Tag: Africa


Niger Junta Expels French Envoy

Gen Abdourahamane Tchiani, Niger’s coup leader/Reuters Image Niger’s coup leaders have given the French ambassador 48 hours to leave the country as bilateral ties continue to deteriorate rapidly. The junta said Sylvain Itte had refused to respond to an invitation to meet Niger’s foreign minister. France, a former colonial power, […]



             AS AFRICAN & DIASPORA ARTISTS GO HEAD-TO-HEAD AT TRACE AWARDSGLOBAL APPEAL OF AFRO-CENTRIC MUSIC IN THE SPOTLIGHT AS NOMINATIONS & VOTING GO LIVE TODAY  Press Release Johannesburg, South Africa – Global music powerhouse and Afro-music tastemaker Trace has revealed the nominees for the first ever Trace Awards in Africa, a […]


Snakes Flush Out Boko Haram Fighters

Snakes and bees have been doing what the Nigerian army could not – flush out Boko Haram Islamist fighters out of Sambisa Forest. Boko Haram has been wreaking havoc on north-eastern Nigeria, kidnapping girls, raiding and killing villagers and detonating bombs in major cities. The group’s attacks have killed so […]