Derek Chauvin

George Floyd’s killer, Derek Chauvin, sentenced to 22 and half years in prison

OBINNA EZUGWU Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd last year, has been sentenced to 22 and half years in prison. Chauvin,...
Kenneth Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding father dies aged 97

Zambia’s founding president and liberation hero, Kenneth Kaunda, has died, aged 97, at a military hospital in the capital, Lusaka, where he was being...
Netanyahu

Netanyahu’s 12-year rule ends as Israel votes in new government

Israel's Parliament, the Knesset, on Sunday, approved its new government and a new prime minister for the first time in 12 years, in a...

El Salvador’s becomes first country to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender

South American country, El Salvador, has become the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Lawmakers in country's Congress voted by a "supermajority" in...
Assimi Goita

AU follows ECOWAS step, suspends Mali over second coup

The African Union (AU) has suspended Mali with "immediate effect" and threatened the poor West African country with sanctions, after a second military coup...

Iran bans Bitcoin mining over power outage

Iran has banned the mining of Bitcoin after a series of blackouts across major cities. The ban was announced on State TV on Wednesday and...
Bah Ndaw

Just In: Mali’s interim president, Prime Minister resign

Mali’s interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane have tendered resignation. AFP reported this on Wednesday, citing military and diplomatic sources. Late on Monday,...
Mondia Pay

Mondia Pay moves to increase access to digital entertainment for Vodacom Tanzania customers

OBINNA EZUGWU Mondia Pay and M-Pesa say they have partnered to allow Tanzanians to conveniently access Mondia’s leading suite of online content on the Vodacom...
Bah Ndaw

UN seeks release of detained Malian president, Bah Ndaw amid coup concerns 

The UN mission in Mali has asked for an immediate release of the country's president, Bah Ndaw and PM Moctar Ouane, after reports that...