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World's Longest-serving President Teodoro Obiang Reelected for a Sixth Term in Equatorial Guinea
World's Longest-serving President Teodoro Obiang Reelected for a…
Equatorial Guinea's President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been re-elected for a sixth term, extending… read more...
Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima Arrested for Bribery and Corruption
Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima Arrested for Bribery and Corrupti…
Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima was on Friday arrested and detained by the country’s Anti-… read more...
Nigerian Instagram Celebrity Hushpuppi Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison in the US
Nigerian Instagram Celebrity Hushpuppi Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison…
Nigerian Instagram influencer Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi, was on Friday sentenced to 11… read more...
Rishi Sunak: Man with Kenyan Roots Wins Race to Become UK Prime Minister
Rishi Sunak: Man with Kenyan Roots Wins Race to Become UK Prime Minist…
Rishi Sunak, a politician with Kenyan roots, will become the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister,… read more...
Ugandan President Museveni Promotes His Son to the Rank of General
Ugandan President Museveni Promotes His Son to the Rank of General
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday promoted his son Muhoozi Kainerugaba to the rank of… read more...
47 Charged in the US for Using $240 Million COVID Fund to Buy Properties in Kenya and Turkey
47 Charged in the US for Using $240 Million COVID Fund to Buy Properti…
47 people in the U.S state of Minnesota have been charged for their alleged roles in a $250 million… read more...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Dies Aged 96
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Dies Aged 96
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday. "The Queen… read more...
Ethiopian Airlines Suspends Pilots Who Reportedly Fell Asleep and Missed Landing
Ethiopian Airlines Suspends Pilots Who Reportedly Fell Asleep and Miss…
Ethiopian Airlines has suspended the crew of a flight whose two pilots reportedly fell asleep and… read more...
Former Al-Shabaab Leader Appointed Cabinet Minister in Somalia
Former Al-Shabaab Leader Appointed Cabinet Minister in Somalia
Former Al-Shabaab deputy leader and spokesperson Muktar Robow has been appointed as a Cabinet… read more...
Paul Kagame to Seek a Fourth Term as President of Rwanda in 2024
Paul Kagame to Seek a Fourth Term as President of Rwanda in 2024
Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has announced he will seek a fourth term in the next general… read more...
Catholic Priest Among 12 Convicted over Murder of a Malawian Man with Albinism, Sale of His Body Parts
Catholic Priest Among 12 Convicted over Murder of a Malawian Man with…
A Catholic priest is among 12 people who have been convicted in connection with the brutal murder… read more...
US Offers $5 Million Bounty for Information on a Key Al-Shabaab Commander
US Offers $5 Million Bounty for Information on a Key Al-Shabaab Comman…
The US government has offered a $5 million (Sh570 million) bounty for information on the… read more...
Boeing 737-800 Plane Carrying 132 People Crashes in China
Boeing 737-800 Plane Carrying 132 People Crashes in China
A China Eastern Airlines flight carrying 132 people on Monday crashed in mountains in southern… read more...
Kenya Condemns Russia over Breach of Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity
Kenya Condemns Russia over Breach of Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity
Kenya has strongly rejected Russia’s decision to recognize breakaway rebel regions of Ukraine as… read more...
Stowaway Survives 11-Hour Flight from South Africa to Amsterdam via Nairobi
Stowaway Survives 11-Hour Flight from South Africa to Amsterdam via Na…
Police in Amsterdam, the Netherlands have launched an investigation after a stowaway was found… read more...
Court Orders South Africa’s Former President Jacob Zuma to Return to Jail
Court Orders South Africa’s Former President Jacob Zuma to Return to J…
South Africa's High Court has set aside an earlier decision to release former President Jacob Zuma… read more...
UK Reports First Death from Omicron Covid-19 Variant
UK Reports First Death from Omicron Covid-19 Variant
The UK has become the first country in the world to announce a death from the new Omicron… read more...
Fredrick de Klerk, South Africa's Last White President, Dies
Fredrick de Klerk, South Africa's Last White President, Dies
South Africa's last white president Frederik Willem de Klerk has passed away. De Klerk passed away… read more...
US Offers $21 Million Cash Reward for Information on Four Al-Shabaab Leaders
US Offers $21 Million Cash Reward for Information on Four Al-Shabaab L…
The US has announced a combined cash reward of $21 million for information leading to the arrest of… read more...
British MP Sir David Amess Stabbed to Death in a Church
British MP Sir David Amess Stabbed to Death in a Church
Police in the UK have arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with the murder of conservative MP… read more...
Tanzanian Author Wins Nobel Prize in Literature as Ngugi Wa Thiong’o Misses Out, Again
Tanzanian Author Wins Nobel Prize in Literature as Ngugi Wa Thiong’o M…
US-based Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong’o has once again missed out on the Nobel Prize in Literature… read more...
Court Orders Exhumation of Zimbabwe Former President Robert Mugabe's Remains for Reburial
Court Orders Exhumation of Zimbabwe Former President Robert Mugabe…
A magistrate court on Friday ruled that the remains of the late former Zimbabwe president Robert… read more...
Ten Kenyans Stranded in Afghanistan in the Wake of Taliban Takeover
Ten Kenyans Stranded in Afghanistan in the Wake of Taliban Takeover
Ten Kenyans are among thousands of foreigners stranded in Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban’s… read more...
Zambia Opposition Leader Hichilema Wins Presidential Vote After Six Attempts
Zambia Opposition Leader Hichilema Wins Presidential Vote After Six At…
Zambia’s opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema was on Monday declared president-elect, beating… read more...
Jailed Former South African President Jacob Zuma Undergoes Surgery
Jailed Former South African President Jacob Zuma Undergoes Surgery
Jailed former South African President Jacob Zuma has undergone surgery. South Africa’s Department… read more...
Zambia President Edgar Lungu Rejects Election Results Citing Violence
Zambia President Edgar Lungu Rejects Election Results Citing Violence
Zambian President Edgar Lungu has rejected the results of Thursday’s presidential and parliamentary… read more...
Italian Police Seize Envelope Containing Bullets Sent to Pope Francis
Italian Police Seize Envelope Containing Bullets Sent to Pope Francis…
Police in Italy have opened an investigation to establish the origin of a suspicious envelope sent… read more...
Former South African President Jacob Zuma Transferred to Hospital from Prison
Former South African President Jacob Zuma Transferred to Hospital from…
Former South African President Jacob Zuma was on Friday taken to hospital from prison. The… read more...
Nigerian Instagram Influencer Hushpuppi Pleads Guilty to Fraud in the US. He Conspired with a Kenyan
Nigerian Instagram Influencer Hushpuppi Pleads Guilty to Fraud in the…
Nigerian Instagram influencer Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, alias Hushpuppi, has pleaded guilty to money… read more...
Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Gets COVID-19 Jab in Policy Change
Tanzania President Samia Suluhu Gets COVID-19 Jab in Policy Change
Tanzania President Samia Suluhu on Wednesday received a shot of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19… read more...