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Ghana to Host AFRIMA 2018

The African Union Commission, AUC has announced the Republic of Ghana as the Official Host Country for the 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, following receipt of the Letter of Intent to Host AFRIMA dated April 18, 2018, addressed to the Commissioner of Social Affairs, African Union Commission, Mrs. Amira Elfadil and signed by the Honourable Minister of Tourism, Arts ... Read More »

Wanted Paris bomb terrorist, Abdelsalm captured alive in Belgium

Europe’s most wanted man, Salah Abdeslam, believed to be the 10th participant in the Paris terrorist attacks of November 13, was captured on Friday afternoon during a police raid in Brussels, a Belgian official said. “We’ve got him,” Théo Francken, a Belgian minister, wrote on Twitter. The country’s two public broadcasters, VRT and RTBF, reported that Mr Abdeslam had been ... Read More »

Boko Haram: US promises $45million to African nations

The White House said on Thursday that it would send up to $45 million in defence services, including military training, to support African countries in their fight against the militant Islamist group Boko Haram. Benin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria will receive support that builds on the training and military equipment the United States has already supplied in the fight against the ... Read More »

Another Hajj Tragedy: 717 Pilgrims feared dead in a stampede in Mecca

  About 717 pilgrims are feared dead in a stampede in Mina, Saudi Arabia. The cause of this latest tragedy is still under investigation but it has become a big worry for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Earlier, Al Arabiya News quoted the Saudi Arabia’s civil defense as saying at least 453 pilgrims had died when a stampede broke out ... Read More »

Sex, lies and debt potentially exposed by U.S. data hack

When a retired 51-year-old military man disclosed in a U.S. security clearance application that he had a 20-year affair with his former college roommate’s wife, it was supposed to remain a secret between him and the government. The disclosure last week that hackers had penetrated a database containing such intimate and possibly damaging facts about millions of government and private ... Read More »

Al-Shabab suffers heavy loss in Kenya

Eleven suspected al-Shabab fighters have been killed in a firefight outside a military camp in southeastern Kenya’s Lamu County, military officials said Military spokesman Colonel David Obonyo said the attack took place early on Sunday morning in the town of Baure, close to the Somali border. “The attack was repulsed. During the firefight, 11 al-Shabab terrorists including two fighters of ... Read More »

Hillary Clinton holds first major campaign rally

US Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton is holding the first major rally in her presidential campaign. Mrs Clinton is outlining her key policies in a speech to thousands of supporters on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. Her campaign team hopes to boost approval ratings, which have flagged since her soft-launch in April. Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and daughter Chelsea ... Read More »

Al-Shabab threatens Jihad on non-Muslim Kenyans this Ramadan

The country of Kenya might have a lot on their plate this Ramadan as Somali terrorist group, Al-Shabaab, said on Thursday that it was planning to attack neighbouring Kenya during the Muslim holy month which begins on begins June 17. A senior al-Shabaab commander told newsmen on condition of anonymity that they were planning to give Kenyan non-believers a true ... Read More »

Pakistan executes man who was minor when convicted

Pakistan has executed a man who was 15 when he was sentenced to death for murder and who rights groups say was tortured into confessing. Aftab Bahadur was hanged in Lahore’s jail early on Wednesday morning, prison officials say. Bahadur, a Christian, had been convicted of a double murder in the north-eastern city in 1992. The death sentence could be ... Read More »

BBC: Malaysian Earthquake Caused By Nude Tourists!!!

Seismologists say it is hard to predict earthquakes, but a senior official in the Malaysian state of Sabah claims he had a premonition that “something was not well” a day before the earth shook beneath Mount Kinabalu. Friday’s 6.0-magnitude quake near one of South East Asia’s highest peaks on Borneo island killed 16 climbers, including several school children. Rescue crews ... Read More »