LIVESTREAM: Zimbabwe’s Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to take power

Zimbabwe will have a new leader for the first time in almost four decades when Emmerson Mnangawa is sworn in as interim President on...

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa promises jobs in ‘new democracy’

  Zimbabwe's incoming leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has promised to create jobs after returning from exile to take over from Robert Mugabe. "We want to grow our...

Mugabe faces impeachment by parliament

The party of Zimbabwe's embattled President Robert Mugabe is to begin moves to impeach him. A Zanu-PF official said a motion to strip him of...

Equatorial Guinea ruling party wins elections

The Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), which has been in power for nearly 40 years in the country, has once again won the...
The first elected female African president was first conferred with a chieftaincy title

Liberia’s Sirleaf honoured with statue in Nigeria next to that of Zuma

Liberia’s outgoing president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been honoured in Nigeria’s southeast state of Imo with a statue, chieftaincy title, the state’s highest award...
The attack on Monday took place in Bamenda the capital of the northwest region of the country

Four Cameroonian troops killed by separatists – Cameroon Government

Separatists from Cameroon’s Anglophone region have killed four security forces in several attacks over the past few days, the government said on Saturday, an...
Iraqi forces inspect the site where they say hundreds of bodies have been buried

Mass graves discovered in Iraq

Mass graves containing at least 400 bodies have been found near Hawija, an Iraqi city that was occupied by Islamic State (IS) fighters until...

Year 2017 the Most Challenging – Local Farmer

A mixed farmer at Saweh, a suburb of Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality of the Eastern region, Mr. John Yaw Adjei has singled...

Mugabe sacks his vice-president

Zimbabwe's Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa has been removed from his post, the country's information minister has announced. Mr Mnangagwa displayed traits of disloyalty, disrespect and deceitfulness,...
The hydroelectric plant can produce 275megawatt

Ivory Coast electricity output surges by 10 % with new hydro plant

Ivory Coast on Thursday November 2,2017 started producing power at a 275 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant that will boost the country’s electricity output by...
Pope

Pope Francis requests Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married

Pope Francis has requested that Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married. The request applies to priests in Brazil, and is on...

Saudi princes among dozens detained in anti-corruption purge

A new Saudi anti-corruption body has detained 11 princes, four sitting ministers and dozens of former ministers, media reports say. The detentions came hours after...
Whatsapp

WhatsApp breaks down for the second time in 2017

WhatsApp is not working for thousands of users across the globe in what seems like a major breakdown of the Chat App. While some customers...
Muhammadu Buhari, President of Nigeria

Nigeria’s Buhari fires govt secretary and spy chief over corruption

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has fired two top officials of his administration for their respective roles in two separate cases of corruption. The two officials...

Breaking: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Becomes World’s Richest Person

According to Forbes, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world for the second time as Amazon stock opened up more...
Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell rushed to the hospital after fainting at home

America's Got Talent judge, Simon Cowell was rushed to hospital this morning after suffering an accident at his London home.   The 58-year-old star was seen being...

Dog tied to a tree and raped to death

Humane Society International is offering R5,000 as the reward for information that could lead to the arrest of the perpetrators. Reports indicate that some South...

Pastor arrested for raping 14-year-old half-sister

The supposed man of God has been allegedly committing the ungodly act for the past 3 years, and his little sister who could not...

Doctor arrested for raping patient in consulting room

The suspect apparently lost control over his libido when he was examining his 17-year-old patient who had visited the hospital for attention. A 52-year-old medical...

Explosive device kills UN peacekeepers in Mali

At least three UN peacekeepers in northern Mali have been killed and two others wounded when their vehicle struck a mine or an improvised...

Malawi police arrests 140 people over suspected ‘vampires’ bloodsucking claim

Police in Malawi say they have arrested 140 people after the killing of least nine people in a violence over reports of ‘‘vampires” sucking...

Mugabe named as ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe as a "goodwill ambassador" to help tackle non-communicable diseases. New WHO head Dr...

Mugabe Appoints Minister For ‘Whatsapp And Facebook’ In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, has created a ministry to punish "rats" who make use of the cyberspace to attack his government. Appointed as Head of...

The full lyrics to Eminem’s Trump-bashing freestyle ‘The Storm’

Rapper Eminem unleashed a blistering four-and-a-half minute attack on President Donald Trump in a freestyle that aired Tuesday during the BET Hip Hop Awards....

Clinton ‘sick,’ ‘shocked’ and ‘appalled’ by Weinstein allegations

Hillary Clinton said in an interview with CNN on Wednesday that she will donate the money Harvey Weinstein contributed to her political campaigns after...

Monkeypox hits Lagos

Monkeypox has spread from Nigeria's south-eastern Bayelsa State to the commercial capital, Lagos, and five other states, a senior health official has confirmed to...

East Congo militia attacks U.N. base, two rebels killed

Militia fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base on Friday, triggering clashes that left two of the fighters dead...

Tanzania’s president reveals his salary

John Magufuli, Tanzania’s no-nonsense leader, has revealed that he has a monthly salary of 9m Tanzanian shillings ($4,008, £3,030). This would work out at about...

Nigerian ex-first lady decries ‘witch-hunt’

Nigeria’s former first lady Patience Jonathan has accused the boss of the anti-corruption commission of conducting an “unjustified witch-hunt” against her. Her statement, issued by...

Nigeria recovers $3 billion unpaid oil monies – NEITI

The total amount of unpaid oil and gas monies that Nigeria’s government has recovered using audit reports of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative...