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President Trump Sacks His Nigerian Adviser

Nigerian born international CEO, Adebayo Ogunlesi has now ceased to be an adviser to embattled US President Donald Trump. Trump sacked him today along with other distinguished CEOs counselling him via two councils on how to “Make America Great Again”. Trump sacked Ogunlesi on Twitter, when he announced the dissolution of two business advisory councils, […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

First African baby born using rare, low-cost IVF technique

A rare type of in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) called The Walking Egg (TWE) technology has been used to produce a baby in Ghana. The healthy 3.3-kilogramme baby boy was delivered last week after using the low cost alternative of the expensive IVF methods available. The parents of the baby were childless for eight years and had […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

Sierra Leone mudslide deaths hitting 400: chief coroner confirms

Rescue workers have uncovered nearly 400 bodies so far from a mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, its chief coroner Seneh Dumbuya told Reuters on Tuesday. He said that he expected at least 500 bodies to be uncovered as the search continues. A national emergency has since been declared by the government. […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

South African Teacher Killed By Her Husband In Front Of Entire Primary School Class

A Mpumalanga primary school teacher was fatally shot in full view of pupils on Monday. Kate Chiloane, 30, was shot by her husband, Vusi Mdluli, who later shot himself at their home. The incident occurred at Sedibasathutho primary school near Bushbuckridge. Spokesperson for Mpumalanga department of education, Jasper Zwane, said the husband entered the Grade […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema pleads not guilty to treason charges

Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema has denied plotting to overthrow the government when he appeared in a Lusaka court on Monday. The case has stoked political tensions in the country after Hichilema and five others were arrested in April. Zimbabwean opposition leader Tendai Biti told a media briefing that the image of Zambia was being […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

Mugabe’s wife returns to Zimbabwe after assault accusation

Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, returned to her homeland on Tuesday from South Africa after failing to turn herself in to South African police to face charges of assaulting a woman in Johannesburg. “Yes, she is back in the country. We don’t know where this issue of assault charges is coming from,” said a senior […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

Zambian President announces compulsory HIV testing

HIV Testing, Counselling and Treatment has been made compulsory in Zambia in all government-run health facilities, President Edgar Lungu today announced. He said the new policy measure is in response to the government’s HIV agenda of eradicating the virus by 2030. President Lungu made the announcement at the inaugural HIV Testing Counselling and Treatment Day commemoration […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

HIV/AIDS is no more the leading cause of death in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has updated its data on global deaths with Africa experiencing a decrease in the recurrent leading causes of death including HIV/AIDS and malaria. The new death statistics researched by African fact-checking organisation, Africa Check, indicated that lifestyle diseases have taken over as the leading causes of death on the continent. […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

Rwanda to imprison parents that make their children beg in the streets

Rwanda National Police has warned that it will imprison parents, guardians and anyone who forces children to go begging in the streets, reports KT Press. A prison sentence of three years awaits those with the ‘bad habit’ and committing the act since it is a crime charged by the law. “At different hotspots in Kigali […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

Nigeria: The king of Ife’s marriage to Olori Wuraola has crashed after just 17 months, and here’s all we know about what led to their break up

Yesterday there were reports that the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi’s marriage to his wife Olori Wuraola has crashed after just 17 months and we can tell you authoritatively that this is true. A few weeks ago, the Ooni told his wife he was no longer interested in the marriage and asked her […]

Today In History Aug 18, 1964: South Africa is officially banned from the Tokyo Olympic Games for failing to eliminate racial discrimination

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