The world’s fattest woman loses 65 kilos after treatment in UAE

Egyptian national Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty blows a kiss during a press conference on July 24, 2017 at the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi where she is receiving treatment following drastic weight-loss surgery. Aty once believed to be the ‘world’s heaviest woman’ arrived in Abu Dhabi from India earlier in the year to continue […]


UK to Ban sale of Petrol and Diesel-powered vehicles by 2040

British Prime Minister Theresa May The UK has said that it will begin to ban the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles from the year 2040 in a bid to reduce air pollution. According to Punch, the British High Court demanded the government produces plans to tackle illegal nitrogen dioxide pollution, which is largely caused by […]

Politics & Policy

President Mugabe’s Party to Consider Early Zimbabwe Elections

Ruling party wants to take advantage of opposition disarray President could dissolve parliament to hold early election Zimbabwe’s ruling party is considering calling elections early next year out of concern that President Robert Mugabe’s health is worsening and disputes among his supporters could galvanize opposition efforts to form an alliance, three officials familiar with the […]

Business & Economy

MUST READ: 8 Things African Billionaires Do Before 8 A.m

Africa Updates set out to discover what the most successful men in Africa are doing differently before 8 a.m. Here is what we found out: 8 Things African Billionaires Do Before 8 a.m. 1. DRINK LEMON WATER. According to Strive Masiyiwa, Zimbabwe’s richest man, drinking lemon water as soon as you wake up spikes your […]


Jay Jay Okocha Is More Skillful Than Ghana’s Abedi Pele’ – Says George Weah

Liberian football legend and Politician, George Oppong Weah, has said Nigeria’s Jay Jay Okocha is more skillful than Ghana’s Abedi Pele. The former international footballer, who happens to be the only African player to have won the FIFA World Player of the Year award, admitted he was not even close to the Nigerian legend who […]

Success Stories

Africa’s youngest female PhD holder: Musawenkosi Saurombe

She is Zimbabwean, studied in South Africa and is now a higher education ambassador for Bostwana. She is 23-year-old Musawenkosi Saurombe, Africa’s youngest PhD holder. Personal and familial sacrifices counted largely for the academic march that has earned her a doctorate in Industrial Psychology. And she is the first to admit that it took a […]