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30 Jul
Chioma Nkechika speaks to GuardianTV about how CoralPay, a payment solution, and transaction processing services company is changing the face of payment solutions and transactions in Nigeria. CorelPay offer's a broad range of market-reliable and secure proprietary technology platforms that provide a range of payment-centric services and solutions across multiple channels.
26 Jul
Liver cancer is strikingly prevalent in West Africa. Specialists point to high rates of hepatitis as a likely cause, but the region is not well equipped to deal with the epidemic.
21 Jul
These Ghanaian youth are rejecting bags of food sent to them by a politician. In the video that has now gone viral, the angry youth could be heard demanding for jobs and not food items.
15 Jan
Traditional staple food 'Fufu' common in many countries in West Africa and Central Africa is getting attention and popularity among different people in the United States and around the world.
13 Jan
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Thursday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Thursday.
22 Aug 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.
25 Apr 2020
In Ghana, a 36-year-old taxi driver, Joseph Ernest Acquah, has found an innovative way to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is how it works.⁣
28 Jan 2020
Lassa fever is a major health challenge in many West African countries and it is currently fast spreading in some Nigerian state.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ Here is a video to tell you all you need to know about this hemorrhagic fever and preventive measures you can take to avoid getting infected.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣ Please, reach out to NCDC via the numbers provided in the video to report suspected cases around you.

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3 hours ago
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
3 hours ago
Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
4 hours ago
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
4 hours ago
Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
5 hours ago
At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
6 hours ago
Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.