Africans react differently to Notre Dame fire

The fire that ravaged the iconic cathedral Notre Dame in Paris, France has indeed caught world attention. What with the Queen of England, the Presidents from almost every European country and Donald Trump sending heartfelt condolences and the…

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Africans react differently to Notre Dame fire

The fire that ravaged the iconic cathedral Notre Dame in Paris, France has indeed caught world attention. What with the Queen of England, the Presidents from almost every European country and Donald…

Schools evacuated, buildings shake as 6.1 quake hits east Taiwan

Taipei - An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Taiwan's coastal city of Hualien on Thursday, shaking buildings and temporarily suspending subway services in the capital Taipei, but there were no immediate reports…

Peru ex-president Garcia shoots himself after Judiciary orders his arrest

Former President of Peru shoots himself after Judiciary orders his arrest

The former president Peru Alan García shot himself in the head in a bid to evade going to jail. Speaking on a local television channel his lawyer Erasmo Reyna confirmed that García…

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South Africans anger over US President Trump’s land reform tweet

South Africa’s presidency will seek clarification from the U.S. embassy about a tweet from President Donald Trump about land reform, state broadcaster reported…

Zimbabwe enters another politically crucial week

Zimbabwe has entered another nail-biting week as it eagerly waits for the full bench of the constitutional court to hear a petition filed…

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WrestleMania 35: Becky Lynch wins first ever all-female main event

Becky Lynch Defeats Ronda Rousey to Win First-Ever Women's Main Event at WWE's WrestleMania 35

Irish wrestler Lynch has defeated Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair in WrestleMania's first ever all women main event – and WWE fans are…

Concern in Zimbabwe as reports emerge of fan death at AFCON qualifier

A fan has reportedly died during a stampede outside Zimbabwe's national stadium on Sunday.  The incident took place prior to Zimbabwe's African Cup of…

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Leader of South African opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Mmusi Maimane speaks during the party's election manifesto launch in Johannesburg, South Africa, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

South Africa faces escalating unrest if ANC doesn’t reform, opposition says

South Africa faces escalating unrest if the governing African National Congress (ANC) party retains power…

Pastor Lukau’s ‘resurrection’ stunt sees accused pair remain behind bars

Johannesburg - Two suspects face charges of fraud related to the fake "resurrection" incident in…

Gugu Ncube’s lawyers consider suing the Police

Gugu Ncube’s legal representative, says they are considering suing the Police for using excessive force…

Sports News

WrestleMania 35: Becky Lynch wins first ever all-female main event

Becky Lynch Defeats Ronda Rousey to Win First-Ever Women's Main Event at WWE's WrestleMania 35

Irish wrestler Lynch has defeated Ronda Rousey and Charlotte Flair in WrestleMania's first ever all…

Concern in Zimbabwe as reports emerge of fan death at AFCON qualifier

A fan has reportedly died during a stampede outside Zimbabwe's national stadium on Sunday.  The…

Returning Zidane set to replace Solari at Madrid – reports

Real Madrid will sack Santiago Solari and reappoint former coach Zinedine Zidane on Monday, according…

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Gunmen attack Iranian military parade killing 8 troops: state media

Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least eight members of…

United States Fighter Jets Fire Warning Flares to Russian Aircraft over Syria

Two US fighter jets fired warning flares on Wednesday after two Russian jets entered an agreed de-confliction zone over Syria.…

Saudi Arabia finally lift 35-year ban on cinemas

Saudi Arabia on Monday lifted a decades-long ban on cinemas, part of a series of social reforms by the powerful…

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Nigeria’s Chief justice Walter Onnoghen guilty of declaring false assets

Nigeria's Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen has been convicted of falsely declaring his assets. His suspension…

Leader of South African opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Mmusi Maimane speaks during the party's election manifesto launch in Johannesburg, South Africa, February 23, 2019. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo

South Africa faces escalating unrest if ANC doesn’t reform, opposition says

South Africa faces escalating unrest if the governing African National Congress (ANC) party retains power…

Ethiopia’s first female defence minister Aisha Mohammed replaced

Ethiopia's Prime Mininter Abiy Ahmed has replaced the country's first female Defence Minister, Aisha Mohammed,…

Africans react differently to Notre Dame fire

The fire that ravaged the iconic cathedral Notre Dame in Paris, France has indeed caught…

Nigeria

Death toll at collapsed Nigerian school rises to 20, mostly children

The official number of people who have died since a building collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos earlier this week has risen…

Nigerian Emergency Services Call Off Search at Collapsed School

Nigerian Emergency Services Call Off Search at Collapsed School

With the death toll at 11 people and hours after the tragic collapse of a building that housed a school in Lagos,…

10 Children die after school building collapsed in Nigeria

10 people have died and many more are feared trapped after a building containing a school collapsed in the Nigerian city of…

Nigerians Vote for Powerful Governor Posts Amid Some Unrest

Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy amid reports of…

Business

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer

South Africa oil discovery could be a game-changer and major boost for the economy

South Africa’s offshore has just yielded a massive natural gas and condensate find that could open a new exploration province for oil…

Despite heavy discounting Boxing Day sales ‘attracting fewer shoppers’

The number of people heading to the Boxing Day sales has fallen for the third year running despite some heavy discounting, retail…

Zimbabwe third quarter net revenue rises by over 22 pct

Zimbabwe’s net revenue for the third quarter of 2018 grew by 22.56 percent to some 1.19 billion U.S. dollars from 967.76 million…

Gupta brother ‘threatened to kill’ top South African finance official

South Africa's former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has alleged that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta threatened to kill him if he ever…