Africa View: MTN & CNN hold Special Forum to Commemorate Partnership


MTN Nigeria recently entered into a partnership with CNN to inspire growth and business development in Africa with a project tagged Africa View. To announce their partnership, MTN and CNN hosted a special forum at The Wheat Baker Hotel, Lagos. The forum featured seasoned panelists in the Nigerian technology and business

MTN Nigeria & CNN Partner to Inspire Business Growth in Africa


MTN Nigeria, Africa’s leading ICT Company, recently launched a partnership with CNN, another world leader in news and information delivery, to shed more light on what the telecommunications giant through its MTN Business platform to inspire business growth in the continent. To launch the partnership, MTN, in conjunction with CNN,

UPDATED: 1000 Killed By Unforgiving Heatwave(PHOTOS)


Pope Francis recently released an encyclical stating that a revolution was needed to combat climate change. The Pope said humanity’s “reckless” behavior has pushed the planet to a perilous “breaking point.”

Meet Ghanaian Kwabena Danso, Who Makes Bicycles From Bamboo | Watch on CNN African Start Up


CNN turns its spotlight to West Africa for this edition of African Start Up. Ghanaian Kwabena Danso, produces hand made bicycles out of bamboo. Although the idea is not originally his, the CEO of Boomers International has managed to localise the product; even going a step further by teaching locals.

Powered by a Burst of Music & Energy! Namibian Artiste Lady May is Featured on CNN’s African Voices


The burst of energy that Lady May exudes is nothing short of infectious. Born in North Namibia, Lady May is an artiste who puts her heart into everything she does. As a music artiste in Namibia, she had garnered a following; but Africa noticed her in 2012 when she was

PHOTOS: CNN interviews Reggie Rockstone in Ghana

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.

The CNN Multichoice African Journalist Award 2015 Is Open For Entry | Deadline is 11th May 2015


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

Hundreds Of Migrants Drowned In Mediterranean Sea

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

Against all Odds! The ‘Trash Bag’ Nursing Student Who Saved Relatives from Ebola now at Emory University


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

Islamist Gunmen Killed after attack at Nairobi’s Garissa University, but Death Toll now risen to 147!

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

Once Again, CNN Makes Huge Error In African Affairs

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.