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Did T.B. Joshua’s prayers ‘calm’ Hurricane Irma?

By Ihechukwu Njoku President Donald Trump has said the US may have got a “little bit lucky” after Hurricane Irma veered from its original course, reduced in ferocity and headed west along Florida’s coast. However, in faraway Nigeria, followers of prominent Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua believe prayers were instrumental in the calming of the storm. “This […]

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The number of Congolese asylum-seekers that have fled to Zambia from neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) over the past one week has now gone over 1, 800. According to Government authorities, over 1, 832 Congolese asylum-seekers crossed the border between Wednesday 30 August and 6 September 2017 through Chiengi’s Kamponge and surrounding border […]

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Dos Santos’ Death: President Dos Santos In Spain For Medical Checkup, Angola Confirms

Angola confirmed for the first time on Monday that 74-year-old President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, its leader of the last 38 years, was in Spain for medical reasons. Speaking on French radio station RFI, foreign minister Georges Chikoti admitted that dos Santos had been unwell but played down concerns about his health and refused to […]

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Smallholder farmers are expected to head discussions at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF), a high level continental meeting under the theme Accelerating Africa’s path to prosperity: growing economies through African agriculture. The Southern Africa Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU) will join representatives from African governments, private sector, donors and development partners at the forum from 4-8 […]

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Bad Precedents in International Criminal Law: The Case of South Africa

By Dr. Munyonzwe Hamalengwa Why does South Africa, a former beacon of hope in international criminal law continue to set odious precedents in international criminal law? The latest one involves granting diplomatic immunity to the wife of a sitting president when such is not called for under the circumstances of the criminal allegations and evidence involving […]

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Kenyatta’s threats on the judiciary in Kenya Should be condemned

By Munyonzwe Hamalengwa It is quite unpalatable that the world praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for accepting the decision of the court nullifying the Presidential Election while disagreeing with it but not condemning his serious follow-up attack on the judiciary. The attack nullified his so-called acceptance of the judicial ruling. The world by not condemning his not […]

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Kenya’s Supreme Court has delivered a landmark ruling nullifying the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in July 2017. Delivering the ruling, Chief Justice David Maraga cited some irregularities in the manner the elections were conducted. The Chief Justice has ordered that a new election be held within 60 days. Kenya has become the first country in Africa […]

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Africa – World Cup qualifier round up

…Nigeria set to qualify Victor Moses inspired Nigeria to take a step closer to World Cup qualification on Friday but Cameroon, Ghana and South Africa suffered serious blows to their chances of reaching next year’s finals in Russia. Moses scored once and helped set up two others as Nigeria hammered African champions Cameroon 4-0 in […]

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Amidst the news of Kenya’s shock election annulment, a video showing Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua’s message to the East African nation has been released.   On Sunday 1st January 2017, Joshua spoke about the elections in response to a question asked by a Kenyan congregant.   “This will be very, very close – and it will […]

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