Sunday, May 27, 2018

Uhuru declared winner of Kenyan election

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of Kenya has declared President Uhuru Kenyatta winner of the presidential polls. IEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati officially declared...

Nigerian poet: We need to choose books over money

Prolific Nigerian poet Niyi Osundare says Nigerians are too busy "chasing money" and should spend time reading instead. He made the comments when he came...

3 Kenyans Jailed For Life For Stripping Woman Who Allegedly Dressed Provocatively

A Kenyan court on Wednesday sentenced three men to life for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed was dressed too provocatively. The verdict...

Mugabe Gives AU $1M

President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe has presented a cheque of one million dollars to the African Union Foundation to help end the “donor dependency...

Schlumberger Signs $700 Million Oil-Field Deal in Nigeria

Nigeria’s state-owned oil company said it signed a deal with Schlumberger Ltd. to provide $700 million for the development of two oil fields in...

Kenyan security guard fired ‘for insisting VIP undergoes security check’

A Kenyan security guard has sued her employer after she was allegedly dismissed for insisting that a government minister undergoes a security check at...

Kenyan Primary school closes after pupils beat teachers

A school in central Kenya has been closed after the pupils attacked the teachers, the Daily Nation reports. It adds that pupils were seen with...

Wife of Incoming Lesotho Prime Minister Shot Dead, Power FM Says

The wife of Lesotho’s incoming prime minister, Tom Thabane, was shot dead Wednesday night, a day before his inauguration, Power FM reported. Dipolelo Thabane was...

Three peacekeepers killed in northern Mali attack

Three UN peacekeepers have been killed in an attack in Kidal in the north of Mali north, the UN has told AFP news agency. On...

DR Congo approves use of Ebola vaccine

The Democratic Republic of Congo government has given the go-ahead for an experimental Ebola vaccine to be used in the country. The country is currently...

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