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Isabel Dos Santos: How Africa’s Richest Woman Stole from her Country to Build an Empire

Luanda Leaks, a new investigation by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and 36 media partners, exposes two decades of unscrupulous deals that made dos Santos Africa's wealthiest woman and left oil- and diamond-rich Angola one of the poorest...

Kenyan Pastor Stabs Wife and Kills Himself at the Pulpit

A Kenyan pastor has stabbed his wife several times before turning the knife on himself inside a church they founded together in Mombasa. Pastor Elisha Nadoya Mizigo of Goods for God’s Gospel Ministries left several notes accusing his wife of...

Albino Killings: Malawi Gives Personal Security Alarms to Albinos

Malawi is distributing personal security alarms to people with albinism, - a condition that causes whitening of the skin from lack of pigmentation - in hopes of battling persecution The alarm sound is activated when the holder pulls a safety...

Travel and Tourism Sector Facilitating “Child Sexual Exploitation” in Africa, Report

Weak laws regulating sexual exploitation in travel and tourism are turning the African continent into a “new frontier for child sexual exploitation”, according to a new report. The study, by the African Child Policy Forum, sheds light on the continued...

Herdsmen Killed More Nigerians in 2018 Than Boko Haram – GTI Report

Attacks from herders killed more Nigerians in 2018, compared to the number of deaths caused by Boko Haram in the country, according to 2019 Global Terrorism Index (GTI). The GTI report released on Wednesday ranked Nigeria, for the fifth consecutive...

UK Receives £90bn stolen Funds from Nigeria, African Countries Yearly, Report

The United Kingdom (UK) receives about £90 billion illicit funds from Nigeria, Africa and countries in third world every year, according to report by Christian Erikson and Lionel Faull, anti-corruption advocates. The advocates disclosed this in a joint paper tagged,...

Lagos Is The World’s Most Dangerous City – EIU Report

A newly released report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has ranked Lagos as the world’s most dangerous city. The report, named Safe Cities Index, ranked 60 cities across the world based on digital security, health, infrastructure and personal securityIn...

This Man Spent 30 Years On Death Row For A Crime He Didn’t Commit

False ID, a racially biased prosecutor and a constitutionally deficient lawyer sent Anthony Ray Hinton, to Alabama’s death row in 1985. False ID, a racially biased prosecutor and a constitutionally deficient lawyer sent Anthony Ray Hinton, to Alabama’s death row...

You Can Now Go to Jail For Lying On Your CV in South Africa

According to the newly enforced National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act, anyone who lies about holding a tertiary education on their CV or social media platforms could face up to five years in jail. President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed into law...

South Africa: Black African Foreign Owned Shops Looted in Soweto

Black African foreign-owned shops were targeted in Soweto Wednesday evening as some residents went on a looting spree. A night of violence and intimidation erupted in Soweto, Johannesburg on Wednesday night, as dozens of local residents turned on the black...
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Ethiopia’s Meskel Festival in Pictures

The Meskel festival is the first big festival of the Ethiopian religious year and marks the finding of the cross that Jesus was crucified on, according to Orthodox Christian tradition.
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