Libya PM resigns live on TV

Libya PM resigns live on TV

The prime minister of Libya’s internationally recognised government, Abdullah al-Thani, announced his resignation in a surprise move live on television Tuesday, hours after fraught peace talks between the country’s rival…

Dubai to build world’s largest indoor ski resort

Dubai to build world’s largest indoor ski resort

Dubai announced Tuesday it would build the world’s largest indoor ski resort, with a 1.2-km run. Dubai’s current indoor ski resort, opened in 2005 in the Mall of the Emirates,…

Uganda’s Supreme Court bans dowry

Uganda’s Supreme Court bans dowry

Uganda’s Supreme Court has ruled that the practice of refunding a bride price on the dissolution of a customary marriage is unconstitutional and should be banned. The judges said it…

Top 30 African universities: Times Higher Education reveals snapshot university ranking

Top 30 African universities: Times Higher Education reveals snapshot university ranking

Institutions from 10 countries feature in a top 30 that previews what a new ranking, being discussed at the Africa Universities Summit, might look like. South Africa dominates a snapshot…

Obama excludes Mugabe from AU meeting

Obama excludes Mugabe from AU meeting

Zimbabwean President who is also the African Union (AU) chairman Robert Mugabe was not invited to grace USA president, Barrack Obama’s during recently concluded AU address. According to local newspaper…

Obama: If i ran for a third term, i could win

Obama: If i ran for a third term, i could win

U.S President Barack Obama said that if he could run for a third term he thinks he would win, while calling for African leaders to adhere to term limits during…

Russia sends a three-man crew to space

Russia sends a three-man crew to space

A Russian Soyuz rocket carrying a three-man crew bound for the International Space Station blasted off on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed. The…

SCHOOL SUSPENDS ‘GAY’ STUDENTS AFTER DEBATE SPARKS FIGHT

SCHOOL SUSPENDS ‘GAY’ STUDENTS AFTER DEBATE SPARKS FIGHT

A secondary school in Bungoma County has suspended 19 students for allegedly being gay. The Form Two students at St Mary’s Kibabii High School were given their marching orders by…

Architects create Beyoncé-shaped skyscraper in Australia, inspired by her curves

Architects create Beyoncé-shaped skyscraper in Australia, inspired by her curves

A real estate company owned by a Singaporean billionaire plans to build a 68-storey-tower in Melbourne, Australia, that will resemble international RnB icon Beyonce Knowles. Regulators have approved the plans…

Rapper 50 Cent files for bankruptcy

Rapper 50 Cent files for bankruptcy

Few rappers have made their wealth more central to their fame than 50 Cent, which makes it rather uncomfortable for him that he filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a…

Two Words Obituary

Two Words Obituary

A North Dakota man’s self-penned, two-word obituary has been published in his newspaper. According to a Sky News report, Douglas Legler’s death notice in the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead read simply:…

Condom That Changes Colour On Sensing STIs Invented

Condom That Changes Colour On Sensing STIs Invented

Three teenagers have invented a condom that changes colour when it comes into contact with Sexually Transmitted Infections. S.T.EYE; created by Daanyaal Ali (14), Muaz Nawaz (13) and Chirag Shah…

US ten dollar bill note to be replaced by a woman

US ten dollar bill note to be replaced by a woman

A woman is going to feature on an American dollar bill for the time in modern US history. The US Treasury announced today that it was redesigning the $10 bill…

China bans Ramadan fasting in mainly Muslim region

China bans Ramadan fasting in mainly Muslim region

China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open. Most Muslims are required to fast…

Idi Amin widow’s life of tumult ends quietly in north London

Idi Amin widow’s life of tumult ends quietly in north London

The north London house where friends and family of Sarah Kyolaba, the last surviving widow of the Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, are to say their final goodbyes sits vacant and…

Jeb Bush launches 2016 presidential bid

Jeb Bush launches 2016 presidential bid

Jeb Bush, a scion of the most recognizable family in Republican politics who fashioned an image as a sober-minded conservative truth-teller while governor of Florida, is running for president. Bush…

Court Bars Bashir From Leaving South Africa

Court Bars Bashir From Leaving South Africa

South African court in Pretoria has issued an interim order barring Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir from leaving the country after the International Criminal Court (ICC) called for his arrest for…

Saudi Arabia to ban laws on women travelling without a man’s permission

Saudi Arabia to ban laws on women travelling without a man’s permission

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is considering plans to lift restrictions on women travelling without a man’s permission, in a series of “modernising” reforms that have proved controversial. Current laws…

Dozens killed in Ghana petrol station explosion

Dozens killed in Ghana petrol station explosion

More than 100 people have died after an explosion sent flames coursing through a gas station in the center of Accra, the Ghanaian capital, officials said on Thursday. The explosion…

President Museveni orders arrest of people misusing WhatsApp

President Museveni orders arrest of people misusing WhatsApp

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the arrest of three people for allegedly uploading an audio message on social media that promotes ethnic divisions between the Bahima and the Bakiga…


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