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Worst humanitarian crisis hits three African countries as Trump slashes foreign aid

The world’s largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President…

Crowds attack Africans in India after teen’s death blamed on Nigerian man

Crowds attack Africans in India after teen’s death blamed on Nigerian man

Africans living in India frequently face discrimination and even violence, and are often accused of involvement in illegal drug trade Hundreds of residents…

Angela Merkel’s party wins German state vote by large margin

Angela Merkel’s party wins German state vote by large margin

In the Saarland state vote held six months before a general election, Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) won 40 percent against 30 percent for…

‘We may have an illegitimate President of the United States currently occupying the White House,’ declares Rep. Ted Lieu

‘We may have an illegitimate President of the United States currently occupying the White House,’ declares Rep. Ted Lieu

As House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) continues to cast doubt about his ability to lead a credible probe into the Trump…

Canada to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018

Canada to announce marijuana will be legal by July 1, 2018

The Liberal government will announce legislation next month that will legalize marijuana in Canada by July 1, 2018. CBC News has learned that the…

Thieves steal from Berlin museum 221-pound Canadian gold coin worth as much as $4.5 million USD

Thieves steal from Berlin museum 221-pound Canadian gold coin worth as much as $4.5 million USD

A massive gold coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint has been stolen from a museum in Germany. Police in Berlin say thieves…

There is life after presidency, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

There is life after presidency, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

The first cocktail party at Barack Obama’s new office last month was certainly more casual than any he had hosted in recent years.…

Anti-Corruption Protests In Russia’s Pushkin Square

Anti-Corruption Protests In Russia’s Pushkin Square

Thousands of people crowded into Moscow’s Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a…

James Jackson with ‘intent to kill as many black men as he could’ plunged sword into 66-year-old Timothy Caughman

James Jackson with ‘intent to kill as many black men as he could’ plunged sword into 66-year-old Timothy Caughman

A white supremacist who stabbed a 66-year-old black man to death with a sword in New York has been charged with second-degree murder…

Girl allegedly sexually assaulted on Facebook Live now receiving death threats, family says

Girl allegedly sexually assaulted on Facebook Live now receiving death threats, family says

The Chicago police are questioning several people in the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old that was streamed on Facebook Live, authorities said,…

Gunmen storm Amazon hospital, murder Brazil land activist

Gunmen storm Amazon hospital, murder Brazil land activist

Five armed men burst into a small town hospital in the Brazilian Amazon, surrounded security guards and shot dead a prominent land rights…

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Combined efforts of the Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) and Botswana Police has led to 29 individuals being questioned by the police for allegedly buying drivers’…

‘Thirty-seven students were viciously assaulted with 14 suffering broken limps and one is feared to have had brain damage and is currently in a coma.’ ZIMBABWE National Army…

It was a double score for Emmanuel Elibariki, alias Ney wa Mitego, after he was released from police custody without any charges and the green light given to…

On 13 March, the Aris 13 was hijacked off the coast of Somalia, leading analysts to ask whether the incident heralded a fresh wave of Somali piracy. Yet…

So, what if the late assistant Inspector General of Police Andrew Felix Kaweesi was taking his children to school, or worse yet, taking his lovely wife to the…

Lifeless bodies are discovered all over the country. Some human rights activists speak of a revival of murderous violence of a political and ethnic nature and count about…

Since the beginning of the month, 16 rhino carcasses have been found in the Kruger National Park (KNP). “Three of the rhinos were found dead but their horns…

With its rugged terrain and unbearably high temperatures, the banditry-prone Kerio Valley, which runs across Baringo and Elgeyo-Marakwet counties, is one of the most dangerous places to work…

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The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers: Professor Graham Speaks at UNI Africa Conference in Senegal

Professor Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where…

African hospitals adopt SOPHiA artificial intelligence to trigger continent-wide healthcare leapfrogging movement

African hospitals are adopting SOPHiA to – no matter their experience in genomic testing – get up to speed and analyze genomic data to identify disease-causing mutations in…

Applying for a Birth Certificate in Tanzania Using a Phone: 650,000 Children Regestered in Geita and Shinyanga

Tanzania’s digital lifestyle company, Tigo, has continued to support the Tanzania government’s under-five birth registration initiative through an innovative mobile application that is massively accelerating provisioning of birth…

Mara Social Media Acquires Global Instant Messaging & Communications Platform “Nimbuzz”

Mara Social Media Acquires Global Instant Messaging & Communications Platform “Nimbuzz”

Mara Social Media, an African multi-channel platform of online and mobile tech innovations that are designed to connect people across emerging markets, has announced this week that it…

The Africa Center in New York City: ASK your questions LIVE to Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote on Thursday, March 23 at 14:00 GMT

The Africa Center in New York City: ASK your questions LIVE to Aliko Dangote and Halima Aliko Dangote on Thursday, March 23 at 14:00 GMT

Halima Aliko Dangote was recently appointed the president of The Africa Center in New York City (www.TheAfricaCenter.org) with the major responsibility of raising capital for the center. The…

Fintech Africa: 2017 The Year Fintech Shifts Its Focus to Africa

Fintech Africa: 2017 The Year Fintech Shifts Its Focus to Africa

In many cases, fintech’s rapid growth can be attributed to the industry’s widespread adoption and innovation in developed, Western countries. But to continue on its growth path –…

Fintech Africa: Traditional banks are now reaching out to fintech startups around Africa

Fintech Africa: Traditional banks are now reaching out to fintech startups around Africa

African fintech is not disrupting the existing financial service providers. This is because, in many areas of the continent, there is nothing to disrupt, with large swathes of…

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