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President Magufuli shuts down another outlet for dissent

The essentials: Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s campaign to restrict critics or even potential critics of his administration has continued with his efforts to...

Lupita Nyong’o Was Slow to Realize ‘Star Wars’ Phenomenon

The actress shares on ‘The Daily Show’ that she grew up watching ‘Star Wars’ during public holidays in Kenya, but was unaware of just how popular...

Rwanda: Delusions of Grandeur?

Analysis By David Himbara Rwanda has acquired a reputation of a rags-to-riches nation. Internationally, President Paul Kagame’s claim to have turned Rwanda into an...

Has Africa’s goal to grow got its biggest backing yet? Qatar Airways plans majority stake in Kigali’s under-construction Bugesera International airport

Africa holds a lot of promise for air travel. Qatar Airways certain believes so and has signed an agreement with Rwanda’s Government to acquire a 60% stake in...

Rwanda scraps tax on sanitary pads to aid poor girls

Rwanda announced Wednesday it was scrapping an 18 per cent value-added tax on sanitary pads to make them cheaper for girls who are often forced to skip school during...

Israel heading for unprecedented third election in a year

Isreal will hold an election on March 2, its third in less than a year, parliament decided on Dec. 12 after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main rival failed...

Jose Mourinho sends Champions League warning to last-16 rivals

Tottenham finished second to Bayern Munich in their Champions League group and will be in the hat on Monday as the draw for the last-16 is made. Jose Mourinho has...

Tiger Woods rejects invite to Saudi International event

Tiger Woods has rejected an offer to feature in the upcoming Saudi International but will not criticise those who play. The American, who has enjoyed a resurgence in...

Brad Pitt finally addresses all those dating rumours

Brad Pitt is shutting down dating rumours and denies being involved with any of the women he’s been linked to since his 2016 split from Angelina Jolie (44). In a...

Official Charts Company reveals 30 biggest songs of the decade

Several artists made more than one appearance on the list, while others were one-hit wonders The Official Charts Company has revealed the 100 biggest songs of the...