Kenyan high court judge declares being housewife a full-time payable job

        A Kenyan High Court judge, Teresia Matheka has reportedly declared being a housewife a fulltime job that should attract some form of compensation.   The judge who was presiding over a matrimonial property dispute, said that it is unfair for courts to rule that housewives do not contribute anything to the financial progress of the family.   The complainant is said to be a divorced

Mixed reactions from Nigerians as founder of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor Kumuyi arrives at a crusade in limousine car (Pictures)

    Founder of Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor W.F. Kumuyi arrived for an event in Abuja in an expensive car that got social media buzzing.   In photos shared on his official Facebook page, Kumuyi was seen alighting from a platinum limousine car while being received by church officials. He is said to be

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero given 25-year sentence in ‘terrorism’ case

      A court in Rwanda has found the former hotel manager who's credited with saving hundreds of people during the 1994 genocide guilty of terror-related crimes. Paul Rusesabagina - whose actions inspired the Hollywood movie Hotel Rwanda - boycotted the trial and is not present in the court.       He's accused of being the

Macron asks Algerian war veterans for forgiveness

        France's President Emmanuel Macron has asked for forgiveness from the Harkis - Algerians who fought for France during Algeria's war of independence. Mr Macron faced heckling from Harkis in the audience as he said France had failed in its duties to them. He promised a monument and legislation on reparations by the

Zambian president hailed for his ‘lean’ travel team

      Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema is earning some praise online for travelling with a “lean team” for the UN General Assembly in New York. Mr Hichilema travelled to the UN meeting on a commercial Qatar Airways flight from the main airport in Lusaka. He was accompanied by two ministers. “Just like we promised before

Algeria’s ex-President Bouteflika buried

      The funeral of Algeria's former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has taken place in Algiers, without the fanfare accorded to previous leaders. His body was carried by a tank for burial at El-Alia cemetery, where his predecessors and other independence fighters are also interred.     Mr Bouteflika died on Friday at the age of 84. He

Ghana’s Akufo-Addo to meet Guinea’s sanction-hit junta

    Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo will travel to Guinea on Friday to meet its new junta leaders, a day after the regional bloc he chairs sanctioned them for ousting President Alpha Conde and demanded a swift return to constitutional rule. The 15-member Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) agreed at a

South Sudan to circumcise 1.5m men in HIV campaign

    A project to circumcise 1.5 million South Sudanese men aged from 15 to 49 has been launched in the country in order to reduce the prevalence of HIV. Research has shown that circumcised men are at a much lower risk of contracting HIV than uncircumcised men when having heterosexual sex with