Category: Africa

I’m not a racist – Trump

US President Donald Trump has rejected claims that he is a racist following his reported description of several nations as “shithole countries” during a White House meeting with lawmakers last week. “No. I’m not a…

Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks spur international anger

International organisations including the UN and African Union, politicians and ordinary Africans and Caribbeans are outraged over US President Donald Trump’s latest racist remarks. The president criticised immigration to his country from El Salvador, Haiti…

Slavery is an outrageous reality in Libya

A group of UN human rights experts has strongly condemned Libya’s slave trade amid reports that hundreds of African refugees are being brought and sold in markets across the country every week. In a joint statement…

20 Nigerians bag FIBA certification

Nigeria will not be in short supply of FIBA certified table officials and statisticians when the D’Tigers kick off their 2019 World Cup campaign next year. This follows the recent certification and presentation of certificates…

Uhuru Kenyatta swears in for second term

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta sworn in on Tuesday for 2nd term ending months-long election controversy but protests still continue . At the same time, opposition leader Raila Odinga has promised to hold a “memorial rally”…

184 Killed In Egypt’s Mosque Attack

Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, settling off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 184 people in the deadliest ever attack Egyptian civilians by the extremists….

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as president of Zimbabwe, marking the end of Robert Mugabe’s 37-year reign over the country. Tens of thousands of people on Friday streamed into the capital’s National Sports Stadium…

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday

Former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday, according to Zimbabwe’s state broadcaster. The report by the government-controlled Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) said Mnangagwa will arrive in the capital Harare…