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Uganda is set to immunize more than 18 million children against measles and rubella, in a five-day mass immunization campaign. The campaign, funded by the country's government, AVI - the Vaccine Alliance; the United Nations Children's Fund; and the
Kenya's rising debt has become a concern to the World Bank, with the international organisation warning Nairobi not to borrow more money than it can repay.
Uganda is considering the re-introduction of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill which proposes a life sentence for engaging in "homosexual activity". The bill also proposed the death penality for "aggravated homosexuality".
Nigerian International music superstar, David Adeleke , better known as Davido, has announced securing an endorsement deal from a Nigerian diaper- brand for his unborn child.
A global organisation funding the fight against three major diseases is hoping for 14 billion dollars in funding at a donor conference opening on Wednesday in the French city of Lyon. The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria says that
In a first for the African continent, a full knee replacement operation has been carried out using the state-of-the-art Mako robotic arm assisted surgery system.
A senior lecturer at the University of Ghana is threatening to sue the BBC over a report that alleged he gave his students grades based on their willingness to engage in sex with him.
One of Africa's best-known social entrepreneurs is launching a new global forum designed to tackle world poverty and will hold the event in Kenya's Kibera, the continent's largest urban slum.
An Ethiopian Airline jet was forced to make an emergency landing after one of its engines caught fire. Boeing 767 aircraft landed in Dakar with all 90 passengers and crew aboard unharmed.
The largest mosque in West Africa has officially opened its doors, reports Construction Review Online (CR). It stands 255 feet, sits on a six-hectare site and can take in 15,000 worshipers inside and another 15,000 on an outside esplanade.
Rwanda's Mara Group launched two smartphones, describing them as the first "Made in Africa" models and giving a boost to the country's ambitions to become a regional technology hub.
The tech giant said it removed 443 Facebook and 125 Instagram accounts, as well as 200 pages and 76 groups originating in the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Nigeria and Indonesia.
About 90 percent of cars, including those on display at dealerships in Nigeria were smuggled into the country by unscrupulous elements, says Nigeria's customs.