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Kenyan couple gifted with a business after a 1 dollar wedding

A Kenyan travel company has given a poor couple that used one dollar to get wedded a fully stocked shop after giving them a fully paid honeymoon. Mr and Mrs. Wilson Mutura received the fully...

Unknown gunmen attack bus in Egypt killing at least 15 people

At least 15 Coptic Christians have been killed in Egypt by unknown gunmen who attacked the bus they were traveling in. Egyptian media is reporting that the attack took place south of Cairo. The passengers were...

Gambia seeking to freeze former President’s international assets

The government of Gambia is working towards freezing all international assets that the former President Yahya Jammeh owns, reports SMBC. The West African nation has reached out to the US. Embassy and the American Justice...

Legendary world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather to visit Ghana

Former welterweight world champion, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has confirmed that he will be in Ghana in June reports Citi FM. Mayweather, one of most popular athletes in the world, announced earlier in the year that...

Young boy who saved 9 other children from drowning to be honoured

Tisekwa Gamungu, 16 year old Tanzania boy who saved nine pupils from drowning after their dhow capsized in Lake Victories is to honoured for his bravery, reports the Citizen. The young boy will be awarded...

Kenya Airways woes: Uganda protests high fares on Entebbe-Nairobi route

Uganda has written to Kenya Airways protesting high fares on its Entebbe-Nairobi route. An air-ticket costs on average over 300 dollars. Ugandan authorities say this is too high for the flight, which normally takes between...

Burundian refugee signs up as a nurse at Uganda hospital

A young man who escaped the conflict in his home country of Burundi has decided to become a nurse at a hospital in Uganda. Bosco Niyonkuru is also battling cancer. He believes caring for others...

Everton to play the winners of the inaugural SportPesa Super cup

Everton to be the first Premier League team to play in Tanzania, as the English football club is schedule to play against the winners of the inaugural SportPesa Super Cup on the 13th of...

Rwanda’s national airline begins direct flights to Europe

Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir, will take off today at midday for London’s second busiest airport, Gatwick International Airport, in its maiden direct flight to Europe, reports Rwanda Times. The airline’s brand new Airbus A330 that...

Celebrating Africa Day

Thursday marked Africa Day. It was first declared in 1963, to commemorate the establishment of the Organisation of African Unity the predecessor of the AU. But it's since evolved into a day that recognises the...