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Somalia housing boom as Mogadishu emerges from ashes of war

Somalia’s elegant colonial villas were left in ruins by two decades of street fighting among warlords, and the seaside capital Mogadishu was dubbed the most dangerous city in the world…. Read more »

Burundi president vows to fight African Union peacekeepers [VIDEO]

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Wednesday he would fight proposed African Union peacekeepers if they set foot on Burundian soil, defying intense global pressure to accept the force. “Everybody should… Read more »

African Union deliberates sending East African troops to Burundi

Kenyan soldiers could be sent to Burundi to stop the country from spiralling into anarchy. The African Union (AU) has started talks on sending troops from the East Africa Standby… Read more »

Burkina Faso coup general charged over 1987 murder of ex-leader Thomas Sankara

General Gilbert Diendere, leader of a failed September coup in Burkina Faso, has been charged with murder in connection with the 1987 death of the country’s iconic former leader Thomas… Read more »

Senior Al-Shabaab leader killed in US strike in Somalia: Pentagon

A senior leader of the Al-Shabaab died in a US air strike in Somalia last week which also killed two other militants, the Pentagon said Monday. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook… Read more »

[VIDEO] Ethiopia to be first African country to operate Airbus passenger plane

Ethiopia will be the first African airliner to operate the latest Airbus’ passenger plane A350 – 900. The Ethiopian flag carrier has ordered 10 of these planes with the first… Read more »

Fear of Buhari: Nigeria elite on best behaviour over graft crackdown

Lagos – Business is slow at the moment for Benedict Okafor, who sells luxury cars from a lot near the port in Nigeria’s financial capital, Lagos. In the capital, Abuja,… Read more »

Nigerian Psychologist  Dr. Caroline Ekong stabbed to death by student who broke into her Delware  home [VIDEO]

Psychologist is stabbed to death by student who broke into her home and murdered her because she had him committed against his will A Newark man’s obsession with a Hockessin… Read more »

Uganda : Kyambogo University Coach Caught On Camera assaulting Team Members [VIDEO]

A one minute and 44 seconds video of volleyball coach Nicholas Obeke physically assaulting Kyambogo University students has gone viral. This was during the Bishop Stuart University Open Volleyball Championship… Read more »

HS Soccer Goalie Excels On Team, Despite Having No Legs, adopted by American parents from Congo [VIDEO]

High school soccer goalie with no legs who was adopted by American parents after being thrown in the road by African mother excels on Pennsylvania team Left behind by his… Read more »

Nigerian Mum-of-five made £1.5m running ESCORT AGENCY while claiming £117k in benefits and tax credits in UK

A mum-of-five made £1.5m running a high-class escort agency while claiming £117,000 in benefits and tax credits, a court heard. Janine Adeleke, 42, ran Carlton’s Of London from her seaside home… Read more »

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint himself oil minister

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari is to take personal charge of the country’s crucial oil portfolio, his spokesman said on Tuesday, as a deadline loomed for him to finally nominate his… Read more »

Stolen luxury British cars shipped through Mombasa found in Uganda [PHOTOS]

Twenty eight luxury British cars worth more than £1 million (Sh162 million) were found in Kampala, Uganda during an operation to track down a Lexus stolen from London, England. The… Read more »

Libya’s Migrant Trade: Europe or Die [VIDEO]

In a desperate bid to seek a better life in Europe, thousands of refugees and migrants leave the shores of Libya and cross the perilous Mediterranean Sea every month. Over… Read more »

Burkina Faso guards detain president, prime minister

Burkina Faso’s presidential guard detained the interim president and prime minister, plunging the west African country into uncertainty just weeks before the first elections since the ouster of ex-leader Blaise… Read more »