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Ex-hedge fund manager founds school in Somaliland [VIDEO]

Jonathan Starr tells 60 Minutes that when he founded a school in struggling Somaliland, he gave students a “chance to win” and that’s exactly what they did In 2008, a… Read more »

SA Police arrest Nigerian pastor accused of sexual abuse on many SA young girls [VIDEO]

  Controversial Nigerian pastor Tim Omotoso of the Jesus Dominion International Church in Durban, is being sought by the Hawks for allegedly abusing young girls at his Umhlanga house. According… Read more »

Nigerian Man Who Worked Near United Nations Arrested in String of Manhattan Bank Robberies during lunch break

Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53 is a Nigerian national with a valid work visa but no diplomatic immunity, sources said. A UN worker-turned-journalist found a way to make his lunch breaks pay… Read more »

Kenyan and Liberian teen jailed in Sweden for Brutally Raping a girl and Leaving Male Friend with Brain Damage

Two migrants have been given sentences of three and two-and-a-half years for beating a young man almost to death before violently raping his female friend. The government will try to… Read more »

Africa’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs: Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30

You may not know many of their names now, but in 20 years’ time, they could be on the cover of FORBES AFRICA. Peruse them, argue over them and follow… Read more »

Nigerian couple sentenced to federal prison for sneaking a Nigerian woman into the U.S. to become their “slave”

Parents ‘snuck a homeless Nigerian woman into the US by pretending she was their children’s grandmother then employed her as a nanny at less than minimum wage’ John Ibechem of… Read more »

Johns Hopkins Welcomes Its First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident Ghanian Born Nancy Abu-Bonsrah

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is making history by being placed at Johns Hopkins Hospital’s neurology department. Johns Hopkins University is making history with the residency of Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, their first black female… Read more »

Ethiopian Man Who Mutilated 2-Year-Old Daughter’s Genitals in Atlanta is Deported after serving 10 years in prison

A citizen and national of Ethiopia was removed Monday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) to his native country after serving 10 years in… Read more »

Is this Africa’s most beautiful new holiday home? Inside Arijiju, Kenya’s unique new exclusive-use villa

Travellers seeking a more private and tailored alternative to Africa’s innumerable safari lodges can now visit what may well be the continent’s most beautiful holiday home in Kenya. Found on… Read more »

Nigerian farmer kills his girlfriend and has sex with her corpse because ‘she wouldn’t sleep with me when she was alive’

Farmer claims he murdered his girlfriend because it was the only way he could have sex with her.Sunday Ushie, 35, reportedly slayed the mother-of-two with a knife before having sex… Read more »

ON THE EDGE : Somalia’s new president inherits a country on the brink of disaster and famine

In the weeks after a historic transfer of power, there is hope in the streets of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu as the new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, begins his term. Civil… Read more »

17yr-old Cameroonian teen google coding champion whose hometown is cut off from the internet

The first African winner in Google’s annual coding competition is 370km (230 miles) from home, sitting outside his cousins’ house in the Cameroonian capital, Yaounde, because the government has cut… Read more »

Kenya to appeal court block on closure of world’s largest refugee camp

The Kenyan government says it will appeal a court ruling Thursday thwarting its plan to close the Dadaab refugee camp, the largest in the world. In a statement posted on… Read more »

California legislator calls for Melania Trump immigration records

A California state senator is calling on the White House to release documents related to Melania Trump’s immigration, as part of a broader objection to President Donald Trump’s immigration policies…. Read more »

Uganda seeks Sh237b loan from China to fund rail

Uganda is negotiating a $2.3 billion (KSh237 billion) loan with China’s Exim Bank to fund an initial 273 km stretch of rail line the east African country is planning to… Read more »