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US extends sanctions against Zimbabwe

The United States has reportedly added more Zimbabweans to its sanctions list, with the possibility of a review after elections in July. According to NewsDay, highly placed government sources said that the US sent a diplomatic note to Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Sibusiso Moyo two weeks ago saying that although it recognised the authorities in […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

China to establish $62 million transport University in Tanzania

Tanzania’s State House on Tuesday said that China plans to build a university that will specifically cater for the country’s transport needs, local online website, The Citizen reports. According to a statement released, Tanzania President John Magufuli met with the new Chinese ambassador to Tanzania, Ms. Wang Ke where she announced that China would provide […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

5 reasons why parents should read biographies of Africana heroes to children

During the second week of Black History Month, the Reading Renaissance Campaign focuses on the Africana Heroes. The books reviewed are the stories of Africana heroes throughout the ages whose stories can serve as an inspiration for children. Here are five reasons why you should read biographies of Africana Heroes to your children. First, biographies […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

South African pastor who ‘healed’ congregants with insecticide found guilty

The South African pastor who made headlines in 2016 for spraying his congregants with insecticide has been found guilty of assault. A court declared Lethebo Rabalago guilty on three charges of contravening the Agricultural Act by spraying insecticide on people. The controversial Limpopo “Doom Pastor” was highly condemned after videos of him surfaced in 2016 […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

49-year old Kenyan prostitute gets a plot land as she retires after sleeping with 28,000 men in 23 years

A 49-year-old city sex worker has decided to retire from the trade in Kenya Sarah Mutero, who claimed to have ‘serviced’ over 28,000 men in the course of 23 years of active commercial sex work, received a parcel of land worth Sh120,000 (about $1,190), as part of her retirement benefits from wellwishers. For 23 years, […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

Ghanaian government to install CCTVs in all police stations

Ghanaian government have concluded plans to install Closed-Circuit Televisions (CCTVs) at all police stations in the 216 districts in the country. Ghanaian Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia announced the initiative as part of efforts to retool the Police Service and enhance security at police posts. The initiative came after repeated attacks on police stations by criminal […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

Nigerians react as snake is blamed for $100,000 missing state funds

Nigerian social media space is buzzing after a local portal reported in Saturday that a government official had blamed a mysterious snake for missing funds of 36 million naira cash (over $100,000). The funds belong to Nigeria’s Joints Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), a state agency responsible for the registration of admission of people seeking […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

Tanzania’s ‘dictator’ president threatening national unity: Catholic bishops

The Catholic Church of Tanzania denounced the violations of democratic principles and freedom of expression by the government of President John Magufuli, accusing him of endangering “national unity” in a pastoral letter published on Sunday. “Political activities are prohibited by the instrumentalization of the police,” the letter by the Conference of Catholic Bishops of Tanzania […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria

Cameroon’s new separatist leader declares ‘era of self defense’

Separatists in Cameroon’s restive regions under the so-called ‘Republic of Ambazonia’ have named a new leader in the person of one Sako Ikome Samuel. The new development comes in the wake of the arrest and deportation of Julius Ayuk Tabe, the group’s known leader. Tabe and 46 others were handed over to Cameroon from Nigerian […]

Boko Haram Attack: 48 Girls Found, 46 still Missing in Yobe state, Nigeria