Zambian villagers win lawsuit against UK-based mining giant, Vedanta Resources

Residents of four villages in Zambia namely, Shimulala, Hippo Pool, Hellen and Kakosa have secured victory in a lawsuit filed against a London-based mining giant, Vendata and its subsidiary, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM). According to the villagers, the activities of this organization has caused grievous damages to their land and health due to the constant […]

Facebook flags Uhuru Kenyatta’s congratulatory message to Museveni

Tech giant Facebook has flagged a post by Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta purported to congratulate Uganda’s long serving President Yoweri Museveni.  In a statement posted on Kenya’s State House account, President Uhuru Kenyatta was quoted to have referred to Yoweri Museveni’s controversial sixth term re-election as a testimony of confidence the people of Uganda have […]

$1.1 Billion Deal: Nigerian Billionaire acquires shares of Shell, Total and ENI

Nigerian business magnate, Mr. Tony Elumelu has bought significant shares in three international oil companies that operate in Nigeria in what is considered one of the largest oil and gas financing in Africa in more than a decade with a financial component amounting to $1.1bn. The deal saw the sale of a combined 45 percent […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chaos in Ghanaian parliament as opposition candidate wins house speaker

Ghanaian parliament was met with total chaos as the members of parliament elect failed to agree over the election of the speaker of the house. According to the constitution of Ghana, the mandate to elect the parliamentary speaker lies in the hands of the members of parliament at the end of each term. The current […]

Barack Obama condemns Trump over Capitol invasion

Former President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has joined the many people who condemned the actions of the outgoing President Donald Trump. In a short write-up, Barrack Obama stated that “history will rightly remember today’s violence at the Capitol, incited by a sitting president who has continued to baselessly lie about the […]