UN fights to end virginity testing

A group of United Nations agencies has issued a joint statement calling for the ban of misleading and damaging tests meant to ‘assess the...

40kg Rock Used to Smash Student to Death after Being Gang...

The 40 KG rock had been used to cover a borehole and was slammed down on Hannah Cornelius's head twice as she was held...

Who killed Mozambique’s Samora Machel?

It’s as if the Samora Machel Monument wasn’t meant to be found. After the turn-off from a well-marked highway between South Africa and Mozambique,...

Liberia finance ministry bans wigs and coloured hair

The ministry has disclosed a decision to enforce a 2014 policy that bars employees from wearing coloured hair extensions or dying their hair, the...

Police In Zambia Arrest 31 Year Old Woman for Allegedly Murdering...

Police in Eastern province have arrested 31 year old woman of Nthambo village in Nyimba district identified as Rebecca Daka for allegedly murdering a...

Manager Dies after Jumping Off 17th Floor Building in Kenya

Assistant manager at Price Water House Coopers (PWC) in Kenya who was earning a six figure salary has died after jumping off the company’s...

Will eSwatini manage to retain the name change? – Thulani Maseko

Human rights activist Thulani Maseko is challenging King Mswati III’s decision to change the Southern African nation’s name to the Kingdom of eSwatini, calling...

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...