18.1.2021 07:33 pm
In Ghana, Covid-19 cases are rising and some parents were hesitant about sending their children back to school.
For school teacher Prince Asante, going back to work on Monday was a huge relief after being out of a job for nearly a year, sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic.
The City of Windhoek issued a warning as the weather posed a risk to power supply and road conditions.
The wooden sarcophagi, which date back to the New Kingdom, were found in 52 burial shafts at depths of 10 to 12 meters.
Machine-gun wielding fighters from Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) attacked the base in the town of Marte in the Lake Chad area overnight Friday into Saturday, two sources said.
The election took place after one of the most violent campaigns in years, with harassment and arrests of the opposition, attacks on the media and the deaths of at least 54 people.
Shortly after Museveni took power in 1986, ending years of bloodshed and chaos under murderous tyrants, the young president mused that leaders overstaying their welcome lay at the heart of Africa’s problems.
The country’s election commission announced that with 91.1 percent of polling stations reporting results, Museveni had 58.8 percent of votes, while former popstar Bobi Wine had 34.5 percent.
The fighting in the north of the country has already claimed 2,400 lives and forced 570,000 people to flee their homes.
Landlocked CAR is one of the world’s poorest nations and has seen a string of coups and wars since it gained independence from France in 1960.
The 38-year-old former ragga singer turned politician has been the main rival to Uganda’s veteran leader who has been in power since 1986 and is seeking a sixth term in office.
The roadside bomb went off as a car drove by in the region of Tebessa, the ministry said in a statement.
It is the first time since the Republic of Congo has adopted a two-phase ballot since it introduced multiparty elections in 1992.
The run-up to polling day has been marred by a sustained crackdown on Museveni’s rivals and government critics, and unprecedented attacks on the nation’s media and human rights defenders.
Under the deal, the African Union has secured vaccines which will be supplied by Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson.