Burkina Faso: Government extends internet shutdown following standoff with French troops in Kaya

Burkinabe government has announced that internet suspension which was implement after the standoff between the youth of Kaya and the French troops has been extended. The authorities claim the decision was taken to ensure “public safety” but political thinkers hold a different view. A statement from the country’s communications ministry said the government “has decided […]

Malawi seeks to appoint boxing legend, Mike Tyson as cannabis ambassador

The Agricultural ministry of Malawi has officially written to heavyweight boxing legend, Mike Tyson seeking his approval as the country’s global cannabis ambassador. The ministry initiated the move as part of plans to project the emerging cannabis market. The sector minister, Lobin Lowe indicated in the letter that, “Malawi may not go it alone as […]

WAEC releases 2021 results of 1.5m West African students; records 81.7% success rate

Patrick Areghan, an official of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has disclosed on Monday that, the regional exams body has recorded 81.7% in this year’s results which has been released. He revealed this during a press conference held in Nigeria in the company of other education officials. During the conference which was covered by […]

Prince William slammed for saying Africa’s population growth is endangering wildlife

United Kingdom’s Prince William has faced public backlash after blaming Africa’s population once again for “endangering wildlife.” Whilst some critics say his position is “shallow,” without historical facts and professional considerations, others refer to the Duke who has three children and comes from a relatively large family as someone who lacks moral authority on the […]