“Military coup can’t be ruled out”, warns Dabengwa

Zimbabwe's former home affairs minister, now the leader of the opposition ZAPU party, Dumiso Dabengwa, has reportedly said that a military coup "cannot be ruled out" in the country following the sacking of...

Kenya on knife’s edge; Odinga dismisses Kenyatta’s 98% “victory” as a “sham”

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday rejected outright the result of last week's "sham" election, vowing to fight on after the protest-hit poll that handed President Uhuru Kenyatta a landslide win. "This election must...

Boko Haram strikes again in Nigeria’s Borno, sets 150 homes on fire, kills 3

Boko Haram killed three people and set fire to scores of homes in a raid targeting vulnerable rural communities in northeast Nigeria, a local official said on Thursday. Modu Ganamani, information officer for the...

Soccer: Ghana stuns Nigeria 4-1 to win WAFU cup

Ghana has won the West Africa Football Union Cup of Nations following a resounding defeat of their bitter soccer rivals Nigeria by a 4-1. It was a game dominated by Ghana over the Super Eagles. Here's the...

Angolans elect retired General Lourenco as President

Luanda (AFP): Angola’s next president, Joao Lourenco, is a ruling party loyalist and former general who endured several years out of favour after angling for the top job in the 1990s. Since then, Lourenco, 63, has...

Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe exposes South Africa’s “Animal Farm”

By Sidney Majoko If there was ever a perfect time for a visiting first lady to waltz into South Africa and break our laws, this is it. Grace Mugabe allegedly assaulted a South African citizen...

2 Earthquakes measuring 6.8 hit Liberia’s coastal sea

Dots show seismic activity along the Mid-Atlantic ridge (thin red line), including today's two instances (orange dots) | Map courtesy of The west African country of Liberia monitored (in consultation with the U.S) an...

USAfrica: Suspects arrested in the Anambra church massacre

Special to @Chido247 Some of the suspects involved in the massacre of members of the St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu, near Nnewi, Anambra State have been arrested. Governor Obiano disclosed this on Monday, and...

USAfrica: Rwanda’s presidential elections point to another Kagame victory

Special to USAfrica, Houston. AFP Rwandans go the polls Friday in a presidential election in which strongman Paul Kagame is widely expected to cruise to a third term in office. The 59-year-old leader faces two little-known...

After 80 days, very thin Buhari’s picture having lunch in London released

@USAfricaLIVE (Abuja, Reuters) Nigeria released a photograph of President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, the first in almost three months after he left the country on May 7 for medical leave in Britain. In stark contrast...
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