Arsene Wenger wrongly celebrates George Weah’s Liberia election win

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wenger coached George Weah in the 1990s when he was in charge of French club Monaco Arsenal’s manager Arsene Wenger has seemingly been duped by false reports that former football star George Weah had won Liberia’s presidential election, even though the final results have not yet been announced. Mr […]

Kenya bans street protests amid election row

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Opposition supporters have been protesting using the slogan “No reform, no election” Kenya’s government has banned demonstrations in three major Kenyan cities – the capital Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu. Interior Minister Fred Matiang’i said the ban was aimed at protecting Kenyans and their property. Opposition supporters have been holding regular […]

Trans Angolan popstar Titica shakes her way to success

Trans singer and dancer Titica has become a big star among young Angolans and an icon for anti-LGBT discrimination. But her path to the top wasn’t easy. Video journalist: Horaci Garcia Producer: Clare Spencer Trans Angolan popstar Titica shakes her way to success

Verdict gives hopes to apartheid victims

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ahmed Timol’s nephew, Imtiaz Cajee, testified to the pain of losing his uncle The inquest into the 1971 death of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol has found that he was murdered, shattering a five-decade-long claim by security police that he had committed suicide. In a packed courtroom, Judge Billy Mothle ruled […]

Deadly ‘supercell’ storm scatters ships in South Africa

Image copyright Blue Security via Reuters Image caption A container ship blocked the harbour mouth after drifting away Moored ships were blown away as a “supercell thunderstorm” swept through South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal region, killing at least eight people. The dead include a child swept away by rising waters and two patients killed when a wall […]

What next in Kenya election crisis?

Image copyright AFP Image caption Raila Odinga’s supporters accuse key election officials of being biased Kenya’s High Court has ruled that all candidates who participated in the 8 August presidential election can now stand in the re-run later this month. This comes a day after the main opposition candidate, Raila Odinga, announced that he was […]

Five arrested in Delhi over assault on Nigerian

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption African students often complain that they are racially abused in India Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man. They have also detained the Nigerian, whom some residents accused of theft. […]

Five arrested in Delhi over assault on African

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption African students often complain that they are racially abused in India Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man. They have also detained the Nigerian, whom some residents accused of theft. […]

Nigeria schools: Kaduna primary teachers fail pupils’ exam

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Kaduna will iron out discrepancies in teacher-pupil ratios, the governor says Thousands of primary school teachers in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state are to be sacked after failing the exams they set for their six-year-old pupils. State governor Nasir El-Rufai said 21,780 teachers, two-thirds of the total, had failed to […]