Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal has opened its new $34 million Museum of Black Civilizations in the capital, Dakar. It follows calls from Senegal and other African nations for…

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Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

Netflix Reveals First African Original Series

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Netflix is to launch its first African original series in 2020. Queen Sono is “a drama about a secret agent who…

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Hong Kong Authorities Stop  Rhino Horn Smugglers

Hong Kong Authorities Stop Rhino Horn Smugglers

Airport authorities in Hong Kong arrested two men accused of smuggling a record number of rhino horns worth $1 million. The accused smugglers were headed…

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Uganda’s Grasshopper Delicacy on the Decline

Uganda’s Grasshopper Delicacy on the Decline

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS In Uganda’s grasshopper season, the insects are seen as a nutritious delicacy — either boiled or deep-fried. They are so popular…

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Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Angola won the 2018 Amputee Football World Cup in Mexico, beating Turkey 5-4 in a penalty shootout. The match ended 0-0…

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U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

U.S. Diplomatic Mission to Somalia Returns

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The United States has re-established a diplomatic presence in Somalia for the first time in nearly 30 years. The Department of…

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Uganda is World’s Most Active Nation

Uganda is World’s Most Active Nation

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS A report on physical inactivity across the globe found that Uganda is the world’s most active nation. The study, published in…

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Beloved West African Singer Dies

Beloved West African Singer Dies

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES Malian singer and composer Khaira Arby, known as “the diva of Timbuktu,” died at a hospital in the…

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Kenyan Wins FOURTH NYC MARATHON

Kenyan Wins FOURTH NYC MARATHON

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS  Photo by REUTERS Kenya’s Mary Keitany has won the New York City Marathon for the fourth time in five years as Ethiopia’s…

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Volkswagens to Roll Out of Rwandan Plant

Volkswagens to Roll Out of Rwandan Plant

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Photo by AFP/GETTY IMAGES Rwanda has begun producing locally built cars at Volkswagen’s new factory in the capital, Kigali. The Polo is…

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