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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Manchester bouncer stole clubbers' phones while they partied

A bouncer from Manchester has been given a 3 year suspended sentence after he was caught stealing the mobile phones of party goers. Oloruntoba Adisa’s...

Apple’s new 'multicultural' emojis come under fire

Apple have released new black and Asian emoticons amisdt criticism that it’s emojis lack diversity. Last year, Mauritus based company Oju Africa, came up with...

UK charity to train anti-FGM champions

Africans Unite Against Child Abuse a UK charity which aims to promote the, wellbeing of African children in England, has received a grant...

Will Wembley stage another Drogba cup final sequel?

Sunday’s Capital One Cup final may turn out to be something of a wasteland for African players. The best chance of a player who...

Egypt pulls out of contest to host AFCON 2017

Egypt, one of the countries listed as possible hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, has announced the withdrawal of its bid. The nation’s...

Real wives of Riyadh reject pretty maids

Results of a survey conducted by an Arabic daily newspaper: Saudi wives are refusing to allow housemaids from Morocco and Chile into their houses...

Goodyear to cough up $16m in Africa bribery settlement

Tyre giant Goodyear has agreed to pay about US$16 million to settle federal regulators' charges that it failed to prevent persistent bribery in Kenya...

Strikers return on government promise mine will stay open

Workers at the Lumwana copper mine, owned by Barrick Gold Corp., have today called off their strike after the government said they would not...

Al-Shabab killings in Kenya reach new high

Islamic extremists killed 173 people in Kenya in 2014, the highest number in the three years that Kenya has experienced violence blamed on neighbouring...

Court scuppers new anti-terror laws

On Monday (February 23) Kenya's Constitutional Court threw out some sections of a controversial national security law, annulling eight clauses, including those which curbed...

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