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US President gives Kenya Sh3b to fight malaria amidst concerns over politics

The US President’s Malaria Initiative will give Kenya Sh3 billion to fight malaria next year. This is slightly less than the Sh3.5 billion President Donald Trump's administration gave the country in 2017. The detailed Kenya Malaria Operational Plan FY 2018... Continue Reading →

Libyan militias and modern slave trade

Protesters demonstrate against slavery in Libya [AFP] Image Credit: AFP There has been reports of sub-Saharan African migrants being sold as slaves in secret auctions in Libya. These reports have caused shock and global condemnation. One Senegalese migrant told the... Continue Reading →

Mohammed Yusuf’s house to be converted to museum

The Borno State Government has announced plans to convert the house of the former leader of Boko Haram sect, Mohammed Yusuf, to a museum. Yusuf, the leader and founder of the militant group, Boko Haram, was killed in 2009. Mohammed... Continue Reading →

Buhari gives reasons for the slow pace of governance

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained the slow pace of governance in Nigeria, since he assumed office in 2015. Buhari admitted that he met a ‘weighty responsibility’ on ground and needed some time to evaluate  the situation before embarking on implementing its plans... Continue Reading →

Zimbabwe’s New President Mnangagwa Makes A Triumphant Return

(HARARE, Zimbabwe) — Poised to become Zimbabwe‘s next president, a former confidant of ousted leader Robert Mugabe on Wednesday promised “a new, unfolding democracy” and reached out to the world, saying international help is needed to rebuild the shattered economy. Emmerson... Continue Reading →

Zimbabwe: Choosing between the devil and Lucifer

Patson Dzamara a leadership coach, author and activist based in Zimbabwe expresses his opinion on the resignation of Robert Mugabe. The past few days have left me awestruck. I witnessed many things I have never seen in Zimbabwe since my birth... Continue Reading →

Saudi Arabia arrests second richest man in kingdom

Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi Saudi authorities have arrested Mohammed Hussein Al-Amoudi a duel national with Saudi and Ethiopian citizen and is reportedly the second richest Saudi, after Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal. While bin Talal’s arrest has gained most media attention. Al-Amoudi’s arrest... Continue Reading →

North Korea Accuses Trump of a ‘Serious Provocation’

SEOUL, South Korea — Two days after President Trump re-designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, the country responded on Wednesday by calling the decision “a serious provocation” and vowed to keep up its nuclear and missile programs as... Continue Reading →

BREAKING NEWS: Celebrations in Zimbabwe as Mugabe resigns

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda told lawmakers, ending a 37-year rule defined by brutality and economic collapse. Following a week long political stand-off, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has  resigned after nearly... Continue Reading →

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