNANNESBURG (Reuters) –…

African brands spend over $40 million a year to advertise in the world’s richest soccer league

By Yomi Kazeem It’s hard to miss the SportPesa logo at an Everton FC home soccer match in the English Premier League. The Kenyan sport betting firm’s logo is slapped on the team’s shirts and across the stadium as part…

Reparations fight expands as advocates push local and state governments to right wrongs done to Black people

BY LA RISA LYNCH What’s your opinion on this article? CHICAGO—The debate about this country’s atonement for more than two centuries of slavery and its continued aftereffects on Blacks under harsh Jim Crow laws has simmered for decades.  That debate…