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The 10 Most Powerful Men In Africa 2015

The 10 Most Powerful Men In Africa 2015

While 2014 was a extremely challenging year for the continent with some unprecedented lows; the seemingly unrelenting Ebola outbreak in the Western African countries of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone; the horrific Hoko Haram kidnapping of nearly 300 school girls in the middle of the night in Nigeria; growing political unrest and strife in South […]

17 foreign tourists ‘hunted’ from cruise ship buses and shot dead in Tunisia

17 foreign tourists ‘hunted’ from cruise ship buses and shot dead in Tunisia

At least 17 people most of them tourists were killed in an attack Wednesday at the Bardo museum in Tunisia’s capital, Tunisian Prime Minister Habid Essid said. Two attackers were also killed, while three attackers are at large, according to Essid.Two men dressed in military garb went into a museum in Tunisia’s capital Wednesday and […]

Baby stolen after birth has been found through an astonishing coincidence 17 years later

Baby stolen after birth has been found through an astonishing coincidence 17 years later

A baby stolen from her sleeping mother’s arms shortly after birth has been found by the family through an astonishing coincidence 17 years later, her biological family and South African police said Friday. A 50-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with kidnapping after pupils noticed a remarkable likeness between the 17-year-old and her younger […]

Ghana celebrities defend gay rights

Ghana celebrities defend gay rights

Ghanaian celebrities have taken to social media to condemn the beating of a suspected gay man, opening a rare window for debate on homosexuality in a country where gay sex is illegal. A video circulated on social media showing a famous music promoter, nicknamed “Kinto” being beaten and threatened by an angry mob. Police have […]

Pope Francis sad over the beheading of Christians in Libya

Pope Francis sad over the beheading of Christians in Libya

Pope Francis expressed deep sadness for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians in Libya, departing from the script of an address on Monday to emphasise the unity of all Christians regardless of the sect they follow.Addressing members of the Church of Scotland, the Argentine pope mentioned the killings which took place on a beach […]

A Nigerian woman blows herself up after President Jonathan’s rally

A female suicide bomber killed herself Monday when she exploded a vehicle packed with explosives near a stadium where Nigeria’s president had just held an election rally in the northeastern city of Gombe, police said. They said there were no other casualties.The U.S. State Department and other foreign countries have published a warnings urging their […]

It’s impossible for women and men to be treated equally says Robert Mugabe

It’s impossible for women and men to be treated equally says Robert Mugabe

“It’s not possible that women can be at par with men,” said the incoming chairman of the African Union, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. He made the controversial comment in Addis Ababa on the eve the African Union summit, which begins Friday. Many are debating what the 90-year-old leader meant to convey by this statement.Mugabe’s remarks […]

Poaching leads to a massive increase in tuskless elephants in Tanzanian

Poaching leads to a massive increase in tuskless elephants in Tanzanian

The Ministry of Tourism and Natural Resources will in 2015/2016 fiscal year allocate funds for research aimed at finding the reasons leading to the increase of tuskless elephants in Tanzanian national parks.The Ministry’s Deputy Minister, Mr Mahmoud Mgimwa, said that a number of elephants without tusks is emerging at alarming rate thus such research was […]

FBI arrests a Russian spy in New York

FBI arrests a Russian spy in New York

Federal agents on Monday arrested an alleged Russian spy in New York accused of trying to recruit sources and collect economic intelligence while working as a Manhattan banker, officials said.US prosecutors named the alleged covert intelligence agent as Evgeny Buryakov, 39.He appeared before Judge Sarah Netburn in a Manhattan federal court on Monday, a court […]

British Nurse, Pauline Cafferkey Who Contracted Ebola In Sierra Leone Discharged From Hospital

British Nurse, Pauline Cafferkey Who Contracted Ebola In Sierra Leone Discharged From Hospital

A British nurse who contracted Ebola while working as a volunteer in Sierra Leone said she was “happy to be alive” as she was discharged from hospital on Saturday having made a full recovery. Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey was diagnosed in Glasgow on December 29 before being transferred to Britain’s only isolation ward for Ebola […]

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