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Invasive fish become lockdown food in South Africa

Invasive fish become lockdown food in South Africa

The Groenvlei lake, in South Africa, is full of gleaming carps. The fish were introduced in the 1800s and have..

Uganda: Poacher who killed rare gorilla gets 11 years in jail

Uganda: Poacher who killed rare gorilla gets 11 years in jail

A Ugandan court has sentenced a poacher to 11 years in prison for killing a rare, endangered mountain gorilla. Rafiki,..

Prominent Tanzania’s opposition politician Tundu Lissu jets back from Belgium after nursing six gunshot wounds

Prominent Tanzania’s opposition politician Tundu Lissu jets back from Belgium after nursing six gunshot wounds

Tanzania opposition politician Tundu Lissu jetted back to the country Monday with hundreds of supporters showing up at the airport..

Turkey’s Hagia Sophia reopens for first Muslim Friday prayers in 86 years

Turkey’s Hagia Sophia reopens for first Muslim Friday prayers in 86 years

Several thousand Muslims gathered on Friday to take part in the first prayer at Hagia Sophia since the Istanbul landmark..

Uganda: Bobi Wine launches new party ahead of 2021 polls

Uganda: Bobi Wine launches new party ahead of 2021 polls

Ugandan opposition figure and a staunch critic of the government, Bobi Wine has launched a new political party ahead of..

Ethiopian Airlines plane catches fire at Shanghai airport

Ethiopian Airlines plane catches fire at Shanghai airport

An Ethiopian Airline cargo plane caught fire in China, an aviation news tracking portal reported on Wednesday morning. The incident..

‘Hero without a grave’: Lumumba’s daughter demands father’s ‘relics’ from Belgium

‘Hero without a grave’: Lumumba’s daughter demands father’s ‘relics’ from Belgium

The daughter of Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba has called on Belgium to return her father’s “relics”, in an apparent..

Zim police confirm arrest of top investigative journalist

Zim police confirm arrest of top investigative journalist

Update: Police confirms arrest with wrong dated latter Police in Zimbabwe have confirmed the arrest of the two men –..

Drogba fails to clinch Ivorian top sit

Drogba fails to clinch Ivorian top sit

Ivory Coast just concluded its football federation election to select its president but the former national team captain, Didier Drogba..

UN chief calls for a ”more equal world”

UN chief calls for a ”more equal world”

The global coronavirus pandemic has exposed the fragility of our world, the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres said Saturday…