BBC World Service The US government has filed fraud and money laundering charges against those behind an adoption scheme that placed Ugandan children who were not orphans with US families. Two Americans, Margaret Cole and Debra Parris, and a Ugandan lawyer,...
by bbcafrica In our series of letters from African writers, journalist and former Ghana government minister Elizabeth Ohene writes about how the prospect of living abroad has lost its attraction in the time of coronavirus. We used to say...
By Africanews Remains of former Ivorian Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibally, who died in Abidjan last week, arrived in his home town of Khorogo in northern Ivory Coast aboard an armed forces plane. The procession then made its...
Some Ugandan teachers in private schools have turned to making coffins and bricks to earn a living after schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Daily Monitor reports. Some of the teachers are quoted as saying that they had turned to casual jobs such...
By Larry Madowo Technology journalist A Nigerian man accused of multimillion-dollar fraud and money laundering by the United States was kidnapped by the FBI from Dubai, his lawyer says. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas - known to his 2.5 million Instagram followers as...