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Nigeria’s Genevieve Nnaji joins Oscars voting team

Nigerian actress, Genevieve Nnaji has been appointed as an Oscars (Academy Awards) voting member. On Tuesday the ACADEMY announced that it has invited 819 persons...

Famous Ethiopian protest singer shot dead

Hundessa, 34 is well known for his political songs and had received death threats because of that.

Burna Boy says ‘Africa must matter for black lives to matter’

Nigerian music star Burna Boy was named Best International Act by the BET awards in the US. This is the second time he is winning...

Full list of winners – BET Awards 2020

The BET Awards celebrate black artists and sports personalities and this year's edition was unique in many ways. The deaths of George Floyd and Breonna...

Instagram celebrity ‘Hushpuppi’ arrested over $400m fraud

Popular Nigerian Instagram star, Raymond Igbalodely also known as Hushpuppi has been arrested by Dubai's police force on allegations of fraud amounting to $435m. He...

Nigerian group that spoofs movies gets Hollywood invite

A group of young Nigerian filmmakers who are known for spoofing famous movie scenes are heading to Hollywood. The group has been praised in recent...

Zambian celebrities vow to hold more anti-govt protests

Zambian authorities had better brace themselves for a chain of anti-bad governance protests, following a hint to that effect, by young celebrities representing youths...

Covid-19: Queen of England honours Ghana’s war veteran

The Queen of England has honoured Ghanaian second world war veteran Private Joseph Hammond for his efforts at raising funds to help frontline health...

Tips for launching a business in Africa

You would be amazed to know that 22% of African young adults are venturing into business, making Africa the world's leading destination for entrepreneurship...

Ghana: Journalist questioned by police for ‘predicting president’s speech’

Police in Ghana on Wednesday questioned a journalist for reportedly predicting correctly the content of the president's speech. Ghana's President, Nana Akufo Addo on Sunday...

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UN sponsored sex education program in Zambia faces rejection

A sex education program being sponsored by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zambia has been rejected by top government officials. UNFPA on its...

Ecowas signals it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali

The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS has hinted it might lift sanctions imposed on Mali following last month's coup. The current sanctions imposed on Mali...

Nigeria: Hotel workers allegedly stripped naked over $12

A former Nigerian Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi has sparked outrage after he was alleged to have ordered that some hotel workers...

U.S. Police officer charged over fatal shooting of black woman

A grand jury has charged one police officer over the raid which resulted in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor at her home in...

Fuel tanker explosion kills 25 people in Nigeria

A fuel tanker explosion in Central Nigeria has killed at least 25 people. Schoolchildren are reported among those killed when the tanker exploded after a...
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