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Burkina Faso: Government wants to protect famous Saponé hat for the benefit raftsmen

The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Handicrafts, Harouna Kaboré and the Minister of Culture, Arts and Tourism, Abdoul Karim Sango proceeded Saturday at the town hall of Saponé, to the unveiling of the label of the Saponé hat, one of the symbols of Burkinabe culture. With the aim of promoting and enhancing the value of […]

Football is back in Tanzania

This is the first African country to revive its domestic league. Four games were played this weekend and are the first to be played in three months, although they are subject to strict health protocols. Children and older supporters, considered the most vulnerable against Covid-19, are banned from the stadiums. “Well football coming back really […]

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Covid-19: Morocco, the World Safest Destination (Travel Daily News)

Morocco tops the list of the world’s safest places to travel on holiday as the coronavirus pandemic starts wearing off globally, says the travel & tourism website “Travel daily News”. In a story titled “Where to head to on holidays the post covid-19 pandemic”, the author says the majority of the surveyed travelers are having […]

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Congolese musician Edouard Nganga passed away

Congolese singer, songwriter and musician Edouard Nganga, aka Nganga Edo, died on Sunday June 7 at the age of 87. The musician was one of the great monuments of Congolese music in the 1950s. Born in Leopoldville, now Kinshasa, on 27 October 1933, he sang for the last time in April 2020 for the fight […]

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Schools reopen in several African countries

Several African countries, including Niger, Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Tanzania, have started gradual reopening of schools. Primary school pupils were back to school on Monday June 1 in Niger, while Kindergartens remain closed. The schools had been closed since March 20 with the first coronavirus cases in the country. To ensure social distancing, the classes […]

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Classes have resumed in Abidjan

Schools reopened in Abidjan and its outskirts on Monday 25 May. This happens, one week after classes resumed in the rest of the country. Primary and secondary school students are back in school for classes that will continue until 14 August. All children will have to wear masks, and a rotation of one day per […]

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Arrests of volunteers distributing masks continue in Cameroon

Last weekend and on Monday 26 May, four volunteers of the association “Initiative Survie Cameroun”, launched by the Cameroonian opponent Maurice Kamto, were arrested in Sangmelima. Another volunteer was arrested Monday in Djoum. These people were arrested while distributing masks and hydro-alcoholic gel to help people fight covid 19. Same scenario happened in early May, […]

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President Kaïs Saïed visits young man wounded in 2011 Revolution

President Kaïs Saïed visits young man wounded in 2011 Revolution

Tunisian President visited on Tuesday visited young Khaled Ben Nejma, one of the wounded in the 2011 Revolution, at his home in Ras Jebel, Bizerte Governorate. Khaled Ben Nejma was hit by three bullets and paralyzed on January 13, 2011. The Head of State spoke with the young man and asked about his health and […]

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DRC: world’s worst measles outbreak killed over 6,000 – WHO

A measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has killed at least 6,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported. According to the UN health body, the epidemic is the world’s largest and fastest moving with around 310,000 suspected cases in the central African nation. The Congolese government and the WHO launched an emergency […]

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Liverpool’s Sadio Mané named African Footballer of the Year for first time

Sadio Mané has been crowned 2019 CAF African Player of the Year. The speedster edged Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah – winner in 2017 and 2018 – and Algeria’s attacker Riyad Mahrez to the prestigious award The Senegal forward received his award from the four-time winner Samuel Eto’o at a star-studded ceremony in the Red Sea […]

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