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Togolese striker turns hero after saving opponents’ goalkeeper’s life

Togolese and Slovacko striker Francis Kone turned hero after saving an opponent’s life during a league game in the Czech Republic at the weekend. Bohemians goalkeeper Martin Berkovec was knocked unconscious after colliding with teammate...

Kenya mulls production of synthetic fuel oil from plastic waste

Kenya has begun test runs of Africa's first plant that converts plastic waste into commercial synthetic fuel oil. The plant, based in Kiambu County in central Kenya, uses a conversion technology that involves heating the...

Traffic lights on the ground for smartphone addicts

Bodegraven, a town in the Netherlands has introduced a rather unusual way of trying to keep smartphone addicts safe. The town has installed traffic lights in the pavement. The strip lights on the floor at a...

Somali Parliament endorses Presidential pick for Prime Minister

The process of forming a new Somali government is set to start. Somalia's parliament has endorsed new Prime Minister Hasaan Ali Kheyre. He is a former oil executive and humanitarian worker - and was picked...

#FightFamine: Thousands in South Sudan gather to receive life-saving aid

South Sudan's civil war has driven thousands of families to hide in swamps with little access to food. Famine has been declared in parts of the country. Now though, many are gathering to receive life-saving...

Chinese team offers medical training to local students in South Sudan

Chinese peacekeepers are, meanwhile, stepping up their efforts in South Sudan. The Chinese Level Two Hospital is now offering medical training to students. The peacekeeping hospital recently partnered with a local health school to help...

FIFA President Gianni Infantino in Ghana

The President of FIFA Gianni Infantino has arrived in Ghana. He is expected to hold a closed door meeting with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo to discuss football related issues in Ghana and ways the...

Three dead, millions lost as fire burns down market in Mogadishu

Three people have been killed and millions of property lost in a fire that burnt part of the biggest open air market in Mogadishu, Somalia According to the report by Radio Dalsan, medical officials confirmed...

MPESA mobile payment set to start issuing payment cards in Kenya

Kenya’s telecommunication company Safaricom preparing to launch payment cards for its mobile payment app, MPESA, following a successful pilot project that saw the company issue16, 000 payment cards. “We are currently analysing data and feedback...

Egyptian entrepreneurs to receive over a million dollars from the UK

The United Kingdom (UK) will release 1.1 English pounds (1.4 USD) to fund Egyptian entrepreneurs over a three year period according to the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson while meeting the Egyptian President Abdel...