19-year-old Ghanaian university student builds search engine to rival Google

A teenage university student in Ghana built a search engine in 2017, that he believes can rival arguably the most used and known search engine in the world, Google. Gabriel Opare, who is in level 300 and studying sociology at the Ghanaian University hopes his new search engine, which he calls Mudclo, can challenge the […]

One-year-old conjoined twins successfully separated by Nigerian doctors

Speaking to BBC after the operation, Emmanuel Ameh, the lead surgeon said the operation to separate Goodness and Mercy Martins at the chest and abdomen took place in November and the two sisters were now well enough to go home, but admitted that the process was very complicated, lasting for 12 hours with 78 doctors […]

Ghana Fires all National Team Coaches

As part of moves to rebuild and return Ghanaian football to the glory days, the Ghanaian Football Association (GFA) has dismissed all coaches of all the country’s national teams, ranging from the senior male black stars to the female national side. “The decision affects both male and female national teams,” the GFA said. “The GFA […]

Rapper Cardi B filing for Nigerian citizenship

One of America’s top female rappers Cardi B says she is filing for Nigerian citizenship citing the increasingly dangerous nature of being an American living in New York. She explained her decision in a tweet in which she also took a dig at US President Donald Trump; “I’m filing for my Nigerian citizenship,” she said, […]

Djibouti, Eritrea face threats as US-Iran conflict escalates

International crisis groups issue alert warning to Eritrea and Djibouti as Iran, US tension escalates. The conflict continues to intensify between Iran and the US, nearby African countries of Eritrea and Djibouti could be affected, the United States is backing its ally Saudi Arabia against the Iran-backed Houthi rebels. The ICG (International crisis group) issued […]

Wizkid at the center of controversy after performing for President Biya’s daughter

The Cameroon first family flew in Nigerian super-star musician Wizkid to perform for them on new year’s eve. However, when pictures of the event appeared on social media, a huge debate was started especially on twitter, with most accusing the first family of using taxpayer’s money for family use. The party occurred in Douala and […]

We are Human First, Pogba says in Guinea, Water Fund-Raiser

One of the most recognized footballer in the world today, Paul Pogba, attended a charity football match aimed at raising funds to provide clean drinking water in Guinea. The Manchester United midfielder, whose parents are from Guinea-Conakry was at the event along with his other two brothers Florentine and Mathias Pogba. The game was aimed […]

Nigeria studying ECO move by Francophone West Africa – Finance Minister

The biggest business news doing the rounds in Africa over the past couple of months has been the adoption of the ECO, as ECOWAS’s single currency, replacing the CFA franc after decades of use of the French currency. The ECO will be the single currency used by members of the 8 UEMOA nations later this […]

Daughter of former Angolan president has her assets frozen by the new gov’t

Assets of the former Angolan president’s daughter, Isabel dos Santos has been frozen by the new government. This is part of a corruption probe as shown by a copy of the document with the order. Isabel was not the only one to be affected however, her father former president, Eduardo dos Santos and her husband […]

Akon set to embark on a multi-purpose tour of Africa

Akon has revealed plans to embark on a tour around African countries starting in Ghana. The American born Senegalese origin singer, had earlier this year given a hint of his plan to tour Africa and other parts of the world including Latin America during his interview with Ebro in the morning radio host Ebro, the […]