Nigerian Teenager Survives Flight to Lagos in a Wheel Compartment

  Mati Maravanyika, Editor (Africa)   NIGERIA — Nigerian teenager Daniel Ihekina flew from his hometown of Benin to the “commercial hub of Lagos” in the wheel of...

Kenya in the Chase of the Elusive All Fronted Democracy

Richard Wanekeya, Correspondent (Africa)   NAIROBI – Kenyans went to the mini ballot between 17th and 18th January, 2013 to elect their favored candidates who will take...

Zimbabwean Officials arrested after Police Raid

Mati Maravanyika, Editor (Africa)   HARARE - Four officials have been arrested in Zimbabwe following a police raid of the Zimbabwean Prime Minister’s office. According to police spokesperson...

Burundi’s capital hit with fresh wave of violence

BUJUMBURA - Violence in Burundi reaches new heights overnight as at least four people lost their lives in shooting and explosions in the country's...

Egypt’s Referendum is Passed

Mati Maravanyika, Editor (Africa)   EGYPT - Egypt’s new constitution has been put into effect through the signing of a decree by President of Egypt, Mohamed Morsy,...

Private Jets in Africa

Mati Maravanyika, Editor (Africa)   AFRICA- The aviation industry in Africa has been increasingly targeted by aircraft producers due to Africa’s steadily growing economy and the abundant...

South African Miners Die in Harmony Gold Accidents

  At least eight workers of Harmony Gold Company Limited have been reported dead and one missing after a rock fall triggered a blaze at...

Uganda Archbishop Responds To Welby On Anti-Gay Laws

A critical response to a letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York has been given by the head of the Anglican Church in...

Namibian President wins African Leadership prize

Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the Ibrahim prize for Achievement in African leadership 2014 award NAIROBI - Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba has been named...

Kenyan Forces Rescue Aid Workers From Al-Shabaab Kidnap Jaws in Somalia

Kenyan forces ambush Al-Shabaab rescuing aid workers who had been held since 2011. MOGADISHU — Two aid workers, who had been kidnapped by the Somali...