Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Cameroonian Football Star Opens Academy for Girls

Reading Time: < 1 minute Cameroon’s top female football star has opened an academy to teach the sport to girls. The academy is the first of its kind in the…

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Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

Comic Books Showcase African Narratives

Reading Time: < 1 minute To “showcase the best African narratives,” some artists and writers have teamed up to publish comic books in print and online. They also are experimenting…

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Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Senegal Unveils Museum of Black Civilizations

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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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'Nigerian Mona Lisa' Finds Its Way Home

‘Nigerian Mona Lisa’ Finds Its Way Home

Reading Time: 2 minutes REUTERS The“Nigerian Mona Lisa,” a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London apartment in 2018, has been exhibited in Nigeria…

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Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Angola Wins World Amputee Cup

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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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Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

Powerhouse of Talent Showcased at Awards Show

Reading Time: < 1 minute AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Nigeria’s Davido won the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) trophy for artist of the year, leading a strong showing for West Africa’s Afrobeats…

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Beloved West African Singer Dies

Beloved West African Singer Dies

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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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Senegal Will Host 2022 Youth Games

Senegal Will Host 2022 Youth Games

Reading Time: < 1 minute THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Photo by REUTERS The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has picked its first African host of any Olympic competition, formally awarding the 2022 Youth…

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