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Africa: Move Over Malaria – Mosquitoes Carrying Zika, Dengue May Thrive

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -From deadly droughts and destroyed crops to shrinking water sources, communities across sub-Saharan Africa are struggling to withstand the onslaught of global record-breaking temperatures.

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Africa: Human Frontiers – How Much Heat Can the Body and Mind Take?

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -What Christian Clot remembers most vividly from his days in Iran’s boiling Dasht-e Lut desert was having to stay completely still for 12 hours a day – or die.

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Swaziland: King Mswati III Takes 14th Wife After Umhlanga Reed Dance Festival

[This is Africa] King Mswati III of Swaziland has taken another wife. During the recent Umhlanga Annual Reed Dance, King Mswati III chose 19 year-old Siphele Mashwama as his 14th wife.

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Zimbabwe: Mawarire Lines Up Witnesses for Court Case

[263Chat] ZIMBABWEAN authorities have lined up eight witnesses to testify against His Generation Church leader Pastor Evan Mawarire, whose trial on charges of subverting constitutional government commences at the High Court in Harare on Monday 25 September 2017.

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‘Gov’t inflexibility hurting Opposition’

African MPs on study at the National Institute for Legislative Studies in Abuja, Nigeria Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | The Opposition has failed to form a formidable force to hold government accountable due to inflexibility by government, African legislators have concluded. In a communique issued at the end of a five day benchmarking workshop held […]

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MUSIC REVIEWS: Jamaica’s Mento Music Before The Dubstep

  What is mento? Here’s a short answer: It’s a Jamaican music that is largely unknown outside of that is the grandpappy of reggae. For a ska or reggae fan, mento sounds familiar and exotic and unfamiliar. Mento recordings are difficult to come by, but worth seeking out. It’s music that lifts my spirits and […]

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EXCLUSIVE! Stanbic Bank, Bosses Sued for ‘Stealing’ Shs15b from Client’s Account

The three bank officials, we understand, forged Teklegiz signature and continued to withdraw money from the account.

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Broke Rapper Keko Stranded In Canada, Cries For Help

Keko made big news sometime back while in Nairobi Kenya when she ran out of her hotel room after a drug overdose.

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Marry Both Zari and Mobeto, Diamond’s Dad Advises Son

There has been an ongoing social media war between Zari and Mobeto with each claiming to be Diamond’s main woman.

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Hajjati Stecia Causes Stampede On Returning from Mecca

Hajjati Stecia Causes Stampede after Returning from Mecca Golden Band Musician Faridah Stecia Mayanja caused a stampede in Kampala the moment she touched Ugandan soil on her way from Mecca. Snoops reveal that Stecia returned from the holy pilgrimage (Hijja)in Mecca Saudi Arabia, where she had gone with promoter Musa Kavuma of KT Promotions. Stecia […]

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