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Somali judge is elected President of International Court of Justice

Congratulatory messages from Somali and other parts of the world are being shared on social media following the election of Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf as president of the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The Somali judge was elected to the court’s Chamber of Summary Procedure along with four other judges and two alternate judges, who […]

Outrage in South Africa as principal is caught on video having sex with schoolgirls

A South African school principal has resigned after videos and pictures of him engaging in sexual acts with high school pupils were leaked on social media. Gregory Fisch, the principal of Reiger Park NR 2 High School in Boksburg, Gauteng province, tendered in his resignation last Monday after the videos and images went viral, reports […]

South Sudan’s first female pilot takes the captain’s seat at Delta Air Lines

South Sudan’s first female pilot Aluel Bol Aluenge has risen to the position of captain with major American airline company Delta Air Lines after working with Ethiopian Airlines and FlyDubai. 34-year-old Aluel Bol was celebrated in 2011 after completing an aviation training in the United States with the support of the South Sudanese government. “I feel extremely […]

Top 5 breathtaking castles in Africa

Since the dawn of time, Africans have remained uniquely creative especially in their cultural and social ways of life. This singularity is also manifest in the African architectural traditions particularly those used in the construction of ancient homes and important structures such as the kings’ castles. While some people might assume that Europe is the […]

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Tsvangirai critically ill in South Africa

FILE PHOTO Zimbabwe’s Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai addresses the media during a press briefing on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Cape Town May 5, 2011. REUTERS Zimbabwe’s main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is critically ill in a South African hospital and his supporters should “brace for the worst”, a party source with […]

Kenyan opposition figure charged with treason over Odinga’s ‘swearing in’

Miguna Miguna ( L) was charged with taking part in an unlawful assembly and engaging in organized criminal activity. [ Photo – Reuters] A Kenyan opposition politician was charged on Tuesday with treason for his involvement in a symbolic presidential “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga that was a challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta. […]

South Africa: President Jacob Zuma refuses request to resign

South African President Jacob Zuma Despite facing corruption allegations and pressure from African National Congress (ANC) leaders, it appears South African President Jacob Zuma is refusing to step down. He and senior members of the (ANC) held talks on Sunday but no details of their meeting have been released.  Julius Malema, an opposition leader and […]

Top Nigerian anti-corruption judge charged with bribery

A top Nigerian judge handling corruption cases against public officials has himself been charged with bribery, court papers showed on Saturday. The country’s anti-graft body EFCC is accusing Danladi Umar of demanding 10 million naira ($27 800) from a suspect “for a favour to be afterwards shown to him in relation to the pending charge”, […]

Zambian doctors make history by separating conjoined twins

A team of Zambian surgeons on Friday successfully separated seven-month-old conjoined twins, a first of its kind in the nation. The surgery, performed on the conjoined twins Mapalo and Bupe was done at the Women and New Born hospital in Lusaka, led by a team of 30 health practitioners from the University Teaching Hospital(UTH), local […]

Meet the richest pastor in the world…who’s said to be worth about a billion dollars

South African pastor and general overseer of Alleluia Ministries International, Alph Lukau, is said to be the richest pastor in the world, with an estimated net worth of $1billion. Read the report from MTO below… Alleluia Ministries International has TENS OF THOUSANDS of members in Africa, Europe, and South America. In the past, the Pastor […]