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ECONOMY-FINANCE

Tough Economic Times Hits Nigeria Making It Hard For Ladies To Afford Sanitary Towels

According to interview conducted by BBC News Africa, Nigeria is currently facing a crisis as the economy worsen due to high prices of commodities. Consumable goods and even expendable goods are no longer supplied in the desired quantity of the consumers. A tough times to women as sanitary pads are sold in sachet that contains only two sanitary pads.

  1 day ago ago
Tough Economic Times Hits Nigeria Making It Hard For Ladies To Afford Sanitary Towels

HEALTH

Int'l Media Alleges Worrying Reports on Health Status of Magufuli and Deadly Disease He Could be Battling

BBC News Africa has alleged that John Pombe Magufuli is in critical Condition battling For His For his Life in One of The hospitals in Kenya.

  10 months ago ago
Int'l Media Alleges Worrying Reports on Health Status of Magufuli and Deadly Disease He Could be Battling

HEALTH

Another Heartbreaking News For Tanzania That Will Soon Shock The World

The US embassy in Tanzania has warned that the risks of corona virus growth curve is exponential in nature in the country right now. According to the tweet by BBC News Africa, Tanzania's capital city Dar es Salaam has higher risks of having extremely high cases. The US embassy statement has advised all the Americans living in Tanzania to stay at home and limit social interactions apart from those they live with. The statement has later claimed that hospitals in Tanzania are overwhelmed with corona virus pat

  1 year ago ago
Another Heartbreaking News For Tanzania That Will Soon Shock The World

EDUCATION

"Ni Kubaya" See What A Group Of Students Did In Parliament Building That Has Taken World's Attention

A group of students have made it to the world's headlights after they were captured carrying a very bold exercise. Students in Democratic Republic of Congo,DRC were recorded showing their solidarity to their trainers after they matched all the way to the country's Parliament building to demand for their teachers increase in salary and proper working conditions.

  2 months ago ago

SOCIETY

More Horrifying Information Is Released on The Self Confessed Child Kidnapper

Cases of child abductions and killings have been on the rise in recent times in the country. Children who have been reported missing have since been found dead in unclear circumstances. Child kidnappers reportedly ask for ransom at shortest time intervals leaving affected families unable to raise the said money.

  6 months ago ago
More Horrifying Information Is Released on The Self Confessed Child Kidnapper

HEALTH

All African Countries Should Celebrate This Victory Over Deadliest Outbreak in Africa

Image source Google Ebola, the deadliest disease, has been cleared in DR Congo as it has been confirmed by WHO. According to the statement by BBC News Africa, the country has been declared Ebola-free after zero cases were reported for a couple of weeks after some scores were reported. The airborne disease that has been affecting DR Congo was firstly observed in Western Africa in 2014 where around 11000 people died in the range of 2 years. Again in 2018, the virus resurfaced in DR Congo and it was able to ki

  1 year ago ago
All African Countries Should Celebrate This Victory Over Deadliest Outbreak in Africa

ENTERTAINMENT

RIP: Sad Moment as Death Strikes Taking Away A Popular Actress, Producer and Director In Mozambique

Mozambique is Mourning the death of a powerful actress, producer, director and award winning personality. Hermelinda Simela is an actress and casting director, known for Mosquito (2020),  A Minissérie (2020) and The Train of Salt and Sugar (2016). She was born in the Province of Nampula in Mozambique.

  5 months ago ago
RIP: Sad Moment as Death Strikes Taking Away A Popular Actress, Producer and Director In Mozambique

ENTERTAINMENT

'The Fall Was Intentional' Spy Jane Mugo Explains Her Taekwondo Fall On BBC News Documentary (Video)

Remember, Detective Jane Mugo who BBC News Africa documented and tagged, ‘Kenya's Spy-Queen?She recently opened up and explained why she fell down while showing off her Karate skills.

  9 months ago ago
'The Fall Was Intentional' Spy Jane Mugo Explains Her Taekwondo Fall On BBC News Documentary (Video)

JUSTICE

Bad News For Kenyans As CJ Martha Koome Makes A worrying Revelation About Corruption

Corruption has been one of the major setback to development not only in Kenya but in more countries across the world. Kenya as a country has been a victim of corruption with mostly politicians, prominent leaders and businessmen on the spotlight. Most projects across the country have failed to progress due to corruption and embazlement of funds.

  4 months ago ago
Bad News For Kenyans As CJ Martha Koome Makes A worrying Revelation About Corruption

ENTERTAINMENT

A Story Of Grass To Grace, Larry Madowo Biography, Life And Career As He Joins CNN International.

Larry Madowo has been one of the most celebrated journalist in Kenya.He has landed a new luxurious job with the CNN international where he is expected to bank in a very huge amount of salary.He was previously working with BBC News Africa where he was also taking home a hefty amount of money.

  8 months ago ago
A Story Of Grass To Grace, Larry Madowo Biography, Life And Career As He Joins CNN International.

POLITICS

Revealed: The Unusual Equipment that South Sudan President Wears On His Chest

There is no doubt that anything strange or unusual about the life of some top government dignitaries and heads of states is geared towards improving their safety, security and well-being, and consequently the effectiveness of their service delivery to the nation. The President of South Sudan Salva Kiir and other leaders of the world have been spotted wearing strange equipment in the area around their chests. This equipment have been reported to be endowed with mechanisms that prevent contraction of covid-19

  1 year ago ago
Revealed: The Unusual Equipment that South Sudan President Wears On His Chest

JUSTICE

Picture Of The Day; Mother Forced To Throw Her Baby From A Burning Building Set On Fire

It is actually sad that there has been no peace in South Africa for the past few days. The unrests began on Thursday last week after the former president Jacob Zuma presented himself to the authorities and began his 15 months jail term. Well, South Africans began protests demanding for his release.

  6 months ago ago
Picture Of The Day; Mother Forced To Throw Her Baby From A Burning Building Set On Fire

COVID

Magufuli has Finally Declared Tanzania Free From Coronavirus

Tanzania's president John Pombe Magufuli has declared the country free of corona virus. According to the tweet sent by BBC News Africa, Magufuli said on congregation during the church service in Dodoma that the disease has been eliminated and asked them to thank Almighty God for the favour He had done to the country. The president went further praising the congregation for not wearing face masks and even gloves. Mr Magufuli has repeated insisted that the Covid-19 pandemic is being exaggerated and he is alwa

  1 year ago ago
Magufuli has Finally Declared Tanzania Free From Coronavirus

MILITARY

UK Denies involvement in Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Kenya Mentioned and Boko Haram Raid Nigeria Armybase

Yesterday,BBC News Africa reported that the famous South Eastern Nigerian Terrorist Nnamdi Kanu was arrested and apprehended.After following Claims that UK government was part and parcel of the arrest,now the UK government has reported that it was not involved in the arrest of Nnamdi Kanu embassy.According to BBC News Africa,UK government denied in the involvement in the arrest and extradition of Nnamdi Kanu who leads a banned group seeking a breakaway state in South Eastern Nigeria.

  6 months ago ago
UK Denies involvement in Arrest of Nnamdi Kanu, Kenya Mentioned and Boko Haram Raid Nigeria Armybase

HEALTH

Kenyans Blast BBC Africa for Running a Sensational Story

BBC Logo, Photo/courtesy Among the World's leading international media houses, the Britain Broadcasting Cooperation (BBC) is running a controversial story via its local bureau in Africa, the BBC News Africa. The said article explores why and how the majority of African countries and the continent at large, have managed to survive the Coronavirus pandemic, unlike all the other Continents. The explainer remarks poverty within the majority of African societies, as a possible reason. "Coronavirus in Africa: Could

  1 year ago ago
Kenyans Blast BBC Africa for Running a Sensational Story

POLITICS

Madagascar Minister Fired Over Plans to Order $2M Worth Lollipos For Schools

Image source Google Madagascar's education minister has been fired over claims that he ordered lollipops worth $2 million that was intended to ease the pain of Madagascar's herbal drink that is believed to cure Covid-19. According to the reports that was tweeted by BBC News Africa, Rijasoa Andriamanana said that pupils would be given 3 lollipops each that would mask bitter taste of herbal remedy of corona virus. The plan is said to be called of after objections from Madagascar's president Andry Rajoelina wh

  1 year ago ago
Madagascar Minister Fired Over Plans to Order $2M Worth Lollipos For Schools