Why Did Nigerian Official Cut Off His Employees’ Hair? 

A Nigerian government official attracted worldwide attention this month for cutting off the hair of a number of female employees. Andrew Kumapayi is a commander for the Nigerian Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Rivers State, Nigeria. He was performing a “routine inspection of officers’ hair and nails” when he determined some hairstyles to be non-compliant. Images…

SA President Zuma Celebrates 75th Birthday Amid Protests

If anyone knows how to party, it’s South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. Zuma reportedly celebrated his 75th birthday in high style. However, many citizens used this occasion as a call to protest against the controversial leader. While Zuma spent the morning of his birthday meeting with various ministers, his official birthday celebration was scheduled for…

Big Oops—Mohammed Anas Thanks Both His Wife AND His Girlfriend

  Getting recognized for your talent is a beautiful thing, and it’s only customary that one makes an acceptance speech on such occasions. That’s exactly what Mohammed Anas did during a televised speech while accepting the “Man of the Match” award. Mohammed, a Ghanaian soccer player for the Free State Stars, slipped up during his…

Fake News Causes Problems for Miss South Africa

  In late February 2017, news reports appeared on social media sites relaying the supposed arrest of Miss South Africa Ntandoyenkosi Kunene. The headline, originally published on the fake news site, te1egraph.co.uk, stated that Ms. Kunene had been arrested at London’s Heathrow Airport with two kilograms of cocaine hidden in coffee bags. The story was…