Monday, January 27, 2020

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari ‘floors’ Anthony Joshua

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British boxer Anthony Joshua has been pictured prostrating before Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Joshua, who is of Nigerian descent, also told the gathering...

Africa’s richest woman ‘ripped off Angola’

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Leaked documents reveal how Africa's richest woman made her fortune through exploiting her own country, and corruption. Isabel dos Santos got access to lucrative deals...

Africa’s richest woman eyes Angolan presidency

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Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, who is embroiled in a huge financial scandal, has suggested that she may seek to become the country's president. In...

Only one Black Actor received a 2020 Oscar nomination

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The 92nd Oscar nominations were announced this morning by Issa Rae and John Cho. As usual, countless Black actors and films were snubbed. The only Black actor to...

Man tries to smuggle 200 live scorpions from Sri Lanka

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A Chinese man has been caught trying to smuggle around 200 venomous scorpions out of Sri Lanka. The live animals were discovered by security officials...

Kenyan preacher stabs wife and kills himself at pulpit

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A Kenyan preacher stabbed his estranged wife and killed himself at the pulpit on Sunday in a church they co-founded in the coastal city...

Ugandan police detain Bobi Wine

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Police in Uganda have fired tear gas and prevented the musician and opposition MP, Bobi Wine, from holding a public meeting in Kampala. He was...

Protest against George Weah in Liberia

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A protest against Liberia's President George Weah has started in the capital, Monrovia. The first group of banner-carrying protesters walked through police roadblocks to assemble...

VIDEO: Pope Francis apologises after slapping woman who grabbed his hand

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Pope Francis has apologised for slapping a woman who had grabbed him as he greeted a crowd of devotees - shortly before he delivered...

Notable African deaths of 2019

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A look back at some of the figures on the African continent who we said farewell to this year. January Oliver Mtukudzi, Zimbabwean musician, 66: He...