Monday, December 17, 2018

[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] 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: 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] 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] 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] 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: 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] 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] 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...

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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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