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Uhuru Kenyatta will appear at ICC in The Hague

Uhuru Kenyatta will appear at ICC in The Hague

(BBC) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has confirmed he will be appearing at the International Criminal Court in The Hague this week. 0 0    Read More »

South Africa Confiscates Another U.S.$5.7 Million Cash-for-Arms From Nigeria

South African authorities have for the second time in four weeks confiscated $5.7 million (N952 million) for another arms deal between Nigeria and South Africa that looks to have gone sour. The Asset Forfeiture Unit of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) of South Africa from the money in their banks, the City Press of South Africa reported yesterday. Continue reading ... Read More »

African Union forces take al-Shabab-held town

African Union forces take al-Shabab-held town

Somali troops backed by African Union (AU) forces have retaken the al-Shabab stronghold of Barawe, key to the financing of the armed group. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi, embedded with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Barawe, said: “Special forces are securing the city. They are having people open their doors, looking for al-Shabab elements.” Soi said that government ... Read More »

How Ja Rule, Ashanti’s performance stunned Warri fans

How Ja Rule, Ashanti’s performance stunned Warri fans

Rapper Ja Rule and R &B singer, Ashanti have always proved to be “the best pair” on stage serenading music lovers across the world. And last Wednesday’s performance was not different as the American superstars kept fun seekers, in Warri, Delta State, grooving throughout the night in the spirit of marking the nation’s 54th Independence anniversary. 0 0    Read More »

Dangote Projects Africa Through ‘CNN Marketplace Africa’

Dangote Projects Africa Through ‘CNN Marketplace Africa’

Pan-African conglomerate, Dangote Group has stepped up efforts at projecting Africa in a positive light to the global community. This it does through partnership and sponsorship of Market Place Africa on the Cable News Network (CNN), a Facetime segment of the international’s show that offers a unique window into African business. The programme which debuted September 19 will be featuring ... Read More »

Aids origin ‘was 1920s Kinshasa’ now the Democratic Republic of Congo

Aids origin ‘was 1920s Kinshasa’ now the Democratic Republic of Congo

(BBC) – The origin of the Aids pandemic has been traced to the 1920s in the city of Kinshasa, in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, scientists say. 0 0    Read More »

Boko Haram video shows Abubakar Shekau alive

Boko Haram video shows Abubakar Shekau alive

(BBC) – A video has been released showing the purported leader of Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram dismissing the military’s allegations that he is dead. 0 0    Read More »

Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi bombings and clashes

Libyan soldiers killed in Benghazi bombings and clashes

(BBC) – At least seven Libyan soldiers have been killed in two car bombings and clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi. 0 0    Read More »

Libya Dawn militia rejects UN talks

Libya Dawn militia rejects UN talks

Rebels who control Libyan capital refuse to cease fire, saying only way to end crisis is to disarm their rivals. Read More »

Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia — seemingly successfully

Doctor treats Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia — seemingly successfully

(CNN) — A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he’s had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug. 0 0    Read More »

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