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Pope Francis mourns victims of church bombings in Egypt

Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam

Pope Francis arrives in Cairo on Friday hoping to mend ties with Islamic religious leaders just as Egypt's ancient Christian community faces unprecedented pressure...
Zambian president threatens to declare state of emergency

Zambian president threatens to declare state of emergency

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia on Friday threatened to declare a state of emergency if people do not stop setting ablaze public properties in...
FG mustering political will to develop tourism, says Lai Mohammed

World leaders endorse Buhari’s programmes, efforts – Lai Mohammed

The right won by Nigeria to host the United Nation World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) conference in 2018 has been described as “a global endorsement...
Zuma celebrates 75th birthday with pledge to win fight against racism

Zuma celebrates 75th birthday with pledge to win fight against racism

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa on Wednesday celebrated his 75th birthday with a pledge to win the fight against racism. “We remain committed to...
Tight security in Egypt after deadly twin church bombings

Tight security in Egypt after deadly twin church bombings

Tight security measures were imposed in Egypt on Monday following twin bombings at Coptic Christian churches that killed dozens and were claimed by Islamic...
Kenya’s apex bank warns citizens of Ponzi schemes comeback

Kenya’s apex bank warns citizens of Ponzi schemes comeback

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Friday warned of pyramid schemes in the country masquerading as savings and credit societies. The entities are taking...
Barrow’s party wins Gambia parliamentary election

Barrow’s party wins Gambia parliamentary election

Gambian President Adama Barrow’s United Democratic Party (UDP) has won Thursday’s parliamentary election, taking 31 seats in the 53-member parliament, the electoral commission announced...
UN Security Council expresses worry over crisis in Central African Republic

UN Security Council expresses worry over crisis in Central African Republic

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday expressed concern over the ongoing clashes between armed groups, in particular around Bambari in the Ouaka prefecture,...
DJ apologises for playing remix of call to prayer at Tunisian rave

DJ apologises for playing remix of call to prayer at Tunisian rave

British DJ “Dax J” on Tuesday apologised for using a sample of the Muslim call to prayer in a song that he played at...
Ghanaian President names new central bank governor 2 days after incumbent’s exit

Ghanaian President names new central bank governor 2 days after incumbent’s exit

Three months after he was inaugurated, President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed a new governor for Ghana’s Central Bank. He is Mr Ernest Addison, an Economist....