G5 sahel defense college in Mauritania graduates officers

By Jerry Fisayo-Bambi and Joel Honore Kouam Colonel Major Nana Sangaré, an officer in the Malian army has just concluded her training at the G5 Sahel Defense College in...

Jerrie Rotimi & Kunle Akin Detail Their Journey into Photography on “I Said What...

In this episode of “I Said What I Said” podcast, Fk Abudu and Jola Ayeye have a chat with Jerrie Rotimi and Kunle Akin, two amazing photographers who let us in on their journey into photography, their challenges and...

Meet Dflex, the Nigerian Contortionist who wowed Judges on “America’s Got Talent”

This Nigerian contortionist, known by his stage name, Dflex is getting his well-deserved spot in the limelight following his America’s Got Talent audition. Real name Oyindamola Kolawole, came all the way from Nigeria to...

How to Build your Brand on Social Media

RiRi Okoye If you are a business owner, it makes sense to build your brand on social media. Reaching large numbers is important. There’s around 3.96 billion users on social media, globally....

Tourists flock to Tunisia as medics struggle to battle covid-19

By Rédaction Africanews and AFP It’s a busy time for tourism operators in Tunisia despite a surge in virus infection, as tourists flock into this North African nation even...

Nigeria: Pharmacists lament over hike in prices of drugs

By Rédaction Africanews and Michael Dibie Pharmacists in Nigeria have lamented the impact of COVID-19 on the pharmaceutical sector, saying the hike in prices of drugs is due...

Ugandan weightlifter deported from Japan after going missing

Patricia Oyella BBC News, Kampala A Ugandan weightlifter who went missing from a pre-Olympics camp in western Japan has been flown home a few hours before the official start of...

Veteran striker Mulenga says ‘hard work ahead’ for Go Ahead Eagles

By Matthew Kenyon BBC Sport Africa, The Netherlands When Go Ahead Eagles won promotion to the Dutch top flight last season, veteran Zambian Jacob Mulenga's reaction was more measured...

Fifty Boko Haram militants surrender in Cameroon

Guy Bandolo BBC News Fifty former Boko Haram fighters have surrendered to the authorities in Cameroon in the town of Mora, Far North province. This means...

Death toll from Zuma riots rises to 337

The death toll from the unrest that followed the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma has risen from 276, announced on Wednesday, to 337. Acting Minister in the Presidency...

Ireland v Zimbabwe: Series to be rescheduled over Covid-19 quarantine requirements

The eight-game series between Ireland and Zimbabwe next month will be rescheduled because of Covid-19 quarantine requirements. The matches were to be staged at two venues in Northern Ireland.

UK challenges South Sudan to implement peace deal

Nichola Mandil Juba The UK has said it will continue to challenge the government of South Sudan to implement the revitalised peace agreement and provide services to its needy...

Ethiopia Tigray crisis: New front opens as aid fears grow

By Vivienne Nunis BBC News, Africa correspondent A bloody eight-month battle for control of the north Ethiopian state of Tigray has spilled over into the neighbouring region of Afar...

South African Superstar Shimza, Remixes Amapiano

Not one to slow down, South African superstar producer and DJ, Shimza takes on the instant classic Amapiano single, ‘Vula Mlomo’ from Musa Keys that features non-other than Sir Trill & Nobantu...