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Top 10 African Countries with Highest White Population as of 2017.

Africa has a long history of harbouring Europeans, Asians and even South Americans. Prior to, and after the era of colonialism in Africa, White...

Russia, Ghana and the Message

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has praised Ghanaian authorities for efforts at conducting successful presidential and parliamentary elections, and the electorate for showing peace...

Behind Morocco’s New Tango with the African Union

Why is King Mohammed VI of Morocco suddenly keen to join the African Union (AU) after his late father King Hassan II condescendingly ditched...

Woman Dies after Prophet Puts Heavy Speaker on Her Body to Demonstrate a Miracle

A young lady has met her death after a failed miracle attempt by her South African pastor. According to wire reports reaching GhanaStar.com a...

26-Year-Old Man Sentenced to 6 Strokes of the Cane for Fondling Woman’s Buttocks in...

A 26-year-old man, Wilfred Inacho, was sentenced to six strokes of the cane by a Gudu Upper Area Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal...

Ugandan Police Raid Gay Pride Event – Arrest 15 for Promoting Homosexuality

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda’s Police raided a night club where a Gay Pride event was underway and arrested at least 15 people, accusing them...

Assessing Russia’s Relationship with Africa

Over the past two decades, Russia's efforts to regain its Soviet-era influence in Africa have achieved little success because "times have changed significantly, for...

Popular South African Pastor Dies following 30 Days Dry Fasting to Beat Jesus Christ’s...

Completing his fast could have made him the first African pastor to fast for thirty days without food nor water. But it never...

Police Rescues 10-Year-Old Girl Chained for Stealing Her Aunt’s Money

The Ogun Police Command of the Nigerian Police Service has rescued another chained 10-year-old girl, Promise Udeh, at Adigbe area of Abeokuta. She was rescued...

Tanzania Bans Personal Lubricants (‘Lube’) to Crackdown on Homosexuality

Ummy Mwalimu, the health minister in Tanzania has put to ban personal lubricants (‘lube’) in the country in the hope men will be less...

9-Year-Old Boy Starved and Chained in Church for Stealing Soup from His Step Mother

The Nigeria Security Forces have rescued a nine-year-old boy who was chained at a church. Korede Taiwo, was chained for weeks at the Key...

HIV Infected Man Paid to Take Girls’ Virginity as Part of Cleansing Ritual

In remote areas of Malawi, it's traditional for girls to be made to have sex with a paid sex worker known as a "hyena"...

Tanzania Starts Manufacturing Two-Seater Helicopters – to Be Ready by 2018

Tanzania has begun building its own helicopters that will be taking to the skies soon. A Tanzanian-made two-seater chopper is in its final stages...

Liberia’s President Ellen Sirleaf, Becomes First Female ECOWAS Chair

The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has been elected as the new Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). She was...

Nigeria President Buhari Hospitalized as vice President Takes Over

President Muhammadu Buhari is ill and is being treated at the presidential villa, GhanaStar.com can authoritatively report. The president has an infection in his left...

Confirmed – Bird Flu Outbreak Hits Niger

Niger has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu virus among poultry. The disease, which continues to spread across the country, is...
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11 Students Imprisoned for Defacing President’s Picture in Their Textbooks

11 Burundian students were detained and charged on Friday for damaging pictures of President Pierre Nkurunziza in their textbooks, while three other people were...

Niger Delta Avengers Threatens Nigerian President

President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his visit to Ogoni land in Rivers state. The president was scheduled to travel to the state to inaugurate the...

Fear over Possible New Currency Prompts Bank Run in Zimbabwe

A prolonged shortage of the U.S. dollar, the dominant circulating currency in Zimbabwe, has worsened over the past two weeks as panicky clients queued...

17-Year-Old Egyptian Teenager Dies during Female Circumcision Operation

Egyptian prosecutors are investigating the death of a teenage girl during a female circumcision operation at a private hospital, health ministry and prosecution officials...

“I Am Cait” Transgender Reality Show Banned from MultiChoice Africa’s Lineup after an Influx...

Caitlyn Jenner’s E! reality series has been removed from MultiChoice Africa’s lineup out of “respect” for customers, the company announced in a statement last...

Zimbabwe on the Brink of Complete Economic Collapse as It Slashes Retirement Age by...

Zimbabwe is so desperate for cash it has cut the retirement age for soldiers from 60 years to 50. Only those who fought in...

Justin Bieber Causes Major Stir on Social Media with Crotch-Grabbing Underwear Selfie

Yesterday, Justin Bieber posted an underwear selfie that is causing quite a stir on social media. The multiple award-winning musician and producer was basically...

40 Alleged Quotes by Robert Mugabe That Are Absolutely Hilarious

1. Any man who successfully convinces a monkey that honey is sweeter than banana, is capable of selling condoms to a Roman father. 2. Dear...

Pakistani Men Can Now “Lightly Beat” Their Wives Who Decline Sex or Refuse to...

One of Pakistan’s powerful governing bodies, the Council of Islamic Ideology, has put together a 160-page draft that recommends that husbands should be able...

Samsung Launches Galaxy C5 and C7 Which Looks Just like the iPhone 6s

Samsung has officially introduced two new smartphones in the Galaxy C5 and Galaxy C7, but while the attention should be lavished on the capabilities...

Nigerian Pastor Caught with Pieces of Fried Meat Suspected to Be Human Parts

Adeniyi Johnson, a pastor from Living Faith Church also known as Winners Chapel was caught by a mob with pieces of fried meat suspected...

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe Frees All Convicted Female Prisoners

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has pardoned all convicted female prisoners regardless of offences, with the exception of a few serving life sentences. “A full remission...

Nigerian Army Kill Two Boko Haram Insurgents, Seize Sex Drugs in Ambush

The Nigeria Army reported today its soldiers last night staged an ambush of Boko Haram terrorists, killing two of them and wounding several. In...

Unbelievable; The Most Racist TV Commercial Ever Made – Black People Viewed as ‘Dirty’

While most marketing executives would be thrilled to see an ad go viral around the world, this one’s getting attention for all the wrong...

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