Equatorial Guinea to close embassy in London

Equatorial Guinea will close its diplomatic mission in London, the country’s foreign minister says. The move comes after Britain last week sanctioned the son of its president for misappropriating millions of dollars. “The first decision that the Malabo executive has taken is the total closure of our diplomatic headquarters in London,” Simeon Oyono Esono, the […]

Equatorial Guinea condemns UK’s ‘unilateral sanctions against its vice President

In a statement issued Saturday, the Equatorial Guinean authorities requested the removal of “unilateral and illegal” sanctions imposed by the United Kingdom for corruption against the president’s son. Teodoro Nguema Obiang, the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, was sanctioned by London for “misappropriation of public funds” and bribery that allowed him to live a luxurious […]

R. Kelly faces fresh abuse allegations, including sexual relationship with a 17-year-old boy

R. Kelly the American R&B singer, is facing new accusations of abuse, including the claim that he had an inappropriate sexual connection with a 17-year-old young man. According to authorities, the Grammy-winning musician Robert Kelly is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old kid after meeting him at a McDonald’s in Chicago in 2006.  Prosecutors said […]

Zimbabwe receives first batch deportees from the UK

More than a dozen of Zimbabwe’s citizens are being deported from the United Kingdom. According to reports, some of them have lived in the country for decades and have been forced to leave their families behind to face an uncertain future in their native country. They were deported from the United Kingdom after the government […]

Haiti swears in new Prime Minister

Haiti sworn in a new Prime Minister on Tuesday, as mourning for late President Jovenel, Mose continues. Former interim PM Claude Joseph was replaced by 71-year-old neurosurgeon Ariel Henry after the July 7 commando assault on Mose’s private house left the First Lady critically wounded. Joseph rejoined the new administration as foreign minister after agreeing […]

Tanzania to receive the country’s first 42 Korean electric trains by November

It has been announced that the Tanzania Railways Corporation (TRC) would get its first 42 electric locomotives by November of this year. In this capacity, the company will formally begin operating the stretch of the Standard Gauge Railway between Dar es Salaam and Morogoro (SGR). Dr. Leonard Chamuriho, the Minister for Works and Transport, was […]

“Time for Women to Lead in Somalia” – Somalia’s Only Female Presidential Candidate

Fawzia Yusuf Haji Adam a Somali woman, believes it’s time for a woman’s touch and launched her presidential campaign on Tuesday. Obtaining adequate support from Somalia’s legislators, the overwhelming majority of whom are male. If elected, Fawzia promises to give the nation a new lease of life by emphasizing security, economic empowerment, and education. Fawzia, […]