Ugandan judge survives attempted killing – authorities

A Ugandan judge has survived a gun attack after his convoy was shot at on Saturday night, the authorities have said. In a statement on Sunday, the judiciary said Judge Flavian Zeija and his team were not hurt during the shooting that took place at about 19:00 local time. Judiciary spokesperson Jameson Karemani described the […]

π‹πšππ’ 𝐊𝐰𝐚π₯𝐒 (1925 – 1984), the woman on the Nigeria

π‹πšππ’ 𝐊𝐰𝐚π₯𝐒 (1925 – 1984), the woman on the Nigeria twenty naira note. She was born in the village of Kwali, Gwari region of Northern Nigeria, where pottery was a common occupation among women. She was so skilled that her work became known in Europe, Britain and America. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, […]


The African Union (AU) has named former Ghanaian president, John Mahama as its High Representative to Somalia – to try and resolve the dire political crisis in the country. AU Chairperson, Moussa Faki Mahamat in the announcement said Mahama will ensure there is β€œa mutually acceptable compromise towards an all-encompassing resolution for the holding of […]

UK and South African Covid-19 variants found in Rwanda

Rwanda has detected 12 cases of coronavirus variants first detected in South Africa and the United Kingdom, the health minister announced on Sunday. Daniel Ngamije said in a televised address that cases were found among international visitors recently entering the country. Two cases were confirmed with the UK variant, while 10 others tested positive for […]


TOPIC: SCRAP MEDICAL COST OF VIOLENT ABUSED CASES Ghana is currently reeling and trending on the prevalent cases of domestic violence. The pain and financial difficulties of paying for the cost of medical diagnosis at a public hospital, charged by a public medical officer before issuing a report for a visible impaired victim prevents the […]

These women are shaping the future of African space exploration

By Samantha Bresnahan, CNN Updated 0209 GMT (1009 HKT) March 8, 2021 NOW PLAYING Inspiring the next generation of space enthusiasts in Zimbabwe CNN   00:07/03:13   Now PlayingInspiring the next… Turning an arid landscape into a sustainable homeland Discover the land the Afar people call home Meet one of Africa’s most endangered animals Inside […]

In Pictures: African leaders pay tribute to Tanzania’s Magufuli

Presidents of South Africa, the DRC, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana, Mozambique, Comoros and Malawi, as well as other top representatives from across the continent, attend Dodoma service. Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu, right, pays his last respects at the coffin of Magufuli [AFP] 22 Mar 2021 Leaders from across Africa have paid tribute to John Magufuli, […]

Egypt receives second shipment of vaccine from China

Egypt’s health minister on Monday praised the Chinese coronavirus vaccine Sinopharm, after the Arab country received a 300,000-dose shipment of the shot as a donation from China. https://www.africanews.com/embed/1434046 “Scientifically, it is considered one of the strongest vaccines,” Hala Zayed said. Egypt is among dozens of nations depending on China to help rescue them from the […]