Three days ago, Uganda Vice President Edward Ssekandi got more entertainment than he expected during a public function. This is after singer Phina Masanyalaze took to the stage with a seductive dance during the International Youth Day celebrations in Jinja. In a footage of her performance, the singer is seen shaking her waist a few […]Read More
Morning proceedings of the Kenya’s parliament on Wednesday were temporarily brought to a standstill after a legislator entered the chambers with her five-month-old baby. Christopher Omulele, who was serving as the speaker, ordered Kwale Woman Representative Zuleika Hassan to withdraw from the chamber saying it is not the right place to take care of her […]Read More
Popular Nigerian musician, Damini Ogulu, simply known as ”Burna Boy” has announced that his much-awaited musical album ”African Giant” is finally out after a long wait. He made the announcement today through his Instagram page @burnaboygram Burna Boy’s African Giant Album After the announcement of the album, it has received positive response from Nigerians. Have you listened […]Read More
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has commissioned Africa’s largest wind power plant in Turkana Northern Kenya, his office said in a statement on Saturday. The wind power farm is located next to Lake Turkana, the world’s largest permanent desert lake surrounded by three national parks and an active volcano. Speaking during the inauguration of the power […]Read More
Alain Marcel de Souza, the former president of the ECOWAS Commission, died on Tuesday in Paris after suffering a heart attack, Beninese television reported on Wednesday. His death has also been confirmed by a staff of the ECOWAS Commission in Abuja. He died at 65. De Souza the immediate past president of ECOWAS was a […]Read More
Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf and assistant Patrick Kluivert have been sacked following their exit from the Africa Cup of Nations. The 43-year-old Dutchman, who assumed the managerial position in August last year, leaves along with assistant coach and former global team-mate Patrick Kluivert. The Indomitable Lions were knocked out by Nigeria in the round of 16 […]Read More
A Ugandan feminist and lecturer identified as Stella Nyanzi, has been jailed over a poem about the vagina of the President, Yoweri Museveni’s mother on Facebook in September. Nyanzi had used graphic and unflattering descriptions of the privates of the mother of the president when addressing how unfortunate it was for him to be born. She critiqued his […]Read More
Muhammadu Buhari, and other African leaders will be launching the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) today, July 7. The launch will take place at the 35th Ordinary Session of the Executive Committee of the Meeting of the African Union at the Palais des Congres in Niamey, the Nigerien capital. The landmark free trade agreement […]Read More
Super Eagles players gets $37,500 each for their hard-earned 3-2 win against the Cameroon in Saturday’s AFCON 2019 Round of 16. Captain Hosa Okunbo rewarded the team with $20,000 for the win, while they also got $5,000 each from the Lagos State government. They also got a match winning bonus of $12,500 and $75,000 for […]Read More
Nigeria opened scoring in the 19th minute through Ighalo off a Kenneth Omeruo assist to get the team off the block after the morale crushing 2-0 defeat to Madagascar. However, Cameroon responded in kind with two quick fire goals before the interval. Stephane Bahoken punished the Eagles defence after they switched off allowing Christian […]Read More
Namibia’s Peter Shalulile failed to take the two best chances of the opening half-hour, while Max Gradel sliced wide at the other end. Goalkeeper Loydt Kazapua almost gifted the Elephants an opener when he fumbled a cross straight to Wilfried Bony, but blocked the former Swansea striker’s shot with his body outside the box before […]Read More
Nigeria players are staging a sit-in protest, refusing to leave their hotel in France until all of their outstanding bonuses are paid, following the team’s elimination from the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. Players told ESPN they are owed bonuses from two games, against Gambia and Senegal, from as far back as two years ago, amounting […]Read More
A financial consultant, Henry Claudius, and some other Twitter users have accused a former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, of diverting funds meant for the family of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu. Using the Twitter hashtag #RenoUndarted, some Nigerians on Twitter accused Omokri of printing T-shirts branded with Sharibu’s name, writing books and selling them […]Read More
A drastic and dramatic overhaul of African football is expected to be announced on Thursday, the eve of the kickoff of the African Cup of Nations, in the wake of corruption scandals consuming the Confederation of African Football (CAF). Ahmad Ahmad, New CAF Prresident The CAF executive committee took a stunning decision on Wednesday to […]Read More
Complete day-by-day schedule for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt (all kick-off times GMT, two hours behind local time): FIRST ROUND June 21 Group A: Egypt v Zimbabwe, Cairo International Stadium 2000 June 22 Gp A: Democratic Republic of Congo v Uganda, Cairo Stadium 1430; Gp B: Nigeria v Burundi 1700, Guinea v […]Read More
Botswana’s High Court has overturned a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual same-sex relations in a landmark victory for Africa’s LGBTQ movements. The court in the southern African country unanimously ruled on Tuesday that the legislation was discriminatory, unconstitutional and against the public interest. “A democratic society is one that embraces tolerance, diversity and open-mindedness,” Justice Michael […]Read More
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the country’s currency is to be replaced with a new generation of banknotes.
Kenyans must return their 1,000 shilling ($10; £8) notes to banks by 1 October, in a bid to fight money laundering, counterfeits and corruption.
New currency is to be brought in over the coming months with other denominations being phased out gradually.
Two gorillas have been photographed posing for a relaxed selfie with the rangers who rescued them as babies.
The image was taken at a gorilla orphanage in Virunga National Park, DR Congo, where the animals were raised after poachers killed their parents.
Islamic State on Thursday, April 18 claimed that it killed Congolese soldiers in an attack in Kamango near the border between Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda, according to The defensepost.com reports.
A message posted by its Amaq propaganda agency said there were Congolese army “dead and wounded” following an attack by ISIS fighters in the town of Kamango near the border.
The companies also indicated that collaboration within and across markets will be key to success so the companies decided to launch the Africa Plastics Recycling Alliance to increase those efforts and play their part as companies in finding solutions that work for Africa.Read More