Saturday, May 26, 2018

[Photos] Irish ambassador in Kenya rides ox cart to open school block

Vincent O'neill, the Irish Ambassador to Kenya, Somalia and Sudan took an unconventional means of transport when he was invited to join the opening of a school block in Kenya's Mukeini County. O'neill and a fellow embassy official are likely to have an array of vehicles at...

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...

[Photos] Sierra Leone presidential inauguration: Nigeria showbiz stars in action

Sierra Leone's presidential inauguration had quite a number of leaders especially across West Africa in attendance. President Maada Bio has delivered an inaugural speech on his transformation agenda for the country. Nigeria was represented at the diplomatic level by vice-president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. President Buhari...

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] Zambia policewoman directs traffic in rain, gets promoted

When a police constable decided to brave the rains to direct traffic in the Zambian capital, Lusaka, little did she know that she would be getting professional lift for her efforts. That is the story of Constable Charity Nanyangwe who has been promoted to the...

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...

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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...

Eritrea on way up, adversaries have always failed – President

President of Eritrea, Isaias Akwerki has stressed that the country has survived over two decades of hostilities in different areas and from different quarters...

New Zambia policy to police alcohol intake

Zambia has a new national policy on alcohol which is set to bring in tougher alcohol restrictions. According to chief government spokesperson Dora Siliya, the...

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