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China allows couples to have three children

China has announced that it will allow couples to have up to three children, after census data showed a steep decline in birth rates. China...

Uganda minister shot in assassination attempt

Gunmen have attacked and wounded Uganda's Transport Minister and former army commander, Gen Katumba Wamala, killing his daughter and driver. Witnesses say men on motorbikes...

Mali suspended from ECOWAS

The leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), have suspended Mali from all ECOWAS activities. The country’s military leaders have also been...

Nigeria: Many missing feared dead as boat sinks

Dozens of people are missing feared dead in north-western Nigeria after a boat carrying about 200 broke in two and sank in a river,...

Akufo-Addo expresses condolence to Buhari over death of Nigeria army chief

President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his condolence over the death of Nigeria Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru. Akufo-Addo...

Buhari saddened by death of Nigeria army chief

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari said he is deeply hit by the plane crash that has claimed the lives of Nigeria Chief of Army Staff...

Nigeria Chief of Army Staff killed in plane crash

Nigeria Chief of Army Staff General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in plane crash in Kaduna on Friday, TopStories can confirm. According to the Nigerian Air...

Diana interview: PM concerned after inquiry into BBC deceit

The BBC should take "every possible step" to ensure that nothing like its deceit of the Princess of Wales to secure an interview ever...

Groupe Nduom sued in the US for $63m in alleged money laundering, wire fraud

Ghanaian businessman and politician, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom and 18 others have been sued by a US-based company for $63m in alleged money laundering,...

John Mahama withdraws acceptance as AU High Rep to Somalia

Former president of Ghana John Dramani Mahama has withdrawn his acceptance of the African Union's appointment as its High Representative for Somalia. In a letter...

UK returns $5.8m stolen loot to Nigeria

Some $5.8m (£4.2m) recovered by UK agencies that was stolen by a Nigerian former governor and laundered in Britain have now been returned to...

Sierra Leone sells rainforest for Chinese harbour

A $55m (£39m) deal struck by the government of Sierra Leone with China to build an industrial fishing harbour on 100 hectares (250 acres) of beach...

Former President Zuma to face trial over bribery allegations

Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma will face trail over allegedly taking bribe on Monday, May 26, 2021. Zuma face 16 charges of fraud, graft...

Former President Mahama appointed AU High Representative to Somalia

African Union(AU) has appointed the former president of Ghana John Mahama as its High Representative to Somalia to resolve the dreadful political crisis in...

Chad’s President Idriss Déby dies after ‘clashes with rebels’

Chad's President Idriss Déby has died of his injuries following clashes with rebels in the north of the country at the weekend, the army...

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