On the run Nigerian billionaire’s $51m Manhattan apartment hits the market for just $39m

A luxurious Manhattan apartment previously owned by an on-the-run Nigerian billionaire is up for sale for $11million less than he bought it for. Disgraced Nigerian energy businessman Kolawole ‘Kola’ Aluko,… Read more »

Nigerian Govt Bans broadcasting 5 Songs By Olamide, Davido and 9ice [VIDEO]

National Broadcasting Corporation Bans Olamide’s ‘Wo’, Davido’s ‘Fall’ & 3 Other Songs The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has tagged five Nigerian songs as “Not to be Broadcasted.” The corporation released the list,… Read more »

[VIDEO] South Africa minister Mduduzi Manana sorry for nightclub ‘assault’ of a woman caught on tape

Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana has been identified in a video where he seems to be assaulting a woman at Cubana restaurant on Sunday morning. The… Read more »

Maragua parliamentary Candidate Sam Wairimu to face sodomy charges

Maragua parliamentary aspirant Sam Wairimu is set to appear in court today following his arrest Monday night. Kandara police boss Gregory Mutiso said Mr Wairimu was arrested after a complaint… Read more »

New $100 Million Addis Ababa National Stadium

Adey Abeba, an international standard stadium is to be built at a cost of 2.47 billion Br. The stadium will be constructed in 900 working days by China State Construction… Read more »

Nigerian Billionaire’s son weds model girlfriend in £5m bash in a UK palace with a 12ft cake, one million roses and a Robin Thicke performance

Son of the world’s richest black woman takes over Blenheim Palace to marry model girlfriend in stunning £5 million bash with one million roses, a 12ft cake and a surprise… Read more »

One South African man, four wives: The new hit reality TV show [VIDEO]

A new hit reality TV show has restarted a debate over the traditional practice of polygamy in South Africa. Musa Mseleku says he wants to change people’s perceptions of polygamy…. Read more »

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 »