Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Macron to visit Fela’s Shrine

One wonders what Fela would have made of Emmanuel Macron’s visit to his legendary Shrine nightclub in Lagos this week. The French leader will attend...

Angola’s Lourenço clips dos Santos’ wings

When Angolan president Joao Lourenço took office last September he pledged to tackle corruption and nepotism and began by dismantling the family dynasty created...

Ghanaians follow migration trail despite boom economy

Thousands of Ghanaians are making their way to Libya in the hope of reaching Europe despite Ghana having the fastest growing economy in Africa. According...

Top Nigeria politician questioned over bank robbery

Nigeria’s third most powerful politician is to be questioned by police in connection with a brutal bank robbery that left 33 people dead, nine...

Talk is cheap, say critics as Buhari opts to run for another term

Mohammadu Buhari’s talks with UK prime minister May in London on Monday and news of his upcoming meeting with President Trump at the end...

How African musicians rocked Britain – exhibition

It was the summer of 1969 and aspiring musician Eric Carboo found himself at the heart of an event that quickly became part of...

Can Weah up Liberia’s game?

It is like a fairy tale story – poor kid who grew up in a slum becomes a world class footballer before going on...

Outrage over Libya ‘slave markets

France's ambassador to the UN has urged the Security Council to impose sanctions on the people involved in the enslavement of African refugees and...

Zimbabwe now open for business, says west post-Mugabe

The removal of Robert Mugabe in a palace coup in early November sees the fruition of western-backed moves over the years to get rid...

Nigeria to probe migrant girls drownings

Nigeria has set up a ministerial committee to examine the circumstances surrounding the deaths of 26 teenage migrant girls found drowned in the Mediterranean...
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