Zambian police banned from marrying foreigners

Zambian police banned from marrying foreigners

Police in Zambia have been banned from marrying foreigners, according to a memo by police inspector general Kakoma Kanganja circulating on social media. The memo, dated 11 January, said those who were already married to foreigners should declare this within a week. It said failure to do so would “attract disciplinary action”. Police spokeswoman Esther […]

Babies used in suicide bombings, officials warn

Babies used in suicide bombings, officials warn

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria are now carrying babies to avoid detection in their attacks, authorities warn. An attack in the town of Madagali on 13 January saw two women detonate their devices, killing themselves, two babies, and four others. They had passed a vigilante checkpoint, mistaken for civilians because they were carrying infants. Female […]

Nigerian Mogul Dangote Sets Up Truck Assembly Plant in Lagos

Nigerian Mogul Dangote Sets Up Truck Assembly Plant in Lagos

Determined the tap into the opportunity provided by the scarcity of forex in the country to create jobs, foremost entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote has embarked on the establishment of multi-million dollar vehicle assembly plant project in Lagos Specifically, the plant will be churning out heavy duty trucks on which his conglomerate, the Dangote Group spends huge […]

Gambia President-Elect Adama Barrow’s Son Dies After Dog Bite

Gambia President-Elect Adama Barrow’s Son Dies After Dog Bite

By Aminu Adamu A son of Gambia’s President-elect, Adama Barrow, has died after being bitten by a dog, the BBC has reported. Eight-year-old Habibou Barrow was reported to have died on the way to the hospital on Sunday in Manjai near the Gambian capital Banjul. Mr. Barrow missed his son’s funeral as he was advised […]

Mugadza Nabbed Over Malicious Utterances

Mugadza Nabbed Over Malicious Utterances

By Tafadzwa Zimoyo Controversial pastor Phillip Mugadza was yesterday arrested by Harare law and order maintenance officers, while attending his routine remand case. He was arrested for undermining President Mugabe’s authority by allegedly “prophesying” that the President would die on October 17. Source:bbcnews.com

Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp

Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp

A Nigerian military jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people in the north-east, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more. Aid workers are among the dead in Rann, with the Red Cross saying six of its employees were killed. The MSF aid agency said that over 200 people had been injured […]

The Gambia’s president declares state of emergency

The Gambia’s president declares state of emergency

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends. He decried “extraordinary” foreign interference in his country’s affairs and December’s election. Regional leaders have been unsuccessfully trying to persuade Mr Jammeh to hand over power to Adama Barrow, who won the polls. The move comes after […]

Reduced fares to Ghana on South African Airways

Reduced fares to Ghana on South African Airways

  Fort Lauderdale, FL (Dec. 20, 2016) – South African Airways (SAA), the national carrier of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for travel in early 2017. The fares are offered from SAA’s gateways at New York-JFK International Airport and Washington, DC-Dulles International […]

Paulina Clark Wins Miss Ghana Tourism USA Pageant

Paulina Clark Wins Miss Ghana Tourism USA Pageant

Miss Paulina Clark, 26, a student of Queens borough Community College, New York, and Greater Accra regional representative, on Saturday October 8th won the 2016 edition of Miss Ghana Tourism USA Pageant in Maryland, USA. At the auditorium of The Universities at Shady Grove in Maryland Ms. Clark, who competed with eight other ladies, endeared herself to the […]

Quintuplets all work in the same McDonald’s restaurant

Quintuplets all work in the same McDonald’s restaurant

By Andreas Preuss, (CNN) If you’re ordering a burger and fries from a Potterville, Michigan, McDonald’s — you’re probably talking to one of the Curtis kids … or to be exact, one of the five Curtis kids. That’s because all of the Curtis quintuplets work in the same Lansing area fast-food restaurant, CNN affiliate WXYZ reported this […]