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A man was electrocuted when he attempted to steal 11000-volt electrical wires from a pole at night in Sabha, Libya. His body was taken down yesterday morning by men from the power authority.
When Munashe Chirowamari left home on 11 October 2018 to join fellow trade unionists on a demonstration organised by the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) against the ever-worsening economic situation in the country, little did he know that the state would not recognise his right to protest.
In this week’s Culture segment, Linnete Bahati talks about the just concluded Pan-African film and television festival (FESPACO) in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou. Felicité of French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis won the prestigious prize, the Golden Stallion of Yennenga. In honour of anti-imperialist revolutionary Thomas Sankara, a prize was also created...
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has advised the public to desist from promotion of breast milk substitutes as food for infants under six months. The NAFDAC Coordinator in Zamfara, Alhaji Suleman Dabo, said on Sunday that it was part of the agency’s efforts to...
Lupita Nyong'o talks about her role in the Queen of Katwe, which depicts the life of the Ugandan Chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi. Lupita spoke to BBC News about the importance of authentically telling African stories. watch video here