Africa

Djibouti sends medical personnel and supplies to assist Somalia

Djibouti has sent a team of 30 doctors with medical supplies to neighbouring Somalia following the deadly attack in Mogadishu over the weekend. The gesture was confirmed by Yusuf Garaad, Somalia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in a tweet on Monday. In the wake of the attack, Somalia’s information minister disclosed that Kenya, […]

International

U.S. Congressman David Cicilline pledges to donate his brain for research

US congressman, David Cicilline has pledged to donate his brain to concussion research after listening to the testimony of former NFL players about traumatic brain injury The Democratic lawmaker from Rhode Island who played Pop Warner football in his youth, agreed to make the donation after he dies in order to help researchers study the effects and […]

Politics & Policy

George Weah and Joseph Boakai to face off in Liberia presidential runoff

Former football star Senator George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai are headed for a run-off as nearly all the results Liberia’s presidential elections have been declared. Weah is currently leading with 39% of votes followed by Boakai who is second place with 29% out of the over 90% of polling station results counted. The […]

Business & Economy

Africa Robbed Of $50b Via Treaties, Weak Tax Laws

  African countries have been urged to begin a holistic review of all trade and tax laws as well as international trade treaties entered into in the last decades. The call came at the ongoing pan-African Conference on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa, where it was disclosed that Africa loses over $50 billion to multinationals […]

Sport

Christiano Ronaldo sells his Ballon d’Or award to raise money for dying children

Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo has sold his Ballon d’Or trophy in order to raise £600,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation. Make-A-Wish Foundation is a charity that grants wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses and those who are terminally ill. According to Spanish newspaper Marca, Ronaldo donated the 2013 replica at a charity auction in London at the […]

Success Stories

18 Year Old Nigerian, Uwade Helen Akhere Shines In The US As 11 Universities Offer Her Scholarship

Uwade Helen Akhere has made history winning 11 Scholarships to study in different American Universities, after emerging tops in her academic pursuit at the Charlotte Catholic High School. . Young Uwade, who hails from Edo State, was the President of the Student Council the prestigious Charlotte Catholic High School Charlotte NC, USA. . According to […]

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