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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to legalize firing transgender workers

The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to set a legal precedent that would make it OK for an employer to...

Nigerian gov’t ordered to pay $9bn to private gas firm

A British judge has ordered the Nigerian government to pay $9bn in assets to a small private company. The...

Tanzania tanker explosion death toll reaches 85

The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Tanzania has climbed to 85, a local governor said Wednesday, after 10 more...

Israel bars two members of U.S. congress

Israel is blocking two US Democratic lawmakers, who are prominent critics of the Israeli government, from visiting. Ilhan Omar...

Row over Burundi students ripping up uniforms

Pictures of Burundian students celebrating the end of exams by tearing up their uniforms have caused so much of a stir they...

Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. rematch in Saudi Arabia blasted by human rights group

The decision to stage the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr. in Saudi Arabia has drawn heavy criticism from human rights group...

YouTube child star dies of malaria

A six-year-old YouTube star known in Burundi for his popular comedy sketches has died of malaria, his manager says.

Shatta Wale on verge of landing another mega-deal with renowned beer, Budweiser

Ghanaian dancehall act, Shatta Wale had long served notice that 2019 would be one of the biggest years in his career and...

American actor Samuel L. Jackson’s perspective after visiting Ghana

American movie star, Samuel L. Jackson has arrived in Ghana to shoot a documentary on slavery, titled 'Enslaved'. The...

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel independently

Women in Saudi Arabia can now travel abroad without a male guardian's permission, royal decrees say. The new rule...

Somalia’s President renounces his US citizenship

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo" Mohamed has officially renounced his US citizenship, a statement from his office says. Although...

Burundi opposition offices ‘smeared with faeces’

More than 10 offices of Burundi’s main opposition party have been set alight or defaced with human faeces over the last two...
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Video: Stonebwoy hints of new song with Jamaica’s Elephant Man

Award-winning dancehall musician, Stonebwoy has, in a new Facebook video, made his fans aware of a new song he has with Jamaican...

Video/Photos: Kenyan pastor invites ‘Jesus’ to preach in his church

Though most people on social media believe the crusade took place in South Africa, ‘Jesus’ seems to have been in Kenya.

Video: Gunmen steal gold worth $30m from Brazil airport

Gunmen in Brazil have stolen 750kg (1,650lbs) of gold estimated to be worth at least $30m (£24m). The suspects...

US couple sentenced for starving, maltreating children adopted from Ghana

A couple adopted a brother and sister from Ghana then starved them and treated them worse than their other children. Kenny Fry,...

Ghana gears up for 2019 Ghana World Music Festival

Ghana! Get ready for the Ghana World Music Festival 2019 powered by Hitz 103.9 FM, Joy Prime TV and The 'Year Of...

Burna Boy features Angelique Kidjo, Future, M.anifest on new album ‘African Giant’

Afro-fusion sensation, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has released his much anticipated album, ‘African Giant.’ The 19-track album was...

Video: Burna Boy’s performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live

BET Award-winner, Nigeria's Burna Boy, was a guest on American TV show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. The superstar, who is promoting...

Man shot ‘because of skin colour’ in Germany

An Eritrean man was wounded in the stomach in a drive-by shooting in central Germany in what police have condemned as a...