June 25, 2022

Davido, Dababy cause stir on Lagos streets

by on May 21, 2022 0

An American rapper, Jonathan Kirk, popularly known as Dababy, together with Nigerian pop star, David Adeleke, aka Davido, caused quite a stir on the streets of Lagos, as they both shot a music video and visited some fun spots in the city. Excited by the reception he got from Nigerians upon arriving the country,...

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At The Gambia’s Memory House, victims rewrite Jammeh-era history

by on May 21, 2022 0

A museum outside the capital Banjul is educating Gambians on abuses committed under former leader Yahya Jammeh’s 22-year rule. Serekunda, The Gambia – A baptismal certificate. A baseball cap. Wallets, belts, neckties and bank membership cards. At first, the ordinary-seeming items do not seem fit for display in a museum. Then, with just a few...

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China cites pandemic and withdraws as host of 2023 Asian Cup

by on May 15, 2022 0

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — China withdrew as host of soccer’s 2023 Asian Cup on Saturday in the latest cancellation of the country’s sports hosting duties during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation praised Chinese soccer officials for making “this very difficult but necessary decision in the collective interests of the AFC Asian Cup.” The...

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2,000 attend new Tunisia opposition alliance demo

by on May 15, 2022 0

Acrowd estimated at more than 2,000, lower than expected, took part Sunday in the first demonstration of a new alliance to oppose a power grab by President Kais Saied. “We shall overcome,” and “We are united, not divided,” read banners of the National Salvation Front protesters gathered in front of the municipal theatre on...

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