Monday, October 22, 2018

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] Conjoined twins successfully separated in Nigeria

Surgeaons in Nigeria's northeastern Adamawa State successfully separated conjoined twin girls. The about four-hour surgery is said to have taken place about a week ago. The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Yola, Adamawa state capital, achieved the feat as a team of surgeons led by the...

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...

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 and three girls, their parents have shared photos of the one-year-olds. At the time, the Adeboyes according to husband Taiwo were...

[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] Fresh Ethiopia honey collected on trees in Oromia forest

In a forest located in Ethiopia's largest region - Oromia, men skillfully climb tall trees in a forest to collect pure honey. The Harenna Forest is located in a highland forest region and forms a major part of the Bale Mountains National Park (BMNP), in the Oromia Region,...

[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] 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] 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] 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...

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Ethiopia-Eritrea are stars of 2018 World Peace day – Nobel laureate

Leymah Gbowee, a Nobel Peace laureate said on Friday that the 2018 edition of World Peace Day had to be dedicated to Ethiopia and...

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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...

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