Africa West Africa World 

Niger’s outgoing President Issoufou wins African leadership prize

– Advertisement – Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou has won the 2020 edition of the Ibrahim prize for African leadership. Issoufou was announced as winner of the $5m prize on Monday for his leadership qualities in transforming Niger. Mahamadou Issoufou has served two five-year terms as president from 2011 to 2020. He announced his decision to step down after the two five-year terms, a move that has hailed by many and considered significant in promoting democracy in the West African nation. Issoufou had said that “Handing over power in 2021 to…

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Africa World 

Meghan says she “didn’t want to be alive any more”

She said that she attended the event with Harry that night because she felt she could not be “left alone” and recalled Harry gripping her hand tightly while in attendance at the Royal Albert Hall. Oprah also asked the duchess why she thought the Royal Family did not make her son Archie a prince – which Meghan said she wanted so that he would get police protection. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s children do not automatically become princes or princesses because of a rule that has been in place…

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Africa Featured World 

Fire kills African migrants at detention centre in Yemen

Several African migrants were killed in a fire at a overcrowded migrant detention centre in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a over the weekend. The centre housed migrants mostly from Ethiopia, according to officials with the UN Migration Agency (IOM) who say as many as 30 people died and some 170 reported injured. Migrants and guards are reported to be among the dead. The fire started shortly after renewed Saudi airstrikes in Yemen as UN officials say conditions at the detention facility have been in bad state even before the strike. IOM’s…

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Africa Sports World 

South African billionaire Motsepe to become Caf president

  Patrice Motsepe will become the president of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) later this week after Ahmad’s five-year ban was reduced to two years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) on Monday. The path for billionaire Motsepe to become the first South African to run Caf has been entirely cleared after three of his rivals – Jacques Anouma, Augustin Senghor and Ahmed Yahya – withdrew their candidacies over the weekend. The final obstacle to the 59-year-old’s coronation on Friday was a potential comeback for recent Caf…

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Africa Ghana West Africa World 

Twenty children drown in Ghanaian river

At least 20 children are feared dead after drowning in Apam River located in the Central part of the country. Local media reported that the incident became public on Monday with police saying eight bodies have so far been retrieved from the river. Police and a search team have been deployed to retrieve the remaining bodies of the victims. A Police Commander in the region, DSP Moses Osakono was quoted by news outlet Joy FM as saying that “We were able to retrieve six bodies in the morning. We are…

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Africa World 

Opinion: International Women’s Day is a day of mourning for Africa

– Advertisement – International Women’s Day should celebrate the fruits of decades of activism. But on a continent where those who stand accused of sexual abuse often get rewarded rather than punished, what is there to be proud of? The theme for the 2021 International Women’s Day celebrations is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” — yet I’m having a hard time fully embracing that idea, given the pain and destruction that COVID-19 has caused, especially to women. Sure, there was a woman instrumental, for…

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Africa Senegal World 

The protests in Senegal are not just about a rape charge

– Advertisement – The protests taking place across Senegal were initially reported to have been sparked by the arrest of an opposition leader but there seems to be more to it. At least four people have been killed amid the protests that started last week when opposition leader Ousmane Sonko was arrested. Sonko appeared in court on Friday on rape charges and was remanded into custody, but the opposition leader’s arrest is not the major motivation for many protesters. On Saturday the country’s opposition called for fresh protests from Monday.…

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Africa Senegal World 

Senegal: 4 killed amid protests over arrest of opposition leader

– Advertisement – Four people have been killed amid protests sparked by the arrest of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko. There has been heightened tension in Senegal following Sonko’s arrest. He appeared in court on Friday on rape charges and was remanded into custody. Clashes erupted in Dakar on Thursday between his supporters and law enforcement officials over the arrest. The protesters set barricades and threw projectiles at riot police who also responded by shooting tear gas and other types of non-lethal ammunition into the protesters. Senegal’s government has vowed to…

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Africa East Africa Featured World 

At least 20 killed by suicide car bomb in Somalia

– Advertisement – At least 20 people were killed and 30 wounded by a suicide car bomb just outside a restaurant near the port in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu late on Friday, an emergency services official said. The blast sent plumes of smoke into the sky and triggered gunfire, witnesses and state-owned media reported. “So far we have carried 20 dead people and 30 injured from the blast scene,” Dr. Abdulkadir Aden, founder of AAMIN Ambulance services told Reuters. The blast occurred at the Luul Yemeni restaurant near the port, witnesses…

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Africa World 

Women share what it’s like to experience multiple orgasms

– Advertisement – If you’re one of the few women who can pull off multiple orgasms like they’re NBD, congrats! For the rest of us, multiple orgasms continue to be one of those ~holy grail sex myths~. We’re pretty sure they exist, but it’d be a lot easier to get on board if we’d ever experienced one ourselves. If you’re looking for tips on how to improve your odds of experiencing the mythical multiple orgasm, you can find some helpful tips here and here. In the meantime, two real women who Are About…

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