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Curated news stories from various sources covering the Global South (updated daily

Gold for Kenya As Africa’s Fastest Man Ferdinand Omanyala Bags Victory in Men’s 100 Metres Final in Birmingham Read more on Sports Brief

Don Mattera | Reflecting on the life of renowned poet Don Mattera: Prof Jonathan Jansen. Watch on SABC News

Award-winning poet and anti-apartheid activist Don Mattera passes away. Read more on The Citizen

Africa’s fastest man gets US visa less than 24 hours to world race. Read more on Aljazeera

Google to host cultural exchange programme for content creators in Nairobi. Read more on Nation Africa

Berlin museum returns artifacts to Namibia. Read more on DW.COM

Tanzania signs natural gas deal with Equinor and Shell. Read more on Al Jazeera

Mulindwa’s ‘Foot Wine’ scoops Film of the Year award at Uganda festival. Read more on The East African

Saudi Arabia emerges as key mediator in Sudan crisis. Read more on The East African

Political misinformation on Kenyan TikTok ahead of the national election. Read more on Gizmodo

Big tech is winning the battle for Kenya’s talent, June 2022. Read more on Quartz

AfDb Gender Equality Trust Fund to promote women entrepreneurship in Africa. Read more on Nation Africa

A traditional court in Zimbabwe summons former first lady Grace Mugabe. Read more on Nation Africa

Landless People Movement (LPM) leaders are barred from the Namibian National Assembly. Read more on namibian

Kenya as the Cradle of Mankind. The Discovery of the complete skeleton of Homo Erectus. Watch more of ‘Turkana Boy’ on Citizen TV

Watch: Live streaming as Tanzanian’s pay last respects to President John Pombe Magufuli. #LIVE​: Mwili wa hayati John Magufuli ukiagwa katika uwanja wa Uhuru, Dar es Salaam

Tanzania Mourns President John Pombe Magufuli. Read more on TheCitizen

Ugandan Singer-Songwriter Awori releases debut album. Read more on theafricanreport

Tanzania’s Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan in a Televised address announces the passing on of President John Magufuli. Read more on The EastAfrican

Benin’s Digital Revolution. Read more on theafricanreport

Changing Negative Narratives for Gender Equality in Tanzania. Read more on Daily News.

Kenya Extends Covid-19 Curfew and bans political gatherings. Read more on The Standard

Speculation on the Whereabouts of Tanzania’s President John Magufuli. Read more on Daily News

Kenyans push back against CNN Travel story about British woman who discovered whales in Kenya. Read more on CitizenDigital

Paying Tribute to Hamed Bakayoko, Côte d’Ivoire’s prime minister. Read more on theafricanreport

Siphokazi Jonas to deliver bespoke poem ahead of the annual State of the Nation address. Read more on The South African

Animal Defenders International (ADI) releases the incredible love story of Tarzan and Tanya. Read more on The South African

Check out Kenya’s popular podcasts. Read more on Nation

Africa No Filter presents: A conversation about who is telling the African story? Wednesday, 17 February 2021. Sign up for the Webinar

MTV Music Awards cancelled after a campaign urging artists to boycott the event following the election results. Read more on

Africa No Filter is launching the continent’s first and only news agency. Read more

Media Personalities Show Support for Kanze Dena after she is Body Shamed by KOT. Read more on Pulse

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli says God has eliminated Covid-19 in Tanzania. Read more on AP

The COVID Performance Index by the Lowy Institute ranks Rwanda among the top ten countries in Covid-19 management. Read more on The New Times

The Gold Rush amidst the Corona Virus Pandemic. Read the 5-Part Series on theafricanreport

Despite Election Loss, Bobi Wine’s Popularity Soars in Uganda. Read more on AP

President Uhuru Kenyatta and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga launched the BBI constitutional amendment bill on Wednesday 25 November. Read more on theafricareport

MTV Music Awards Nominees list is out. Watch