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Eastern Africa Episcopal Conference Elects Berhaneyesus Souraphiel As New Chair

Eastern Africa Episcopal Conference Elects Berhaneyesus Souraphiel As New Chair

The Catholic Bishops of the Association of Member Episcopal Conferences in Eastern Africa (AMECEA) on on Thursday elected Most Reverend Berhaneyesus D. Souraphiel, Archbishop of Addis Ababa as the new chairperson. Archbishop Berhaneyesus, takes over from Most Reverend Tarcisio G. Ziyaye of Lilongwe Archdiocese whose mandate as Chairman of AMECEA has expired after serving the […]

Algerian Plane Vanishes From The Radar With 116 on Board

Algerian Plane Vanishes From The Radar With 116 on Board

An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has dropped off radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline’s operator said Thursday. Flight 5017 lost radar contact 50 minutes after takeoff from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, early Thursday. It was supposed to arrive at Algiers’ Houari Boumediene Airport about four hours later. The […]

“Enough is Enough” – Association of Nigerian Witches & Wizards Declare War on Boko Haram

“Enough is Enough” – Association of Nigerian Witches & Wizards Declare War on Boko Haram

The witches and wizards in Nigeria are not happy with Islamist militant sect Boko Haram. The Sun reports that an emergency meeting was held at Afuze, Edo over the challenges facing the country, especially the nation’s security. In an interview with the publication, the leader and spokesman for Witches and Wizards Association of Nigeria (WITZAN), […]

Ozil donates World Cup bonus to Brazilian projects

Ozil donates World Cup bonus to Brazilian projects

Mesut Ozil may be criticised for not seemingly caring much at times but the Germany star has to be praised for his latest gesture – after reportedly donating his £240,000 World Cup winnings to projects in Brazil. The Germany players were each promised the hefty sum ahead of the tournament if they won the competition […]

Parents of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Refuse to Meet Jonathan

Parents of Kidnapped Nigerian Girls Refuse to Meet Jonathan

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s plan to meet for the first time with parents of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in April by Islamist militants was called off after they refused to see him, his spokesman said. Presidential spokesman Doyin Okupe made the announcement in the capital, Abuja, after Jonathan’s scheduled meeting today with 12 […]

Tunisia Election Computers Hacked

Tunisia Election Computers Hacked

Voter registration has been low ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections Hackers have briefly disrupted online voter registration for elections in Tunisia later this year, the election commission has said. Registration on the internet and by SMS was temporarily suspended following a “pirate attack”, it added. The commission, known as Isie, did not say who […]

1 in 50 Roman Catholic Clergies Are Pedophiles – Pope Francis

1 in 50 Roman Catholic Clergies Are Pedophiles – Pope Francis

Pope Francis has been quoted as saying that reliable data indicates that “about 2%” of clergy in the Catholic Church are paedophiles. The Pope said that abuse of children was like “leprosy” infecting the Church, according to the Italian La Repubblica newspaper. He vowed to “confront it with the severity it demands”. But a Vatican […]

The Irony of Mugabe’s Sadc Elevation

The Irony of Mugabe’s Sadc Elevation

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is expected to take over the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) chair from Malawi at the regional bloc’s ordinary summit slated for Victoria Falls in August, but questions have arisen over whether he will add value to the regional bloc given his advanced age and the persistent controversy associated with his […]

Duke of Cambridge, Prince Henry Start Searching for Young Leaders in Commonwealth Countries: Winner to Meet Queen Elizabeth

Duke of Cambridge, Prince Henry Start Searching for Young Leaders in Commonwealth Countries: Winner to Meet Queen Elizabeth

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Henry of Wales are launching the search for exceptional young people from across the Commonwealth to receive an award from Queen Elizabeth, for their achievements in transforming their own lives and the lives of others. Malawi is a member of the Commonwealth countries having been under Britain prior to […]

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