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Massive fire breaks out at police facility in Egypt

BBC Africa - Mon, 02/10/2023 - 07:17
Videos are being shared across social media of the blaze which local media says has injured more than 20 people.
Categories: Africa

Migrants trying to reach the UK cross the Alps on foot

BBC Africa - Mon, 02/10/2023 - 02:07
More than 130,000 migrants have entered Italy this year. Many try to head further into Europe.
Categories: Africa

Gabon's predators on the pitch: Inside a paedophile football scandal

BBC Africa - Mon, 02/10/2023 - 01:34
BBC Africa Eye speaks to more than 30 witnesses about a network of abuse that continued for decades.
Categories: Africa

Reverse migration: Why I'm moving from France to Algeria

BBC Africa - Sun, 01/10/2023 - 01:23
Journalist Maher Mezahi writes that despite his immigrant father's cynicism, he fell in love with Algeria.
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Victor Osimhen and Napoli: 'The love for him is fake in Italy'

BBC Africa - Sat, 30/09/2023 - 10:15
Napoli said they "never meant to offend or mock" Victor Osimhen in a social media post but stopped short of publicly apologising to him.
Categories: Africa

Migrants celebrate and dance after being rescued

BBC Africa - Sat, 30/09/2023 - 06:01
Male migrants from Syria, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Egypt danced after being rescued off the coast of Libya.
Categories: Africa

Sudan conflict: Living in Cairo, longing for Omdurman

BBC Africa - Sat, 30/09/2023 - 01:34
The BBC's Mohamed Osman writes about his emotional return after war forced him to flee.
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Anglogold Ashanti commences construction of Robotics Center at Obuasi Secondary Technical

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 02:06
AngloGold Ashanti Ghana, Obuasi Mine has cut sod for the construction of an GHS8. 4 million state of the art robotics center at the Obuasi Senior High Technical School. When completed, the center is expected to be the hub for innovation and technological growth, providing students not only at the school but the entire Obuasi township, with resources and opportunities to broaden their knowledge in artificial intelligence particularly robotics.
Categories: Africa

Electric vehicles for public transport coming – Bawumia

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:47
Government is working on a policy framework to move public transportation from a dependence on petroleum fuels to electric vehicles, Vice President Bawumia has disclosed. ldquo;Where I want to see us go in the next few years is to move public transport completely from a dependence on petrol and diesel to fully electric vehicles.
Categories: Africa

W/R: 'We are being cheated in Ghana Gas projects, Nzemalands deserve the best not the worst' — Residents

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:46
Indigenes of the Western Region have complained bitterly about being cheated as far as the distribution of Ghana Gas 39; corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects is concerned. A charity group representing the people of the Western Region, Shaip Africa Foundation is especially unhappy with the decision by Ghana Gas and Quantum Terminal to construct a 200-bed hospital at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) while considering constructing only a 20-bed hospital wor .
Categories: Africa

Dialysis fee increase affected only six patients – Korle-Bu

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, has clarified that the recent increase in the cost of renal dialysis from GHS cent;380 to GHS cent;765. 42 was not sanctioned by the hospital rsquo;s management or approved by Parliament.
Categories: Africa

We don’t appoint commissioners – EC responds to CSOs

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
Electoral Commission (EC) has responded to the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations rsquo; (CSOs rsquo;) demand for the resignation of two Commissioners, Dr. Peter Appiahene and Madam Salima Tijani, saying that it does not make appointments to such positions.
Categories: Africa

Victor Osimhen: Napoli 'never meant to offend or mock' striker but stop short of apology for TikTok

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 21:19
Napoli say they "never meant to offend or mock" Victor Osimhen in a social media post but stop short of publicly apologising to him.
Categories: Africa

South Africa floods: Watch the aftermath of deadly floods in Western Cape

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 20:40
At least 11 people killed after flooding in South Africa's Africa's Western Cape province, including Cape Town.
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Afcon 2027 will be 'amazing' in East Africa, pledges Ugandan organiser

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 18:28
East Africa will meet the Confederation of African Football's rigorous requirements for Afcon 2027, Ugandan official Rogers Byamukama says.
Categories: Africa

Haiti crisis: Can Kenyan police officers defeat the gangs?

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 15:09
The East African nation has pledged 1,000 officers but many question their suitability.
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Burkina Faso junta says it foiled coup attempt

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 13:00
It is just less than a year since Capt Ibrahim Traoré seized power during the second coup of 2022.
Categories: Africa

Kenya promises to end gang warfare and restore peace in Haiti

BBC Africa - Wed, 27/09/2023 - 16:08
The Kenyan government has offered 1000 police officers to lead a multinational force to Haiti to tackle the ongoing gang warfare.
Categories: Africa

'France takes us for idiots' - Inside coup-hit Niger

BBC Africa - Tue, 26/09/2023 - 16:42
The BBC gains access to the West African country which is among the world's most deadly for jihadist attacks.
Categories: Africa

MohBad: How the death of an Afrobeats star sparked protests in Nigeria

BBC Africa - Tue, 26/09/2023 - 16:11
The death of popular 27-year-old singer MohBad has sparked protests in Nigeria.
Categories: Africa