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Ghanaian traders shut down more foreign-owned shops as Nigeria’s border crisis worsens.

By William Niba Members of Ghana’s main traders’ union GUTA, stormed Accra’s shopping district on Monday closing down more than 100 foreign–run shops. The businesses targeted were said to be violating a Ghanaian law barring non-nationals from operating in the…

Uganda revamps century-old rail network after China delays funding

Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) – Uganda will begin refurbishing its century-old rail network this month to boost bulk cargo transportation, after failing to secure $2.2 billion in Chinese funding for a new standard-gauge line, a senior rail official said on…

Bae Phi Bae: Top 10 HBCUs With The BADDEST Women

 By Bossip Staff There’s nothing on Earth quite like an HBCU where bright young minds flock for quality programs, fellowship, lifelong friendship and the baddest women (with goals, dreams and good sense) you’ll ever meet–no, seriously. And that’s exactly why we’re here: to…

Mankind to go deeper into space than ever before as craft passes interstellar boundary

By Daniel Bird NASA scientists are on the verge of crossing a new space boundary by entering interstellar galaxy Scientists behind the Voyager mission are about to enter a new boundary of space, reaching deeping into the cosmos than ever…

SADC’s anti-sanctions call shows disregard for Zimbabweans’ needs

BY RINGISAI CHIKOHOMERO What was meant to be an overwhelming show of national solidarity by the citizens of Zimbabwe on 25 October ended up being an embarrassing flop. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government had spared no expenses for the anti-sanctions rally on…

Nigerian’s Furious Over Amosun’s Stockpile of 1,000 AK-47 Rifles, Two Million Bullets

By Samuel Ogundipe Social media outrage has greeted PREMIUM TIMES’ publication of fresh evidence of how Ibikunle Amosun smuggled deadly arms and ammunition into Nigeria. The story that was published on Monday exposed as false Mr Amosun’s claim that he…

US removes Cameroon from trade pact over alleged ‘persistent’ human rights violations

By Daniel Ekonde and Bukola Adebayo US President Donald Trump and Cameroon President Paul Biya Yaounde, Cameroon (CNN)The US is cutting Cameroon from a trade pact over allegations of human rights violations.President Donald Trump said the West African nation failed…

37 Million Bees Dead After GMO Seeds Planted Nearby

Over 37 million bees have been found dead in Canada after GMO corn was planted recently in the local area.  According to local beekeeper, Dave Schuit, since the GMO corn was planted close to his farm he lost over 37…

Senegal’s NIMA Codes to launch address app in 15 African countries

by Jake Bright Senegalese startup NIMA Codes — a digital mapping service for locations without formal addresses  —  has upgraded its app and plans to go live in 15 African countries in 2020. The pre-seed stage startup launched in 2018 around an…

Let sleeping dogs fly! Entire pack of 15 African wild dogs sleep on plane as they are flown 1,000 miles from South Africa to a new life in Mozambique

By RYAN FAHEY An entire pack of 15 African wild dogs slept through a 1,000 mile journey from South Africa to their new life in Mozambique on Thursday.  Lined up neatly next to one another, the family of canines were ideal passengers for…