African heads of states gather in Kigali
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African heads of states gather in Kigali

The 27th African Union leadership summit has gotten under way in the Rwandan capital, Kigali.…

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Africans express shock and solidarity with Turkey
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Africans express shock and solidarity with Turkey

African social media users have been expressing their shock at the events in Turkey. CCTV’s…

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French President visits hospital in Nice
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French President visits hospital in Nice

French President Francois Hollande and Prime Minister Manuel Valls have arrived in Nice following a…

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World leaders show their support, condemn attack
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World leaders show their support, condemn attack

Global condemnation for the attack in France. The United Nations Security Council has called the…

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African social media users condemn attack in Nice, France
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African social media users condemn attack in Nice, France

Plenty of social media reactions to the attack in Nice. Leslie Mirungu takes us through…

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South African long-jumper’s renewed focus taking him to Rio
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South African long-jumper’s renewed focus taking him to Rio

In sport there are many stories of great comebacks, but not involve an athlete who…

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Uganda, Botswana, Equatorial Guinea vie for top spot
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Uganda, Botswana, Equatorial Guinea vie for top spot

One of the most-discussed aspects is the election of a new AU Commission Chairperson. South…

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Nigeria troops dispatched to end attacks by herdsmen
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Nigeria troops dispatched to end attacks by herdsmen

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a special military force to end attacks by Fulani herdsmen…

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Proposed law to make it mandatory for telecoms to list in Nigeria
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Proposed law to make it mandatory for telecoms to list in Nigeria

The Nigerian parliament says it is working on a legislation that would make it mandatory…

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17 percent of girls in Nigeria are married before 15
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17 percent of girls in Nigeria are married before 15

Nigeria has joined many other African countries that are trying to end child marriage under…

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