Restaurant Shut Down For Selling Human Meat

By Harry K newsdesk@nairobidigest.co.ke If you thought eating donkey meat was bad, spare a thought for these diners. Two freshly severed human heads wrapped in cellophane were reportedly discovered at…

‘The Right To Choose Your Own Sexuality is a Human Right’ by Femi Kuti

In the wake of the recently passed “anti-gay” law by our government and President Goodluck Jonathan, there has been much speculation online as to how Fela Kuti, my father, would react. So…

‘We buried five workers alive’

Three men confessed in the Qatif General Court on Wednesday to torturing five Asian workers for hours and then burying them alive, according to local media. The decomposing bodies of…

Deadly car bomb hits Somali capital

At least 10 people were killed in an explosion when a suicide bomber drove his car into a tea shop near the national security headquarters in Somalia’s capital, a senior police officer said…

Man Who Tried To Have Sex With A Corpse Busted After Falling Asleep In Coffin

A man who tried to have sex with a corpse after digging into the grave was arrested when he fell asleep in the coffin, police in Cambodia confirmed on Monday….

Eight Cannabis Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2014

By now we’ve heard the cannabis movement described as a Green Rush, an unprecedented point in the nation’s history where, at least in Washington and Colorado thus far, America is embracing legalized cannabis commerce….

Egypt takes steps to replace government

Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour is taking steps to appoint new leaders, a day after the military-backed government resigned. Mansour asked Ibrahim Mahlab, a former minister, to begin consultations to…

Netherlands closing 19 prisons due to lack of criminals

In 2009, the Dutch justice ministry announced the planned closing of eight prisons in the Netherlands due to a declining crime rate which was expected to continue. Now, in 2013,…

Zambian gay rights activist released

  Paul Kasonkomona has vowed to continue fighting for “the rights of all Zambians” A Zambian court has released a human rights activist on charges of promoting homosexuality, in a…

US Church Where Believers Worship Naked

Many churchgoers feel pressure to dress in their Sunday best when they attend a worship service, but that concept is foreign to members of a small congregation in Virginia, who…

Ugandan tabloid prints list of ‘top 200’ homosexuals

A Ugandan newspaper has published a list of what it called the country’s “200 top” homosexuals, outing some who previously had not identified themselves as gay, one day after the…

Somalia’s al-Shabab vows to make comeback

Somalia’s al-Qaeda-linked rebel group, al-Shabab, has vowed to recapture all Somali territory that it lost in the past year during battles with government forces and African Union peacekeepers. In an…

Mobile World Congress: What to expect from Barcelona

  If you are interested in portable tech, the place to be this week is the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It is the annual bean feast and trade show…

Mugabe turns 90: Nine things you may not know

Robert Mugabe is turning 90 and a weekend of celebrations is planned in Zimbabwe to celebrate the president’s long life. Born in the village of Kutama, south-west of the capital,…

Deal signed to end Ukraine crisis

Ukraine’s President and opposition leaders agreed Friday to a deal meant to end the country’s political crisis and end bloody fighting that has left parts of the city center a…

Somali presidential palace: ‘Car bomb’ attack in Mogadishu

A Somali woman reacts to site of car bomb attack in Mogadishu on Monday. PHOTO: MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFP/GETTY IMAGES A car bomb has exploded at the gates of Somalia’s presidential palace, followed…

South Africa to consider medical marijuana Bill

For the first time in its history, South Africa will consider a Bill calling for the legalisation of medical marijuana. The bill’s sponsor, cancer-stricken Member of Parliament Mario Oriani-Ambrosini, says legalising…

What is the world’s favourite holiday destination?

For many people the holiday season has arrived. Where do those travelling abroad go? UN figures suggest that France had more foreign visitors than any other country in 2012, while…

Facebook to buy WhatsApp for $19 billion in deal shocker

Facebook Inc will buy fast-growing mobile-messaging startup WhatsApp for $19 billion in cash and stock in a landmark deal that places the world’s largest social network closer to the heart…

Briton gets life for Congo killing

Joshua French (R), who holds joint British-Norwegian nationality and served in the British army, with Tjostolv Moland (L). Photo: Courtesy A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has imposed…


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