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Pupils abandon school as cult clashes claim 13 lives

Thirteen suspected cultists have been killed in the ongoing clash between members of the Eiye and Aiye confraternities in the Ijede Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Residents lamented that they were unsafe as the cultists freely use sophisticated weapons in the Luwasa, Igbe and Ijede areas of Ikorodu. …

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MTN, ZTE unveil first 5G network in East Africa

The telecoms group MTN Uganda and the telecoms technology solutions provider ZTE Corporation have joined forces to roll out the very first fifth-generation (5G) service in Uganda. The partnership showcased a high-speed 5G network in the 60 MHz spectrum bandwidth with an actual rate of above 1.494 GB/s. East Africa’s …

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Trump to impose travel, visa restrictions on Nigeria

More African countries could soon be caught in the cross-hairs of US president Donald Trump’s immigration clampdown. Three years after issuing a controversial travel ban initially slapped on seven Muslim-majority countries, the Trump administration is planning to expand the ban to reportedly include four more African countries: Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania …

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SHOCKING: 15-Year-Old Boy Sentenced To Death

  The South Sudan court has just sentenced a 15 year old secondary school boy to death, which its found that is against the international and South Sudan law. Magai Matiop Ngong was just fifteen when he was sentenced to death in South Sudan. Tell the government to commute his …

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DR Congo warned of proxy wars between neighbours

There’s a risk of proxy wars in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned. Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda are suspected of supporting different insurgent groups. Intensifying hostility among neighbouring countries threatens a return to the kind of regional war that previously tore …

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Police Inspector Allegedly Beats Wife To Death

A Police Inspector has been arrested in Akwa Ibom state in Nigeria for allegedly beating a widow to death. The Police Inspector, Bassey Ikpe, was arrested by the Akwa Ibom State Police Command or allegedly beating a widow, Mrs. Deborah Nkereuwem Nkpenie, to death and the Commissioner of Police, Imohimi …

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Zimbabwe loans to be repaid in local currency

Zimbabwe’s Supreme Court has ruled that all local debts incurred before 22 February 2019 must be settled in the local currency, at a rate of one Zimbabwe dollar to one US dollar. Chief Justice Luke Malaba said the repayments should not involve any conversions, upholding a lower court’s ruling on …

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