Posted: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:22:58 GMT For more than a quarter of a century, Nigeria's Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS)-- has taken the lead on the country's most serious crimes — armed robbery, kidnapping, assault, and murder.
Posted: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:47:33 GMT There have been 78 cases of Ebola reported in the current outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo as of Wednesday, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Posted: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:13:05 GMT The death of a 23-year-old student, who killed herself two months after she alleged she was raped has renewed anger over sexual violence against women in South Africa.
Posted: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:55:42 GMT Nigeria's acting president Yemi Osinbajo has fired the head of the country's intelligence agency, according to Osinbajo's aide, after masked security men prevented lawmakers and staff from entering the country's parliament earlier in the day.
Posted: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:25:22 GMT For the first two years of life, a baby elephant needs about 42 gallons of its mother's milk to survive each week. For orphaned elephants that lose their parents to poaching or drought, figuring out how to fulfill his daily necessity is the difference between life or death.
Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 15:05:12 GMT Men have long dominated Nigeria's DJ scene. However, a new breed of highly successful female DJs are challenging the status quo, attracting legions of fans and changing perceptions both at home and abroad.
Posted: Sat, 18 Aug 2018 19:57:30 GMT Kofi Annan has been described as one of "Africa's foremost son," as well as "a tall Iroko tree," whose achievement as the first black African to lead the UN is a source of pride to many on the continent.
Posted: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:51:57 GMT Five months ago Jessica Osita had never used a computer, sent an email or even browsed the internet, yet she is part of a team of five teenagers who have just won a major tech award in California.
Posted: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 04:42:40 GMT One year after Sierra Leone suffered a devastating mudslide that wiped out entire communities in its capital, survivors say they are are struggling to afford meals and decent accommodation.
Posted: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 11:10:57 GMT When Peter Ouko was sentenced to death for murder 20 years ago, he was sent to Kenya's Kamiti maximum security prison, notorious for being one of the worst jails in the world.