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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Shocking attack may have been government payback

An apparent armed robbery at TV journalist Elie Smith's Brazzaville home in the early hours of 10 September, during which Smith's sister was raped,...

Pharrell: misogynist, feminist or opportunist?

Given the misogynistic content of some of his work, most would not pick him out as particularly sensitive to the plight of women; Pharrell...

New road to Kenya open for traffic

The 100 kilometre Yabelo-Mega road that connects Ethiopia to Kenya opened for traffic last week. Speaking at the inauguration, Ethiopian Minister for Transport, Workneh Gebeyhu,...

Ethiopia gets science museum

Ethiopia opened its first dedicated science museum this week. The Science Museum of Ethiopia, which is aimed at promoting science and research in the...

Companies ordered to sack all foreigners by mid-October

In a shocking move that has raised concern amongst company owners and anti-poverty groups, the government of South Sudan has ordered businesses to sack...

Ebola: Health agency demands Australia’s doctors, not money

The government of Australia has been embarrassed over its $7 million response to the Ebola virus with an international medical group rejecting the money...

Man gunned down in court in possible family dispute

A man has been killed and another seriously injured after being shot at a courthouse in central Copenhagen on Tuesday (September 16th). Kristian Aaskov, head...

Jay Z and Beyoncé renew wedding vows on romantic holiday

Following split rumours, a new report claims that Beyoncè and Jay Z renewed their vows in a special commitment ceremony during her 33rd birthday...

Suspected jihadi recruitment ring discovered in central France

France's top security official has said five people have been arrested on suspicion of belonging to a ring that recruits young women to join...

Lingerie company launches Nude undies for Nubian queens

  Finding products, be it make up, lingerie or hosiery, to match our skin tones  has always been somewhat difficult for women of colour. While...

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