Africa

Ugandan Member of Parliament Bobi Wine arrested upon landing from New York

Ugandan Afropop star-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu also known as Bobi Wine has been arrested, Uganda’s New Vision reports. According to the police, the Kyadondo East MP uttered remarks before he left the country for which he should be held accountable. Bobi Wine had just returned from New York where he took part in discussions at […]

International

Kim Jong Un says Donald Trump is Deranged & will pay dearly for his Threats

Supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Kim Jong Un has responded to America’s President Donald Trump‘s speech in which he talked about destroying North Korea. Donald Trump escalated his threats against North Korea over its nuclear challenge on Tuesday, threatening to “totally destroy’’ the country of 26 million people and mocking its leader, […]

Politics & Policy

Rwandan opposition official, 8 others charged with plotting to overthrow government

A Rwandan opposition official and eight others were charged on Wednesday with forming an armed group and seeking to overthrow the government – indictments that could see them jailed for life. Boniface Twagirimana, the vice president of the FDU Inkingi movement, denied the charges in the Kigali court. The party’s leader, Victoire Ingabire, is already […]

Business & Economy

Kenya and Ethiopia, rising economic giants

Rising economic giants Nigeria and South Africa may be out of recession, however Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine these economic giants in the competition for investment, according to the newly released Africa Risk-Reward Index. The report compiled by Oxford Economics, an advisory group affiliated with the Oxford University, UK, says rising security risks and […]

Sport

Libya requests World Cup replay after discovering referee’s wife is from Tunisia

The Libyan Football Federation has reportedly demanded that the Football governing body (FIFA) orders a replay of their World Cup qualifier against Tunisia as the Kenyan referee who officiated the game is married to a Tunisian woman. According to a report in the English-language Libya Observer, “The Libyan Football Federation lodged a request to the […]

Success Stories

Inspiring! Meet the Blind shoe mender who is defying all Odds | Watch

Endurance Otobi is a blind shoe mender from Delta state Nigeria. He was not born blind, he started having problems with his sight while he was in primary school and then became blind in 2002 after an incident doctors later revealed to him it was glaucoma. Endurance’s parents were unable to pay for his surgery […]

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