Trump had one black friend and he lost her

Omarosa Manigault, who is a former White House staffer, has released secret recordings during her time with the Trump administration, infuriating the former reality TV star-turned president. Omarosa's recordings are the subject of a tell-all book she is currently promoting. "Real Time" host Bill Maher took great delight in US President Donald

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan is dead

The former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has died. Reports say Annan died in Switzerland after short illness. His death was announced by Kofi Annan Foundation, the organisation that is named after him, on Twitter. Mr Annan was a Noble Peace Prize Laureate. Annan, who was born in Ghana in 1938, became rhe seventh

Turkish firms cancel US iPhone orders as trade war intensifies

Turkey's biggest mobile phone importing companies have cancelled their iPhone orders as Turkish citizens join a move to boycott US products. A significant number of importers began to withdraw their short and long-term orders after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's appeal to boycott American electronic products on Tuesday, reports Hurriyet

Real Madrid ready to pay $343m for Neymar

Real Madrid are preparing a $343 million bid for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, reports Spanish publication Sport. Real Madrid are looking for a Cristiano Ronaldo replacement and are ready to step up their efforts to land a top target. They will, however, need to see PSG's hand forced, with those in Spain

Meet the Kenyan female lawmaker who bribed 150 of her colleagues with $100 to shoot down a report

Kenya's National Assembly has shot down a report on sugar importation that cost the government 100m dollars in taxes and exposed consumers with health hazards. Some MPs who supported the report tabled before the House on August 9 claimed members were bribed to kill the report which implicated two cabinet secretaries

Somaliland diaspora is creating massive egg shortage in Hargeisa

There is a massive shortage of eggs in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland, a self-declared republic in northwest Somalia, because so many of its diaspora community has returned and they're consuming eggs very seriously. Egg processing companies and dealers said they can't cope the demand and consumers have been forced to

After banning hate speech and fake news, Facebook is now removing posts that financially trick people

Facebook is now deleting posts that are financially tricking people. Two weeks ago, Facebook announced it's banning posts that are inciting, hateful and fake news. “We do not, for example, allow content that could physically or financially endanger people, that intimidates people through hateful language, or that aims to profit by

Roadside bomb targets African Union troops in Mogadishu

A roadside bomb blast has hit an African Union military convoy in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. The African Union troops opened fire at pedestrians after the blast, killing five civilians and wounding others, witnesses and reports said. Al-Shabab group which is fighting the Somalia government, has claimed responsibility for the blast. The African Union

Former Nairobi governor detained over graft

Former Nairobi Givernor Evans Kidero has been arrested by detectives from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) over mismanagment of funds, an anti-corruption official has said. Kidero, who served Kenya's capital as a governor between 2013 and 2017, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and is expectes to appear before a court of

Duale boasts taking breakfast with the president, says governor’s position “too small” for him

The majority leader in Kenya's National Assembly has claimed he takes breakfast with the country's president, in a move to discredit local leaders linking him to Garissa gubernatorial race in 2022, according to a short video clip posted online. Aden Duale, who is also the member of parliament for Garissa Township,

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