Saturday, May 26, 2018

[Photos] Egypt’s Mo Salah proud over impact of ‘Say NO to Drugs’ campaign

Egyptian international Mohammed Salah has expressed delight at the impact that a 'no to drugs' campaign he is part of is spreading. 'So proud of how far this project has reached,' Salah wrote on twitter along with the hashtag #SayNoToDrugs. The message was accompanied by photos...

[Photos] 2018 London Marathon king Kipchoge meets Wanyama at Spurs

Two top Kenyan athletes met on Tuesday in London where one plies his football trade and the other recently won the prestigious London Marathon. Eliud Kipchoge won his third London Marathon during the 2018 edition of the event held last Sunday. Yet to leave the...

[Photos] 2018 World Book Day: Nigeria VP reads with school kids

Nigerian vice-president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday took time off his busy schedule to commemorate World Book Day with school children in the capital Abuja. Osinbajo met staff and pupils of the LEA Government Primary School, Life Camp, Abuja, where he read to them a...

[Photos] Zimbabwe unveils aircraft with Mugabe call sign

Zimbabwe on Wednesday took delivery of two planes, with one that is named after its former president Robert Gabriel Mugabe. The planes Boeing 777 (Z-RGM) aircraft and an Embraer plane were purchased from Malaysia, the finance minister said, adding that they would be leased to...

[Photos] Buhari meets head of global Anglican church in London

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Wednesday met with Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, in London. Buhari is in the United Kingdom on a working visit and is also set to attend the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of State and Government summit later this month. Welby was...

[Photos] Oromo culture on display as Ethiopia PM visits Ambo city

There was a massive cleaning ahead of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s visit to Ambo city in Oromia State on Tuesday morning. When the time drew close, there was colour and culture on display. The thousands that joined the event at the Ambo stadium came emblazoned...

Photos: Melkam Fesika, Ethiopian Orthodox faithful celebrate Easter

Ethiopian Orthodox Christians are celebrating Easter across the East African nation. It is referred to as Fesika. The Orthodox Easter typically occurs anywhere from a week to two weeks after the western Church (sometimes, they occur at the same time, due to the vagaries of...

Photos: Bulldozer rescue for Burundian hippo stuck in muddy pit

When a hippopotamus got stuck in a muddy pit, there was an emergency situation in the capital of Burundi. The authorities needed to act fast and not just act, but with tact. The hippopotamus is free but how did the rescue mission go about? Location/Place (Where):...

Photos: African leaders in military outfit

Every African leader serves as Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of their country. They receive full respect of the military despite having been elected via the political system. Except for Museveni of Uganda who still wears his military attires for some official functions, most of...

Photos: Africa’s farmer presidents: Namibia’s Geingob joins Buhari, Museveni

The president of Namibia Hage Geingob and despite his presidential schedules, he makes time to pass by his farm to check on his crops. The most recent visit to his farm was on Monday ahead of the southern Africa country’s independence celebrations. Accompanying photos he shared...

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Freetown mayoress pumped-up for work after physical attack

Yvonne Aki Sawyerr, the mayoress of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, says she is back on her feet after an attack earlier this week. According to...

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...

Gambia, S. Africa presidents donate part of salaries for public good

In the last week, two African presidents have donated part of their salaries to help in the public good. First was South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa,...

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