Thursday, January 24, 2019

Video: Kenya probe head-stamping police assault

The National Police Service of Kenya says it is investigating an assault case by a police officer on a youngman. This was after a...

[Profile] Ex-junta leader now Sierra Leone president: Julius Maada Bio

Julius Maada Bio, 53, has tasted the presidency before having served a military Head of State for about three months. He led the National...

Photos: Cartoonists celebrate Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Anti-Apartheid activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, is the subject of wide media coverage after she died on April 2 aged...

Sierra Leone post-runoff internet disruption was a total blackout: OONI

    Reports emerged that Sierra Leone government had temporarily shut down the internet immediately after close of polls in the March 31 presidential runoff.   It turns...

Africa’s ‘Smiling Coast’: Why Gambia is officially ‘The Gambia’

You'd be pardoned to use the name Gambia in reference to West Africa's smallest nation. A nation that gained notorious popularity after its second...

Africa’s longest serving presidents: Nguema, Sassou, Biya, Museveni and co.

At a time when democratic transitions are becoming the norm in most African countries, elsewhere the sit-tight leaders still soldier on. Consolidating their stay...

AfCFTA: Africa’s ambitious free trade dream – 45 nations sign up

Forty-four African countries have signed up to a historic trade agreement aimed at paving the way for a liberalized market for goods and services...

Analysis: An Oromo as Ethiopia PM, victory for Qeerroo and democracy?

Some have described it as a key turning point in the politics of Ethiopia, for others it is an ethnic milestone that an Oromo...

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Chelsea’s Rudiger gives back to Sierra Leone, 11 kids get free surgery

Chelsea player Antonio Rudiger has announced a health relief partnership meant to benefit kids in the West African country, Sierra Leone. The partnership is with...

Mufti Menk in Nigeria: Meets Governor of Borno, Boko Haram heartland

Top Muslim cleric Mufti Menk of Zimbabwe who is on a tour of Nigeria on Tuesday met with the governor of Borno State, Kashim...

Stan Lee: Creator of Spider-Man, The Hulk, Black Panther dies

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures...

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