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U.S. And Uganda’s End of Joseph Kony Hunt Breeds Frustration and Fear

Uganda and the United States have ended a six-year hunt for elusive warlord Joseph Kony and his notorious Lord’s Resistance Army. But calling…

A Boy in Malaysia Has Died Following a Horrific School Beating

A Boy in Malaysia Has Died Following a Horrific School Beating

A schoolboy in Malaysia has died after a horrific beating at a religious school. Eleven-year-old Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd. Gaddafi was due to…

Adolf Hitler’s ‘last bodyguard’ reveals Nazi leader’s final minutes in the Berlin bunker

Adolf Hitler’s ‘last bodyguard’ reveals Nazi leader’s final minutes in the Berlin bunker

The bodyguard who was the first to lay eyes on Adolf Hitler’s dead body has described the last minutes of the Fuhrer’s life…

Top US military officials allude to increasing concerns over Moscow’s role in Afghanistan

Top US military officials allude to increasing concerns over Moscow’s role in Afghanistan

The United States must confront Russia for providing weapons to the Taliban for use against US-backed forces in Afghanistan, top US military officials…

How does a plagiarized car stack up against the real Range Rover Evoque?

How does a plagiarized car stack up against the real Range Rover Evoque?

Taking a victory lap around the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, it’s easy to see many examples of blatant design rip offs of cars…

France still forcing 14 African countries to pay colonial tax

France still forcing 14 African countries to pay colonial tax

80% of the 10 countries with the lowest literacy rates in the WORLD among adults are in francophone Africa. Namely: Benin (40%), Burkina…

‘Mother of All Marches’ Turns Violent in Venezuela

‘Mother of All Marches’ Turns Violent in Venezuela

Clashes between protesters and security forces erupted in Venezuela during marches taking place Wednesday in at least 12 cities across the country. Hundreds…

Gunman films himself on Facebook shooting dead an elderly man in the street and boasting about killing 15 people: Evil Cleveland

Gunman films himself on Facebook shooting dead an elderly man in the street and boasting about killing 15 people: Evil Cleveland

Police are hunting a killer who shared a video of the moment he shot dead an innocent man in Cleveland and claims to…

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau: Assad must step down for Syria to have peace

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau: Assad must step down for Syria to have peace

Canada has slapped sanctions on 27 high-ranking Syrian government officials in an effort to force Bashar al-Assad to stop using violence against his…

World’s oldest person dies in Italy aged 117

World’s oldest person dies in Italy aged 117

The oldest person in the world and the last person alive that was born in the 19th century has died. 117-year-old Emma Morano…

Kenyan marries another man in Michigan

Kenyan marries another man in Michigan

In a trend where Kenyan men are getting married to other men in countries whose laws allow it, a Nakuru man has tied…

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President Muhammadu Buhari today stayed away from the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, asking his cabinet to allow him to rest. The meeting, which lasted barely one…

A bid by lawyers to have treason charges against Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema dropped has been rejected by a Lusaka court. Hichilema is accused of plotting to…

The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs has reacted on the formation of sex workers associations in different districts in the country. This comes following reports that Thyolo…

An appeals court in Senegal upheld the life sentence of Hissene Habre, former Chad president, on war crimes charges. The court also ruled on Thursday that millions of dollars…

Parliament has passed a motion seeking to declare a state of emergency in the country over the hunger. Last evening, the legislators voted in favour of a motion…

Caught. Bruce Bukenya is said to have served a number of tours in the Middle East and in Afghanistan between 2008 and 2009. A man accused by police…

Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda say information sharing as well as deeper collaboration will be decisive in tackling tax fraud. They…

Unexpectedly, I received volumes of comments, questions and compliments in response to a piece published in this column earlier in the month. The vast majority of comments indicated…

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Technology View all

Place your cell phone next to a full bottle of water and something interesting happens

Do you struggle to receive the proper amount of signal when you are using your cell phone? If so, this story can provide you with a much needed…

Nigeria A Mobile First Nation: Nigerian Mobile Trends 2017

Jumia Nigeria is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the African Mobile Trends Paper. This is the third white paper presentation from Jumia delving into mobile trends…

Windows Vista is officially dead, here’s why you need to stop using it

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it’s ending all support for Windows Vista, effective immediately. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer pictured above has famously called Windows Vista his biggest regret.…

Tigo Launches First State-of-the-Art Call Centre in Tanzania

Tigo Launches First State-of-the-Art Call Centre in Tanzania

Tigo, Tanzania’s leading Digital Lifestyle company, has announced the opening of a new state of the art Call Centre, the first of its kind in the country. Boasting…

University of Botswana Prpfessor Yanev’s Research Generates Global Interest

University of Botswana Prpfessor Yanev’s Research Generates Global Interest

A journal article titled Design and Analysis of a Robust Accurate Speed Control System by Applying a Digital Compensator, published by Associate Professor in Control and Instrumentation Engineering…

Innovation, Technology and Growth: A Conversation with Christine Lagarde: What She said

Innovation, Technology and Growth: A Conversation with Christine Lagarde: What She said

I happen to have attended a Christine Lagarde open lecture and she had interesting things to say about Africa.She was very direct in letting people know that Africa…

Fintech Africa: Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities

Fintech Africa: Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities

Leaders from Africa’s biggest telecom investment companies including MTN, Orange, Helios Towers, American Tower, Eaton Towers, Google, Microsoft, Liquid Telecom and SEACOM are meeting with investment bankers, investors…

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East Africa Region in Joint Effort Against Tax Fraud

East Africa Region in Joint Effort Against Tax Fraud

Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda say information sharing as well as deeper collaboration will be decisive in tackling…

Africa Has Vast Agricultural Potential – So Why Are We Due to Import U.S.$110 Billion Worth of Food Annually By 2025?

Intergovernmental Authority on Development and Why Regional Integration in Africa Is Desirable

Zimbabwe’s state owned parastatal NRZ Loses Out $2.5 Billion

Uganda Targets South Sudan, DR Congo With Logistics Hub

Zimbabweans gave Mugabe freedom to destroy ‘bread basket of Africa’

Zimbabwe cabinet approves NRZ recapitalisation programme

Crime-Hit South Africa Pays For Pampering Zimbabwe’s Leader Mugabe – Opposition

26 Dead, Several Hurt in Kibwezi After Bus, Tanker Crash

Digital Industrial Transformation of Algeria’s Power Plants in Landmark Deal

Tanker Laden With 33,000 Litres Diesel Fuel Explodes in Lagos

Tanzania ‘Seeking to Manufacture Plastic Bags…invest in Recycling Plant’

Salvaging NRZ, Zisco and Hwange Colliery from total collapse

Coal miner Hwange Colliery Company signs 25-year deals

Zambia Turns to Charcoal As Hydroelectricity Sources Drain

US$15 million ‘siphoned’ from gold miner Freda Rebecca as Zimbabweans suffer

Abuse at NRZ: Sits on $150m real estate: Asset register in shambles

National Railways of Zimbabwe to seek private partnerships

African leaders must address problems hindering development of Africa’s natural resources

Malawian Bank Staff Complain Over Racist Boss At First Merchant Bank

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