Kenyan man detained over post-election hate messages on WhatsApp

Kenyan man detained over post-election hate messages on WhatsApp

A court in the southeastern Kenyan town of Malindi has detained an administrator of a WhatsApp group over hate messages shared days after the elections in the East African country. Japheth Mulewa, who is the admin for the unnamed WhatsApp...
read more
Lesotho girl, 9, testifies about being raped by Danish ‘clitoris collector’

Lesotho girl, 9, testifies about being raped by Danish ‘clitoris collector’

Bloemfontein – A 9-year-old girl from Lesotho has testified in the Free State High Court about how she was raped by a Danish gun shop owner from Bloemfontein in whose house police found severed clitorises in a freezer. Peter Frederiksen,...
read more
Woman born without a vagina hopes to receive life-changing surgery

Woman born without a vagina hopes to receive life-changing surgery

A woman born without a vagina is hoping to raise enough money to fund a life-changing operation. Kaylee Moats’ only wish is to ‘feel like a woman’ after a rare congenital disorder left her without a cervix, uterus or vaginal...
read more
Bill Gates joins Instagram from Tanzania

Bill Gates joins Instagram from Tanzania

Tanzania The world’s richest man, Bill Gates has joined Instagram while on a philanthropic visit to Tanzania. His handle on the photo-sharing site @thisisbillgates already has 145 thousand followers in just a weekend since he opened it. ‘BillGates’ handl...
read more
55 Ethiopian, Somali migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen – UN

55 Ethiopian, Somali migrants ‘deliberately drowned’ off Yemen – UN

YEMEN Some 180 Ethiopian and Somali migrants were forced into rough seas off Yemen by smugglers early on Thursday and 55 of them are presumed to have drowned, the U.N. migration agency said. It was the second such incident in...
read more
Rwanda vote final results: Paul Kagame won poll with 98.8%

Rwanda vote final results: Paul Kagame won poll with 98.8%

RWANDA Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame won 98.8 percent of the vote in last week’s election, more than initially indicated, the central African country’s electoral body said on Wednesday. Giving final results at a news conference, electoral commission cha...
read more
Kenyan elections ‘largely peaceful’ – Observer missions

Kenyan elections ‘largely peaceful’ – Observer missions

KENYA East African Community Observer Mission in Kenya has said the electronic system used by the election commission was not hacked. The observers were addressing journalists on Thursday morning as Nairobi woke up to a slow start. Despite protests in...
read more
Raid on Lagos gay party could harm Nigeria’s HIV fight: activist

Raid on Lagos gay party could harm Nigeria’s HIV fight: activist

Nigeria The mass arrest of more than 40 Nigerian men suspected by police of performing homosexual acts at a party in Lagos could hinder efforts to stem the spread of HIV in the country, a leading gay rights activist said...
read more
Nigeria ex-president’s house ‘systematically looted’ by three police on guard

Nigeria ex-president’s house ‘systematically looted’ by three police on guard

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban Former president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, lost properties running into millions of naira when his residence in the administrative capital, Abuja, was burgled over a period of time. The Premium Times news portal in an exclusive...
read more
Jailed Cameroon journalist named winner of top press freedom prize

Jailed Cameroon journalist named winner of top press freedom prize

Ismail Akwei Radio France International’s Hausa service journalist Ahmed Abba who was sentenced to 10 years in prison this year by a Cameroon military tribunal has been named the 2017 International Press Freedom Award recipient. The annual prize is awarded.....
read more
1 2 3 34