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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Niger River states plan hydropower dams

West African states in the Niger River Basin are seeking to tackle climate risks and reduce poverty by constructing three hydropower dams in the...

2014 CHAN: Keshi drops 2 players

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi has dropped two players from the squad preparing for next year’s CHAN and has called up four new players. The...

Ghana set up camp in Marceio

Ghana will set camp in Marceio for their 2014 FIFA World Cup finals Brazil, the Ghana News Agency has reported. But the Ghana Football Association...

New tensions as ex-VP accused of attempted coup

Fresh fighting has broken out in South Sudan following a reported coup attempt. Several people have died in violence centred on the capital, Juba,...

Deadly attacks cast shadow over celebrations

Independence celebrations in Kenya have been marred as thirteen people were killed in separate attacks - one of which targeted tourists. The latest attack during...

Mandela statue unveiled at apartheid former HQ

One day after a moving funeral service that had the world riveted, South African president, Jacob Zuma, has unveiled a giant bronze statue of...

Hip hop royalty admits she was slave to booze

With some justification, Queen Latifah is adored by legions of loyal fans. She switches seamlessly between Grammy-winning performer, actress, hip hop artist, talk show...

Custody inches closer for reckless Brown

Chris Brown has been forced to take the threat of jail time more seriously than of late as the singer’s probation for beating up...

And what were THEY thinking?

US home improvement chain Home Depot, roughly akin to our B&Q, has landed itself in hot water over a ‘racist’ tweet depicting two black...

Spain digs in heels over Catalan independence

The government of Spain has poured icy water over plans by separatist parties in Catalonia to hold a referendum in November next year. Catalan regional...

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