Zim Veep in South Africa for Medical check Ups

Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa for injuries sustained in a bombing in June at a campaign rally for...

Kanye West Gifts Uganda’s President a Pair of Yeezy Sneakers

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have presented Uganda's leader Yoweri Museveni with a pair of Yeeezy sneakers. The US rapper, who recently changed his name...

Tutu out of hospital

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital and is gathering his strength at home. The Arch had been in hospital for over two...

17 People Receive Death Sentence in Egypt

In Egypt, seventeen people were sentenced to death on Thursday by a military court for attacks on churches in 2016 and 2017. 19 others were...

15 Dies as Riverboat sinks in DRC

At least 15 people drowned when an overcrowded and dilapidated riverboat sank in northwest Democratic republic of Congo, local sources said Thursday, in the...

Africa’s Youngest Billionaire Abducted in Tanzania by Gunmen

A Man who is said to be the youngest billionaire in the African continent has been kidnapped by unknown masked gun men in Tanzania’s...

Boko Haram attack leaves 7 soldiers dead in Nigeria

At least seven Nigerian soldiers were killed in a Boko Haram jihadist attack on a military base near the Niger border, the military said...

Ugandan Opposition MP Bobi Wine says President Museveni is Worse than...

Vocal Ugandan MP Robert Kyagulanyi, famously known as Bobi Wine, has described President Yoweri Museveni as a leader drunk with power and also a...

Zimbabwe’s KFC closes as foreign currency shortage worsens

Zimbabwe’s government is struggling to contain a foreign currency shortage that is beginning to bite as shops and restaurants including global fast-food chain, KFC...

Internet shutdown in Ethiopia as soldiers march to protest low pay

Internet was shut off for nearly three hours on Wednesday afternoon as Ethiopian soldiers took to the streets, protesting low pay and demanding a...

Oxford student marries herself

A single woman who grew tired of being asked when she was getting married has made the extraordinary decision to tie the knot to...

Mozambique signs oil exploration deals

Mozambique has signed oil and gas exploration agreements as the country seeks to become a major exporter. The government signed the deals with US energy...

50 Passengers Dead this Morning after Bus Crashed in Kenya

At least fifty people have been killed in Kenya this morning after a 52 seater bus they were travelling in crashed. According to The Star,...

Pope Francis to visit Madagascar in 2019

Pope Francis will visit the African island nation of Madagascar next year, a cardinal from the country said on Tuesday. Cardinal Désiré Tsarahazana, the archbishop...

FMB Rebrands to First Capital Bank

With operations in five African countries, First Merchant Bank has changed to First Capital Bank. The bank has footprints in Malawi, Mozambique, Botswana, Zambia and...

Nigerian Artist, Wizkid Gets a Day Named after him in US

The governor of Minnesota in America, Mark Dayton has officially set aside October 6 as Wizkid Day, to honour the Nigerian afrobeats star. The document...

Three people In Zambia Sustain Serious Injuries In a Road Accident

Three people have sustained serious injuries in a road traffic accident which occurred today after a Nissan Vanette they were travelling in collided head-on...

Woman Locks Herself in House, Set it Ablaze while her Husband...

A 25-year-old Zambian woman has committed suicide by setting herself ablaze in her house. Police have identified the woman as Namakau Mubukwanu of Buchi Township...