$200 million revenue loss: Kenya cancels Chinese contract 5years earlier

The Kenyan government has successfully terminated an existing contract which allows a Chinese company called Africa Star Railway Operation Company (Afristar) to manage the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) for a period of ten years; cutting the initially agreed period by five years. From the beginning of the project back in 2014, the Kenyan government contracted […]

Chinese court rules homosexuality as a ‘psychological disorder’

The Suqian Intermediate People’s Court located in the eastern province of Jiangsu China has ruled in a certain context that, referring to homosexuality as a mental disorder is not a factual error. This follows a lawsuit filed by a 24-year student of South China Agricultural University by name Ou Jiayong against a publishing house, Jinan […]

Myanmar’s Coup: Military seizes power citing flawed election

The military in Myanmar has seized control over power, stating that, the just-ended election which was won by Aung San Suu Kyi with 83% was a flawed election. The military has so far taken control of the country and detained Aung San Suu Kyi together with other democratically elected leaders of the ruling party. This […]

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 […]

Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma ‘lays low’ after criticizing state financial regulators

Popular Chinese e-commerce billionaire Jack Ma, withdraws from public domain after criticizing Chinese regulators, especially China’s state Financial System. During a conference in Shanghai, the Alibaba founder referred to the communist nation’s banking system as one that operates with a “pawnshop” mentality and also described the methods of the global financial regulation system as being […]

West Africa Provides Sanctuary For Lebanese but Lebanon is a Hell For African Girls

Across the streets in West Africa, the presence of Lebanese is felt everywhere especially in the business sector. They were highly welcomed to settle and operate businesses in this accommodating ecosphere thus found successes in a huge market population. While historians are inconclusive about the history of the arrival of the Lebanese in West Africa, […]

Coordinate African countries and deal with Mauritius oil spill – PLO Lumumba to AU

Renowned Pan-Africanist, Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba has waged into the current happening in Mauritius. The scholar stated that, “African Union should urgently coordinate all African Countries to help Mauritius grapple with the devastating oil spill.” The breakdown of a Japanese-owned bulk oil carrier Merchant Vessel, Wakashio has spilled over 1,000 tonnes of fuel into the […]

The Gambian Justice Minister Who Sued Myanmar at UN Court Resigned For a UN Job

The minister who is seen by many as the man who reforms Gambia’s justice sector resigned for a job in the United Nations. Resignation of a Minister was uncommon during the “Jammeh administration,” as some top government officials would prefer to flee out of the Country than to tender resignation. Since the departure of its […]