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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 »

South Africa announces measures to relax visa rules for Kenyan travellers

The South African government has announced measures to relax visa rules for Kenyan travellers as a fresh move to strengthen bilateral ties. The measures announced on Tuesday will include visa… Read more »

Papa Wemba dead: Congolese musician dies aged 66 after collapsing on stage

A video from the concert shows the iconic African musician slumped on the floor Congolese singer Papa Wemba has died after collapsing on stage in Abidjan in Ivory Coast. He… Read more »

Foreign investors look towards Tanzania [VIDEO]

The World Bank has praised the African country Tanzania’s fiscal growth, calling it one of the continent’s bright spots. CCTV’s Dan Ashby has this report from Tanzania. The country’s President,… Read more »

Meet the Inspiring Acid Attack Survivors Who Are Pushing to Change Uganda’s Laws

‘I’ll make these scars stars’: Brave women who have survived acid attacks in Uganda reveal their injuries in a bid to prevent further assaults More than half her body is… Read more »

Xenophobic attacks erupt in Zambia

Xenophobic attacks erupt in Zambia, foreigners’ shops looted, one burnt and two stoned to death FOREIGN nationals, among them Zimbabweans, were forced to seek refuge at police stations in parts… Read more »

Uganda sends 400 cancer patients to Kenya after breakdown of only radiotherapy machine

Uganda is sending 400 cancer patients to Kenya for radiation treatment after its only radiation machine broke down beyond repair. Kenya has only three public radiation machines available at Kenyatta… Read more »

Uganda’s Uber-like app for dirty laundry [VIDEO]

Don’t feel like doing your laundry In Kampala, there’s an app for that Piles of dirty laundry don’t clean themselves — but in Kampala, an app is trying to make… Read more »

Incredible recovery of the Nigerian ‘witch child’ who was left for dead by his parents

Incredible recovery of the Nigerian ‘witch child’ who was left for dead by his parents: Care worker reveals how the two-year-old is much healthier since heart-breaking image shocked the world… Read more »

Meet the Female Somali Military Captain Fighting Al-Shabab

Despite only being 21, Iman Elman is a military commander in the Somali Armed Forces. Writes Michelle Shephard in the Toronto Star, “When she joined the military two years ago,… Read more »