Saturday, November 17, 2018

Salah beats Ronaldo to Champs League weekly award

Egyptian international and Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah has been voted the UEFA Champions League (UCL) player of the week beating off competition from Cristiano...

King Mswati III renames Swaziland as ‘Kingdom of eSwatini’

Swaziland’s King Mswati III, Africa’s last absolute monarch, said on Thursday he was officially renaming the country as the Kingdom of eSwatini. He announced the...

Equatorial Guinea apex court bans main opposition, jails 21 members

Equatorial Guinea's Supreme Court has okayed a blackout on the country's main opposition party, the Citizens for Innovation, or CI Party. The apex court also...

Mugabe diamond probe postponed by parliament due to his age

A legislator has explained circumstance around which a scheduled diamond revenue probe of the former president, Robert Mugabe was postponed. The said hearing slated for...

Sierra Leone president issues cost-cutting, strict civil service directives

New Sierra Leonean president Julius Maada Bio is barely a week in the role after taking his oath of office last week. As required...

Africa’s female Muslim vice-presidents: Tanzania and The Gambia

In the history of Islam, women played critical roles in different spheres of life – from being mothers, wives, caretakers and even helping out...

[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...

Eritrea’s female music icon Tsehaytu Berakhi buried in Asmara

Eritrea on Friday held a funeral service and burial for Tsehaytu Berakhi, the woman known as Mother of Eritrean soul music. She was buried at the...

Four deaths reported in Ethiopia’s Oromia region

A leading Ethiopian activist, Jawar Mohammed, is reporting deaths in the Oromia region, supposedly carried out by the military. According to the United States-based Jawar,...

Press Freedom Day: Somalia president vows to protect freedom of expression

President of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo says his administration will guard freedom of expression as enshrined in the provisional constitution. He also lauded the...

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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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