Monday, 8th August 2022
Breaking News:


3 days ago
World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, offered an explanation why healthy life expectancy in the African region increased on average by 10 years per person between 2000 and 2019.
31 Jul
Nine people have lost their lives and many more are feared dead in flooding in the eastern Ugandan city of Mbale after two rivers burst their banks, leaving a trail of destruction, officials said Sunday.
5 Jul
A Ugandan private deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) "inadvertently" shot two soldiers in a friendly-fire incident in the eastern city of Beni, an army spokesman said Tuesday. The spokesman for joint Congolese-Ugandan military operations, Lieutenant-Colonel Mak Hazukay, told reporters that the shooting occurred on a highway linking Beni to the northeastern town…
20 Jun
Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday announced the reopening of a border post between DRC and Uganda they had seized on June 13, while fighting continued further west, local sources said.
20 Jun
The Federal Government has increased its stake in pan-African housing development financier, Shelter Afrique, with about N3.003 billion, or $7.15 million in the additional
22 May
Africa’s foremost fashion and creative industry promotion company, Legendary Gold Limited, in partnership with the African Union and Africa Business Council introduces Agogo Africa
11 Apr
The women Yellow Greens, who finished second at the maiden T20 Invitational at the Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, is scheduled to regroup after the Easter festivities for the yearly Kwibuka 2022 in Rwanda.
21 Mar
Cellulant and United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc have announced a partnership that will extend payment services for merchants and consumers across 19 key African countries
17 Mar
Ugandan author and activist Norman Tumuhimbise and a female journalist have been charged with cyber-stalking the country's president, their lawyer told AFP Thursday, the second writer to be arrested by the authorities recently.
3 Mar
The second edition of AfroZons Dubai Soundoff, an Afrobeat project launched October 1, 2021 will kick off in Dubai, United Arab Emirates today.
28 Feb
Stakeholders in agriculture and financial sector supporting agro-industry, local clean beauty brands, African-brands-in-the-diaspora, international green beauty stakeholders
29 Jan
A former Ugandan ethics minister who championed a bill to introduce the death penalty for same-sex relationships and sought to regulate what women could wear died on Saturday, officials said.


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An attacker stabbed 10 people to death in Kerman province in southern Iran due to "personal differences", before being arrested by police, state media reported Monday.
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Six migrants were found dead at sea and others were missing after their boat sank Monday off the coast of Algeria, local television reported, adding six survivors were rescued.
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Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…
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Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
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A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.