COVID-19: South Africa eases travel ban; says nationals can return to countries they’re based

Home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi has approved essential travel for South Africans who want to return to countries where they are based. The decision, made after consultations with the department of international relations & co-operation and the national coronavirus command council, was announced on Saturday. Many South Africans who work or live overseas and were […]

South Sudan: Vice President, his wife, defense Minister and top gov’t officials test positive for COVID-19

Information available to reveals that top government officials in South Sudan have tested positive to the novel COVID-19. First Vice President, Dr. Riek Machar, his wife, the Minister for Defense as well as their bodyguards have all been confirmed positive. is told other unnamed top government officials have also been confirmed positive. Source: […]

Kenya: Police hunt for man who inserted pepper, salt and onion into his wife’s vagina and sealed it with glue

A manhunt has been launched for a man who sexually assaulted his wife after accusing her of infidelity on Saturday May 16.   The police in Tharaka South Sub-County in Kenya said the suspect first persuaded his wife to move from their Marimanti township home, fearing that he would be arrested after having travelled from Nairobi […]

Malawi: Presidential campaign peaks amid COVID-19

Officials and experts are sounding the alarm as Malawi shifts to top campaign gear with giant rallies for an unprecedented presidential re-run despite the coronavirus outbreak. The southern African country will hold elections in just under two months after the Constitutional Court overturned the results of last year’s controversial elections, which handed President Peter Mutharika […]