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Muslims threw 12 Christians into the sea after a fight broke out on a boat carrying migrants

Muslims threw 12 Christians into the sea after a fight broke out on a boat carrying migrants

A group of Muslim migrants have been arrested for ‘aggravated murder’ after allegedly throwing 12 Christians into the Mediterranean sea during a recent crossing from Libya, Italian police reports.Witnesses say a fight broke out on a rubber dinghy carrying more than 100 African migrants from Libya to Sicily, after which the men were thrown to […]

Angola’s journalist de Morais charged over accusing military generals of links to the “blood diamond”

Angola’s journalist de Morais charged over accusing  military generals of links to the “blood diamond”

A renowned Angolan journalist has been put on trial on charges of defaming military generals after he accused them of links to the “blood diamond” trade.Rafael Marques de Morais accused seven generals of being linked to murder, torture and land grabs in Angola’s lucrative diamond fields.Several people were reportedly arrested for protesting against the trial.Mr […]

Somali families panicking due to U.S. banks

Somali families panicking due to U.S. banks

Somali families are panicking and businesses are running short of funds two weeks after the last major U.S. bank stopped transferring money to the fragile Horn of Africa country, development groups said. Somalia has no formal banking system due to decades of war, so Somalis living abroad use money transfer companies to send some $1.3 […]

Africa in Pictures

Africa in Pictures

The New Year begins with fireworks in Abidjan, illuminating the night sky over the Ebrie Lagoon in Ivory Coast’s main city… In the South African port city of Durban, thousands of people celebrate New Year’s Day on the beach… And families celebrate the New Year with their children in Uhuru Park’s in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, […]

Gabon IT youth training to benefit from partnership between Airtel and UNESCO

Gabon IT youth training to benefit from partnership between Airtel and UNESCO

Bharti Airtel with launch a new training programme targeting to impart new technological skills to thousands of youth in Gabon in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).The three-year initiative – dubbed ‘’Train My Generation: Gabon 5,000’’ – is the first of its kind that UNESCO has partnered with a private organisation […]

Bazaruto Islands – Mozambique

Bazaruto Islands – Mozambique

Situated off Mozambique on the east coast of Africa, The Bazaruto Islands are one of the most spectacular destinations on earth. The Islands offer exclusive accommodation options. Sunsets, peace and solitude are a reality on the Bazaruto islands, allowing the visitor to choose what or what not to do. Guests can relax on un spoilt, […]

Nigeria declared free of Ebola

Nigeria declared free of Ebola

Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. WHO representative Rui Gama Vaz, speaking in the capital Abuja, said it was a “spectacular success story”. Nigeria won praise for its swift response after a Liberian diplomat brought the disease there in July. […]

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