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Chad: Re-elected President Idriss Déby dies after clashes with rebels

President Idriss Déby of Chad has died of injuries sustained during clashes with rebels in the north of the country, at the weekend. The announcement was made by the military after the provisional election results were announced and projected him...

“The streets now matter more than ever before” – A letter from RED as we excitedly welcome 2021

When the pandemic hit, the team at Culture Intelligence from RED synthesized data from the pool of companies and audiences that we engage with daily and came up with a report on what to expect in Nigeria during the pandemic....

Diamond deals in Botswana, Bicycles for South African Children and other top stories around South Africa | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

Botswana Diamond deals in Botswana De Beers, the world’s largest diamond producer by value, has extended its 10-year sales agreement with Botswana, where it sells diamonds from the world’s richest mines, for another year to give the parties enough time to reach...

Senegal top year-end Africa rankings for 4th straight time, Egypt to give free #COVID-19 vaccines to citizens | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Ethiopia joins WHO-Led Covid-19 medical research Ethiopia joined World Health Organisation (WHO) led COVID-19 medical research initiative, according to Armauer Hansen Research Institute (AHRI). In its media briefing today regarding the on-going research works, Deputy Director-General of the Institute, Dr. Alemseged...

CAF fines Aubameyang for social media posts, Zimbabwe inflation at 401.66% #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Sudan’s military ruler admits ‘inability’ to transform country Sudan’s military ruler, General Abdel Fattah al Burhan has admitted the military’s inability to realise reforms that the Sudanese people dreamed for when they succeeded in toppling the country’s long-time ruler, Omar...

Libya’s war has no end in sight, 10,000 Nigerians die due to insurgency | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Haftar militia intercept medical-aid carrying Turkey ship in Libya A ship from Turkey under a Jamaican flag heading to the port of Misrata in western Libya was reportedly intercepted by Khalifa Haftar's forces. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency (AA) has reported...

#GhanaDecides: Ghanaians are casting their votes and there’s no violence | #54DegreesAcrossAfrica

Ghanaians cast their votes on Monday in a presidential election viewed as a close fight between President Nana Akufo-Addo and his longtime rivals John Mahama who signed a peace pact on Friday in the spirit of ensuring Ghana’s traditionally...

Keeping the baby out of the bath water | #54degreesAcrossAfrica

In Kenya babies are being sold for as low as £300. According to the investigation conducted by BBC, a certain Rebecca (who was a dropout of school because of her moms inability to pay her fees) got pregnant by an...

Tigray: Find out why Ethiopia has been in the news lately

The federal government in Ethiopia has vowed to continue a military offensive in the northern Tigray region despite international calls for restraint. The row between the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), once a dominant member of Ethiopia's ruling coalition, and...

#54degreesAcrossAfrica: Malawi media women demand life sentences for rapists

Female professionals working in media and communications in Malawi have staged demonstrations in two different cities to protest against growing incidences of rape, particularly of young children. Donning purple outfits while carrying placards with messages condemning rape, the women under...
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The Media is big business in Nigeria and continues to attract investors eager to cash out from the largesse...
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