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AU base attack was to mark death of Ahmed Abdi Godane

The attack on the AMISOM base took place on the anniversary of Ahmed Abdi Godane's death. The Al Shabaab leader was killed in a...

Uganda threatens to withdraw from 2017 Afcon qualifiers

      The Federation of Uganda Football Associations has threatened to withdraw the national team from the on-going 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifiers because...

Al Shabaab militants attack AU Base in Somalia

Al Shabaab militants once again struck an African Union (AU) base in south Somalia early on Tuesday. Unconfirmed reports claim that dozens of AU soldiers...

Homowo: Ghana’s biggest traditional harvest festival

In Ghana, there's just one week left of the country's traditional month long harvest festival Called "homowo". The celebration has been marked for generations...

Somalia to adopt a new law that will protect the disabled

Campaigners of Persons with disabilities have been honored in Mogadishu. In a country slowly emerging from years of conflict, the disabled remain vulnerable but...

Has Kenya failed to leverage its athletes track success?

Despite the solid performance of Kenyan athletes in track and field events, it is quite ironic that the recognition these athletes command has barely...

South Africa launches Medupi power station

The much-awaited Unit Six of Medupi Power Station was officially opened at the weekend. Angelo Coppola reports. https://youtu.be/zaxlOE-lmRM

Roller derby takes root with Cape Town’s female skaters

The sport of Roller Derby may be in its infancy but its starting to take root especially in Cape Town where an all female...

Security beefed up in Uganda ahead of Pope Francis visit

  Security has been beefed up in Uganda ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the country. Uganda police and other security agencies have begun deploying...

ISIS ‘roast’ prisoners alive

ISIS militants have released a horrifying video clip showing four prisoners suspended over fire by their hands and feet, burning them alive. The disgusting video...