$1 billion Bid for the fight against terrorism in West Africa

The heads of ECOWAS have announced a $1 billion bid to fight against the imminent threat posed by Islamist Terrorist Organizations in the region. The pledge was announced on Saturday at the end of the recent ECOWAS summit in the Burkina capital, Ouagadougou by Niger president Mahamadou Issoufou, who is  the head of the regional […]

Late president Mugabe’s body due to leave Singapore

According to the event program, the body of the late and first head of state of Zimbabwe is due to depart from Singapore to his country Zimbabwe where he will laid to rest. A private jet departed from Singapore’s international airport in the direction of Southern Africa on Wednesday morning, according to flightradar24.com, a plane […]

Omar al-Bashir on trial over $25m Scandal

The recent commotion about Sudan’s former president, Omar al-Bashir swindling state resources is still ongoing. He is charged with possessing illicit foreign currency and corruption at a trial where he is struggling to prove his innocence. He stated last week that he hasn’t used or received money for his own benefit. That the said amount […]

Family Disagree to bury Robert Mugabe at the National Heroes’ Acre

The burial for founding president of Zimbabwe Roberty Mugabe has been scheduled for Sunday, September 15. Mugabe who was ousted in November 2017 ruled the African nation for 37years. Whilst the government wants to bury him in the National Heroes’ Acre, the family seems to disagree with this idea. They argue that Mugabe has since […]

End of “Mugabe Quotes”? Bob dies at 95

Former Zimbabwe nationalist leader, Robert Gabriel Mugabe dies at 95, has President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa confirmed on twitter. Mugabe has been receiving treatment in Singapore since April this year. Robert Mugabe founded the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) in 1963, a national resistance movement, which ended the British colonial rule in 1980 in then Rhodesia […]

Chaos in Cape Town during “Femicide Protest” at WEF Africa Conference

Young people demonstrated on Wednesday in front of government and business leaders at the World Economic Forum against South Africa’s “femicide epidemic”. The protest was triggered by the alarming increase of gender violence in the country. At least 500 demonstrators whom were mainly young women gathered in front of the conference venue of the three-day […]

Guinea-Bissau arrests eight people over 1.8 tonnes cocaine trafficking

According to the authorities, 1.8 tonnes of cocaine hidden in flour bags have been seized by the Guinea-Bissau Police. The drugs arrived at the northwest side of the country by sea and eight people; four Bissau-Guineans, three Colombians and a Malian were arrested. This is the biggest drugs seizure in the country’s history. Guinea-Bissau has […]

Nigerian Celebrities Tiwa Savage & Burna Boy ditch SA

Nigeria’s biggest stars in the entertainment industry reacted to the violence in South Africa by announcing that they have ditched trips to South Africa. Burna Boy first on Tuesday tweeted that he would not visit South Africa ever again for any reason. In a tweet storm criticising the violence he also tasked the government to […]

German Minister Gerd Mueller calls colonial-era killings in Namibia “genocide”

German minister Gerd Mueller has described the slaughter of Herero and Nama tribespeople in Namibia more than a century ago as genocide, one of the most senior government members to use the term “genocide” while discussions on compensation are ongoing. The German ministry released through it’s spokesman the admissions that his country did commit genocidal […]