Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma to Donate US$10M to Establish Africa Entrepreneur Prize

Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma to Donate US$10M to Establish Africa Entrepreneur Prize

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Jack Ma Foundation will recognize 100 African entrepreneurs over the next 10 years focused on grassroots innovation, economic empowerment of women and small businesses. The Netpreneur Prize – named for empowering a new generation of entrepreneurs, and focusing on small business growth,…

James Bond Producers Are Reportedly Leaning Toward Idris Elba as the Next 007

James Bond Producers Are Reportedly Leaning Toward Idris Elba as the Next 007

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There are a lot of actors who could play 007 once Daniel Craig retires from the role he despises: Tom Hardy, Michael Fassbender (even though he’s Irish), Tom Hiddleston (of Hiddleswift fame), David Oyelowo (who actually voices the character in the audiobooks). Hell, even controversially-mustached human…

Kenya Govt Proscribes Odinga’s Political Party ***Declares It “Organized Criminal Group”

Kenya Govt Proscribes Odinga’s Political Party ***Declares It “Organized Criminal Group”

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The Kenyan government has declared the opposition coalition’s National Super Alliance (NASA)’s wing, the National Resistance Movement (NRM), as an organized criminal group. Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i, in a gazette notice dated January 30, outlawed the movement as per the Prevention of Organised…

Liberia Agog For Weah’s Inauguration As President ***Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Taribo West, Sunday Oliseh Listed Among Dignitaries

Liberia Agog For Weah’s Inauguration As President ***Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, Taribo West, Sunday Oliseh Listed Among Dignitaries

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  Monrovia, the Liberian capital, will be agog today Monday, January 22, 2018 as former football star, George Weah, will be inaugurated as the President of Liberia. Weah defeated incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai in the delayed presidential runoff election on December…

Zimbabwe: Low-Key Coup Halts World's Oldest President *First lady Grace Mugabe Flees To Namibia  *93 Yr Old Robert Mugabe Under House Arrest *Buhari warns against unnecessary conflict

Zimbabwe: Low-Key Coup Halts World's Oldest President *First lady Grace Mugabe Flees To Namibia *93 Yr Old Robert Mugabe Under House Arrest *Buhari warns against unnecessary conflict

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Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –By Albert OGRAKA, With Agency Reports:  The global community have expressed concerns over Zimbabwe’s military leaders seizure of control of the impoverished southern African nation, placing longtime leader Robert Mugabe under house arrest and deploying armored vehicles to…

Cold War: Trump Orders Closure Of Russia's Diplomatic Facilities In U.S. *As Putin Issues U.S. Deadline To Cut Diplomatic Presence In Russia

Cold War: Trump Orders Closure Of Russia's Diplomatic Facilities In U.S. *As Putin Issues U.S. Deadline To Cut Diplomatic Presence In Russia

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Nigeria (Blank NEWS Online) –:  The Trump administration ordered Russia to close three diplomatic facilities in the U.S., the latest move in a series of escalating diplomatic slights between the two countries. The U.S. is requiring Russia to shutter its consulate general…