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Buhari delays in naming cabinet

It's been about one month now since Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as President of Nigeria but up till this moment he has not...

Condom that changes colour when it detects STIs, wins award

A team of teenage inventors have revealed a condom capable of changing colour when it comes into contact with STIs. The prescient prophylactic has a...

Pyramid spotted on Mars raising debate on civilization on the planet

  Nasa's Curiosity Rover has captured images of a perfectly formed pyramid on Mars and conspiracy theorists reckon it's proof of an alien civilization. The pyramid...

Britain’s heaviest man Carl Thompson found dead at home

  Britain's heaviest man, Carl Thompson, has died - weeks after making a plea  for help to lose weight. The 33-year-old, who was 412kg, had been...

Hip Hop Mogul P Diddy arrested for assault

Rapper and hip hop mogul,  Sean "P.Diddy" Combs has been arrested  on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon at the college campus where...

Arnold Schwarzenegger addresses ‘Terminator’ fans ahead of film premiere

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger delighted fans in London earlier this week when he showed up for a fan footage event for his upcoming film, "Terminator...

Skinny jeans could be harmful to your health, doctors warn

  Women love that pair of skinny jeans. But health experts are warning they could be harmful to your health. Doctors are saying Skinny jeans can...

Nigerians hope that Buhari can solve power shortage

When campaigning, candidate Muhammadu Buhari promised to prioritize the reform and expansion of power generation and supply. Now as President, the country's over 160...

EU launches naval operation to stop human traffickers

The European Union has launched a naval operation that will seek to stop human-traffickers smuggling migrants and asylum seekers across the Mediterranean. E.U. foreign...

C.A.R. Violence decreases ahead of polls in October

The violence in the Central African Republic has decreased but in the seeming calm, armed militia groups are still holding their ground.  Our CCTV...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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