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Tribute: What did Magufuli do?

Tanzania’s former President John Pombe Magufuli last week became the first leader of the East African country to die...

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Where is President Magufuli?

Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli has not been seen in public since 27th February 2021, as he swore in...

Media integrity in covering South Africa’s lockdown protests

Nobody will be surprised to read that journalism leans toward sensationalism in terms of topics chosen for coverage, how...

COVID-19: Africa’s wins and big losses

One year after the first recorded cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wuhan, China in December 2019, the world...

How “fake news” is slowing the fight against Covid-19

The deadly and hidden spread of Covid-19 misinformation on social media has hampered governments’ response to the pandemic across...

ZIMBABWE: Using Covid-19 to set stage for 2023 election rigging

By Paidamoyo Muzulu ZIMBABWE holds general elections in 2023 – two years away – but subtle manoeuvres to rig...

South African alcohol bans under Covid-19 lockdown

Cyril Ramaphosa (South Africa’s President) reinstated a ban on the sale of alcohol at both restaurants and retail outlets...

CORONAVIRUS: Kenyan Schools Reopen Amid Fears Of Safety For Learners

Schools in Kenya on Monday (4th January 2020) opened for second term learning after being closed for 9 months....

In Togo, a woman passes her “baccalauréat” at the age of 51

Mrs. Denise Mensah is one of the lucky new bachelors of 2020. Her age didn’t prevent her from reaching...

Togo: Covid-19 school reopening amid challenges in complying with containment measures

After nearly nine months of schools being closed (an equivalent of one school year due to the Coronavirus pandemic),...

Covid-19: SADC veiling tyranny with lockdown regulations

The month of December will mark exactly a year since the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in Wuhan, Hubei,...

DRC: teachers shun the start of the new school year

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, schools reopened on September 5th after two months of holidays. But for the...

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