Friday, November 24, 2017

History of Zimbabwe and how Mugabe came to power

A look at the struggle to maintain white supremacy in what is now Zimbabwe, a hundred years after Cecil Rhodes' pioneers carved out a...

Report show Libyans now swap jewelry for medicals

In a square behind Libya’s central bank, black market dealers, some of them armed, carry small plastic bags filled with dollars and larger ones...
South African speed sensation, Caster Semenya

Semenya to attempt 1500m and 800m at Commonwealth Games

South Africa's speed sensation Caster Semenya, will again attempt the 800 metres and 1500m double at next year’s Commonwealth Games before setting her sights...

Isabel dos Santos dismissed as Sonangol chair

Angolan President Joao Lourenco dismissed Isabel dos Santos as chair of the state oil company Sonangol on Wednesday in a dramatic move against the...
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Ivory Coast’s African art museum gets new lease of life

It has been buffeted by the pendulum swing of domestic politics and suffered looting that left it without some of its most precious items. But...

Report says wildlife charities fund abuses of pygmies in Congo

International wildlife charities are funding anti-poaching squads that arrest, torture and kill indigenous ‘pygmy’ people for hunting in their ancestral forests in the Congo...
Ethiopian singer Tewodros Kassahun, popularly known as Teddy Afro

Ethiopia police stop singer Tewodros Kassahun’s album launch

Authorities in Ethiopia have stopped singer Tewodros Kassahun, popularly known as Teddy Afro, from launching his much-acclaimed album, Ethiopia. On his Facebook Page, Teddy Afro...

New Mosquito-killing drug ‘mimics a sweet treat’

Scientists have developed an insecticide that exploits a mosquito's attraction to sweet substances and makes it believe it is drinking a sugary treat. The drug...