COVID-19: Drogba gave out his Hospital to be used as isolation center

The former Ivorian professional footballer and Chelsea Talisman, Didier Yves Drogba has offered his hospital in Ivory Coast to be used as a treatment center to help manage COVID-19 cases. Following the surge in the number of cases from a single case in March to 574 cases and counting with five deaths, the country obviously […]

COVID-19: Ghana begins local production of Personal Protective Equipment

Local production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) has started in Ghana after the government selected and tasked some indigenous companies with the production capacities to produce these equipments to help protect health officials fronting the fight against this deadly coronavirus. The selected companies for the mass production are Dignity DTRT, Sleek Garments, Cadling Fashions, and […]

Malawi Ministers and President take 10% salary cut to fight coronavirus

President Peter Mutharika of Malawi on Saturday announced that him and the cabinet will take a tenth pay cut and redirect the cash towards the fight against coronavirus. This was announced on state television, Reuters reports. The president announced variety of measures aimed toward cushioning small- and medium-sized businesses, including tax breaks, a discount in […]

Coronavirus: Liberian youngster make masks from African prints

Liberian youngsters are becoming creative in finding means to fight the pandemic among the local population. A young Liberian woman starts making an African version of mask using Ankara fabrics to assist prevent the spread of coronavirus. Humpheretta Reid has haunted the challenge to make protective masks from African prints. She said the continent has […]

Ghana suspends gay conference following public outcry

The President of the Republic of Ghana suspended a gay conference which was scheduled to take place in July this year following public response to the revelation. The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association has served notice on its website that their 5th Regional Conference will held in Ghana from 27 – 31 […]

Africa’s Collectivism vs Liberalism: Sex-change is brave but male circumcision…

Culture & Society In the past years, effective campaigns and mounting pressure from International Human Rights Groups and local activists compelled many African countries to ban female circumcision also known as “Female Genital Mutilation ” due to possible serious medical implications on the woman’s body. FGM is said to be traumatic and has a life-long […]

Paraguay Judge refused Ronaldinho bail for using fake passport

39-year-old former Brazilian midfielder Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known by his football name Ronaldinho Gaúcho or simply Ronaldinho, is currently detained in Paraguay over allegation of attempting to use a fake passport to enter the country. Ronaldinho was arrested on Thursday, 5th of March, 2020 along with his brother and has since been reprimanded […]

Tanzania’s President and opposition leader “Greet with Foot” amid Coronavirus fear

Coronavirus continues to cause panic all over the world, especially in developing countries where the health system in some of the countries is generally weak.  The outbreak was first reported in late December 2019 in Wuhan China, right now more than 52 countries have recorded cases related to coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has […]

As long as I’m president, same-sex marriage will never happen – Vladimir Putin

Russian President, Vladimir Putin stated unequivocally that, as long as he remains president, gay marriage will never happen in Russia. He made this comment on Thursday in a meeting with state commission. Putin was the chair of the meeting which was held to help look at the new proposed amendments to the Russian constitution. In […]