Saturday, July 20, 2019

UGANDA: Pop Star and politician Bobi Wine to challenge President Yoweri Museveni in 2021...

Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine said Monday he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni in a 2021 election “on behalf of...

Kenya to deport 17 people connected to betting industry

Seventeen people who worked for the gambling industry in Kenya are being deported by the authorities. The government is clamping down on online sports betting...

Obasanjo fears ‘Rwanda-type genocide’ in Nigeria

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo says the security situation in the country could lead to "spontaneous or planned reprisal attacks against Fulanis, which may...

SOUTH AFRICA: Stolen sheep ‘hidden underground’

Stock thieves made 25 stolen sheep 'disappear' by hiding them underground in the Eastern Cape. The sheep were stolen from a farmer in the Avondale...

KENYA: Uber, Bolt drivers go on strike, demand higher rates

Digital taxi operators have on Monday downed their tools in demand for higher rates because of low profits. Passengers trying to access the service found...

Zuma’s son acquitted in culpable homicide case

The Randburg magistrates court in Johannesburg has found Duduzane Zuma, the son of former South African President Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide...

NIGERIA: Court dissolves 7-year-old marriage over threat to life

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday dissolved the seven-year-old marriage between a trader, Olawale Agboola and his wife, Wuraola, over threat to...

Kenya orders halt to online betting payments

Kenya's interior ministry has said it has not renewed the licenses of 27 betting companies including the country's biggest, SportPesa. In a letter to telecoms...

Trump ‘disrespectful’ to PM and UK – Jeremy Hunt

Donald Trump has been "disrespectful" towards the prime minister and the UK, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. His comments come after President Trump called...

Ethiopian capital bans motorbikes to curb crime

A ban on motorbikes has come into force in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, aimed at curbing crime. The city's mayor said criminals riding motorbikes...