Saturday, May 26, 2018

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: 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: 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] 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] 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 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: 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] 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: 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] 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...

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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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