Category: Africa News

Nigeria: Monalisa Chinda

| March 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photo: Blogspot The name Monalisa Chinda rings a bell. She’s one of the stunning faces to emerge in the entertainment scene in the 90s, and in no time, became one of Nollywood’s sweethearts and leading actresses. The lovely mother of one who seems to be in her acting “transition haze”, shares some interesting moments of […]

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Kenya: City Hospital Denies Role in Botched Breast Enlargement Surgery

| February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photo: Nairobi News By Maureen Kakah A city hospital where a woman died as a result of a botched breast enlargement operation has defended itself against accusations that it had a role in her death. In an affidavit filed in court Monday, Nairobi Hospital said Ms June Wanza succumbed to complications arising from the surgery […]

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Kenya: Kenyans Now Wait for Action As Graft Summit Ends

| January 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Edwin Okoth When in 2017 a seemingly frustrated President Uhuru Kenyatta posed “mnataka nifanye nini?” (What do you want me to do?), many interpreted the now famous rhetorical question to mean he had given up on the war against corruption. It was, the President suggested, a lonely fight as individuals and institutions tasked with […]

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South Africa: What Matric Pass Rate Means for Universities

| January 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photo: SABC Digital News/YouTube analysis By Suellen Shay, University of Cape Town South Africa’s Minister of Basic Education announced a 2018 matric pass rate of 78.2% in the first week of January as well as a number of other significant achievements. These are academic results of students in their final year of high school. The […]

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Africa: Is Boko Haram’s Notorious Leader About to Return From the Dead Again?

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Photo: Premium Times analysis By Jacob Zenn Two years ago, Islamic State expelled Shekau from its West Africa “province” for being too hard-line. Is it preparing to reverse course? Since 2009, when Boko Haram first launched its insurgency, the group’s most recognisable leader has been Abubakar Shekau. The notorious leader has featured in countless videos, […]

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