International

Trump Seeks Museveni’s Help on Election Strategy

Faced with an impossible election, President Donald Trump has been looking for help from people who are good at winning elections. While such expertise is scarce, it is easy to come across in Africa and that is where Donald Trump has turned to. His first stop was Uganda, where he seems to have learnt all

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International

Crime Rate in Lagos Falls Drastically after Police go on Strike

Lagos city of Nigeria has seen a sharp decline in crime rate after law enforcement officers went on strike, raising questions on the role of police in causing crime. For two weeks now, cases of muggings, robbery with violence, break-ins and the regular kidnappings have dropped to near zero. Even the aggressive drivers who are

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International

Maasai Mara University Student on the Run after Hacking Twitter

An undergraduate student at the Maasai Mara University of Science and Technology is on the run after hacking Twitter and making people who think there is free lunch donate to him over KShs 10 million. The hack which targeted well known individuals such as Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Joe Biden, Obama and even corporate accounts

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International

Number of People Hospitalized due to ‘Just a Cough’ Spikes in Tanzania

Coughs have become deadly in Tanzania in the past few days, with the number of people admitted in hospital due to ‘just a cough’ rising sharply. The information which is being whispered in hushed tones across Tanzania says that an increased number of people are falling sick and being hospitalized due to a cough. Some

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International Social

Historians Already Working on the First Half of 2020

The History of 2020 is really something out of history. Historians are already burning the midnight oil as they try to unravel the mystery of the events and happenings that took place in the first half of 2020. Using a range of tools and techniques, thousands of historians have been trying to unravel what took

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International

Ghana Hires Kenya’s IEBCs Staff and Servers to Manage their Elections

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has hired the personnel and the servers of Kenya’s Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission in order to deliver the 2020 General Elections in Ghana. In what appears to be the most strategic decision taken by an electoral body, Ghana is looking forward to learning from their experts in Kenya who

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International Social

Smokers will now be Charged with Attempted Self Arson in South Africa

The South African government has decided to take the war on smoking to a new height, or if you like it, new low, by now declaring smoking an act of arson. In the argument that presented at the Pretoria High Court, the government said that smokers were trying to set themselves on fire which is

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International

Magufuli Cautions Against Overdiluting the Madagascar Cure

The President of Tanzania Dr John Pombe Magufuli has warned medics against overdiluting the effective Madagascar cure during administration, an act that could render it ineffective against Covid-19. Speaking during one of his regular visits to a lab where he spends 55 hours a week working on his private research projects, Dr Magufuli said that

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International

Experts Caution that Even if Black Lives Will Start to Matter, African Lives Won’t

Experts are raising concerns that even if the current wave of Black Lives Matter movements manages to achieve something, though highly unlikely, Africans lives will still not matter. The concerns raised stem from the fact that Black lives and African lives are not the same thing, and while the former has had its fair share

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International

Protests in the US end Abruptly after Trump Endorses Them

The large protests that have been running in almost all parts of the US came to an abrupt end after Trump Tweeted his support for the protests. In the fastest ever recorded mass change of mind that has never happened before in history, most people who have been supporting the protests against killing and harassment

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