Africa’s biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town

Image copyright EPA Image caption The work of South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga is influenced by his background in fashion design Africa’s largest gallery for contemporary art from the continent and its diaspora has opened in the South African city of Cape Town. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz Mocaa) is set inside […]

Altach striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for ‘racism’ reaction

The 20-year-old caused controversy after reacting to racist insults from away supports during an Austrian Cup tie against third tier Union Gurten. Ghana’s Bernard Tekpetey has been given a two-match ban after he was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie. The 20-year-old Altach striker gestured towards Union […]

Africa’s biggest modern art gallery opens in Cape Town

Image copyright EPA Image caption The work of South African artist Athi-Patra Ruga is influenced by his background in fashion design Africa’s largest gallery for contemporary art from the continent and its diaspora has opened in the South African city of Cape Town. The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz Mocaa) is set inside […]

Altach striker Bernard Tekpetey banned for ‘racism’ reaction

The 20-year-old caused controversy after reacting to racist insults from away supports during an Austrian Cup tie against third tier Union Gurten. Ghana’s Bernard Tekpetey has been given a two-match ban after he was sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie. The 20-year-old Altach striker gestured towards Union […]

Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast

Image copyright AFP Image caption Lifejackets believed to be from the capsized boat were washed up on the coast At least 50 migrants are feared drowned after their boat ran out of fuel and capsized off the Libyan coast. The dinghy, which had been carrying at least 100 people, had set off from Libya’s western […]

Kenya election: Poll body delays re-run by nine days

Image copyright EPA Image caption Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta insists his election victory was valid Kenya’s new presidential election has been delayed to 26 October, after the country’s polls commission sought more time to reform voting processes. The re-run had originally been scheduled for 17 October. The move came as President Uhuru Kenyatta accused the […]

Ancient DNA sheds light on African history

Image copyright Jessica Thompson Image caption Burials at Mount Hora in Malawi yielded DNA used in the study DNA from ancient remains has been used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa. Researchers sequenced the genomes of 16 individuals who lived between 8,000 and 1,000 years ago. The data shows how the […]

Where is ‘Nambia’? President Trump ‘invents’ African country

Media captionPresident Donald Trump on ‘Nambia’ and Africa’s ‘business potential’ “Nambia’s health system is increasingly self-sufficient,” said US President Donald Trump at a lunch with African leaders in New York on Wednesday, reeling off a list of their nations’ achievements. But no such country exists. Could the US leader have been referring to Namibia? Zambia? […]

Where is Nambia? President Trump ‘invents’ African country

Image copyright AFP Image caption President Trump also met African leaders at the G7 summit in May “Nambia’s health system is increasingly self-sufficient,” said US President Donald Trump at a lunch with African leaders in New York on Wednesday, reeling off a list of their nations’ achievements. But no such country exists. Could the US […]

Kenya’s Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission

Image copyright AFP Image caption The judges ruled by a 4-2 majority to annul the 8 August election Kenya’s Supreme Court has blamed the country’s electoral commission (IEBC) for its decision to annul the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. The judges said the 8 August poll was “neither transparent or verifiable”. Deputy Chief Justice Philomena […]

1 2 3 114