Africa North Africa Sudan World 

Sudan summons UN envoy for supporting anti-military protests

– – Sudan summoned the UN envoy to Sudan, Volker Perthes, over remarks he made regarding the Thursday’s anti-military protests. Mr Perthes has been at loggerheads with the military authorities since the coup against the civilian-led transitional government last October. In an interview on Wednesday with Saudi-funded Al-Hadath TV the envoy cautioned the government and security agencies to maintain the… Read More
Africa World 

Joe Biden takes the helm as 46th US president

– – Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” as he took the helm of a deeply divided nation and inherited a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. Biden’s inauguration came at a time of national tumult and uncertainty, a ceremony of resilience as the… Read More
Africa Central Africa Featured Rwanda World 

Rwanda deports American pastor ‘for meeting journalists’

Rwandan officials have deported an American preacher who is deemed controversial after his arrest on Monday. Evangelist Gregg Schoof was arrested for holding what officials said was an “illegal meeting with journalists”. Schoof was operating a radio station called  Amazing Grace but the station was banned last year after it broadcast a sermon that described women as “evil”. Another evangelist… Read More
Africa East Africa Featured World 

Tanzania: Man dies proposing to girlfriend underwater

An American man Steven Weber was on holiday in Tanzania with his girlfriend, Kenesha Antoine when he decided to do something different to show his love. Weber decided to propose to Kenesha Antoine underwater at the Manta Resort, off Pemba Island. But he never emerged from under the water.  Footage shows Weber diving under water to ask Ms Antoine to… Read More
Africa World 

Triplets complete same school with same GPA score of 4.0

It was all joy for authorities of a high school in McDonough, Georgia after a set of triplets scored the same Grade Point Average to graduate. Kendall, Kolby and Sydney Belcher made their parents proud graduating with a GPA perfect score of 4.0 this year. The Ola High School where the triplets graduated from had to honour them for their… Read More