Cameroonians express shock and anger after AFCON stampede
28 January 2022 | 7:46 pm
As football fans reel over the deaths of at least eight people outside Olembe Stadium, questions have been raised as to how the tragedy unfolded. There had been concerns about poor preparation ahead of the tournament.
7 Jan 2021
World leaders called the actions of Trump supporters a "disgrace," and an attack on democracy. Many urged for restraint, calling for the results of the US election to be upheld.
29 Jan 2021
Manchester United lose in a shock 2-1 home defeat by the Premier League's bottom club Sheffield United leaving Manchester City alone at the top of the table.
6 Feb 2021
Around 1,000 people have been arrested since unrest broke out earlier this month in Tunisia over economic hardship worsened by the coronavirus pandemic. Protesters have been demanding the release of those detained.
20 Mar 2021
Sri Lankan Muslims say that a government move to prevent Muslim women from wearing a burqa or niqab is a new act of discrimination against their community, which accounts for 10 percent of the 21 million, Buddhist-majority population.
24 Apr 2021
In the wake of Idriss Deby's death on the battlefield Monday, the military has consolidated behind the longtime leader's son. He will assume broad powers but not everyone thinks that's a good thing.
4 May 2021
National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu at a special Ramadan Prayer and lecture at the State House, Marina said Tolerance, Understanding and management of anger are the solutions to the insecurity ravaging the country.
7 May 2021
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's party won the Hartlepool parliamentary seat. Ballots are being counted in Scotland, Wales, London and elsewhere.
23 May 2021
Six months after massive protests against police brutality in Nigeria, and some victims - like Nduke Ekekwe - say the compensation they have received is not enough as those accused of abuses go unpunished.
11 Jun 2021
European papers greet Joe Biden with a mixture of warmth and suspicion as he embarks on his "test" with European allies. US rival Vladimir Putin warns that "Russia's domestic affairs will not be up for discussion", but the US president does look set to weigh in on the "Brexit sausage war". Plus: Argentina's president sparks anger with comments that "Brazilians came from the jungle" and Italians criticise their football team's official portrait for the Euro tournament.
9 Jul 2021
The Netherlands is outraged over Tuesday night’s shooting of Dutch crime reporter Robert R. de Vries. The attempted murder is seen as a direct attack on freedom of the press.
4 Aug 2021
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been criticized for not doing enough to put out the flames. Italy, Greece and Bulgaria are all fighting their own blazes.
11 Aug 2021
The sight of Taliban fighters overrunning Kunduz in Afghanistan has triggered anger, grief and helplessness among German veterans who fought to free the Afghan city. Many now fear for the Afghans who helped them.
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Kenya’s rapid mobile phone penetration has created opportunities to smartphone accessories providers. Ruuj Caflon, a Nairobi-based University graduate, is one of them. He designs clothes that can charge a phone and produce light.
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Residents of Kogi – the state most affected by the recent deluge in parts of Nigeria – urgently need help and are calling on the state and federal governments, as well as well-meaning individuals and organisations, to come to their aid.
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ust two weeks before going to trial, Elon Musk has agreed to follow through with his $44 billion deal to buy Twitter. The billionaire entrepreneur had tried to call off the takeover just days after announcing it in April. Twitter shares soared as the news was confirmed.
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Rwanda is going through a water crisis. The government and NGOs are now joining forces to prioritize water management in the country. Using groundwater in drought-prone areas might help address water scarcity.
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Just ten days after presenting his controversial mini-budget, UK Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng has had to retract one of its key features. Those with annual incomes above £150,000 will not see their taxes cut in the end. The U-turn comes after days of market turmoil and political pressure.