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France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

France sensation, Kylian Mbappé, 19, who earned global recognition for his impressive performances at the 2018 World Cup tournament in Russia is donating his entire proceeds to charity. According to USA Today, Mbappe, who scored four goals this year for France, decided to donate his earnings from the tournament to a charity that gives free sports instruction to hospitalised and […]

How Ethiopia opened the first African embassy in Italy in the 1400s

How Ethiopia opened the first African embassy in Italy in the 1400s

Geography and religion had in ancient times connected Ethiopia and Italy. Italy was then seen as the nearest major European country by Ethiopian Christians and hence could easily be accessed. Italian Christians also viewed Ethiopia as very accessible since it was basically the only Christian polity outside Europe, according to history. Even though many Ethiopians went […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

Zimbabwe faces accusations of leaking voters’ personal data

A scandal over leaked data has hit Zimbabwe’s election after the ruling party sent personalized, unsolicited campaign messages to potential voters’ mobile phones. The opposition says thousands of supporters reported receiving the messages. “ZANU-PF has been caught with its hands in the cookie jar. There is no legal way for any political party to access […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

Swaziland or eSwatini? King Mswati’s new name is challenged in court

A human rights activist in Swaziland is challenging King Mswati III’s decision to change the tiny southern African nation’s name to the Kingdom of eSwatini. Africa’s last absolute monarch announced the new name in April at celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence from Britain. However, activist Thulani Maseko argued in a High […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

Meet the brave African woman who scaled the Statue of Liberty in US to protest separation of migrant families

Therese Patricia Okoumou at the foot of the Statue refusing to come down Therese Patricia Okoumou, a Congolese immigrant, is being described as a hero after she climbed the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty in a July 4th protest against the Trump administration’s policy that separated migrant children from their parents. The 44-year-old engaged […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

Photos: Gambia to auction ex-President Jammeh’s luxury planes and cars online

Airplanes which belonged to former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh are parked on the tarmac of the airport in Banjul on May 21, 2018. AFP PHOTO Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh flew into exile last year, leaving a fleet of presidential planes and luxury cars as a memento of more than two decades in power. Now the […]

Top 5 Pan-African leaders whose ghosts are demanding justice

UN: Violent extremism is the most pressing challenge facing Africa

A new report by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) calls for development-centered and inclusive approach in responding to violent extremism in Africa. The report entitled, “Journey to Extremism in Africa: drivers, incentives and the tipping point for recruitment,” was launched on Tuesday in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, underscoring the need for Africa to deal […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

Photos: The world’s largest church is in Africa and was ‘financed by God’

Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Ivory Coast In the outskirts of Ivory Coast’s capital, Yamoussoukro stands this beautiful edifice – the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace which is the largest church in the world. The giant basilica was built with the finest marble from Portugal and Italy in the time period between […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

Indian spiritual guru, 77, gets life in prison for raping 16-year-old girl

A 77-year old Indian spiritual Guru has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a teenage girl in 2013. Asaram Bapu, who claims to have millions of followers worldwide, was sentenced after a court in the western Indian city of Jodhpur on Wednesday ruled that he had raped a 16-year old girl at one of his ashrams, […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity

Video of White South African woman verbally attacking Black police officers and hurling racist abuse at them

A South African woman was yesterday sentenced to three years in prison with one year suspended for being racist and the video of the incident that led to her conviction has emerged. Vicki Momberg called Blacks “useless”, used the derogatory “K” word on the Black police officers who came to assist her, then threatened to […]

France’s Kylian Mbappé, 19, to donate his entire 2018 FIFA World Cup™ match salary to charity