Africa

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Within 48 hours, nearly 30,000 Nigerians crossed the El-Beid River, the natural border between Cameroon and Nigeria, to escape Boko Haram’s atrocities. These civilians are from Rann in northeastern Nigeria, a city now controlled by jihadists, after the departure of Cameroonian and Nigerian soldiers who protected it. These refugees add up to the 9,000 others […]

African nations, which host more than 20 million people forced to flee their homes, must enforce international agreements to better protect and provide opportunities for those escaping conflict and disaster, aid groups said on Tuesday. Refugees and internally displaced people topped the agenda at the African Union’s (AU) annual heads of state summit, which ended […]

Cameroon’s opposition leader Maurice Kamto was on Tuesday charged with rebellion, insurrection and hostility against the homeland, more than two weeks after his arrest on 28 January, one of his lawyers said. Kamto lost what he says was a fraudulent presidential election in October and was detained late last month after organising a small rally against long-serving […]

Internally displaced persons in northeastern Nigeria hope priority will be given to education as Africa’s most populous nation head to the polls on Saturday February 16. “We want the president to give good education for our children because we are displaced people. We come from different villages and our children do not have good education. […]

Several popular musicians and entertainers in Nigeria have shared their views about the forthcoming election, including endorsing their preferred candidates and urging their fans to honor their votes. Politicians employ several strategies during election cycles as they seek to sell their manifestos and garner the most votes. Some of these strategies include securing endorsements from popular entertainers who […]

Darlington Steve Foundation Introduces a Radio Presenting & Business in Radio Programme. It is designed to give you a thorough background in the essentials of radio presenting, news reading and radio as a business.  Students will  receive a certificate upon completion of training which is covered in the registration fee. Students are introduced to the […]

Nigeria had more than 70 candidates for president when campaigning began for Saturday’s elections. But only those from the two main parties – President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar – have a real shot at leading Africa’s most populous nation. Buhari, 76, made history in 2015 as the first person to democratically […]

Issue like the forceful displacement of persons, peace and security were the center of deliberations among others at the 32nd African Union summit as highlighted by the African Union Commission chairperson Moussa Faki. The Union also deliberated on the ongoing AU institutional reform and continental free trade treaty among other projects and initiatives. Moussa Faki, […]

President Cyril Ramaphosa told South Africans on Twitter that he was quite angry and alarmed at the latest power cuts imposed by utility company Eskom. The cash-strapped company warned of wider controlled power cuts on Monday after six additional generating units unexpectedly went offline. “That comes as quite a shock. It is reported that there […]

A newborn baby girl was rescued from a storm water drain in Newlands East, outside Durban, South Africa on Monday after being stuck for several hours. The video of the rescue went viral on social media, uploaded by local journalist Bernadette Wilks who captured the moment the child was removed from the drain by emergency […]


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