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At least ten people, including the two pilots, died when a plane crashed at an airstrip in South Sudan’s Jonglei state, the region’s governor and the airline said. The airline said all aboard the commercial plane died late afternoon Tuesday when it took off from the airstrip at Pieri on a return flight to Juba. […]

All is set for the maiden African Migration Summit in Ghana as interested participants have been told to register at – africanmigrationsummit.org African leaders, journalists, stakeholders, institutions and migration advocates beyond the continent would be converging at the Accra International Conference Center, Ghana on February 25 and 26 for the event. The summit billed to […]

The Federal Government has called on the European Union, EU, and others to help it curb irregular migration into the country. It wants the EU and other relevant stakeholders to assist it to deploy modern technology at the entry borders to mitigate the influx of illegal migrants into the country. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni […]

The African Media Summit on migration billed for Ghana between January 21 and 22 has been postponed. It will now hold on February 25 and 26, 2021. The President, Journalists International Forum for Migration, JIFORM, organiser of the summit, Mr. Ajibola Abayomi said the postponement was to honour the former Ghanian leader Jerry Rawlings whose […]

The United States House of Representatives has impeached President Donald Trump for “incitement of insurrection” at last week’s Capitol riot. Ten Republicans sided with Democrats to impeach the president by 232 to 197. But his trial in the Senate will not happen until after Joe Biden, a Democrat, is inaugurated as the new US president […]

United State House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has stepped up the pressure on Vice-President Mike Pence to act to remove President Donald Trump from office over his role in last week’s storming of the Capitol. Lawmakers are expected to bring up a resolution asking Mr Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment to declare the president unfit […]

The Somali authorities say a plane carrying coronavirus aid supplies has crashed, killing the six people on board. The aircraft was owned by African Airways. It left the capital Mogadishu and briefly stopped in the city of Baidoa before continuing to the town of Bardale, in the southern Bay region, where it crashed a short […]

The largest freshwater lake in Africa, East Africa’s Lake Victoria, has seen its shores rise to record levels, submerging businesses, homes and threatening thousands of lives and livelihoods. Reports by BBC reveale that in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania the rising waters have forced families to abandon their flooded homes. Also in Budalangi, Western Kenya, dozens […]

Hong Kong has been praised for its handling of the coronavirus crisis. It has reported no local case for two weeks and life is returning to normalcy gradually and cautiously in one of the world’s densest cities. Today, civil servants are returning to the offices after weeks of working from home. BBC reports say that […]

Military jets has flown over US cities to salute frontline workers in the country with the highest coronavirus caseload and death tolls. Residents of the nation’s capital, Washington, as well as Baltimore and Atlanta were treated to sights of the Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds arcing across the sky. Crowds turned out […]


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