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Rwandan TikToker Drags American Influencer Charly Jordan About COVID Claims

Zuba Mutesi took to TikTok to correct Charly Jordan's claims about testing positive for coronavirus while visiting Rwanda.

"You can take your white saviour complex and your privilege elsewhere," says the Rwandan TikToker Zuba Mutesi in her now infamous clapback to the American TikTok star Charly Jordan. Mutesi's response questions Jordan's entire premise. Is she really stuck in a Rwandan quarantine center? Is this all some sick stunt for clout?
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Celebrity Status Meets Ignorance: Tyrese Gibson Angers South Africans With Social Media Post

Tyrese Gibson's recent Instagram post about "white slavery" shows the dangers of perpetuating false narratives about Black people—especially in a country that is not your own.

Embattled American actor Tyrese Gibson has angered South Africans with a recent social media post, and with good reason. Gibson took to Instagram recently to post a collage of several images which depicted the "white slavery" allegedly taking place in South Africa. To add fuel to the fire, the actor doubled down on his ignorant stance when followers fired back telling him that he was spreading misinformation. Gibson claimed that he was unlike "other folks from America who just have opinions", TimesLIVE reports.

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Op-Ed: Opening South Africa's Churches Amid COVID-19 Will Result in More Deaths

Churches get away with a lot in this country and now is as good a time as any to put an end to that.

Madagascar's President Insists 'COVID-Organics' Tonic is Legitimate Treatment for Coronavirus

However, the World Health Organisation maintains that proper clinical trials should be carried out before the tonic can be hailed as a safe and legitimate treatment for COVID-19.

Former Congolese Football Player Hiannick Kamba Alive After Being Presumed Dead For Years

In a bizarre turn of events, the former football player who was declared dead in 2016 following an alleged car accident, is alive and well in Germany.

Kenyans Slam BBC Over Controversial COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Comments

The BBC has come under fire after one of their medical correspondents suggested that trials for the COVID-19 vaccine be carried out in Kenya should they fail in the UK.

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French Doctors Cause Outrage After Suggesting COVID-19 Vaccine Be Tested on Africans

A discussion about holding coronavirus vaccine trials on Africans from a French television show has been labeled racist and colonial by critics including Didier Drogba and Samuel Eto'o.