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Zimbabwe jails : fast track to death

Zimbabwe jails : fast track to death

Zimbabwe's 55 jails have became death camps for inmates as a a local prisoner's rights group says at least two inmates die everyday due...
Obama’s US hypercritic kicked out of Kenya

Obama’s US hypercritic kicked out of Kenya

Kenyan media today reports that an American author who came to Kenya with a sole mission of discrediting Barack Obama was deported on...
Albino body parts : A hot demand in Burundi

Albino body parts : A hot demand in Burundi

In the past months, 26 albinos have been killed in Burundi for their body parts. The witchdoctors have however been indicted with the murders...
Cows as school fees in a major Zimbabwean city

Cows as school fees in a major Zimbabwean city

A school in Bulawayo, a city in Zimbabwe’s, have asked for cows or fuel coupons to be paid as school fees. The policy came...
Man with 84 wives remanded in prison could be put to death

Man with 84 wives remanded in prison could be put to death

An 84-year-old Nigerian Muslim with 86 wives, Alhaji Bello Abubakar Masaba, has been arrested and charged to an Islamic Sharia court in Bida, capital...
President’s will for his country : Was he expecting death ?

President’s will for his country : Was he expecting death ?

As if he had a premonition of his death, Zambia’s late President Levy Mwanawasa’s pre-recorded a final farewell statement to the nation and left...
Swazi royals opt for bling and a big party against a backdrop of hunger and …

Swazi royals opt for bling and a big party against a backdrop of hunger and …

Women in the tiny mountainous kingdom of Swaziland have been demonstrating over the weekend in protest against a shopping tour undertaken by eight of...
Man with over 80 wives to face islamic death sentence

Man with over 80 wives to face islamic death sentence

A foremost Islamic organisation in Nigeria has passed a death sentence (fatwa) on a Muslim, Muhammadu Bello Masaba, for marrying over 80 wives contrary...
Gambian President ‘cures’ HIV/AIDS patients

Gambian President ‘cures’ HIV/AIDS patients

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has discharged 23 HIV/AIDS patients who had undergone treatment from him in his native village of ‘Kanilai’, situated some 120km...
Demise of Nigerian Olympic Badmington hopeful blamed on big appetite and overweight

Demise of Nigerian Olympic Badmington hopeful blamed on big appetite and overweight

The early elimination of Nigeria's national badminton champion Grace Daniel at the ongoing Beijing Olympics has been blamed on ''overweight''. "The player arrived five days...
Justine Chiota : A politician or Mugabe’s pawn?

Justine Chiota : A politician or Mugabe’s pawn?

Police in South Africa are investigating a president of an obscure political party in Zimbabwe, Justine Chiota, after a luxury car linked...
Initiations, Circumcisions and Deaths : A South African headache

Initiations, Circumcisions and Deaths : A South African headache

When Steve Matlhabela, 16, left his home on a chilly June morning to visit some relatives in a village not far from his in...
An unusual serial rapist and killer arrested

An unusual serial rapist and killer arrested

Mauritanian police arrested a young man , Ali Sarr, presumed to be in his twenties and suspected of committing a series of rapes and...
Positive results announced in favour of President’s fertility treatments

Positive results announced in favour of President’s fertility treatments

Gambia’s Health and Medical Services Director, Dr. Tamsir Mbowe, has said that President Yahya Jammeh’s infertility treatment programme was working and 96 patients have...
Namibia and Germany : A fight for colonial skeletons

Namibia and Germany : A fight for colonial skeletons

Namibia's Prime Minister Nahas Angula said Monday that Namibia would not issue an official request to the German government to bring back colonial era...
Frustrated woman tries committing suicide after killing all her children

Frustrated woman tries committing suicide after killing all her children

A woman killed her four children, including a set of twins, by strangling them inside her rented two-room apartment in Kamwokya, a Kampala suburb,...
Zimbabwean delegates shift attention to hotel for lack of luxury

Zimbabwean delegates shift attention to hotel for lack of luxury

Delegates to Zimbabwe’s power-sharing talks are shuttling from one guesthouse to another in South Africa with some complaining that their rooms do not...
Desperate grave looters now stealing coffins

Desperate grave looters now stealing coffins

The final words to the dead after burial is for them to "Rest in Peace". But for the dead lying in Accra's public...
Is President hitting it out with divorced former First Lady ?

Is President hitting it out with divorced former First Lady ?

Is Malawian President Bingu Mutharika doing the Madiba Act? Well not that he is turning 90 or being jailed for 27 years, Mutharika is reportedly...
Forced circumcisions, abuse and death of boys at initiation camp send shock waves

Forced circumcisions, abuse and death of boys at initiation camp send shock waves

Nearly 100 boys at an initiation school in South Africa have been taken to the hospital after three teenagers, allegedly kidnapped a month...
Reckless drivers forced to wash and fondle corpses

Reckless drivers forced to wash and fondle corpses

Soldiers at Ghana's military hospital in Accra have devised a weird way of punishing commercial vehicle drivers who flout road traffic regulations – wash...
Legal sexual intercourse between older men and minors dealt a blow by Chief

Legal sexual intercourse between older men and minors dealt a blow by Chief

A traditional chief from Mansa district, northern province of Zambia, has dissolved six marriages involving older men marrying under-age girls. Chief Chisunka of the Ushi...
Mugabe attacked by three men in Sharm El Sheikh as he walks out of conference

Mugabe attacked by three men in Sharm El Sheikh as he walks out of conference

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Monday had a heated exchange with three Europeans, whose identity or profession were not disclosed, as they accosted him on...
Mugabe’s poverty ridden bastard son talks

Mugabe’s poverty ridden bastard son talks

A 68 year old South African man has made shocking claims that "Robert Mugabe is my blood.” Edward Motaung is craving to hock up...
French manager gets the boot from The Gambia for abuse

French manager gets the boot from The Gambia for abuse

Gambia’s five-star Atlantic Hotel General Manager has been deported to his native country, France, by the Gambia Immigrant Department, sources confirmed. According to the sources,...