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There is an African answer to terror

There is an African answer to terror

Last week Ugandan authorities discovered an al-Shabab terrorist cell operating in our biggest city, Kampala. Explosives were discovered in the raid, and there is little doubt that this group of terrorists had no other intention but to cause carnage on the streets of the city.It is not the first time we have had to face […]

Negative perceptions about Africa:Not everyone in Africa has Ebola! says Angelique Kidjo

Singer Angelique Kidjo is a symbol of Africa’s creativity, energy and beauty. Her music is a unique blend of her own very West African heritage combined with funk, jazz and Latin music, and much more.From the small country of Benin, she has won awards and recognition around the world. But Kidjo is also a champion […]

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh reshuffles cabinet after soldier coup attemp

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh reshuffles cabinet after soldier coup attemp

Gambia’s President Yahya Jammeh has replaced justice minister Basiru Mahoney in the second cabinet reshuffle since soldiers attempted to seize power in the tiny West African state late last month while Jammeh was out of the country.State television gave no reason in its announcement late on Thursday for the removal of Mahoney and his replacement […]

Contaminated traditional beer has killed 56 people in Mozambique

Contaminated traditional beer has killed 56 people in Mozambique

Contaminated traditional beer has killed 56 people in Mozambique, health authorities in the southern African country said.An additional 49 people were admitted to hospitals in the Chitima and Songo districts in the northeastern Tete province, and 146 more people have reported to hospitals to be examined for the poisoning, district health official Alex Albertini told […]

Africans not welcome in South Africa

Africans not welcome in South Africa

This year looks set to be another gloomy one for asylum seekers, as the ANC government makes a renewed attempt to deport and restrict the number of African migrants to South Africa.Black Africans are not welcome anywhere, even as tourists, and must jump through dozens of hoops to apply for visas to enter almost every […]

Rwanda musicians who are making it big

Rwanda musicians who are making it big

Jay Polly has been labeled the ‘The King of Hip-hop’ by his fans. He is the source of inspiration for many young and upcoming artistes who want to make their name in the Hip-hop genre of music. The rapper, known for composing controversial songs, remained one of the most popular musicians in the country throughout […]

France faces its worst terrorist attack which leaves 12 dead (UPDATE…Charlie Hebdo gunmen surrounded)

France faces its worst terrorist attack which leaves 12 dead  (UPDATE…Charlie Hebdo gunmen surrounded)

BREAKING NEWS…..Charlie Hebdo gunmen ‘surrounded’ as special forces and police helicopters close in on French town after two men ‘armed with Kalashnikovs and rocket launchers’ rob petrol station.….. France face its worst terrorist attack Ten journalists and two policemen killed after the attack by three gunmen on the Charlie Hebdo magazine office in Paris.With ruthless […]

A policewoman shot and killed in Paris

A policewoman shot and killed in Paris

A policewoman was shot in the back and killed and a hero street cleaner was shot in the face as he tried to grapple with the gunman in a second horrific attack on the streets of Paris within 24 hours.The officer, who has not been named, died this morning after being attacked just before dawn […]

Alex Song has retired from international football

Alex Song has retired from international football

Cameroon and West Ham midfielder Alex Song has retired from international football after his exclusion from his country’s Africa Cup of Nations squad.The Barcelona loanee, 27, will now be available for the Hammers this month after talks with Cameroon about a late call-up broke down. He said on Instagram: “My love for my country will […]

Ivory Coast international Wilfried Bony to play for Manchester City

Ivory Coast international  Wilfried Bony to play for Manchester City

Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony is edging close to a move to the reigning Premier League champions, according to the BBC, as the Citizens are in advanced talks with Swansea over the transfer of the Ivory Coast international.Bony, 26, only signed a contract extension with the Swans in November 2014 but after scoring nine goals […]

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