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8 dies as Police opens fire on their country citizens when they attempted to recover bodies of their member killed during protest.- Congo

In the Democratic republic of Congo, the police opens fire on members of Bundi dia kongo (BDK) as they approached the morgue in the town of kimpese to recover the bodies of fellow members killed in protests last month. Jonas Lukoki, the provincial coordinator of the new civil society, told Reuters. ‘There were 12deaths, including three children’ Lukoki said. Another local activist in Kimpese said the police killed at least eight BDK memebers. Both activists said the protestors were unarmed’ President Joseph Kabila’s failure to …

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African must be great again: President Barrow normalizes the working week from 4weeks, introduced by Yahya Jammeh

Gambia president has implied that there is no time for rest! You work everyday of the week but I would reduce the working hour. A day can make a lot of difference. Time is money. The Gambia’s new president has scrapped the four-day week introduced by his predecessor Yahya Jammeh. In a statement Adama Barrow said that public sector employees would now have to work a half-day on Fridays too. Four years ago, Mr Jammeh had said the country’s mainly Muslim population should use Fridays …

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Africa must be great again: Thankfully Lagos State police command withdraws threats and agrees to protect protesters.

The nations reports that the commissioner met with the organizers of the protest and they agreed on terms. He pointed out that his concerns were strictly  for the benefit of the protesters as he did not want hoodlums to hijack the protest. He said, ‘We spoke to news men and explained to them why we advised against the protest. A pro-government group wants to protest that same day and we do not want a situation where there would be friction. We also do not want …

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Nigeria’s vice president says that presidency cannot stop Tuface protest.

This is good because the protest must hold for future’s sake! Speaking through his senior special assistant-media and publicity, Laolu Akande, who was a guest on Channels TV, Osinbajo the vice president of Nigeria said and I quote him,  ”Presidency is not going to stop people from expressing their fundamental human rights. People have the right to protest. Whoever they want to support or oppose is their right. Government is not in the business of countering any protest” We commend the vice-president’s wise words,  because …

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Nigerian police warns Tuface against planned national protest

Apparently the Nigerian government plans to turn a peaceful protest into a war. The evil people are always afraid of something including a peaceful protest.  The last president of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebere Jonathan had a government of looters .. Now this new governent under Mohammed  Buahari is one of clueless people, dictators and old men who promises they have turned a new leaf but they are actually still as corrupt as ever … Infact just a year into power and they have driven the Africa’s …

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African leaders and Transparency: Is Zimbabwe’s presidents criticisms of the West just a thing of the mouth?

Judges in Zimbabwe are now required to wear red robes and horse hair wigs similar to judges during the colonial era. Alex Magaisa a lecturer at the university of Kent stated ; “Mugabe gives the impression that he hates the British but he is really fond of thier cultures and traditions” Arnold Tsunga believes the attire cost the country the money they don’t have and doesnot in any way improve the judiciary. He said , “It is an archaic and unnecessary pratice that has been …

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Somalia on the brink of collapse?

So United Nations is warning that Somalia maybe on the brink of collapse. This is because the country is in a severe drought after two seasons of weak rainfall. The number of those needing help has constantly increased, from 5million in September to 6.2 million now. “If we do not scale up the drought response immediately, it will cost lives, further destroy livelihoods, and could undermine the pursuit of key State-building and peacebuilding initiatives,” said the humanitarian cordinator for somalia, Peter de Clerc The U.N. …

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Zambian Police officers banned from marrying Foreign and citizens protest

Nawa oo!  Please you guys should protest it!  Love  does not understand boundaries please. African should continue to Spread love please. I don’t think telling someone who to marry is the best security measure. According to BBC news; Police in Zambia have been banned from marrying foreigners, according to a memo by police Inspector general Kakoma Kanganja circulating on social media. The memo, dated 11 January, asked those who were already married to foreigners to report  within a week and failure would attract disciplinary action. …

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Is another xenophobic attack in South Africa imminent?

      Africa has not recovered from the shock of the previous xenophobic attack in KwaZulu-Natal of South Africa and yet it seems another one is on the way. The last one was said to be triggered by a traditional ruler and now this one is being triggered by  ‘mamelodi concerned residence’  calling for a march in February against foreign nationals. I mean if just few sentences from a traditional ruler could trigger massive killings, imagine what a match would do! Oupa Mtshweni whose …

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Video: Who can compete with a dancing African woman! Noone!

African women are known not just for thier beauty or curvy figure. They are also wonderful dancers. This video is featuring the igbo culture of Nigeria (west Africa). To Igbos, Dance (igba uri, or ite uri, egwu) including the music (igu, or iti or iku nkwa) is a very important part of thier culture and infact it is a way of life. And it to some extent contributes in healing mental illness. A person who cannot dance is known as “onye ajo uri” and is …

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