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Former Nigerian minister 'stole $6bn of public money'

Source: BBC A former government minister in Nigeria stole $6bn (£3.8bn) of public money, a state governor has alleged. Adams Oshiomhole said US officials informed President Muhammadu Buhari of the alleged theft during his visit to Washington last month. Mr Buhari took office in May, ending the rule of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The […]

Big Brother Africa 2015 Reality Show Cancelled

This is not good news for African viewers as the biggest reality TV show in Africa, Big Brother Africa (BBA) may not take place this year as expected. This is due to lack of sponsorship. The organizers of the show, Africa Magic and Endemol were unable to get sponsorship for this year’s edition of the […]

President Obama comes for African leaders who have refused to leave power

While speaking to African leaders at the African Union Headquarters in Ethiopia today July 28th, President Obama asked African leaders to leave office whenever their tenure comes to an end and shaded the heck out of Mugabe and Burundi president. What he said below… “I am in my second term. Its been an extraordinary privilege […]

Former Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi's son sentenced to death over war crimes

A court in Libya has sentenced one of the sons of former Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi and eight others to death over war crimes committed during the 2011 revolution. Saif al-Islam and others were standing trial for suppressing protests during the political uprising in Libya in 2011 after Libyans revolted against the […]

Made in Uganda: Electric Car Made By Students [Videos]

In 2006 students from 25 universities and colleges across the world took part in a project to design a plug-in electric hybrid vehicle. At the end of the three year Vehicle Design Summit they had produced four hybrid cars run by solar, biofuels, and human power. In 2011 they unveiled their first car, the Kiira […]

You can start your car with a fingerprint – A technology by 9 students of Makerere University (Uganda)

A group of nine students of Makerere University’s School of Computing and Informatics Technology have worked out a way to start cars with fingerprints, rather than car keys. These ICT from Makerere students want to make stealing your car a little harder with a fingerprint ignition, writes Jackie Nalubwama They are: Ernest Ojakol, Michael Mawejje, […]

Africa’s top 10 countries for anti-corruption (View list)

Bribery and a lack of transparency have long been a challenge to growth in Africa, where 80% of the population live on less than $2 a day. Obama called corruption Africa’s “biggest impediment to further growth” and urged Kenyans to hold “visible” trials to tackle the problem. According to the 2014 survey by Transparency International, which tracks […]

How To Be A Successful Entrepreneur – Jim McKelvey

Jim McKelvey, an American computer science engineer and entrepreneur is the co-founder of Square, a mobile payments company. During his maiden visit to Nigeria, the world-acclaimed businessman was a guest speaker at Tech Plus Conference & Expo facilitated by MTN Nigeria and a host of other companies. In a media chat, he spoke with newsmen […]

Two newborn babies in Kenya named AirForceOne to honor Obama's visit (And a few are also named after Obama's children)

Two babies born Friday in the city of Kisumu were named after the president’s plane They were among eight babies born in the city who were given an Obama-related name, including three girls named after Michelle, Sasha and Malia  Obama’s trip to Kenya had some residents so thrilled they named their new babies after the […]

Meet the 10 wealthiest couples in the world (View List)

List courtesy of CNN Money. See the rest of the list after the cut… L
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