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‘Militants killed’ in Burkina Faso sex slave raid

The army in Burkina Faso says it has killed 32 armed men - described as “terrorists” - during two operations in the...

Nigerian entrepreneur wins $250,000 Jack Ma’s African Netpreneur Prize

The maiden edition of the Africa Business Heroes Show in Ghana has seen a Nigerian medical distribution startup, Life Bank owned by...

Police rescue another kidnapped 4-year-old boy

A 4-year-old boy identified as Abdulrahman Dalha who was kidnapped at Zangon Rimi quarters in Ungoggo Local Government Area of the state...

Nine-year-old child genius to graduate university

A child prodigy from Belgium is on course to gain a bachelor's degree at the tender age of 9.

Global debt surges to $250 trillion in 2019, led by US and China

Global debt hit a record high of over $250 trillion dollars in the first half of 2019, led by a surge in borrowings...

You’ve done so much evil to many people – Bankulli rips into Dbanj

The long standing beef between Nigerian popstar, Dbanj and his former manager, Bankulli has just popped up again. For...

Suspected ritualist allegedly turns into goat

A suspected ritualist allegedly turned into a goat after being told to pick the money she dropped in Ido, Ekiti State, Nigeria

Africa Unite Concert: Burna Boy to donate half of ticket sales to xenophobic victims

Nigerian rapper, Burna Boy, says he will donate part of the gate proceeds he will receive during his upcoming show in Cape...

Judge holds baby as mom is sworn in as lawyer

A woman who was sworn in while a judge held her young son is hoping the video of the sweet moment inspires...

Photos from Paul Okoye’s wife’s 31st private birthday party

A few days ago, Anita Okoye, mum of three and wife of singer Paul Okoye, turned 31. She marked...

Taylor Swift ‘not allowed’ to sing hits at awards amid music feud

Taylor Swift has said her performance at the upcoming American Music Awards (AMAs) is in doubt because she is being barred from...

‘We failed to reach Europe – now our families disown us’

Most of the West African migrants who fail to reach Europe eventually return to their own countries, but it can be a...

Kenya prisoners denied pay rise

The High Court in Kenya has dismissed a petition seeking to increase prisoners' wages. Three ex-inmates filed the petition...

Italian council flooded after rejecting measures on climate change

Veneto regional council, which is located on Venice's Grand Canal, was flooded for the first time in its history on Tuesday night...

#Sexforgrades: Ignatius Ajuru University sacks lecturer, suspends 10 others

One lecturer has been dismissed, while 10 others have been suspended at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Port Harcourt, over the allegation of...

SA artists petition Arts and Culture Minister to stop Burna Boy from SA concert

South African musicians have refused to perform alongside Burna Boy after threatening rapper AKA over his xenophobic comments months ago.

Thousands of birds found dead by an Indian lake

It's a mystery that has baffled officials in India. What killed more than 2,000 birds near the country's largest inland lake?

Man electrocuted while attempting to steal transformer

A middle-aged man suspected to be a thief has been electrocuted while trying to steal a transformer in Abuja, Nigeria. His...

Chief imposes wedding tax in his village

No-one has got married in a village in Kano state, Nigeria, in the past four months after its chief imposed a wedding tax.

Pastor feeds church members with millipede and beer

South African Pastor, Lesego Daniel is in the news again for feeding his church members with millipede and beer.