Friday, August 17, 2018
49 drown in Congo river boat accident – official

49 drown in Congo river boat accident – official

A boat tipped over in a river in northern Democratic Republic of Congo, drowning 49 people on board while about the same number survived...
Nigerians protest to Yale University over racial bias against Lolade

Nigerians protest to Yale University over racial bias against Lolade

The Nigerian community in the U.S. have protested against the racial bias incident against a Nigerian, Ms Lolade Siyonbola, a graduate student at the...
10 candidates for football’s 2018 best player award – FIFA

FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya

President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. “The head of the presidential council (of...
Zimbabwe bans banks from processing payments for cryptocurrencies

Zimbabwe bans banks from processing payments for cryptocurrencies

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says it has stopped local banks from trading or processing payments linked to cryptocurrencies like bitcoin. The apex bank Governor, John...
Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

Morocco, Spain bust IS-recruitment cell

Moroccan and Spanish authorities on Tuesday dismantled five members of a terrorist cell suspected of recruiting fighters to the Islamic State (IS) group, the...
South Africa’s credit demand growth quickened to 5.96 percent in March

South Africa’s credit demand growth quickened to 5.96 percent in March

Growth in private-sector credit demand in South Africa rose to 5.96 per cent in March from 5.74 per cent in February, Central Bank data...
Canada to host The Commonwealth Africa Forum in July 2018

Canada to host The Commonwealth Africa Forum in July

Senior Government and Business Leaders from Africa and North America are expected to gather in Toronto from the 5th – 8th July 2018 for...
Grenade caused blast at rally on June 23 – President Mnangagwa

Mnangagwa pledges Zimbabwe’s commitment to regional integration

President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Tuesday said that Zimbabwe remained committed to regional integration and urged participants at an International Trade Fair (ITF) to tap into...
Xenophobia: South African mob burns another Nigerian alive

Xenophobia: South African mob burns another Nigerian alive

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has announced the killing of Clement Nwaogu, who was burnt alive by a mob in the latest xenophobia...
Illegal gold miners invade Grace Mugabe's farm amid legal dispute

Illegal gold miners invade Grace Mugabe’s farm amid legal dispute

A farm owned by Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace is at the centre of a legal dispute after hundreds of illegal gold miners invaded parts...