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What China Knows about Africa That the West Doesn’t

Europe has always misunderstood what Africans want. Throughout the last five centuries, Africa has existed in the Western imagination between two polarized extremes. One is the Africa that exists as treasure trove of spoils, a source of slaves to take as free labor, and a vast land full of natural riches for the taking. The […]

12th October: Happy Independence Day Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is a Central African country comprising the Rio Muni mainland and 5 volcanic offshore islands. Capital Malabo, on Bioko Island, has Spanish colonial architecture and is a hub for the country’s prosperous oil industry. Its Arena Blanca beach draws dry-season butterflies. The tropical forest of the mainland’s Monte Alen National Park is home […]

Bill Gates celebrates successes in fight against Malaria in sub Saharan Africa

The world’s richest man, Bill Gates, has disclosed his delight at key advancement in the fight against malaria in sub Saharan Africa. An article he posted on his blog titled ‘So Long, Sucker – Mapping the End of Malaria,’ chronicled the concrete efforts at eradicating the mosquito borne disease on the continent. His article was […]

Photos: Egypt is getting a new capital – courtesy of China

Egypt’s new capital city moved a step closer to reality with the announcement that Chinese developers will largely fund the megaproject. The China Fortune Land Development Company (CFLD) agreed to provide $20 billion for the currently unnamed city, after a meeting between heads of the firm and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. This follows […]

Iraqi national team publicly sacrifice sheep so that they can qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup (photos)

Iraq’s national football team is still without a point in Russia 2018 World Cup qualification as they’ve lost their first three matches which include defeats to Australia (2-0), Saudi Arabia (1-2) and Japan (2-1) and face a must win home match against Thailand in their next qualifier game. In order to qualify for the World […]

U.S. provides $92.7 million to reduce poverty in Nigeria

The United States Government has announced the sum of $92.73 million in developmental assistance to support the five-year $2.3 billion agreement signed with the Federal Government in 2015. The U.S. Embassy in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said the amount was being provided through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The embassy explained […]

500 dismissed army recruits in Ghana threaten to join ISIS and Boko Haram if they are not recalled

500 Ghanaian army recruits who were sacked last year for alleged insubordination at a parade have threatened to join terrorists groups if they are not recalled. They said they have received offers from extremist groups and will be voiced to join if the government does not look into their case. Their spokesperson Frank Antwi said: […]

Please caption this: Is it too late to say sorry?

President Obama granted an interview sometimes ago where he stated “Libya was the worst mistake of his presidency” Read here. Not preparing for aftermath of Libya invasion which has caused so many problems in The Northern African country till date. One of our online reader sent in this image illustration of Obama kneeling to apologize to former […]

Unbelievable! Have you seen a water/land bus? – [Watch video below]

Wonders they say will never end! An amphibious vehicle (or simply amphibian), is a vehicle that is a means of transport, viable on land as well as on (or under) water. Amphibious vehicles include amphibious bicycles, ATVs, cars, buses, trucks, military vehicles, and hovercraft. Watch video below

Ghana’s Electoral Commission disqualifies 13 presidential candidates

Ahead of the December 7 presidential elections, Ghana’s Electoral Commission has disqualified 13 candidates from the race. This announcement was made by the EC Chairperson, Charlotte Osei who said the disqualified candidates failed to meet the necessary requirements. The disqualification leaves only four candidates in the race for Flagstaff House. These are:  Nana Addo–Dankwa, Akufo-Addo, […]