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European Union (EU) Extends Ban on Zimbabwe's Mugabe

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) has extended its remaining sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year, in a development likely to rile Harare. The sanctions were initially introduced in February 2002 when the EU expressed grave concern at the situation in Zimbabwe “in particular at serious human rights violations by the country’s government”. But most of the […]

Uganda Election: President Museveni seeks 5th term in office to extend his 30-year rule as Uganda president

Uganda’s electoral commission has apologized over delays in opening polling stations as people queue to vote in crucial elections. Difficulties in transporting electoral materials caused the delays, it said. President Yoweri Museveni, 71, is seeking to extend his 30-year rule, in a race widely seen as the tightest in the East African state’s history. Seven […]

NIGERIA – Naira on a Free Fall: US $1 now ₦385, £1 now ₦505 in Black Market

The Nigerian Naira is on a free fall in the parallel market, while official interbank rates remain stable. According to Vanguard, the demand for dollars to pay for Chinese goods is part of the reason for the latest decline. According to a BDC operator who spoke on condition of anonymity,“You know China had been on its […]

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No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion. People learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Nelson Mandela

Top 15 Highest Paid Footballers In The World 2015/2016 Season

Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are two highest paid footballers in the world and that too by far with their after tax salary contracts with Real Madrid and Barcelona respectively. We take a look at top 15 footballers with massive salaries currently active in 2015-16. Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are by far the most highest […]

Nigerian: 90 Nigerian Lawyers represent one man

A Nigerian judge has criticised a lawyer facing criminal charges after he turned up to court in Lagos with a defence team of more than 90 people. Justice Aishat Opesanwo described the approach as tantamount to “harassment and intimidation”, a statement by Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency says. Prominent lawyer Rickey Tarfa is charged with the obstruction […]

Meet 24-yr-old Oyama Matomela, A South African Pilot Who Is breaking Female Stereotypes!

Port Elizabeth-born Matomela is the embodiment of hard work and dedication. By the time she turned 19, she had obtained her private and commercial pilot licenses ­– a feat she managed to accomplish in just 20 months. Matomela says her passion for aviation started from a young age, when she was lured by the sound […]

Here's how much the president of the United States gets paid

President Barack Obama. Doctors and C-Suite executives are known for pulling in a pretty penny. The mean annual pay for anesthesiologists is $246,320, and chief executives earn an average of$180,700 a year. But what do America’s top earners have on the US president? Not much. The president is paid $400,000 a year, on a monthly […]

Meet Ghana Based Female CEO Whose Company Makes Eco-Friendly Bikes From Bamboo!

Bernice Dapaah started a unique company after college. This company is changing the way business is being done in Ghana. They are manufacturing eco-friendly bamboo bikes and doing it very well. Jobs are being provided and they also make donation to kids who cannot afford transportation to school . Take a look. AN ECO FRIENDLY […]

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“While revolutionaries as individuals can be murdered, you cannot kill ideas”. -Thomas Sankara