Libya: Third son of Muammar Gaddafi, Saadi released from prison after 7-plus years

Libya: Third son of Muammar Gaddafi, Saadi released from prison his after 7 years   The third son of the former Libyan leader Muarmmar Gaddafi, Saadi Gaddafi has been released from prison – he has been in prison since 2014. Sa’adi was a professional footballer who played in the Italian league. He also served  as the […]

I’m not a spy, Mafia groups are out to discredit me; South African-Chinese lawmaker

Xiaomei Havard, the Chinese immigrant turned lawmaker in South Africa has denied an intelligent report which accused her of being a spy who shares classified government information with the Chinese communist party. “I have never supplied any intelligence information to any Chinese intelligence agencies. I even do not know who those Chinese intelligence agencies are.” […]

Survivors of 1921 Tulsa race massacre honored with Ghanaian citizenship

West African country Ghana has honored survivors of the unfortunate massacre of black people in the year 1921 known popularly as the “Tulsa Massacre” citizenship in a grand ceremony in Accra. Among the beneficiaries was 107-year-old Viola Fletcher and her 100-year-old brother, Van Ellis who traveled to Ghana to mark the 100-year remembrance of the […]

Rwanda deports Belgian lawyer, bars him from future entry into the country.

A Belgian lawyer known as Vincent Lurquin who claimed to be representing Paul Rusesabagina who was earlier arrested and hauled before court to face charges on terrorism has been deported and further barred from future entry into Rwanda.  The supposed lawyer claimed there was a foul play in his deportation. He told reporters that, “they (Rwandan […]

Cameroonians adopt local manufacturing to boost economy

A group of Cameroonians called the Association of Ingenious Entrepreneurs of Africa (Asenia) commenced a campaign to shift the country’s attention from over-dependence on importation to local manufacturing as part of plans to assist the government in boosting the economy. The campaign themed “Made in Cameroon” is not only theoretical; practical steps have been taken […]

Nigeria wins 13-year legal battle as court orders shell to pay $111.6m over oil spillage

A court ruling hands Nigeria $111.6M compensation in a 13-year legal battle with Shell, a subsidiary of British-Dutch multinational oil and gas company over a case filed against the company by affected communities. Despite claims by shell that the spillage was caused by third parties, an earlier ruling by a Hague-based court on Friday, January […]

Nigerian Woman Builds Software for Teaching African Languages

In what many refer to as an excellent initiative to sustain African languages in the modern era, a young Nigerian-American woman known as Omolabake Adenle has developed a software which teaches about five local African languages with expectations to expand the scope in the near future. According to reports, the woman who doubles as an […]

African athletes show up in beautiful traditional attires at the Olympics

African countries have been drawing all the attention online since their appearance at the opening ceremony of the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo. Athletes from countries such as Kenya, The Gambia, Nigeria, Cameroon, Senegal among others displayed the traditional attires of their respective countries at the event. Representatives from Kenya, a country located at the […]