Tanzania’s Magufuli Fires Officials Over ‘Fake’ Earthquake Account

Tanzania’s president has sacked two senior officials for opening a fake account to siphon money from an earthquake fund, his office has said. An accountant had been suspended for being part of the plan to take money collected for earthquake victims, John Magufuli’s office added in a statement. At least 16 people died and 200…

Bill Nunn, Famous For ‘Do The Right Thing’ Role, Dies At 62

Bill Nunn, a veteran actor who appeared in Spike Lee’s film, “Do the Right Thing,” has died. He was 62. Lee paid tribute to the man who played Radio Raheem in the movie, describing him as a dear friend and a great actor. Nunn and Lee both attended Morehouse College in Atlanta. Nunn died Saturday…

Burlington Gun Attack: Deadly Shooting At US Shopping Centre

Three women have been shot dead and a man critically injured at a shopping centre in Burlington, Washington state. Police have released a picture of the suspected gunman, who fled the scene armed with a rifle. The Cascade Mall and nearby shops have been evacuated and police have asked the public to stay away. The…

Egypt Migrant Boat Capsize: Hundreds Feared Dead

Survivors from a boat which capsized off the Egyptian coast on Wednesday have told the BBC that hundreds of people may have drowned. The boat was carrying between 450 and 600 migrants when it capsized eight miles (12km) off the coast, they say. The numbers have not been confirmed. Authorities say they have rescued 163…

Ex-Eggheads Star CJ De Mooi In Court Over Alleged killing

CJ de Mooi, a former panellist on BBC quiz show Eggheads, has appeared in court after his arrest on a European arrest warrant for an alleged killing. Scotland Yard said the 46-year-old from Monmouthshire had been arrested at Heathrow Airport on Wednesday. Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard the warrant related to allegations of manslaughter, murder, assault…

Exposed: The Secret Powerhouse Processing Millions In Global fraud

Editor’s Note: Today, a Canadian payment processor named PacNet became one of the many targets of an unprecedented crackdown on global mail fraud, which will be announced later today by Attorney General Loretta Lynch. CNNMoney, which is exclusively breaking the news of this action, has spent months digging into this little-known company and the shadowy…

Elumelu Wins Africa Investor ‘Person Of The Year’ Award In New York

Dedicates it to all stakeholders working hard to Power Africa out of Poverty New York, September 20 2016: Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr. Tony Elumelu, yesterday, while receiving the ‘Person of the Year’ award at the Africa Investor CEO Institutional Investment Summit hosted alongside the UN General Assembly in New York, extolled stakeholders in the…

Ghana’s Problem With ‘Racist’ Gandhi

Nelson Mandela said that the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi had helped to topple apartheid in South Africa. Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie I, was also an admirer. “Mahatma Gandhi will always be remembered as long as free men and those who love freedom and justice live,” he said. Yet not all African leaders are inspired…

Charlotte Shooting: State Of Emergency Amid Protests

North Carolina’s governor has declared a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte, after violence erupted during a second night of protests over the police killing of a black man. Keith Lamont Scott was shot dead by a black officer on Tuesday. One protester remains in a critical condition after a “civilian on civilian”…