Suspected Boko Haram Attack leaves 30 Dead

At least 30 people, including a pregnant woman and a baby, have been killed after suspected Boko haram militants set fire on sleeping travellers in Auno, Borno state, Nigeria. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Boko Haram group have often carried out attacks in the area – burning down villages, attacking […]

African Union – South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa takes over as Chair

The African Union (AU) has just concluded its annual summit with the theme ‘Silencing the Guns’.  The summit is held to discuss the top agendas for the African Union in the coming year. This year’s summit held at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Leaders of the nations within the bloc have all pledged that they will play a […]

Timeline of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

As of today, the coronavirus killed over 1,000 people and has infected over 45,000. Here is a timeline of the deadly virus. December 31, 2019 Cases of Pneumonia detected in mainland Chinese city of Wuhan is reported to the World Health Organisation. The pneumonia cases occur between December 12 and December 29. In this period, […]

Coronavirus: All you need to know

The new coronavirus also known as 2019-nCoV originated in China and is the cousin of the SARS virus. Almost 45,000 people worldwide have been infected by the new coronavirus, which continues to spread to more countries since it was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. The death toll from coronavirus so […]

Joseph Shabalala founder of Ladysmith Black Mambazo dies at 78

Joseph Shabalala, founder of the male choral group Ladysmith Black Mambazo has died at age 78. Shabalala passed away at a Pretoria hospital in the early hours of Tuesday. The band’s manager Xolani Majozi confirmed his death saying “Yes it’s true. Mr Shabalala passed on this morning. The Ladysmith Black Mambazo band is currently on […]

Coronavirus: China Records Highest Number of Casualty in a Day

Over the weekend, the number of people killed by the new coronavirus rose by 97 on Sunday, the highest number of casualties in a day. Dr Li Wenliang, the Chinese doctor who sounded the alarm about the virus also died over the weekend. The total number of deaths in China now stands at 908 with […]