Tag: Africa

15 former African Presidents and Prime Minister back Adesina over calls for independent investigation against him

A coalition of 15 former African presidents and a prime minister have publicly expressed their support for the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina, following calls for an independent investigation against him by the United States government.

Akinwunmi Adesina

Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), has denied all the allegations of wrongdoing leveled against him by some staff of the bank

Senegal president's brother tests positive for Coronavirus

The brother of Senegalese president, Macky Sall has announced that he has tested positive for Coronavirus.

Landlord allegedly shoots tenant dead for refusing to vacate his house

A landlord in Ofankor, Ghana has been arrested for allegedly shooting his tenant who refused to vacate his house after he ordered him to.

Man allegedly kills 8-year-old daughter, buries her secretly

Police in Kagadi, Uganda have arrested a father on allegations of killing his eight-year-old daughter and burying her secretly.

See the replies a lady received on Twitter after asking

A twitter user took to the social media platform on Tuesday to ask a rather interesting question.

South African dancer, Zodwa Wabantu goes pantless as she bends to clean her house with her naked backside facing the camera

Zodwa Wabantu risked exposing too much as she bent to clean her house while wearing only a t-shirt and no underwear.

Nigerian men put cocaine on their manhoods to make sex sweeter and also get our women addicted

Kenyan socialite, Shornarwa has knocked down claims that Nigerian men are sexually active as they claim to be, while alleging that they ”intentionally put cocaine on their manhoods to make sex sweeter and also get women addicted to them.”

Guinean music icon, Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to the world stage is dead

Guinean music icon, Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to the world stage in the 1980s, has died at the age of 70.

Ghanaian Pastor, Bishop Obinim still in police custody after failing to meet bail requirements

Controversial Ghanaian Pastor and founder of International God’s Way Church, Bishop Daniel Obinim is reportedly still in police custody after failing to meet his bail requirements.

Man's creative wedding proposal starts a conversation online

A man’s proposal has been slammed by some Facebook users and praised as creative by others after it was shared online by his fiancée.

Woman called "4:30" eyes and bullied because of her crossed eyes shows her transformation after she had surgery

A woman has shared before and now photos as she narrated how she was bullied mercilessly for having crossed eyes, until she resorted to corrective surgery.

Madagascar asks Nigeria to pay N78.2m for COVID-19 herbal remedy

The Republic of Madagascar has asked Nigeria to pay 170,000 Euros (78,200,000 Naira) for the COVID-19 drugs sent to the Federal Government.

Man severs ears of his 10-year-old son, burns his fingers for stealing his money

A Fifty-five-year old Ghanaian man, Osmanu Mumuni, has been arrested by the police in Ghana for physically abusing his 10-year-old son over claims he stole his money at his home in Obuom-Domeabra.

Madagascar records first COVID-19 death

Madagascar has registered its first death from Coronavirus.

Mo Abudu condemns Sky News and demands that they take down a post where they referred to thread hairstyle as new Coronavirus haircut

Media entrepreneur, Mo Abudu has expressed her displeasure and demanded that Sky News takes down a post where they referred to the threaded hairstyle as a “spiky coronavirus haircut” that gained popularity because it resembles the shape of the Coronavirus.

Nigerian couple bags 19 years in jail for sexually and physically abusing a girl and a boy in the U.K

A Nigerian couple living in Rochdale, U.K., has been jailed for a string of child abuse and sexual assault.

Rwanda's most-wanted genocide suspect, Felicien Kabuga, 84, arrested in France after 25-years

Felicien Kabuga, 84, who was living under a false identity in a flat in Asnieres-Sur-Seine, near Paris, had been pursued by international justice for 25 years, the French Justice Ministry said in a statement on Saturday morning.

Kenyan police constable shoots his wife before killing himself after dispute

A Kenyan police constable identified as Michael Siwalo with service number 116272, committed suicide on Friday May 15 after shooting his wife following a domestic dispute.

Eritrea officially virus-free with 100% recoveries and zero deaths

Eritrea has officially declared itself virus-free after all 39 patients successfully recovered from COVID-19.

All African countries now affected by Coronavirus

Lesotho has recorded its first case of Coronavirus, making it the last African nation to report a positive case.

Mauritius officially virus-free after total recoveries, no new cases

Mauritius declared total recoveries from coronavirus infections as of May 11, 2020. The island nation’s official COVID-19 page said 322 people had recovered out of the 332 confirmed cases so far. 10 people have since died.

607 cases, govt to foot quarantine bills

Government on Thursday confirmed that it will foot bills of suspected persons quarantined for COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Africa's most impacted nations as cases hit 54,000

The only virus-free country in Africa is Leotho, they had still not recorded a case of coronavirus as of May 8. 53 countries have officially recorded cases. The death toll is past 2,000 whiles recoveries are also past 18,000. Confirmed cases have also passed the 54,000 mark.

Chaos as South Africa parliament video call is hacked with pornography

A virtual meeting of South African lawmakers was disrupted as hackers flooded the Zoom video call with pornographic images.

ECOWAS and WAHO refute alleged endorsement of Madagascar's herbal cure for Coronavirus

ECOWAS and WAHO refute alleged endorsement of Madagascar’s herbal cure for Coronavirus

101 inmates in military prison test positive for Coronavirus in DR Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry has announced that 101 inmates have tested positive for Coronavirus in the N’dolo military prison in Kinshasa.

Ghana coronavirus: 2,719 cases, 'no mask, no entry' at all govt offices

The case count as of May 4 stood at 2,719 cases with 294 recoveries and 18 deaths. Ghana remains West Africa’s second most impacted behind Nigeria who have 2,800 plus cases.

Tanzanian President Magufuli orders probe on COVID-19 kits after goat and pawpaw test positive for Coronavirus

Tanzanian president, John Magufuli on Sundayordered a probe on the country’s coronavirus testing kits after samples taken from a goat and pawpaw tested positive.