Africa

Tanzania: Diamond Platnumz Arrested for Sharing Indecent Content On Social Media

Dar es Salaam — Popular Musicians Nasib Abdul alias Diamond Platinumz is under police custody for posting indecent video clips on social media, the Parliament heard. Minister of Information, Arts culture and Sports Dr Harrison Mwakyembe revealed this on Tuesday April 17. Dr Mwakyembe also instructed the authorities to arrest a female Musician, Nandi after […]

International

27-Year-Old Woman To Become First Female Ever To Visit Every Country On Earth

The 27-year-old adventurer has already travelled to 181 countries, since setting off in July 2015 and has just 15 left to go. If she completes her epic two-year trip, Cassandra will became the first documented female to see every country. Her amazing journey is called Expedition196 and she’s traveling as an ambassador for peace on […]

Politics & Policy

DR Congo sacks more than 250 magistrates

President Joseph Kabila has cracked the whip on unbefitting individuals who work at the judiciary. On Monday, 250 magistrates who did not have a law degree or were accused of corruption were sent packing. Through a televised event Justice Minister Alexis Thambwe said President Joseph Kabila has “sanctioned more than 200 individuals who do not […]

Business & Economy

Kenya Airways sacks 22 of its 26 Nigerian workers

Kenya Airways has sacked 22 out of its 26 Nigerian employees, representing 86.4 per cent of its Nigerian workers. According to a report by Punch, only four Nigerian staff are currently retained by the management of the airline after the exercise.  Those retained are Country Manager, Afeez Balogun, the Station Manager, and two other staff. The […]

Sport

Video: Salma al-Majidi is first woman to coach a male football club in Sudan

Sudan’s religious authority the Islamic Fiqh Council in 2012 banned the formation of a national women’s football team in the country, describing it as an immoral act. The directive prevented many women in the country from pursuing their dreams of becoming professional footballers. But, Salma al-Majidi has surpassed all this to become a football coach, […]

Success Stories

These young Ghanaians are making 3D printers from e-waste for schools

Africa produces tons of electronic waste every day. Made up of spoilt computers and photocopiers, TV sets and other electronic gadgets, these waste products are often burned, releasing hazardous gases into the atmosphere which are harmful to health. But thanks to the activities of some young men in Africa, these things discarded as waste are […]