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Nigeria’s presidential election, which was due to be held on Saturday, has been postponed by a week, the chairman of the country’s electoral commission said hours before polls were due to open. Addressing journalists in the early hours of Saturday, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Mahmood Yakubu said the delay was needed to hold […]

Events

Pictures of Muharram mourning in Kenya

Hussein’s Mourning Band in Lamu, Kenya

Imam Hussein’s mourning ceremony was held every year in Nairobi, Kenya by Shiites. Here are some pictures of the event.

Africa News

Traditional chiefs in Zimbabwe are demanding that the body of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe be buried according to spiritual traditions. Those requests have been part of a dispute over the final burial of Mugabe, who died on September 6 almost two years after a coup ended his increasingly autocratic 37-year rule. He died during […]

Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt were named among the world’s most dangerous places to live and work in, for expatriates. The latest Expat Insider Survey, done by InterNations, polled 20,259 expats representing 182 nationalities and living in 187 countries or territories, covering topics such as quality of life, cost of living, personal finance, safety […]

Zimbabwe’s founding president Roberty Mugabe will be buried on on Sunday, September 15, having passed on last week in Singapore, at the age of 95. Having ruled the Southern African nation for 37 years, until he was ousted by the army in November 2017, Mugabe’s legacy continues to divide opinions at home and abroad. The […]

Tunisia’s electoral commission on Tuesday confirmed that Law professor Kais Saied and detained media mogul Nabil Karoui had won the most votes in the first round of the country’s presidential election and will contest a runoff vote. The commission’s announcement following a full count of votes confirmed exit polls released on Sunday evening and partial […]