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Video: 200 Students Trapped In Collapsed School Building At Jos Secondary School

The Plateau Commissioner for Information and Communication, Musa Ashoms, has confirmed that about 200 students were trapped in the Jos school building that collapsed in Busa Buji village, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, Nigeria. The Saints Academy, a secondary school in Jos, collapsed on Friday, while students …

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Ugandan TikToker Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Insulting President

A Ugandan court has sentenced a 24-year-old man to six years in prison for insulting the president and the first family through his video posted on TikTok. Edward Awebwa was charged with hate speech and spreading “misleading and malicious” information against President Yoweri Museveni, First Lady Janet Museveni and son …

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Video: Kenyan President Fires His Entire Cabinet

Kenyan President William Ruto fired his entire cabinet on Thursday. Only the Deputy President and Prime Cabinet Secretary were spared. Ruto said public sentiment following widespread anti-tax protests sparked by a controversial finance bill prompted the action. Ruto declined to sign the bill but still faced pressure to dismiss non-performing …

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Ghana Faces Dire Hunger Crisis By 2030 – UENR Dean

Many Ghanaians will experience hunger and malnutrition by 2030 due to an anticipated drop in national fish production, according to Professor Berchie Asiedu, Dean of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR). He revealed that the nation’s fish consumption is expected to reach …

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Information Minister ‘Warns’ Media Over “Cook-a-Thon Embarrassment”

Information Minister, Fatimatu Abubakar, has issued a stern reminder to the media to meticulously verify all information before publication, warning that failure to do so could lead to national chaos and embarrassment. Her caution comes in the wake of a recent incident involving a Ghanaian chef who falsely claimed recognition …

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Liberia’s President Cuts His Salary By 40%

Liberia’s President, Joseph Boakai has announced that he will slash his salary by 40 percent. His office said he hoped to set a precedent for “responsible governance” and demonstrate “solidarity” with Liberians. Government salaries have been under intense scrutiny recently as Liberians complain about the rising cost of living. Around …

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25 Soldiers Sentenced To Death For Desertion

Twenty-five soldiers with the Democratic Republic of Congo’s army have been sentenced to death for fleeing battles against the notorious M23 rebels in the conflict-hit east of the country. The soldiers were also convicted of theft by a military tribunal as they stole goods from shops in a nearby village …

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Inusah Fuseini Reacts To Reports That He Owns Real Estate Properties In Dubai

A former Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Inusah Fuseini has reacted to allegations that he owns some 20 properties in Dubai. This was in response to a recent report by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) that named him as one of the “politically exposed persons” in …

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Kenya’s President Refuses To Sign Finance Bill Into Law After Deadly Protest

Kenyan President William Ruto has withdrawn and rejected the controversial Finance Bill 2024, following widespread protests and violence across the country on Tuesday June 25. Protesters stormed the National Assembly, setting a section of the parliament building on fire, and clashing with police. The protests, led by youth, were sparked …

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5 Ghanaian MPs Narrowly Escape Attack In Kenya As Protesters Barge Into Parliament

Five Ghanaian lawmakers and a clerk were caught in turmoil as protestors besieged the Kenyan Parliament on Tuesday afternoon. The MPs, including Emmanuel Gyamfi, Nii Lantey Vanderpuye, Thomas Ampem, Sylvester Tetteh, and Mohammed Tuferu, were in Kenya for a study visit. Hundreds of anti-Finance Bill protestors stormed the Parliament, setting …

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