A history of opposition: Africa's contested elections – FRANCE 24

A history of opposition: Africa's contested elections – FRANCE 24

FRANCE 24 A history of opposition: Africa’s contested electionsFRANCE 24Election results in Africa are frequently contested by the opposition, most recently a presidential vote in Kenya that is still in dispute. FRANCE 24 takes a look at the most controversial elections of the last two years. On a continent where leaders … Source link

Burkina Faso terror attack kills 20, government says – BBC News

Burkina Faso terror attack kills 20, government says – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGunmen attacked customers outside a restaurant in Ouagadougou Twenty people have been killed and a number wounded in a “terrorist attack” in the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government says. Gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a restaurant, witnesses said. One Turkish […]

Letter from Africa: No dogs for me – BBC News

Letter from Africa: No dogs for me – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The cuteness does nothing for Elizabeth Ohene In our series of letters from African writers, veteran Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on her lack of passion for “man’s best friend”. I note that a Nigerian court recently cleared a man who had been charged with conduct likely to cause […]

No longer king of the jungle: New fund to aid Africa's lions – KRQE News 13

No longer king of the jungle: New fund to aid Africa's lions – KRQE News 13

KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press Published: August 13, 2017, 7:30 am Updated: August 13, 2017, 7:30 am This photo taken on Sunday, April 3, 2011 and released by Panthera shows an adult male lion during a joint Panthera/DPN (Direction des Parcs Nationaux) lion survey in Niokolo-Koba National Park in south eastern Senegal. Senegal’s Niokolo-Koba National Park […]

How A Jewelry Artist Is Using Her Creativity To Save Elephants In Africa – Forbes

How A Jewelry Artist Is Using Her Creativity To Save Elephants In Africa – Forbes

Forbes How A Jewelry Artist Is Using Her Creativity To Save Elephants In AfricaForbesWhen jewelry artist Alexandra Mor moved to Bali for a year she was looking to replenish her creative juices while learning Balinese craftsmanship. Her adventure took an unusual detour which made all the difference in finding herself, carving out a new … […]

Here's what African millennials are really concerned about – CNN

We got submissions from countries across the continent, depicting issues such as youth unemployment, the gap between rich and poor, and the preservation of African cultures. The image above, taken by Neema Jodie Ngelime, shows a woman in Dodoma, Tanzania, separating groundnuts from their shells. “The issue that concerns me the most is social and […]

South African bodybuilder dies in freak accident after back-flip attempt goes awry – Washington Post

South African bodybuilder dies in freak accident after back-flip attempt goes awry – Washington Post

Sifiso Thambathe was known for his unique choreography at competitions. (Image via Facebook) Up-and-coming South African bodybuilder Sifiso Lungelo Thabathe looked to have a bright future ahead of him. He was already a champion at age 23, having won a prestigious junior championship in Johannesburg last month. His promising career was cut tragically short, however, […]

Travelling through Africa on a bicycle – Zululand Observer

Travelling through Africa on a bicycle – Zululand Observer

Aziz Abouainan and Adil Boudraa in Empangeni Picture: Gugu Myeni MOROCCAN-BORN Adil Boudraa is passing through Zululand as part of his incredible journey to visit every country on the African continent – on a bicycle. The 26-year-old began cycling from his hometown Kenitra in Morocco in March 2016 and has travelled thousands of kilometers through […]