29 Killed as plane crashes into busy city in Congo

– At least 29 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed after takeoff into a densely populated area of the city of Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. A survivor among the 19 people — 17 passengers and two crew members — who were aboard the plane was taken to hospital along […]

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Origin of modern humans ‘traced to Botswana’

Scientists have pinpointed the homeland of all humans alive today to a region south of the Zambesi River. The area is now dominated by salt pans, but was once home to an enormous lake, which may have been our ancestral heartland 200,000 years ago. Our ancestors settled for 70,000 years, until the local climate changed, […]

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Ghana Football Appoints New President After Corruption Saga

The Ghana Football Association, GFA, on Friday (October 25) elected a new president in the person of Kurt Okraku, a known football administrator in the West African country. The country’s local football grounded to a halt following an investigative documentary that exposed widespread corruption and maladministration of the game. Football was suspended following which world football […]

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Fake Doctor Arrested in Kenya After Performing 8 Successful Surgeries

A fake doctor in Kenya has been busted after he managed to perform surgery on nine unsuspecting clients. Ronald Melly worked for many years at the Kapsabet County Referral Hospital in Kenya without anybody noticing that he was a fake doctor. According to a report by forum.facmedicine.com, the fake doctor performed several surgery operations on […]

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Mugabe’s Body Arrives Home From Singapore

 A crowd of thousands of Harare residents grew suddenly, eerily silent Wednesday afternoon as an unmarked plane rolled slowly down the tarmac, bringing home the body of the man who many consider the father of Zimbabwe. The flag-draped casket carrying the body of former President Robert Mugabe was somberly welcomed in Harare by top officials, […]

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Nigerian Workers Will Suffer If South African Businesses Are Attacked – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians not to attack South African companies operating in Nigeria in retaliation for the ongoing xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described as deeply disturbing the reports that some Nigerians, angered […]

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Kenya Becomes The First African Country to Recognise Intersex People

Intersex people are born with physical characteristics that do not fit the typical definitions of male or female, Aljazeera described. A Kenya news media reported the census operation officially started at 6 pm with many Saturday with many Kenyans taking to the social media to describe the questions asked: “were not making sense.”. The governor […]

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Ghanaian Police Officer Kills Himself With His Own Gun At His Duty Post

Lance Corporal Alhassan Asare, on Monday,  reportedly committed suicide at his duty post with his own weapon. According to GhanaWeb, Alhassan had reported for duty at 5:45 pm at Dukes Petroleum Fuel station. A colleague of his who visited the fuel station at that point in time said he found him seated in a plastic chair with […]

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Lady Rewarded With “Brown Envelope” For Twerking For Uganda Vice President

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 […]

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Kenyan MP Sent Out of Parliament For Bringing Her Five-Month-Old Baby

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 […]

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Burna Boy Just Dropped African Giant’ Album

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 […]

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Kenya launches Africa’s largest wind farm

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 […]

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De Souza, Former ECOWAS president dies at 65

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 […]

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Cameroon sacks coach Clarence seedorf After AFCON poor performance

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 […]

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Ugandan feminist and lecturer jailed after writing a poem of Uganda’s President

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 […]

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AfCFTA: The historic trade agreement launches today

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 […]

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AFCON: Super Eagles receives $37.5k Each For Win Against Cameroon

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 […]

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AFCON: Nigeria 3-2 Cameroon

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 […]

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Ivory Coast advance to Africa Cup of Nations knockout stages after Namibia win

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 […]

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Nigeria stage sit-in at WWC over unpaid bonuses

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 […]

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