Friday, August 23, 2019

Six injured as Tanzania plane crashes shortly after take-off

Six people were injured when their plane crashed minutes after take-off in Mafia, eastern Tanzania. The Rufiji Special Police Zone Commander, Mr Onesmo Lyanga said...

Nigerian star Tekno arrested for traffic ‘strip dance’

Nigerian musician, Tekno, 26, has been arrested for dancing with "half-naked" women in a truck in the commercial capital, Lagos. The vehicle had glass sides...

Outrage as The Gambia frees Jammeh’s hitmen

Relatives of people murdered under the regime of The Gambia's former ruler, Yahya Jammeh, have expressed outrage over the release of three self-confessed assassins. The...

Mugabe in Singapore hospital ‘since April’

Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe has been in hospital in Singapore for four months, his successor President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said. Mr Mnangagwa said the...

Outrage as Nigeria pastor accused of rape returns to pulpit

A popular Nigerian pastor accused of rape has returned to the pulpit one month after taking a "leave of absence". Biodun Fatoyinbo, who is the founder...

KENYA: Drunk woman chops off part of husband’s genitals

A 52-year-old man is nursing genital injuries at the Rift Valley Provincial General Hospital after he was attacked by his wife in Kenya. Free Area...

Katy Perry told to pay $550k to Christian rapper Flame

Katy Perry has been ordered to pay a Christian rapper $550,000 (£454,000) of her own earnings from her 2013 song Dark Horse by a...

Ugandan activist found guilty of harassing president

Ugandan academic and activist Stella Nyanzi has been found guilty of harassing President Yoweri Museveni online. She was facing two charges of cyber harassment and...

Hamza Bin Laden ‘killed in air strike’

Hamza Bin Laden, the son of al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden, died in an air strike, US media outlets report, citing intelligence officials. The place...

Container of laptops for Kenya parliament arrives empty

A container that should have been full of computers donated by China to Kenya’s parliament has arrived empty. Officials are mystified by the disappearance as...