Liberia shuts down radio station for criticizing President George Weah A radio station in Liberia, Roots FM was shut down by the country's government for criticizing President George Weah on Thursday October 10.        The radio station owned by Henry Costa who is one of the leaders of a group that organized a large anti-government street protest that paralyzed several areas of...... read more
Nigeria, South Africa To Issue 10-Year Visa To Businessmen, Academics Following successful conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was elevated to the level of heads of state, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers. The agreement was reached in a meeting co-chaired by...... read more
Robert Mugabe buried in steel coffin encased in concrete to protect body parts from theft -family Robert Mugabe, the former president of Zimbabwe was buried in a steel-lined coffin under a layer of concrete on Saturday, September 28th following a bitter dispute over his resting place between government officials, traditional leaders and family members.         Twenty-two days after he died, the body of the former...... read more
Xenophobia: Mayor of Johannesburg says no need to apologize to Nigeria Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks. “No, there is nothing for me to apologise about,” Mashaba said on CNBC Africa’s Political Capital on Tuesday. “What do you expect me to really apologise for?” Nigerians...... read more
Breaking: Robert Mugabe’s burial postponed indefinitely The burial of Robert Mugabe, the late former president of Zimbabwe has been postponed indefinitely.     The burial was earlier scheduled to hold on Sunday September 15th in Zimbabwe but its not likely to hold again as family members of the deceased ex-president confirmed the development to Zimlive.      ...... read more
Xenophjobia: 300 Nigerians register for evacuation as looting of shops continues in SA Looting of shops owned by foreigners seem not to be ending any time soon in South Africa as the country's police announced that it arrested 74 persons in Katlehong on Thursday September 5, bringing the total number of arrests since the violence erupted in Johannesburg to 497.   Mathapelo Peters, South African police...... read more
Zimbabwe begins 3-day mourning for Mugabe Three days of national mourning have begun in Zimbabwe following the death of former president Robert Mugabe. Mr Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first post-independence leader, ruled until he was ousted by a military coup in 2017. Despite this, his ruling Zanu-PF party has now declared him a “national hero”. Initially praised for broadening...... read more
BREAKING: Robert Mugabe is dead Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwean president is dead. He died at the age of 95. He reportedly died in a hospital in Singapore on Friday morning. He served as prime minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and then as president from 1987 to 2017. Fadzayi Mahere, Zimbabwe’s Education, Sport, Art and...... read more
#Xenophobia: Ezekwesili petitions President Cyril Ramaphosa over attack on Nigerians in SA Former Minister of Education Oby Ezekwesili on Monday September 2, waded into Xenophobic attack launched against Nigerians in South Africa.  Oby Ezekwesili in her tweets addressed to both President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Muhammadu Buhari, decried the attacks in the country. According to the former Presidential candidate, the maiming and killing of...... read more
#Xenophobia: Over 50 businesses owned by Nigerians destroyed, looted and burnt in SA South Africans have begun fresh attacks, looting and burning of businesses and properties belonging to foreigners and in the process killed three people, while another is still receiving treatment for smoke inhalation. The President of the Nigeria Union South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, said on Monday that the attacks began on Sunday...... read more
Presidential aide sacked after testifying in TB Joshua's church Fatmata Edna Kargbo, an aide to the Sierra Leonian President, Julius Maada Bio, has been relieved of her job, sequel to a testimony she reportedly shared at the Synagogue of All Nations led by Pastor T.B. Joshua. Ms Kargbo, who worked as the president’s State Chief of Protocol had travelled to...... read more
Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerians are not the target In South Africa – S.A. Foreign Minister South Africa’s Minister for International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, has described as false, the reports of targeted killings of Nigerians in their country. Dr. Pandor who was accompanied by the Minister of Police Bheki Cele, at a press conference on Sunday, said this in response to a planned protest...... read more
Fake Jesus, Michael Job, dies of Pneumonia days after his visit to Kenya Michael Job, the US preacher and actor who recently visited Kenya as 'Fake Jesus' has reportedly died just a few days after attending an interdenominational Christian event as a guest speaker.   According to a report by Kenyan Live News, 'medics at Heyn Hospital have confirmed that Michael Job succumbed to pneumonia...... read more
Kenyan govt deports "Jesus" and arrests pastors who invited him The Kenyan government have deported a Caucasian man being paraded in the country as Jesus Christ and they have arrested the pastors who invited him and convinced their followers he's the real son of God.   Two church pastors invited the Caucasian man to their country then managed to convince their...... read more
Pastor who laid hands on the sick becomes first person to die of ebola in Congo The first ebola patient in Goma, the largest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been confirmed dead, days after he got infected with the deadly virus.    DRC's health ministry said the Pastor got infected after visiting Butembo, one of the epicentres of the epidemic, before taking a bus...... read more
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