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UK News

Desmond Tutu quits Oxfam

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has quit as an Oxfam ambassador, saying he is "deeply disappointed" about the charity's sex scandal. The retired church leader said he...

Helen Grant pledges ongoing support ahead of #VisitMyMosque day 2018

Leading figures from Maidstone Community and Islamic Centre met with their local MP this week to brief her on progress with plans for a...

Tropical Sun marks 21st Anniversary with donation to Sickle Cell Society

World Foods specialist Tropical Sun is celebrating its 21st birthday by investing £21,000 towards community projects in Jamaica and the UK. To celebrate their 21st...

African News

Business

Kagame commits to visa-free movement

The new African Union chairperson, Paul Kagame, has said that ‘Free Movement’ for Africans ‘is achievable in 2018’. Free Movement which is part of the...

Ghana cautions British Airways

Ghana government has cautioned the U.K. national carrier, British Airways (BA) over its poor service to and mistreatment of Ghanaian passengers. The Aviation Minister, Cecilia...

Air Seychelles buckles under foreign competition

Seychelles’ national carrier announced on Tuesday the cancellation of two international flights including its Paris flight, which accounts for 30 percent of the airline’s...

Politics

Macron takes a migrants’ 2nd stance

France’s centrist president, who campaigned for open borders in last year’s election, has since drawn criticism for his government’s uncompromising attitude towards migrants sleeping...

Dr. Mugabe completes Ph.D in 3 months

Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption agency is investigating whether former first lady Grace Mugabe was wrongly awarded a university doctorate more than three years ago, an official...

UN lauds Liberia’s run-off

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has praised Liberians for over the peaceful conduct of a presidential runoff that saw the election of former...

Sports

Morocco wins African championship

By Peter Olorunnisomo - Hosts, Morocco, have won the Conferderation of African football championship for home-based players on the continental turf. As a footballing nation,...

Nigerian wrestlers score wins at AWC

Nigerian representatives, the Ondo State wrestling team, have recorded a good start in the Africa Wrestling Championship which started, Wednesday, at the Alfred Diette...

Ugandan cross country, Joshua’s build up

Joshua Cheptegei is the man to beat whenever his name is announced on the starting list. Saturday will be no different as the 2017 athlete...

Mike Abiola's 60th Birthday