Nigeria is Broke, President Buhari Tells UN Officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has admitted to United Nations Population Fund officials that his country is broke and going through hard financial times due to ever dipping oil prices. The west… Read more »

LUANDA, Angola: An oil boom made it the most expensive city in the world. Now it’s in crisis.

As the price of oil rose earlier this decade, this capital city did as well. Glass skyscrapers soared above the rubble of a 27-year civil war. American pop stars such… Read more »

Koffi Olomide Gets One Year Jail term in Congo for Kicking Woman at JKIA

Congolese Singer Koffi Olomide has been jailed for a year for assaulting a female dancer in Kenya, reports indicate. The Rhumba maestro was arrested on Tuesday at his home in… Read more »

Blood, Money, and Prison II

In the second and final installment, a kidnapping at a prominent wedding in Karen, a gun in court and why Kenya isn’t helping her citizens in Juba. Marula Manor is… Read more »

Blood, Money and Prison

In May last year, four Kenyans found themselves in the middle of the most important corruption case in South Sudan’s history. Then they were all sentenced to life in prison…. Read more »

Sugar daddies a threat to war on Aids in SA

Every week, an estimated 2,000 South African women between the ages of 15 and 24 contract HIV. Lebogang Motsumi, 27, still remembers the moment when she learnt she had contracted… Read more »

Redevelopment of Largest Ghana’s Kumasi Market at a cost of $298m

Ghana Government through parliament secured the Brazilian loan last year to re-build the fire-prone market which will be the biggest in the sub-region The redevelopment of Ghana’s Central Kumasi market… Read more »

Tragedy of Nigerian teenager who was born with a mystery condition which stopped her limbs growing

The Nigerian girl who lives in a plastic bowl Like any other teenager, she is a bright, happy girl who one day dreams of one day opening her own shop…. Read more »

Renewed fighting erupts in South Sudan as fears of civil war mount

Renewed fighting erupted in South Sudan’s capital on Sunday and forces loyal to Vice President Riek Machar said his residence was attacked by the president’s troops, raising fears of a… Read more »

Sudanese-Australian Thon Maker unconventional path to the NBA draft might pay off

HE’S DOING IT all wrong. He’s ignored the guidebook and thumbed his nose at the rulebook, chucking the typical route of a wannabe NBA draft pick in favor of his own… Read more »

U.S accuses Nigerian lawmakers of attempted rape, soliciting prostitutes at a Cleveland hotel [VIDEO]

‘It is with regret that I must bring to your attention… the lawmaker allegedly grabbed a housekeeper in his hotel room and solicited sex from her. Two others allegedly requested… Read more »

Drama as two friends swap wives in Sironko Uganda

There was drama in Busati village in Sironko District at the weekend after two close friends and business partners swapped wives to settle a long standing extra marital affair. The… Read more »

[VIDEO] Meet the gorgeous twins who married the same man in SA

South African twin sisters have raised eyebrows after getting married to a man twice their age. The twins, Owami and Olwethu Mzazi were interviewed by SABC’s Mapaseka Mokwele in her… Read more »

Ohio Teen Ditches White Teacher’s Advice Who Said African Print Is ‘Too Tacky for Prom’ and Joins #AfricanProm Trend

African inspired fashion is here to stay in 2016. After New Jersey teen Kyemah McEntyre designed her own handmade gown last year, many other young women have similarly embraced their… Read more »

Social Media Blocked in Uganda Ahead of President Museveni’s Inauguration

Ugandans will soon watch incumbent President Yoweri Museveni be sworn into office for his controversial fifth term after he won over 60% of the vote in elections in February 2016…. Read more »