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Tanzania: Magufuli Warns Country’s Looters: “Be Careful, I Can Decide in 2 or 3 Days to Change the Currency”

In his two years in office, President John Magufuli has brought many changes to Tanzania, though critics say not all of them are for the better. Magufuli has been criticized for being arrogant and autocratic when dealing with opponents, either perceived or real. In this speech, the Tanzanian president warned those who looted public money. […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Libya included in President Trump’s travel ban

The US Supreme Court approved on Monday, President of the United States, Donald Trump travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries to the United States, despite continued efforts against the law. US President Donald J. Trump signs an Executive Order in the White Hours [Photo File] Libyan citizens will not be allowed to travel to the […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Kenyan doctors remove 13 needles from toddler’s body

Doctors at a Kenyan hospital successfully removed 13 needles from a 10-month-old baby, with the toddler’s parents denying knowledge of how the needles got there, local Standard newspaper reports. The surgery which was conducted at Thika Level Five Hospital, located to the west of the capital Nairobi, left both doctors and locals in shock. The […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Grace Mugabe is reportedly divorcing former president Robert Mugabe

Former First Lady of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe has reportedly filed for divorce from her 93-year-old husband Robert Mugabe after he was ousted as the President, Zimbabwe Today reports. Grace Mugabe and Robert Mugabe have been married for 21 years. Grace began by working as the secretary of then President Mugabe and when his wife, the former […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Zimbabwe’s new leader Mnangagwa replaces 2 ministers after public outcry

Emmerson Mnangagwa – Zimbabwe’s new president Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Saturday dropped two ministers he had appointed to his new cabinet just a day earlier, a move widely seen as a response to a public uproar over the nominations. Mnangagwa, 75, named his cabinet overnight on Thursday, and is expected to appoint two vice presidents […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Tanzania partially restores power after nationwide blackout

Tanzania’s power utility said on Friday it had started to restore electricity to parts of the country after the East African nation was hit by a country-wide blackout on Thursday morning.  “Efforts are ongoing to make sure that power supply is restored to all parts of the country,” the state-run Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Photos: Somali man jailed for life in Italy for brutal rape, torture and murder of at least 13 migrants in Libyan camp

A Somali man has been jailed for life in Italy for raping, torturing and murdering migrants for pleasure in a desert camp he helped to run in Libya. 22-year-old Osman Matammud was found guilty of cruelty as he extorted money from migrants trying to reach Europe. Matammud killed at least 13 people and not four […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

The Gambia celebrates a year after dictator Yahya Jammeh’s downfall

Gambians have celebrated a year since long serving leader Yahya Jammeh was defeated at the polls. The main event saw president Adama Barrow addressing citizens about the victory of December 2016 and warning that there was more work to be done to better the lives of the people. #Gambia, our togetherness strengthened us to uproot […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Togo: Protesters call for President Faure Gnassingbé’s exit, after ruling for 15years

The streets of Lome, capital of Togo was lined with protesters today who were calling for the exit of President Faure Gnassingbe. Faure has been in power for 15 years, taking over from his father Gnassingbe Eyadema who ruled for 38 years. Faure had promised to hold talks with opposition groups since November but has been mute […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast

Nigerian widow photoshops her late husband into family photos to celebrate his 40th birthday

A Nigerian widow celebrated her late husband’s post-humous birthday in a rather unique way and it has touched Nigerians and others on social media. Funmi Afolarin lost her husband 2 years and 8 months ago. He would have clocked 40 this year, and to mark his birthday, she got a professional to Photoshop him into family […]

Photos: 115 African migrants including 11 women, a baby and 31 unaccompanied minors rescued from rubber boat off Libyan coast