Monday, August 20, 2018

After Freetown, Banjul: Rwandan capital Kigali gets female mayor

The list of African capitals with female mayors has increased by one as Rwanda's Kigali picked Marie Chantal Rwakazina as mayoress on Friday morning. The...

SA govt profiles African countries with Mandela-themed photos

The South African presidency is sharing information of African countries on the ocassion of Africa Day - a day set aside by the African...

Nigerian couple share one-year anniversary photos of ‘miracle’ sextuplets

A year ago, a US-based Nigerian couple reported having sextuplets after seventeen years of trying. On the first anniversary of the kids - three boys...

Ethio varsity starts course in ge’ez, Semitic language of Ethiopia, Eritrea

The Bahir Dar University in Ethiopia's Amhara region has started a course in ge'ez, a language known to both Eritrea and Ethiopia. Ge'ez (also known...

Non-Muslim African leaders extend 2018 Ramadan greetings

Ramadan kicked off on Wednesday (May 16) and for others on Thursday. As is usually the case, leaders around the world sent their messages...

eSwatini is official! Swaziland no longer an African country

After an April 19 declaration during his birthday and independence celebration, King Mswati III has finally activated the necessary processes to officially change the...

Salah’s boots added to ancient Egypt collection at The British Museum

Egypt and Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salah, has added an off-field to his impressive on-field accolades for the 2017/2018 football season. He has been honored by...

Nigeria billionaire unnoticed by fellow passengers in public bus

Nigerian billionaire who made his money through oil business, Femi Otedola, opted to pick a commercial bus which action has gone viral on social...

Uganda says Quran, Bible tax report was ‘fake news’

Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) on Tuesday described as 'fake news' a report that the country was going to tax religious materials which was to...

[Photos] African music icon Yvonne Chaka Chaka gets Rhodes Univ. degree

African music icon, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, has been awarded an honorary degree by a top South African public university - Rhodes University. Incidentally, the award...

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Cameroon’s veteran opposition chief backs armed separatists

Cameroon's main opposition leader, John Fru Ndi, has given backing to armed separatists pushing for independence from French-majority Cameroon. The separatists are fighting for the...

Ethiopia begins online visa issuance for all tourists starting June 1

Starting today, June 1, Ethiopia is issuing online visas to tourists from around the world and to other categories of visitors coming into the...

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