Friday, August 17, 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...

Ghana football shamed by corruption film

It didn’t look like things could get any worse for Ghana football fans when the national side failed to qualify for the Russia World...

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...

Kenya doctors strike following botched brain op

More than 500 registrars in Kenya’s biggest referral hospital have boycotted work demanding the reinstatement of a doctor who was suspended for performing brain...

Nigeria top of the list on Tillerson Africa tour

As US secretary of state Rex Tillerson begins his first official visit to Africa today, Nigeria was identified as one of his main policy...

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...
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