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Egypt: Five injured in downtown Cairo building collapse

A listed building in the centre of Egypt’s capital partially collapsed injuring five people Saturday, Authorities who rushed to the building on Kasr al-Nile street, near the iconic Tahrir Square, tended to 14 people including passersby and transported five to hospitals. An investigation has been launched to assess the cause of the sudden collapse of […]

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Mixed reactions in Namibia over rejected Germany reparations offer

Reactions are pouring in Namibia over the government’s rejection of a 10 million euros genocide reparations offer from Germany. Namibia’s President Hage Geingob on Tuesday said reparations offered by Germany for mass killings in its then colony were “not acceptable” and needed to be “revised”. There are mixed reactions on the streets of Windhoek the […]

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The story of Chinese-Congolese singer Zhong Feifei

Produce Camp 2020 is a popular chinese reality. But there’s a stunning story of a participant this year. That of Chinese African singer Zhong Feifei. Zhong who is Chinese-Congolese is helping to bring diversity to the Chinese entertainment industry. She competed on the show with 101 contestants vying for a stardom in a seven-member girl […]

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Child malaria spikes in Sierra Leone as parents fear coronavirus

Doctors in a rural Sierra Leone hospital may be accustomed to treating severely ill infants, but they recently admitted one of the worst cases they had ever seen. An 18-month-old with pallid skin and thinning hair arrived on the wards in the eastern town of Hangha in July suffering from an alarming combination of pneumonia, […]

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Angolan Ex-President’s Son To Do Jail Time

Jailtime for the Former President’s Son Billionaire behind bars, Jose Filomeno dos Santos, son of the former president who ruled Angola for 38 years, was sentenced to five years in prison by the nation’s Supreme Court in Luanda on Friday for a multi-billion dollar embezzlement scheme attempting to transfer to $1.5 billion into a private […]

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How we plan to immotarlize my wife — Pastor Itua Ighodalo

Kindly Share This Story: Pastor Ituah Ighodalo …Why Obaseki may win Edo election By Sam Eyoboka SENIOR Pastor of the Trinity House Church, Ituah Ighodalo has revealed plans on how they intend to immortalize his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Olajumoke Ibidunni Ighodalo, nee Ajayi who died 33 days to her 40th birthday in her hotel room […]

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Africa Launches Covid-19 Continent-Wide Antibodies Study

Large Continent and Low Numbers Africa hit 1 million confirmed covid-19 cases last week and as some experts are eager to ascertain the real confirmed case data and comprehend the apparent relatively low caseload – with just under 800,000 recoveries and less than only 25,000 fatalities on the continent of 1.3 billion people, others are […]

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Operators of lottery, pools, betting to pay N20 million for license fee in Lagos

Kindly Share This Story: …As State considers virtual betting Bill to consolidate all Laws on betting By Ebunoluwa Sessou Operators of lottery, pools and betting in Lagos will be charged N20million license fee if a Bill proposed by the State’ Lagos Assembly on Laws on betting is finally approved by the state government. This was […]

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Breaking: Ireland returns €5.5m Abacha loot to Nigeria

Sani Abacha By Victoria Ojeme The Republic of Ireland has agreed to return about N2,514,651,800 (€5.5 million) stolen by the Nigerian former head of state, General Sani Abacha to Nigeria. The Ireland Criminal Assets Bureau was said to have frozen the money in 2014 where it was kept in an Ireland bank account. The agreement […]

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Big Brother Naija becomes most-watched entertainment live stream on Showmax

Kindly Share This Story: Showmax, an internet television service on Friday said the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show had become the most popular entertainment live stream on that platform This was contained in a statement given to newsmen in Lagos, by the organisation which added that the development had proved that local content definitely had cross-border […]

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Partner with South-South govts for development, Okowa tells IYC

Kindly Share This Story: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa (3rd right), Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (3rd left), Member representing Patani Constituency (DTHA), Hon Emmanuel Sinebe (1st left), Secretary to Delta State Government , Barr. Chiedu Ebie (1st right), and other members of the State Executive Council with the new Executives of Ijaw Youth […]

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Moroccan Covid-19 Travel Restrictions in Tangier

Cases are Climbing One thousand four hundred and ninety-nine (1,499)- the number of confirmed coronavirus cases within the last 24 hours in Morocco, announced Wednesday by the Ministry of Health. The death toll rose to 556, with 23 recorded additions over the last day. Moroccan officials reimposed lock-down and travel restrictions in Tangier Wednesday after […]

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Mali opposition rejects Keita talks offer

Mali’s opposition has rejected an offer to meet with President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in order to defuse a months-long political crisis. Nigeria’s former-president Goodluck Jonathan, who is chief international mediator in the crisis, proposed the meeting before the scheduled end of his latest trip to the Sahel state on Thursday. He had arrived Bamako on […]

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Closing our shops will affect Ghanaians in Nigeria – Ogbonna warns GUTA

The Executive Director of the Nigerian Traders Union in Ghana has warned that if attacks on his countrymen trading in Ghana must end or else, there will be reprisal attacks in Nigeria soon. Speaking on Morning Starr on Friday, Kacey Ogbonna said there is no justification for some of the attacks on Nigerian traders in […]

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Rwanda Launches Innovative Covid-19 Batch Testing

Group Tests with Individual Results Wilfred Ndifon, a Rwanda researcher has created an innovative pool testing method that enables multiple people to have their samples tested together for the coronavirus without the need for single tests to accurately determine individual results that come up positive. Leon Mutesa, Professor of human genetics and member of Rwanda […]

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Crisis Expert Analyses Mozambique Jihadist Terrorist Situation

An Economic Threat Mocimboa da Praia port, attacked and taken over by Jihadists Wednesday, a huge blow to the Cabo Delgado province in Northern Mozambique – which houses the continent’s biggest single multi-billion-dollar investment project in a liquified natural gas facility. Terrorist activity that could hamper the development of the gas industry. Jasmine Opperman, an […]

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Team Lioness: Kenya’s All-Female Park Rangers

Park Ranger Pioneers Defying tradition and breaking barriers aptly describe the first all-female ranger unit — affectionately known as Team Lioness, patrolling Kenya’s vast Amboseli National Park. Purity Amselet, 24, a member of Team Lioness, shares her views, “When they see us doing this job, they don’t believe we can make it. They thought that […]

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Thousands evicted from settlements in South Africa

Nearly 2,000 people have been evicted from a housing development in Johannesburg. According to local media, the occupants of the housing development were evicted by the so called Red Ants on Wednesday The Red Ants are a private security company in South Africa specialising in clearing “illegal invaders” from properties. They had not carried out […]

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Jihadists Take Possession of Mozambican Gas-Rich Town

Islamic Terrorism Mocimboa da Praia, a major port situated in the Northern oil-rich region of Mozambique, was taken over on Wednesday by Islamist extremists i.e. a group of jihadists. According to local media and military sources, this comes after a series of attacks that occurred recently in the area The digital daily, Moz24Horas, reported that […]

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Namibia Rejects Inadequate German Reparations Proposal

Not acceptable was the response of Namibian President Hage Geingob in rejection of the German government’s proposal during negotiations that began in 2015 to atone for the gravity of the genocide committed against the Herero and Nama people of today’s Namibia between 1904 and 1908 during German colonial rule. Torture and Genocide Just under an […]

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