Uganda school boasts of presidential alumni

Elements of liberty and freedom is what has placed Ntare school a step ahead of other schools in Uganda. It is one of the leading secondary schools in the east African nation with its...

Gabon: Independent TV channels attacked

The headquarters of two television channels have been attacked as post electoral protests continue in Gabon. Nazareth Radio television and Télé Plus can no longer broadcast in Libreville following the attacks. The National Union newspaper which...

Ivory Coast: Illegal gold digging destroying cocoa plantations

Cocoa plantations in the Nzi Comoe region in Ivory Coast are slowly being destroyed by illegal gold diggers said to be from Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea. Large cocoa farms are being destroyed in search...

Seven things about the Premier League Africans

The English Premier League has released the official list of 25-player squads for the 2016/17 season. The BBC's Stanley Kwenda looks at seven things about the African players in the Premier League. Nine per cent There...

Malian defence minister sacked following series of attacks

Mali’s defence minister Tieman Hubert Coulibaly was fired on Saturday, a day after jihadists briefly took control of the Boni town in the country’s centre. Before the government army managed to regain control of the town, the attackers, who are suspected of belonging to the Ansar Dine group, burned public buildings and took an elected local official hostage before withdrawing after a few hours A...

Ugandans cheer AFCON qualification after 38-year absence

A one nil victory for Uganda over Comoros on Sunday started a huge party in the east African country to celebrate their qualification for the Africa Cup of Nation 2017 in Gabon. At the end...

Zimbabwe to enforce ‘no work, no pay,’ policy for striking civil servants

Zimbabwe’s Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Minister, Prisca Mupfumira, has reiterated that the government was going to enforce a ‘no work, no pay’ policy in respect of civil servants who participate in illegal...

Zimbabwe court denies bail to 58 after anti-Mugabe protests

Harare - A Zimbabwean court denied bail on Friday to 58 people arrested during protests last week against President Robert Mugabe, who has vowed to crack down on a surge of anti-government dissent. The court...

You Need to Update Your Apple Computer Right Now

There's a big security flaw affecting Macs and MacBooks Remember that nasty iPhone security flaw we warned you aboutlast week? Apple just released patches fixing similar problems with the software powering Mac desktops and laptops,...

Ex-Govs got N2.484bn waiver for new private jets, helicopter

Ex-Governors of Akwa Ibom, Rivers and Taraba State,Godswill Akpabio; Rotimi Amaechi and Danbaba Suntaireportedly benefited from huge waivers running to billions of Naira on the purchase of private jets and helicopters. According to a report...

Saudi Arabia ready for Hajj 2016, African pilgrims troop to Mecca

Muslim pilgrims are trooping to Saudi Arabia to be part of the largest gathering of people in the world to participate in the annual Hajj. About two million people are expected in Mecca to observe...

Liberian parliament speaker steps down after Sable Mining indictment

Liberia’s parliament speaker said on Thursday that he is stepping down to face bribery charges in a case involving London AIM-listed Sable Mining’s attempted acquisition of an iron ore concession in the north of...

Photos: Runway at Enugu airport flooded with water after rainfall

According to an Indian man Sharad Jadhav ‏(@Sharad8097), on arrival at the enugu airport yesterday night, there was ankle deep water on the runway. From the photos shared, passengers were also stranded in the...

‘Nigeria Police is one of the best in the world’ – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, said Nigeria has one of the best police force in the world. Osinbajo said this during the foundation laying ceremony for the construction of the Crime and Incident Data...