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Ugandan lawmakers have rejected a government proposal to allow 15-year-old girls to access birth control pills to reduce high levels of pregnancy. Deputy Speaker Thomas Tayebwa called the idea “devilish”, saying it would “formalise [the] defilement” of girls. A senior health ministry official said the “stigma” around young people using contraceptives should end. Nearly a […]

Twitter’s shareholders have voted to approve a deal with Elon Musk to buy the company for $44bn (£38bn). The decision was made in a short conference call with investors from the company’s San Francisco headquarters. It means Twitter will now try to force Elon Musk to buy the company in the courts. The meeting followed […]

Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. She died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Scottish estate, where she had spent much of the summer. The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change. Her son King Charles III said […]

Comedian Bill Cosby sexually assaulted a teenager at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 1975, a jury has found. Judy Huth testified to the civil trial that Cosby, 84, had forced her to perform a sex act on him at the venue when she was 16 years old. The jury also ruled that Cosby […]

Yesterday Mega Superstar Rihanna announced the launch of Fenty in Africa, and Zambia was listed as one of the countries the brand is set to launch in. This news had fans very excited especially that Zambia has not been left out. Media Personality Mutale Mwanza who is Zambia’s MOST followed Female celebrity on Facebook with […]

A Burkinabe court has sentenced former President Blaise Compaoré to life imprisonment for the murder of his predecessor, the revered Thomas Sankara. The long-awaited verdict on Wednesday brought to close a six-month trial about the murder of Sankara, who was assassinated during a coup led by his friend and comrade-in-arms Compaoré on October 15, 1987. […]

Will Smith slapped Chris Rock in the face on stage at the Oscars after the comic made a joke about the actor’s wife Jada Pinkett Smith. “Jada, can’t wait for GI Jane 2,” he said, in an apparent reference to her shaved hairdo – a result of the hair loss condition alopecia. Smith walked on […]

Thomas Tuchel says Chelsea face an uncertain future but has vowed the team will keep competing on the pitch. Chelsea won 3-1 at Norwich hours after owner Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK government. “As long as we have enough shirts and a bus to drive to the games, we’ll be there and will […]

Rapper Riky Rick, real name Rikhado Makhado, has died at 34 years old. Several sources confirmed to TshisaLIVE that the rapper died early on Wednesday. The cause of death has not been made public. Riky Rick burst into mainstream fame with his platinum certified Family Values in 2015 after making a name for himself and […]

Senegal are through to their third Africa Cup of Nations final with Sadio Mane on target to help them overcome Burkina Faso. In an eventful game, VAR chalked off two Senegal penalties, with Burkina Faso goalkeeper Herve Koffi injured during the events of the first. Abdou Diallo and Idrissa Gueye put Senegal in charge before […]