South African Police clamp down on illegal protesters and looters.

South African Police reacted swiftly and decisively against an illegal protest that led to arson and widespread looting of shops in the central business district of the capital city on Wednesday. According to reports from the police, seventeen people have been arrested for numerous offenses.   The protest was as a result of the death […]

Ethiopian airline enroute Nairobi crashes in Debre Zeit

A Boeing 737 MAX 8 with 149 passengers and 8 crew members on a regular schedule flight from Bole International airport Addis Ababa to Jomo Kenyatta International Nairobi crashed in the town of Debre Zeit about 60km from Addis Ababa. Rescue operations are still on going as there are no reports of fatalities or survivors […]

Buhari v Atiku ..The Silver Linings of Dilemmas.

IVOR EKPE writes… AT LAST many will be FORCED to PRETEND to be NATIONALISTS and the airwaves will be less atrocious and hopefully less pedestrian this Political Season. YOU SEE, both the front-runners for the Presidency, come the elections of February 2019, have thrown the pigeons out of the range of the foxes. Conversations should […]

Tension and Violent protest breaks out in Harare..

As the Zimbabwean Electoral Commission announces results of the presidential and parliamentary elections held on Monday, violent protest breaks out on the street of Harare. According to the results released so far, the ruling ZANU PF has gained more seats in the Zimbabwean parliament. Law enforcement officers are using tear gas, stun grenades and water […]

President Putin arrives in South Africa

Ahead of the BRICS summit in Sandton Johannesburg, President Vladimir Putin just arrived in South Africa at the O.R. Tambo International airport. He will be meeting with the Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the summit. BRICS is an acronym for the five major emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South […]