Botswana's High Court Approves Homosexuality

Following his speech in December 2018, President Mokgweetsi Masisi of Botswana tends to have given a nod for same-sex relations, opining that LGBT citizens deserve to have their rights protected. Not surprised with the comment, Botswana decriminalized homosexuality on Tuesday, with the High Court overturning a colonial-era law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison.

Top U.S Diplomat For Africa To Visit Sudan

Following a fall out between the transitional military council and the civilian opposition in Sudan, the United States top diplomat for Africa is set to visit Sudan to meet with both parties to urge talks.

UNGA: Nigeria’s Bande Elected President

Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has emerged as the President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Prof Bande, who will take over office in September as the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba.

Kenyan Unveils New Bank Notes

President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya has unveiled new bank notes for the country. The unveiling was done during the country's Madaraka Day celebrations.

George Leah shuts Internet in Liberia

Following an anti-government protest in Liberia, the country's Minister of Information, Eugene Nagbe has announced that social media platforms have been shut down temporarily because of "security concerns." Although some of the platforms has been restored, our correspondent gathered.

Ebola Scare: More Than 2000 Cases Confirmed In Congo

The central African nation health ministry has stated that more than 2,000 cases of Ebola have been recorded, with two-thirds (2/3) being fatal, making it the largest outbreak of the disease in history.

UN Assembly Presidency: Buhari Support Bande's Candidacy

As the United Nations General Assembly set to elect new leaders that will pilot it activities, President Muhammadu Buhari on 2nd June 2019 (yesterday) sent a delegation to New York in a final push for Nigeria to emerge as president of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Professor Tijjani Muhammad Bande, Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN is standing in the election which holds today in New York if elected.

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