Africa Featured North Africa World 

Tunisian MP in court for ‘masturbating’ near a school

A Tunisian lawmaker is facing charges after he was caught on video masturbating near a school. Zouheir Makhlouf appeared in court on Monday over the alleged act, after a woman filmed him. A video of the MP has gone viral sparking outrage from women who have sharing their stories of sexual harassment with the hashtag #EnaZeda – or #MeToo in Tunisian dialect. Zouheir Makhlouf, won a seat in Tunisia’s October 6 general election to represent Nabeul, a coastal town 60 kilometres (37 miles) from the capital Tunis. Makhlouf belongs to…

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Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Ghana: Beauty queen tortured with cutlass over missing $90

A Ghanaian beauty queen has narrated how she was tortured at a fetish shrine in eastern Ghana over a missing $90. The 24-year old was a contestant in this year’s Miss Commonwealth Ghana beauty pageant, placing third. But getting closer to the end of the competition she was accused by organizers of the event of stealing $90. Nana Ama Essien told local media Adom FM that she was dragged to a shrine Koforidua, Eastern Ghana where she was subjected to the humiliation and torture. She alleges that at the said…

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Africa East Africa Sports World 

Kenya’s Olympic marathon champion wants to meet Obama

Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge has requested for a meeting with former US President Barack Obama. On Saturday Eliud Kipchoge become the first athlete to run a marathon in under two hours. He covered the 42.2km distance in one hour 59 minutes 40 seconds in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge in Austria’s capital, Vienna. It will not be recognised as the official marathon world record but the Kenyan has been celebrated for his achievement. One of those is President Obama who is a Kenyan born himself. The former US President was…

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Africa Tourism Travel World 

Meet the woman who has visited every country in the world

A Ugandan-born woman, Jessica Nabongo has reportedly visited every country in the world. She becomes officially the first black woman to do so. Jessica Nabongo, a UN employee now a travel blogger, decided in 2016 to visit all 193 countries in the world. According to a CNN reporting she achieved the target on October 6 arriving in Seychelles, the last country on her list. She also made it to two other countries the UN calls “non-observer status” territories, taking her total to 195. “Welcome to the Seychelles!! Country 195 of…

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Africa Sports World 

Zlatan unveils a topless sculpture of himself

Swedish great Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been honoured with a statue in his hometown of Malmo. On Tuesday afternoon, supporters flocked to Malmo’s stadium to see Ibrahimovic himself unveil the bronze statue, commissioned by the Swedish FA in honour of their all-time record goalscorer. The statue is the work of Swedish artist Peter Linde and stands at 8.9 feet tall while weighing approximately half a ton – taking four years to construct. Hundred of fans gathered outside the stadium in Malmo as Ibrahimovic addressed the crowd at the venue where he where he made his professional…

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Africa Nigeria West Africa World 

Mercy wins 2019 Big Brother Naija reality TV show

Mercy Eke, was the cynosure of Big Brother Naija season four grand finale on Sunday, as she was crowned the winner of the show. The ever bubbling lady was captured in a video celebrating with her fans and almost forgetting to collect her cheque. Her reaction in the video indicated that she was not expecting to emerge the winner of the show. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mercy was crowned winner during the finale on Sunday. The win makes her the first woman to win the Big…

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Africa Southern Africa World Zambia 

Zambia’s plan to impose tax on Netflix sparks row

Zambia’s government has signaled its intention to impose tax on online video streaming service giant Netflix. According to the government international online companies like Netflix do not pay taxes for broadcasting their content. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information Chanda Kasolo is quoted by the BBC as saying that “We want to level the playing field and protect local content. We want to look at ways where companies like Netflix should also start paying broadcasting levy which we call television levy because other television companies are already doing that.” But…

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Africa Nigeria West Africa World 

‘Oldest African tortoise’ dies aged 344

A 344-year-old tortoise in Nigeria has been reported dead in a traditional palace. The tortoise popularly called ‘Alagba’ was confirmed dead by an official of the Ogbomoso palace where it used to be kept. Nigerian officials say the tortoise was the oldest in Africa. It died on Thursday after a brief illness. The animal was a major source of tourist attraction for the Nigerian community of Ogbomoso. Toyin Ajamu, the Private Secretary to Oba Jimoh Oyewunmi, Soun of Ogbomoso told journalists on Thursday that the tortoise “lived in the palace…

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Africa South Africa Southern Africa World 

#Umjolowithazola: The hashtag helping South Africans find love

Finding a life partner or lover has evolved tremendously across generations and centuries. Often people have to find love by meeting face to face with potential suitors. But with the emergence of digital media platforms finding love has taken a whole new format. In South Africa, a social media personality launched a hashtag called #Umjolowithazola to help people find lovers. The hashtag trends “every Sunday from morning till late and it’s a platform for everyone who is genuinely seeking partners,” the originator, Azola Mlota told Africa Feeds. What twitter users…

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Africa Featured World 

Serena Williams reveals why she has a big butt

Tennis super star, Serena Williams has revealed why she has a big butt in a tweet. The American is often admired by some of her fans for her physical outlook including her butt. On Monday Williams said in a tweet that she may have found why her butt is that big. The secret according to her could be from the eating of popcorn. She said in a tweet that “I think popcorn is making my butt bigger”. I think popcorn is making my butt bigger. 🥴🥴 — Serena Williams (@serenawilliams)…

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