Saturday, April 20, 2019

Cameroon risks further slide into violence – U.N. rights chief warns

The United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights, Denis Balibouse has warned that Cameroon risk sliding further into violence if the government does not take...

Forced to have sex in exchange for Ebola vaccines, DRC women speak up

Women in the Democratic Republic of Congo claim they are being asked for sexual favours in exchange for vaccination against the deadly Ebola virus...

Meet Alexander Pushkin, Russian poet and great-grandson of a Cameroonian chief

Born on May 26, 1799, Alexander Pushkin, who nicknamed himself Afrikanets, is considered one of Russia’s greatest poets and the founding father of Modern...

Will Africa Have Another Patrice Emery Lumumba?

As a youth, Patrice Lumumba challenged the colonial powers for an independent DR Congo. Sadly, youths of today have other priorities. Patrice Emery Lumumba can...

DRC President Collapses At Inauguration Due To Tight Bullet Proof Vest

Paul Nyathi|Newly installed Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedi collapsed on stage while giving his inaugural speech at Thursday’s ceremony.

Chiwenga Arrives In DR Congo After Failing to Topple Mnangagwa

Vice President Retired General Dr Constantino Chiwenga is in Kinshasa for the inauguration of the DRC President-elect Felix Tshisekedi, where proceedings are...

Welcome to the CAR, Africa’s Capital of Endless Wars and Anarchy

he conundrum facing justice in the Central African Republic (CAR) was well summed up by Jean Pierre Waboe, Vice-president of the country’s...

A Peek Into the Final Days of DR Congo’s Assassinated Dictator, Laurent-Desire Kabila

After he overthrew despot Mobutu Sese Seko in 1997, Laurent-Desire Kabila wanted to restore order in the Democratic Republic of Congo after...

Patrice Lumumba’s most revealing letter written before his assassination

Congolese politician and first Prime Minister of the independent Democratic Republic of Congo Patrice Emery Lumumba was assassinated on this day in...

‘Crackdown’ on DR Congo opposition protest

Security forces opened fired early on Thursday after crowds attacked symbols of government in the Democratic Republic of Congo's south-western Kikwit town,...

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BREAKING: Snakes ‘Chase’ President Away From Office

Two black snakes have been found in the office of Liberia’s President, George Weah. Igbere TV learnt that the development has forced the former African...

Nigerian Immigrant, Kelechi Madu, Wins Assembly Seat in Canada

Indeed, anything is possible if you aspire… When leaving the shores of Nigeria over two decades ago, one would doubt that the thoughts of becoming...

South Sudan offers to mediate political transition in Sudan

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has offered to help mediate a political transition in Sudan after the fall of autocratic president Omar al-Bashir to...