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$800m worth assets frozen under Congo sanctions by British government

By Diana Rose Wairumbi The British government has seized and frozen £580 million ($803 million)  in assets belonging to several dozens of militia leaders, army...

Meet the richest Pastors and their wealth

  The word of God has this days been turned into a cash making machine. From Kenya, to Nigeria and even the United states where one...

Zimbabwe authorities ban public gatherings to contain cholera outbreak

Zimbabwean authorities have banned public gatherings as a measure of controlling the spread of cholera. The disease has already killed 21 people in the capital...

Nigeria’s ex-president unaware of any Cambridge Analytica involvement in elections: spokesman

Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan was “not aware” of any attempts by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica to interfere in elections in 2007 and 2015,...

Ethiopia moves to privatize certain state-owned firms

Ethiopia is open to selling off a host of state-owned firms, either partially or entirely, as part of a major economic reform drive designed...

Tens of thousands dying of famine in Nigeria, caused by Boko...

Tens of thousands of people in Nigeria die due to hunger affecting the areas where Islamists militant group Boko Haram is active, the United...

US restores trade benefits to Gambia, Swaziland

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday restored trade benefits to Gambia and Swaziland under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the U.S. Trade...

Toshiba’s CEO Resigns Over $1.6 Billion in Doctored Accounts

Toshiba Corp. Chief Executive Hisao Tanaka resigned Tuesday, a day after an outside investigation said he and other current and former executives bore responsibility...

African Union: Sending in peacekeepers to Burundi still a viable option

The African Union Commission is apparently still pushing for the deployment of peacekeepers in Burundi. At the recent AU summit it was decided to delay...

U.N. holds conference to drum up support for Mozambique’s post-cyclone recovery

The United Nations is conducting a two-day conference to drum up funds to help Mozambique recover from the effects of the devastating back-to-back cyclones...
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