Uganda: Presidential candidate, Bobi Wine says his house is under siege

The presidential candidate of the opposition National Unity Platform (NUP), Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, known popularly as Bobi Wine has stated on his social media platforms that, his house is under siege amidst processes to finalize electoral results in his country. He wrote that, “we are under siege. Soldiers in UPDF uniform carrying guns have jumped […]

French tycoon dragged before court over $160M corruption deal in Guinea

A French-Israeli businessman, Beny Steinmetz has been dragged before court in Switzerland to respond to charges regarding his alleged corrupt dealings in Guinea-Conakry some years ago. According to the Swiss Prosecutors, the billionaire diamond magnate paid bribe of about $10m through Swiss banks purposely to compromise Guinean public officials and secure rich mining concessions at […]

African Union secures 270 million doses of vaccine for the continent

African Union (AU) has announced on Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 that it has purchased 270 million doses of coronavirus vaccines for the continent. This was made public by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa who is the current Chairman of the union; “as a result of our own efforts we have so far secured a commitment […]

Supfrica CEO set-up gofundme to sustain the platform after maintenance cost skyrocketed

The CEO of Techfrica, Al-Hassan Hafiz has set up a gofundme account calling on Africans both home and in the diaspora to help sustain the platform after maintenance cost skyrocketed following over 100,000 downloads within a space of 72hours. The information attached to the gofundme indicated that “What this surge in numbers means is that, […]

Kenya’s Safaricom suspends China’s Huawei 5G mobile network rollout

In what came as a surprise to many, Kenya’s largest telecom operator, Safaricom has suspended the planned roll-out of Huawei’s 5G mobile network service. Earlier on, the acting CEO of Safaricom, Michael Joseph made a public address in which he disclosed that trial tests on the much-criticized 5G network was completed awaiting roll-out. The tech […]

Outrage as Senegalese best student goes missing in France

The news of the brilliant Senegalese young lady who went missing in France mysteriously has so far triggered concerns in her home country and Africa at large.  The 20-year-old Jiary Sow who won prestigious awards in Senegal after emerging the most brilliant student among her year colleagues was granted a national scholarship to study in […]

Zimbabwe’s President blast Trump, calls for an end to sanctions

The President of Zimbabwe, Emerson Mnangagwa has blasted the outgoing US President, Donald Trump and also called for an end to sanctions imposed on his country by the US as extended by the Trump administration. According to him, the violent invasion of the capitol by pro-trump protesters to distract an ongoing Electoral College voting purported […]