Ghanaian undercover reporter shot dead in his car

Ahmed is an undercover reporter with Tiger Eye, an investigative media platform owned by Anas Aremeyaw Anas in Ghana. The journalist was instrumental to the story which exposed the corruption in the Ghanian sports sector. On Wednesday, gunmen on a motorbike rained bullets on his car while he was driving. He was shot twice in […]

Nigeria police team shines in Somalia, AMISOM honours officers

Christopher Oji A contingent Nigeria police officers on a foreign mission in Somalia as part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) received lots of accolades as its members were honoured for exemplary service. The 159 officers and men who were part of the AMISOM’s Formed Police Unit (FPU), were awarded medals and certificates […]

DR Congo presidential election: Outcry as Tshisekedi is named winner

DR Congo presidential election: Outcry as Tshisekedi is named winner (BBC) Opposition candidate Felix Tshisekedi has won the Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential election, the electoral commission says. The announcement, made overnight, sparked accusations of an “electoral coup” from runner-up Martin Fayulu. France said the figures did not match results collated on the ground by […]

Saudi woman fleeing family flies to Canada after gaining asylum

Bangkok, Thailand (CNN)Canada will grant asylum to an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand to escape her allegedly abusive family, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. Rahaf Al-Qunun will head to Toronto, with a stopover in Seoul, said Thailand’s Immigration Police Chief Surachate Hakparn. She boarded a Korean Airlines plane in Bangkok. Trudeau told […]

Burundi names Gitega as new capital

Burundi declared the small central city of Gitega the country’s new political capital on Saturday, in line with a presidential promise made a decade ago. A government spokesman named Gitega while also stating that the previous capital Bujumbura, on the north-eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika, would in future function solely as the country’s economic centre. […]

Ex Zimbabwean First Lady, Grace Mugabe, declared wanted in South Africa – A fugitive running from justice

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Grace Mugabe, wife of the former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, in South Africa. It was revealed on Wednesday that the National Prosecuting Authority of South Africa had issued an arrest warrant against Mrs. Mugabe for allegedly assaulting a model, Gabriella Engels at a hotel in […]

Minister to quit politics over sex scandal

An Australian Government Minister, Andrew Broad, who resigned from his role over allegations of improper behaviour with a younger woman, on Tuesday said he would quit politics in 2019. Broad resigned from his role as assistant minister to Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack on Monday after a tabloid magazine claimed the lawmaker, who is married, […]

Nigerian woman, Mo Fayose, threatened with fine in the UK for offering free Christmas dinner

A Nigerian woman, Mo Fayose has been threatened with a fine for allegedly sharing fliers, inviting people in Basford area of Nottingham, the UK to a free Christmas dinner. According to Daily Mail, Ms. Fayose was threatened by the local council in an email accusing her of illegal behaviour. The single mother-of-two has reportedly hosted Christmas […]

Ousted Gambian dictator, Jammeh, barred from entering US

The United States on Monday said it would forbid entry into the country of former Gambian dictator Yahya Jammeh and his family over corruption during his 22-year rule. Under a US law that bans foreign officials involved in “significant” corruption or human rights abuses, the State Department said it was blacklisting Jammeh as well as […]

Citizenship : Australia plans to relax rules

Australia has revealed plans to increase government powers to strip citizenship from extremists and to control the movements of Australian fighters who return home from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq.Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday outlined the contentious bills, some of which he wants passed by parliament this year. He also wants passed this […]

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