The police in Accra have arrested 26 Togolese nationals for planning to stage an unlawful demonstration over the political situation in their country.
Flights at the new Dakar international airport in Senegal have been disrupted by an air traffic controllers' strike, just a week after it opened.
Liberia’s outgoing president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has slammed allegations from the ruling Unity Party (UP) that she had interfered in the last presidential election.
The body of a man was found in a sugarcane field in rural western Kenya on Sunday, one day after high-level officials visited the area aiming to calm ethnic tensions inflamed by the country’s repeated presidential election.
Kenya's election board is expected Monday to decide whether to reschedule a vote in flashpoint opposition areas, where a boycott sparked violent protests, or to push ahead with declaring victory for President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Thousands of sub-Saharan Africans continue to take the life-changing decision to undertake the illegal and perilous journey to Europe through the Sahara Desert and subsequently through the Mediterranean. This is a journey fraught with danger. The migrants are fully aware of the perils.
It sounds like the magic wand we have all been waiting for, but it is better. It is a real piece of unparalleled science right from the cooking pot of the University of Livingstonia (Unilia) in Malawi. They call it a Smart Stick and it can detect moisture, distance and light, its goal being to help the visually impaired walk around with no human assistance. Do you know what the kicker is? It was developed by Unilia final year students!
The population of young people on the continent of Africa is growing at an unprecedented rate and with this comes many advantages and disadvantages. The young remain one of the most vulnerable groups on the continent due to lack of opportunities to create meaning in their lives. Many have talents, skills and interests that remain undeveloped and not nurtured.
When you think of makeup brands you tend to think of cosmetic giants like Lóreal, Estee Lauder, Lancome, Maybelline among others. But there are some good cosmetic brands that originate from Africa. Some are young companies, but regardless of age, it is good to also know about and support African makeup brands.
Ghanaian Efutu Member of Parliament Afenyo Markin is a vehement opponent of gambling centers in Ghana. Earlier this year, he spoke to DW, accusing the Chinese who mainly own and run most of the gambling centers, of taking advantage of young people. He said, “Those Chinese who have come with their raffle joints, I want to tell them we will encourage the police to close these joints down,” before adding, “There are lot of raffle joints in Winneba. Properties are getting stolen because somebody wants money to go raffle.”