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Uganda Airlines to return to the skies after 18 years

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 19:55
The new Bombardier jets landed in Uganda bearing the national colours and symbol of the crane.
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Libya: Thousands seek shelter in health clinics from Tripoli fighting, UN warns

UN News Centre - Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 18:04
Nearly three weeks since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli, the UN health agency warned on Tuesday that “large numbers” of people are sheltering in medical clinics, while civilians continue to be killed or injured, and refugees and migrants remain exposed to clashes.
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Sudan's 'revolution of awareness'

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 17:52
The protesters are digging in but it's unclear how they can persuade the army to hand over power.
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Guinea couple convicted of enslaving girl in US

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 16:38
The West African girl was forced to clean and cook for the Texas family for 16 years.
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Two probes investigate matches in Tunisian football

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 13:06
The French police and the Tunisian Football Federation are looking into suspicious betting patterns involving football matches in Tunisia.
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The RedFourth Chorus rocks Nairobi's streets with its songs

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 11:24
Meet the choir in Nairobi promoting peace and education.
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Nine-year-old Nigerian chef: 'I want to make food for the president'

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 01:48
Nine-year-old chef Sammy started cooking two years ago and now works with local orphanages in Lagos.
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Aaron Akinyemi: Could your hairstyle be causing hair loss?

BBC Africa - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 01:45
It is a topic shrouded in shame, but traction alopecia may affect one-third of women of African descent.
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Yemi Alade Rocks Zambia With Easter Concert, Thrills Over 11,000 Fans

ModernGhana News - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 00:40
Unarguably the most toured artiste of her generation; Yemi Alade took her WOS World Tour train to Zambia last Easter weekend, as she headlined the Day of Thunder Music Festival in Livingstone. Just after her concert in Mayotte, the award-winning diva stormed Zambia for the second time to entertain an audience of over 11,000 ...
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Olamide Shuts Down ICM As He Announces His New Brand Endorsement

ModernGhana News - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 00:40
Remember in Eyan Mayweather when Olamide said he shut down Malay, and shut down yankee? Well, you can add, shut down ICM to the list, because that rsquo;s exactly what he did on a Saturday evening. Last night was extra special for Baddoo who had just announced that he is the new brand ambassador for Goldberg, hours earlier. He followed this news ...
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NB Easter Carnival Locks Down Ten Cities

ModernGhana News - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 00:40
The picturesque moment in Easter celebrations that Nigerians had been waiting for began with an explosive opening night at the 2019 Easter Carnival in ten select cities nationwide on the 19th of April, 2019. It was a fun filled day for a medley of music anthems, fitness and family-centric activities, games, giveaways, live streaming, singalongs, ...
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Olamide Breaks The Ice, Announces New Brand Endorsement

ModernGhana News - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 00:40
Over the last few days, Olamide has been teasing fans about some big news and on Saturday afternoon, he finally revealed what all the speculation has been about. He made this announcement via a post on Instagram, which confirmed the long-running rumor that Olamide has put pen to paper with Goldberg Lager and signed a multi-million Naira endorsem ...
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Letter from Africa: The art of drawing your address in The Gambia

BBC Africa - Mon, 22/04/2019 - 10:06
With few street names in The Gambia, people have to get creative about giving directions.
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Killing of Egyptian peacekeeper in Mali ‘may constitute war crimes’ Guterres warns, urging ‘swift action’

UN News Centre - Africa - Sun, 21/04/2019 - 01:59
An improvised roadside mine which exploded hitting a UN peacekeeping convoy in Mali, killing one ‘blue helmet’ from Egypt, and wounding four others, may constitute a war crime, the UN Chief said on Saturday, as senior UN officials condemned the blast. 
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Olamide Unveiled As Goldberg Brand Ambassador

ModernGhana News - Sat, 20/04/2019 - 22:37
Leading Nigerian music sensation, Olamide has been unveiled as the new brand ambassador for Goldberg Lager. The announcement was made during a media event at the Raddison blu hotel, Ikeja on Saturday, the 20th of April, 2019. The announcement marks the beginning of a new era for Goldberg, as the beer brand now seeks to appeal to people who celeb ...
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Photographer Ayo Alasi releases pre-wedding photos

ModernGhana News - Sat, 20/04/2019 - 22:37
Celebrity, fashion and wedding photographer Ayo Alasi has released pre-wedding photos a day before he sets off down the aisle. The renowned snapper and his makeup artiste bride to be will be saying their ldquo;I do 39;s rdquo; and become husband and wife at their wedding ceremony billed to place tomorrow in Lagos, Nigeria. Below are their b ...
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Stunning pre wedding shoot of ex Nigerian beauty Queen Glory Brown

ModernGhana News - Sat, 20/04/2019 - 12:41
Former Nigerian beauty queen Glory Brown is set to tie the knot with her heartthrob in Ohafia, Abia state. Glory was crowned at the maiden edition of miss celebrity queen Nigeria before going on to win the queen of Aso international 2017. Here are stunning pre-wedding shoot shared by the couple ahead of their traditional marriage on 20th, Apr ...
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In pictures: Wearing fancy dress for big yams in Nigeria

BBC Africa - Sat, 20/04/2019 - 10:13
A festival celebrating this year’s planting season brings together thousands of people in Nigeria.
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Nigeria's Publiseer To Feature At Katapult Future Fest 2019 in Norway

ModernGhana News - Sat, 20/04/2019 - 09:49
Nigerian digital content distribution company, Publiseer, is among the impact tech startups that were hand-picked to feature at Katapult Future Fest 2019 , taking place in Oslo, Norway, from the 15th to 16th of May, 2019. Katapult Future Fest is a non-profit movement founded to drive positive societal change through technology and impact investing. ...
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UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured

UN News Centre - Africa - Sat, 20/04/2019 - 02:42
The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. 
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