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Sierra Leone football rocked by internal power wrangles

Sierra Leone football rocked by internal power wrangles

Sierra Leone football has again been rocked by internal power wrangles following a decision taken by members of the Sierra Leone Football Association (SLFA) to dissolve the executive committee led by Isha Johansen.A nine-man interim body, headed by an owner of a premier league club and veteran football administrator Alhaji Unisa Alim Sesay, has been […]

Egypt unveils renovated Tutankhamun gallery

Egypt unveils renovated Tutankhamun gallery

Four renovated halls in the Tutankhamun gallery in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo have been unveiled.The renovation is part of a seven-year project to refurbish the entire Egyptian Museum. The halls, opened by Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab, house treasures from the tomb of the boy king which were unearthed in 1922. It was one of […]

Turkey-Somalia relationship: Turks run Somalia & making $4million monthly revenue

Turkey-Somalia relationship: Turks run Somalia & making $4million monthly revenue

The chaos and conflict that once consumed the port of Mogadishu are now gone and a few foreign investors are starting to move into Somalia. Turkey is leading the way but why is there such a strong bond between these two countries? Where once rival militias battled for control of these docks, giant container ships […]

Zimbabwean President Mugabe says Ghana is poor and undeveloped

Zimbabwean President Mugabe says Ghana is poor and undeveloped

Former Ghanaian President John Kufuor has dismissed President Robert Mugabe’s claims that the West African country is “as poor as it was in the 1960s.” He described President Mugabe’s comments as his own “opinion.” But Kufour disagreed in an interview on Starr FM and said “Ghana has made some fantastic improvement since the 1960s.” “The […]

Zimbabawean born, Ebola survivor Ian Crozier speaks for the first time

Zimbabawean born, Ebola survivor Ian Crozier speaks for the first time

A US-based doctor who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone and survived after weeks of intensive treatment in Atlanta is speaking out for the first time in an interview published on Sunday. Ian Crozier – who until now has remained anonymous in news accounts of his treatment, at his request – said he cannot remember the […]

120 people feared dead as suicide bombers storm mosque in northern Nigeria

120 people feared dead as suicide bombers storm mosque in northern Nigeria

Kano, Nigeria-At least 120 people are feared dead and 270 more injured after gunmen and suicide bombers attacked a mosque in northern Nigeria during Friday prayers this afternoon.Witnesses reported three separate explosions and said the gunmen opened fire on worshippers in the assault at the Grand mosque in Kano, in the west African country’s second-largest […]

More than 250,000 poor animals slaughtered as Nepal celebrates religious festival

More than 250,000 poor animals slaughtered as Nepal celebrates religious festival

More than 250,000 poor animals have been lined up for slaughter as Nepal embarks on a two-day religious festival where buffalo, birds and goats are sacrificed to appease a Hindu goddess. Millions of Hindus flock to the ceremony, which is held every five years at the temple of Gadhimai, the goddess of power, in Bariyarpur, […]

Court sends 78 youths to jail for pro-Morsi protests

Cairo — A court in Egypt has given 78 youths up to five years in prison for protesting with the Muslim Brotherhood. The boys, from 13 to 17 years old, joined rallies calling for the return of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. The authorities have cracked down on Islamists since President Morsi was removed by the […]

Protests in Burkina Faso Prompt Minister’s Resignation

Protests in Burkina Faso Prompt Minister’s Resignation

OUAGADOUGOU — A minister in Burkina Faso’s transitional government seen as close to former President Blaise Compaore’s administration resigned on Tuesday following two days of protests over his appointment, the prime minister’s office said. The resignation is an early test for the West African country’s new leaders President Michel Kafando and Prime Minister Lieutenant Colonel […]

Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri Steps down

Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri Steps down

Police Commissioner Augustine Chihuri last night tendered his resignation to President Mugabe as Zanu PF infighting filters into the country’s security agencies. On Wednesday a senior government official whose name cannot be revealed told reporters that the long serving police Commissioner tendered his resignation to the President amid pressure for him to arrest the embattled […]

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