Young Nigerians Make Science Fiction Series “The Crypt “

Nigeria gets its very own super hero series The Crypt Set in Nigeria, where humans with special abilities called Advanced Humans, battle against a secret organisation called The Crypt, bent on controlling their...

Kenyan chef hopes to cook her way to a Guinness Record

with REUTERS  Kenyan chef Maliha Islam Mohammed was overjoyed after stirring pots and serving up hundreds of dishes for 75 hours as she plans to set a new...

Ivorian legend Didier Drogba aims for presidency of football federation

Africanews Former Ivorian international Didier Drogba is running for president of the Ivorian Football Federation, FIF; according to local media reports. The former Chelsea man is reported...

Measles claims over 2500 lives in the DRC

Eric Oteng with AFP   A measles epidemic has caused more than 2,700 deaths between January and early August in the DRC, killing more people in seven months than Ebola in one...

Two separate motor accidents claim about 20 lives in Uganda

by AP At least 20 people have been killed in two separate motor accidents in Uganda, including an explosion involving a fuel tanker in the country’s west, police...

Uganda arrests 9 Congolese militiamen in Lake Albert

by Hadiza Mohammed/Felix Ajide  Shuaib Toko, Resident District Commissioner for Pakwach, on Monday said Nine Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) militiamen have been arrested by Ugandan security...

Nigeria, Burkina Faso collaborate on Waters Safety Plan

By Joan Nwagwu The Federal Government and Burkina Faso plan to collaborate on Community Water Safety Plan and Rural Drinking Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance.

Former Malaysian PM Razaq’s trial postponed to Aug. 26

by Fatima Sule/Abdulfatah Babatunde  A judge, on Monday, postponed a trial involving former Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, in connection with state development fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...

Sudanese army, civilians seal power-sharing deal

By Brendan Umoren Sudan’s ruling military council and civilian opposition alliance have signed a landmark power-sharing deal. The agreement ushers in a new governing council, including...

Crowds fill Khartoum’s streets to hail ‘new Sudan’

By Agencies As the crowd erupted into a thunderous roar to mark the signing of a declaration on Sudan’s transitional constitution, 19-year-old Ali broke into tears for his dead...

Afrobasket 2019: Buhari hails D’Tigress’ victory

by Augustine Ehikioya President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national female basketball team, D’Tigress, for a highly impressive outing at the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, which...

Ghana’s embattled gold dealership CEO begs govt for support

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban   Following his jail stint in the united Arab Emirates and brief detention back home, CEO of Ghana’s controversial gold dealership firm, Menzgold, has finally addressed a press...

Chad declares state of emergency in east region

Jerry Bambi  Chad’s President Idriss Deby has declared a state of emergency in two eastern provinces after about 50 persons were killed in intercommunal conflicts from August 9.. The...

Heavy security in Zimbabwe’s Bulawayo as opposition challenges protest ban

by REUTERS Soldiers and police deployed in large numbers in Zimbabwe’s second city Bulawayo on Monday to enforce a ban on an anti-government demonstration, as the country’s main opposition...