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South Korea’s Moon Jae-in sworn in vowing to address North

South Korea’s new leader Moon Jae-in has been sworn in, vowing to address the economy and relations with the North in his first speech as president. He said that he would even be willing to visit Pyongyang under the right circumstances. Mr Moon took his oath of office in Seoul’s National Assembly building a day […]

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Isreal airs documentary about TB Joshua’s relocation

Preparations for Prophet T.B. Joshua’s relocation to Israel seem to be heating up with the airing of a documentary on national Israeli television about the impending arrival of the Nigerian cleric.   Reshet TV, one of the most successful television networks in Israel, aired an 11-minute feature on Joshua in Hebrew, detailing his recent visits […]

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Multi-pronged approach key for effectively defeating fall armyworm in Africa

Tackling the menace of the tenacious fall armyworm pest and avoiding economic hardship for smallholders across Africa requires quick and coordinated action, a massive awareness campaign, scientific innovation and multi-institutional collaboration, said scientists attending a the Stakeholders Consultation Meeting on the Fall Armyworm in Nairobi this week.   The fall armyworm, a recent interloper in […]

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Tanzania’s president John Magufuli has fired about 10, 000 employees in civil service who have been discovered to possess fake Secondary School certificates. Here is a story by BBC

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Nigerian Government urges TB Joshua not to relocate

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, has urged Prophet TB Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) not to relocate from the country, encouraging the renowned prophet to come for dialogue with the government in a means of finding lasting solutions to the various challenges the Church is experiencing in recent […]

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“I want to see the political integration of East Africa,” Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni told Talk To Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall. “Our aim is to make East Africa one country, one state. It’s now integrated economically but together with our partners we want East Africa to become one country.”   He identified “the narrow markets […]

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In a bombshell announcement that shocked congregants and viewers of Emmanuel TV alike, Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua declared his intentions to leave Nigeria and relocate his ministry to the nation of Israel. Speaking to a rapt multi-national audience at his church service on Sunday 30th April 2017, Joshua disclosed that he had just returned from […]

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Meet the 37-year-old woman who has given birth to 38 children

A woman from Uganda has given birth to a jaw-dropping 38 children, and surprisingly she is only 37 years old. The mother, Marriam Nabatanzi, has delivered all her children at home except her latest addition who is now four months old, reports the Nairobi News. The newborn had to be delivered by caesarean section at […]

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Africa Confidential: Motorcade, treason and plot

President Lungu’s actions in imprisoning the opposition leader are viewed with growing amazement and alarm Hakainde Hichilema‘s arrest for treason was at first dismissed as an intimidatory gimmick by President Edgar Lungu after the ‘clash of the motorcades’ early this month. However, as days behind bars turn into weeks for the leader of the opposition […]

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Lungu’s ally Museveni wants to increase number of Advisers to 163

Uganda MPs have criticised plans by President Yoweri Museveni to add more personal advisers, saying the money could be better spent in buying resources in hospitals and improving remuneration of medical staff, The Observer reports. Mr Museveni has made a request to add 18 advisers, taking their number to 163. The paper reports that it has […]

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