Category: Africa

Trending stories emerging from African countries


Egypt bans 62 websites in latest media crackdown

Egypt has banned at least 62 websites since it began a crackdown on online media more than two weeks ago, a local rights group has said. The Association for Freedom of

Two men raped by 7 women in Zimbabwe

A woman who came aboard at the same time, the policeman said, pointed what seemed to be a pistol at the man after the driver had taken the car on

Witch Who Turns into Beautiful Girl At Night Finally Caught (PHOTOS)

An elderly woman in Tembisa Johannesburg, has caused havoc across South Africa by frequently changing into a young girl and taking men to bed. It has been happening for quite a

54 dead, some 10,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in four days

About 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the previous four days but at least 54 others died, Libyan and Italian officials said Saturday. On Saturday, the Tunisian

Gambia’s Jammeh ‘stole $50m’, assets frozen

The Gambia’s justice minister said Monday that ex-leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50 million via a state telecoms company, while a court froze his assets in the small west African

17 mummies found in Egypt’s desert

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered 17 mummies in desert catacombs in Minya province, the antiquities ministry announced Saturday. The mummies, yet to be dated, were the largest to be found in the

Pastor eaten by crocodiles while trying to walk on water like Jesus

A pastor who tried replicating the Biblical story of Jesus Christ walking on water has been eaten by crocodiles. The pastor, identified as Jonathan Mthethwa, of the Saint of the Last

Ebola outbreak declared in Democratic Republic of Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed the death of one person in the latest outbreak of Ebola  in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DPR). The Congo Ministry of Health notified

Meet woman who has 38 children at age 37 {Photo}

A 37-year-old Ugandan woman has 38 children, including four sets of triplets, three sets of quadruplets and twins, a local politician said. County Councillor Samari Musenero said Mariam Nabatanzi from Kabimbiri

Baby rescued alive after three days in shallow grave

A baby has been rescued from a shallow grave after being left there  by her mother for three days to die. Heart wrenching image of the newborn baby boy still covered

Kenyan couple scoops Paris Marathon honours

The men’s wheelchair race was won by David Weir of Great Britain. Lonyangata pulled clear when his compatriot Stephen Chebogut, who started with the best personal best of the field, cracked

US stands with Rwanda 23 years after genocide

According to a statement signed by Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, ‘‘The United States remains steadfast in our support for the Rwandan people as they work to overcome this dark

Ethiopian maid in Kuwait: I wasn’t attempting suicide

“I wasn’t trying to commit suicide, I was trying to escape from the woman who tried to kill me,” the unnamed maid said in a video posted by Ethiopian media

Prophet Reveals He Has Anal Sex With Snakes Everyday

A Zimbabwean prophet has revealed that he has sex with snakes everyday. The revelation which came as a shock to several was revealed by the 40-year-old prophet identified as Prophet