by bbcafrica A court in Egypt has sentenced a young woman who's made her name on TikTok to three years in prison on charges of "inciting debauchery". Manar Samy is the sixth woman this week to be jailed in...
BBC World Service Senegalese singer Balla Sidibé - a founding member of Orchestra Baobab - has died in Dakar. The country's musical association said Sidibé was in his 60s and died in his sleep "after a very full day of rehearsals...
By Agencies An Egyptian court Monday sentenced five female social media influencers to two years in jail each on charges of violating public morals, a judicial source said. The verdict against Haneen Hossam, Mowada al-Adham and three others came after they...
Sally Nabil BBC News, Cairo An Egyptian court has sentenced five women to two years in prison, after being convicted of inciting debauchery and violating social traditions and norms. The defendants, known as '"Tik Tok girls", were recently arrested after being...
by bbcafrica Jerusalema, a poplar song by South African singer Master KG, has passed 50 million views on YouTube. The singer tweeted to celebrate the milestone and urged people to take part in the #Jerusalemachallenge - a cue which...