'Nigerian Mona Lisa' Finds Its Way Home

‘Nigerian Mona Lisa’ Finds Its Way Home

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

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

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

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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Senegal Will Host 2022 Youth Games

Senegal Will Host 2022 Youth Games

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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Former South African Prisoner Honored at Cannes

Former South African Prisoner Honored at Cannes

Half a century after the historic trial at which Nelson Mandela escaped the gallows, one of his fellow former prisoners walked the Cannes red carpet…

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Ghanaian Sledder Making Plans for 2022

Ghanaian Sledder Making Plans for 2022

ADF STAFF After becoming Ghana’s first skeleton racer in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, Akwasi Frimpong is planning to compete in the 2022…

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Black Panther Makes African Debut

Black Panther Makes African Debut

VOICE OF AMERICA One of 2018’s biggest films premiered for African audiences in February in the Kenyan hometown of one of the film’s stars, actress…

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Ancient Necropolis Contains Message from the Afterlife

Ancient Necropolis Contains Message from the Afterlife

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS An ancient necropolis containing dozens of stone coffins and a necklace bearing a “message from the afterlife” has been discovered in…

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