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An Interview With African Richest Man, Aliko Dangote; Says He Is Ready To Take A Wife

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has revealed that he is ready to take a wife now. The 61 year old billionaire business mogul, made the revelation in a recent interview with Financial times. According to the businessman who has been divorced twice, says his busy schedule has prevented him from having any romance in his life. He said it wouldn’t make sense to be involved with someone when you have no time being with that person. “I’m not getting younger. Sixty years is no joke. But it doesn’t make sense to go out and get somebody if you don’t have the time. Right now, things are really, really very busy, because we have the refinery, we have the petrochemicals, we have the fertilizer, we have the gas pipeline.” Dangote told Pilling that he tries to fast at least once a week,...

US President Trump calls for immediate deportation of illegal immigrants

US President Trump calls for immediate deportation of illegal immigrants US President, Donald Trump, has called for immediate deportations that bypass any judicial process in a tweet. Trump wrote on Twitter: When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases, bring them back from where they came. The President’s comments come days after he reversed a policy to separate migrant children from their parents following fierce backlash at home and abroad, the BBC reports. More than 2,300 children were separated from their parents in May and June. As of May, all migrants who cross the U.S border illegally face criminal prosecution under the “zero tolerance” policy. The President did not make the distinction between economic migrants and those seeking asylum. Mr. Trump has ...

South African Pastor tells his congregation to remove their panties and wave it on air

AFRICAN GIST: A South African Pastor identified as Pastor Mboro is trending after he asked his congregation to take off their underwear and wave them in the air. The pastor whose act could be described as bizarre has been called out by South Africans for being a pervert after he converted his service into a full pervert show. He told his congregants to remove their panties and wave them in the air while he prays for them. Surprisingly, the church goers obliged and soon started waving their panties in the air. It’s not clear what the pastor was trying to achieve by asking them to do the unimaginable. His words were: “Must we stop because somebody does not like it.” While this took place, the pastor placed his hands firmly on his genitals while he prayed, members also imita...

Zambian lady divorces her illiterate husband after he sponsored her education

Africa. Gist: A woman identified as Maria Tembo has divorced hee husband who has supported gee throughout their 10 years of marriage because he is illiterate.

Fresh Ebola outbreak kills 17 people in DR Congo

Fresh Ebola outbreak kills 17 people in DR Congo In northwest Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Seventeen people have died from Ebola, the health ministry said on Tuesday, the fresh outbreak as a “public health emergency with international impact.” “Twenty-one cases of fever with hemorrhagic indications and 17 deaths” have been recorded in Equateur province, it said, citing a notification to the ministry as of May 3. It is the DRC’s ninth known outbreak of Ebola since 1976 when the deadly viral disease which was first recognized in then-Zaire by a Belgian-led crew. In Geneva, the World Health Organization (WHO) said lab tests in the DRC confirmed the presence of Ebola virus in two out of five samples collected from patients. “WHO is working closely with the government of the DRC to rapid...

Again, Nigerian man burnt to death by xenophobic mob in South Africa

Again, Nigerian man burnt to death by xenophobic mob in South Africa In the latest case of xenophobia in the southern-most part of Africa, a Nigerian has been burnt to death in Rustenburg, South Africa, after his vehicle was set ablaze by yet-to-be identified people. The latest victim of Xenophobia in South has been identified as Clement Nwaogu, a married father of two and carpenter who breathe his last breath yesterday in the hospital. According to the Nigerian Union in South Africa, the victim married to a South African woman was approached by some jealous South Africans at his shop in Rustenburg on Saturday. He was attacked because of his accent and the way he responded to their questions. He reportedly took to his heels when they first attacked him but the mob caught up with him and co...

“Your mouth is meant for eating, not for MouthAction,” Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says as he signs anti-gay legislation

“Your mouth is meant for eating, not for MouthAction,” Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says as he signs anti-gay legislation Yoweri Museveni, the president of Uganda has in a viral video said the mouth is meant for eating and not MouthAction. MouthAction refers to the sexual act whereby a partner uses the tongue on the other’s organ for stimulation. Museveni, who is a devout evangelical Christian while addressing the sex act said: Let me take this opportunity to warn our people publicly about the wrong practices indulged in and promoted by some of the outsiders. One of them is what they call MouthAction. The mouth is for eating not for sex. Speaking on homosexuals and why they should be jailed for life, he said: “I have failed to understand that you can fail to be...

Kenyan man sleeps with and blackmails 13 female politicians; gets arrested

Kenyan man sleeps with and blackmails 13 female politicians; gets arrested Pictured below is a notorious conman identified as Wazir Benson Chacha. The 25-year-old Kenyan bisexual who has been blackmailing 13 female members of Kenya’s Parliament he slept with in the past 2 years fled to Tanzania where he was arrested few days ago. He was remanded into police custody yesterday after a brief court appearance. The suspect who used unclad photos and pornographic videos of his victims to extort money was declared wanted after several of his victims reported him to police. He is currently being held at the Kenyan Central Police station in Nairobi pending his April 9 hearing. See photos of some of his victims below:

Funke Akindele celebrates her husband as he turns a year older today

CELEBRITY BIRTHDAY: Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele's husband JJC Skillz is a plus one today and the actress took to her Instagram to write beautiful note to celebrate his special day.

Sierra Leonian musician Janka Nabay Dead at 54

Sierra Leonian musician Janka Nabay Dead at 54 Popular Sierra Leonian singer, Ahmed Janka Nabay, who is renowned for pioneering work in the electronic dance subgenre from his native country called “bubu music,” has died. Representatives from Luaka Bop confirmed the news. He was 54. A cause of death is currently unknown. Nabay first found success with his music career in Sierra Leone, where he was one of the first artists to popularize the bubu music that originated in the Tenme regions of the country. At the end of the country’s civil war, Nabay made his way to the United States. He worked in kitchens and other odd jobs until 2007, when some of his older bubu releases were rediscovered in America. Nabay relocated to Brooklyn and issued the first bubu music ever to be released commercially ...

Trump gives Liberians one year to leave the U.S

Trump gives Liberians one year to leave the U.S US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country. It’s the latest of similar moves, after more than 250,000 Salvadorans, Haitians and Nicaraguans lost their protected status under an administration which has made cracking down on immigration a priority. In 1991, when the West African country was in the grip of civil war, some Liberians living in the US were given “temporary protected status” to allow them to remain in safety. Then in 1999 approximately 10,000 of them were made eligible for “deferred enforced departure,” or DED, by then-president Bill Clinton, allowing them to continue to build new lives. Presidents George W. B...

Christian men are unromantic and boring – Ghanaian Pastor

AFRICAN GIST: Popular Ghanaian man of God Archbishop Nicolas Duncan-Willams, General Overseer of Action Chapel International (ACI) says Christian Men are boring and unromantic. Speaking in the church last Sunday March 25th, the clergy said that christian men need to be romantic with their wives and desist from their boring atitude, which is the foundation of marital problems. In his own words: “Some of the problems in the church with christian women and their husbands is the fact that a lot christian men are not romantic. A lot of christian men, you are boring.” He emphasised that most men stick to a particular method, making it boring. “One way all the time, same place all the time, always bedroom, you turn the light off.” Concluding, he said: “Your wife cook...

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