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Football stadium in Libya hosts public execution

A video has emerged of an Egyptian man being publicly executed in a football stadium by an extremist Islam group in the Libyan city of Derna on 19 August. The group, The Shura Council of Islamic Youth, have allegedly performed what is their second public execution, when they killed a man named Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed, after they claimed that he was responsible for the murder of a Libyan man. The first execution by the youth organisation was that of two men, one Libyan and one E... Read more »
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By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Grace Mugabe Bares Fangs as She Makes her Way into Zimbabwean Politics

The First Lady in Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe is set to become the latest addition to the ZANU PF, the top decision making body in Zimbabwe. Grace Mugabe, the wife of 90 year old President Robert Mugabe was, last mo... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, August 4th, 2014

Nigerian Doctor Contracts Ebola

Nigerian Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, confirmed on Monday that the country is experiencing their second case of the deadly virus, as a doctor who treated a Liberian national who died from the disease h... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Ebola: Concern At Commonwealth Games; Two Quarantined In Nigeria

  The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa is causing shockwaves globally as fears mount and the nations battle to contain it. With Liberia and Sierra Leone issuing warnings at a national level, call... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Thursday, July 31st, 2014

State Of Emergency Declared In Sierra Leone Due To Ebola

The West African nation of Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency due to what is being referred to as the worst ever outbreak of Ebola. The president has committed to calling in the country’s nati... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Grace Mugabe Nominated For Secretary of Zanu-PF Women’s League

Grace Mugabe, wife of the current Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, has accepted a unanimous nomination to become secretary of the Zanu-PF Women’s League. The nomination was unanimous, with her recomme... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, July 20th, 2014

South Africa to Fire Israeli Ambassador in Protest of Israeli Offensive on Gaza

In the increasing Israeli offensive, two soldiers have been killed during an attack by Hamas militants, it has emerged. The militants are reported to have come out through a tunnel from the central Gaza Strip. ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Friday, July 11th, 2014

More Than 20 Initiation Schools Shut Down

Over 20 initiation schools have been forced to close down by government in Sekhukhuni district in Limpopo, since initiation season started this year. Government intends to close more of these illegal schools an... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Nigeria – Suspected Boko Haram Members Detained

Nigeria’s military has announced today that it has detained more than 460 people travelling from the country’s North to South, allegedly due to suspicion that the travelers were Boko Haram affiliate... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, June 16th, 2014

South Africa Celebrates Youth Day

South Africa celebrates youth day today in commemoration of the 38th anniversary of the 1976 Soweto uprisings. On this day, 38 years ago, a group of schoolchildren set off from Morris Isaacson, located in Orlan... Read more »