Category Archives: Africa

Burkina Faso, President Roch M.C. Kabore arrested by the military

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The President of Burkina Faso, Roch Kaboré, has been detained by mutinying soldiers.

Some troops in the West African nation have demanded the sacking of military chiefs and more resources to fight Islamist militants.

Gunfire had been heard overnight near the presidential palace and at barracks in the capital, Ouagadougou.

AFCON 2021: Egypt meet Sudan in final test

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Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz said Tuesday he will not be swayed by critics of his underperforming team as the seven-time Africa Cup of Nations champions target a spot in the knockout rounds. #Afcon #Afcon2021 #afcon2022 #sudan #egypt

The Pharaohs take on Sudan in Yaounde on Wednesday knowing a draw will be enough to send them through to the last 16, where they would face the winners of Group E, and a possible showdown with Ivory Coast.

Top Kenyan tycoon Jimi Wanjig arrested after heavy military standoff

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Billionaire businessman Jimi Wanjigi has been arrested following a warrant of arrest issued by a Nairobi Magistrates court on Tuesday.

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The arrest came after an hours-long standoff at his offices along General Mathenge drive in Westlands, Nairobi that saw Anti-Terror Police Unit (APTU) officers break into one of the buildings at the premises to get hold of Wanjigi.

Raila Odinga- I will easily defeat William Ruto

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Opposition leader Raila Odinga insists his supporters are not violent.

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Odinga spoke in Nairobi on Tuesday, following repeated claims by Deputy President William Ruto fingering his political outfit as the source of Odinga the crowd trouble witnessed at Nairobi’s Jacaranda grounds at the weekend.

In his rebuttal, Odinga hit back at Ruto in public for the first time, suggesting the DP had panicked after sensing defeat.

Superstar Harmonize gets Magufuli’s face tattoo on his right leg

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Superstar Harmonize gets Magufuli’s face tattoo on his right leg. Whisper Eye News.

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Tanzanian singer Harmonize has paid a special tribute to his dear and fallen friend, the late Tanzanian president JOHN POMBE MAGUFULI.

Harmonize has gotten a tattoo of the face of Magufuli on his right leg and captioned it in his native Swahili language.

President Paul Kagame is my uncle, says Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba

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President Paul Kagame is my uncle, says Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba.

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Uganda’s first son Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has come out to confirm that Rwandan president Gen Paul Kagame is his Uncle.

Wounded ADF rebels run in bizarre to Mt Rwenzori for safety

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Wounded ADF rebels run in bizarre to Mt Rwenzori for safety

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The UPDF and DRC troops have continued to register more success in their campaign to completely mop out the ADF rebels in Eastern Congo.

Through the use of artillery, airstrikes and other modern warfare tactics by the ground troops, the UPDF which has inflicted heavy casualties on the side of the ADF has forced the rebels to seek refuge in the mountains of Rwenzori.

The NRA destroys more 3 ADF camps in DRC

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The UPDF/NRA and the Congolese army have once again launched air and artillery strikes against three more ADF camps in the thick DRC forests, the Ugandan army has confirmed.

South African President tests positive for covid-19

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is receiving treatment after testing positive on Sunday, the office of the presidency said in a statement.

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He has delegated all responsibilities to Deputy President David Mabuza for the next week.

Kenya’s freedom fighter Raila Odinga officially joins 2020 presidency race

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Veteran Kenyan politician Raila Odinga has announced today Friday that he would make his fifth bid for the presidency in next year’s election, ending months of suspense following a surprise truce with his former foe, President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Big Tragedy: 38 prisoners perish as fire guts a prison in Burundi

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38 prisoners perish as fire guts a prison in Burundi.

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Its a sad day in Burundi after a massive fire ripped through an overcrowded prison in the wee ours of Tuesday morning killing 38 of inmates and seriously injuring many more, the country’s vice president said.

“The ADF is going to suffer a bloody nose.” Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba

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“The ADF is going to suffer a bloody nose.” Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba

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Commander of the NRA/UPDF land forces Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba has roared saying the ADF rebels are to regret their mistakes of attacking Uganda with this time going to suffer a bloody nose.

UPDF VS ADF: Why UPDF may be harshly defeated in DRC by an invisible enemy

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Why UPDF may be harshly defeated in DRC by an invisible enemy.

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Early this week, the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF), in a joint operation with DR Congo forces, launched a series of aerial strikes against ADF militants in DRC.