By ‘Dayo Showemimo (CNN interviews Reggie Rockstone, acclaimed father of Ghana’s Hip-life movement in Accra, Ghana. Reggie is believed to have played an important role in the development of Ghana’s hip hop genre widely called Hip-life.
According to a New York Times report, Nigerian troops reportedly rescued 200 girls and 93 women on Tuesday in the Sambisa Forest region, in northeastern Nigeria, as announced by the Nigerian Armed Forces via its official Twitter account.
The CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2015 is now open for the submission of entry. As part of the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the awards, the organisers have made the call for professional journalists who are’ working in the continent of Africa who have produced a story which has been
The Italian coastguard says hundreds of people are feared to have drowned after a boat carrying up to 700 migrants capsized in the Mediterranean Sea. But after a couple of days at sea, in the dark of night on Saturday, the ship was in distress in the Mediterranean and sent
According to CNN, a 16 year old Afghan woman was forced to marry her cousin’s husband who raped her to avoid the consequences of going to jail for ‘forced adultery’ and suffering the shame of social ostracization and her family’s rejection.
In September last year, CNN featured the story of Fatu Kekula; a 22-year old nursing student in Liberia, who single-handedly nursed her entire family through Ebola using a self-invented protective equipment made out of bin bags. Not only did her three out of her four patients survive, Fatu’s faith and innovation
Kenyan’s government official Twitter account has confirmed that the death toll from the terrorist attack on Thursday, 2nd April on Christian students at Garissa University is now 147 with 79 injured and 587 evacuated to safety, as reported by CNN. The official Kenyan government account also confirmed that 4 gunmen
As if we were not already convinced that CNN knows way too little on African Affairs, the network yesterday proved it all over again when airing the Kenyan terrorist attacks. Speaking to a caller in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, CNN tagged the caller as speaking from Nairobi, Nigeria.
Blunders in news reports is not a rare phenomenon, no matter how serious and famous the media house is. Despite the fact that every respectable media team does everything possible to avoid mistakes, such situations are inevitable.
Just a day after becoming the first politician in Nigerian history to defeat a sitting leader by ballot, president-elect Gen. Muhammadu Buhari has promised to “spare no effort” in defeating Islamist militant group Boko Haram.
According to CNN, ‘Empire‘ star Taraji P. Henson issued an apology on Friday, 27th March, to the Glendale Police Department for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son during a traffic stop last fall.
Exquisite Magazine Publisher, Tewa Onasanya is a Nigerian-born pharmacologist, who studied pharmacology at the University of Portsmouth, England. Prior to starting the magazine, the mother-of-two had no prior experience in journalism or publishing, but got support from family members and friends, which she leveraged on in starting the first issue of
We love success stories! In a piece called ‘How one woman swapped Big Pharma for publishing to fulfill her dream’ on their ‘Passion to Portfolio’ segment, CNN takes on Tewa Onasanya – publisher of Exquisite Magazine. According to CNN, Tewa Onasanya had no previous experience in journalism or publishing, rallied
The picture looks too outlandish to be true, but it is also outrageous that parents are climbing the school building where an examination is being held in order to hand over materials to their children taking examinations.
According to CNN, a Boko Haram bomb factory was discovered a few days ago by Nigerian troops after a successful seizure of a northern town from the extremists, the military said. The bomb factory was reportedly located inside a fertilizer company in Buni Yadi town in Yobe state, according to officials.
Achenyo Idachaba makes beauty from ashes. Converting the weed commonly known as ‘Water Hyacinths’ into lovely hand crafted home essentials, the MitiMeth brand is truly something incredible. Featured on CNN‘s African Start up, Achenyo Idachaba talks about her driving force, and what keeps the business going.