Saturday, December 4, 2021

Kenyan president’s social media deactivated after his Twitter gets hacked

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta's social media accounts were deactivated Thursday after a politically volatile tweet the government said was sent by someone with "unauthorized...

Zuma denies Gaddafi gave him $30m cash

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South Africa's former President Jacob Zuma has denied an allegation by a local newspaper that former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi gave him $30m (£22m)....

Facebook bans “inauthentic” accounts targeting Africa

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Facebook has removed hundreds of social media accounts and banned an Israeli firm due to "co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour" mainly targeting Africa. The fake accounts often...

KENYA: Court orders school to readmit student over a loan taken by the institution

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The High Court in Meru has ordered St Mary's Girls Igoji to readmit a Form Four student sent home over a loan taken by...

Zimbabwe Tourism Minister charged with corruption

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Zimbabwe’s tourism minister Prisca Mupfumira has been charged with abuse of office in an apparent new crackdown on corruption. She is the first serving minister...

Wheelchair user ‘abandoned’ by Ethiopian Airlines

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A Kenyan wheelchair user has hit out at Ethiopian Airlines, saying he was abandoned by airport staff who refused to help him board a...

Ugandan who fed stepchild menstrual blood ‘jailed’

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A Ugandan woman has been sentenced to jail for two years for forcefully feeding her step daughter menstrual blood, the privately owned Daily Monitor...

Kenya to name and shame student loan defaulters

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A Kenyan government agency that gives loans to university students says it will publish the names and photos of 85,000 defaulters if they do...

Billionaire pays Zimbabwe doctors to return to work

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Zimbabwe's junior doctors have agreed to return to work, ending a strike that has lasted for over four months, after they accepted an offer...

UK officials indicted over death of mentally-ill Ghanaian in detention centre(INQUEST)

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Neglect and serious failures by the Home Office and multiple other agencies contributed to the death of a vulnerable man who died from hypothermia, dehydration and...