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Egypt's early presidential election campaign off to eventful start

BBC Africa - Thu, 05/10/2023 - 13:50
Egyptians are gripped by a dramatic start to their country's early presidential election campaign.
Categories: Africa

Kenya's Foreign Minister Alfred Mutua demoted in Ruto cabinet reshuffle

BBC Africa - Thu, 05/10/2023 - 09:59
President Ruto announces his biggest cabinet shake-up since he took office more than a year ago.
Categories: Africa

Cricket World Cup 2023: Zimbabwe's 'forgotten man' Henry Olonga felt 'hated' for black armband protest

BBC Africa - Thu, 05/10/2023 - 09:35
Zimbabwe's 'forgotten' first black cricketer Henry Olonga felt 'hated' for 20 years after risking his life with a protest against Robert Mugabe.
Categories: Africa

AI: Voice cloning tech emerges in Sudan civil war

BBC Africa - Thu, 05/10/2023 - 03:10
Evidence suggests voice cloning tools were used to impersonate the ex-president of Sudan on TikTok.
Categories: Africa

How Ghana’s rising star plunged into an economic crisis

BBC Africa - Wed, 04/10/2023 - 19:24
Ghana was once the shining star of Africa, with the fastest-growing economy in the world in 2019. But in 2022, it all came crashing down.
Categories: Africa

The Nobel Prize winner vying for DR Congo presidency

BBC Africa - Mon, 02/10/2023 - 17:41
Celebrated doctor Denis Mukwege won over the world - now his sights are set on leadership back home.
Categories: Africa

Massive fire breaks out at police facility in Egypt

BBC Africa - Mon, 02/10/2023 - 07:17
Videos are being shared across social media of the blaze which local media says has injured more than 20 people.
Categories: Africa

Migrants trying to reach the UK cross the Alps on foot

BBC Africa - Mon, 02/10/2023 - 02:07
More than 130,000 migrants have entered Italy this year. Many try to head further into Europe.
Categories: Africa

Gabon's predators on the pitch: Inside a paedophile football scandal

BBC Africa - Mon, 02/10/2023 - 01:34
BBC Africa Eye speaks to more than 30 witnesses about a network of abuse that continued for decades.
Categories: Africa

Reverse migration: Why I'm moving from France to Algeria

BBC Africa - Sun, 01/10/2023 - 01:23
Journalist Maher Mezahi writes that despite his immigrant father's cynicism, he fell in love with Algeria.
Categories: Africa

Victor Osimhen and Napoli: 'The love for him is fake in Italy'

BBC Africa - Sat, 30/09/2023 - 10:15
Napoli said they "never meant to offend or mock" Victor Osimhen in a social media post but stopped short of publicly apologising to him.
Categories: Africa

Migrants celebrate and dance after being rescued

BBC Africa - Sat, 30/09/2023 - 06:01
Male migrants from Syria, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Egypt danced after being rescued off the coast of Libya.
Categories: Africa

Sudan conflict: Living in Cairo, longing for Omdurman

BBC Africa - Sat, 30/09/2023 - 01:34
The BBC's Mohamed Osman writes about his emotional return after war forced him to flee.
Categories: Africa

Anglogold Ashanti commences construction of Robotics Center at Obuasi Secondary Technical

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 02:06
AngloGold Ashanti Ghana, Obuasi Mine has cut sod for the construction of an GHS8. 4 million state of the art robotics center at the Obuasi Senior High Technical School. When completed, the center is expected to be the hub for innovation and technological growth, providing students not only at the school but the entire Obuasi township, with resources and opportunities to broaden their knowledge in artificial intelligence particularly robotics.
Categories: Africa

Electric vehicles for public transport coming – Bawumia

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:47
Government is working on a policy framework to move public transportation from a dependence on petroleum fuels to electric vehicles, Vice President Bawumia has disclosed. ldquo;Where I want to see us go in the next few years is to move public transport completely from a dependence on petrol and diesel to fully electric vehicles.
Categories: Africa

W/R: 'We are being cheated in Ghana Gas projects, Nzemalands deserve the best not the worst' — Residents

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:46
Indigenes of the Western Region have complained bitterly about being cheated as far as the distribution of Ghana Gas 39; corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects is concerned. A charity group representing the people of the Western Region, Shaip Africa Foundation is especially unhappy with the decision by Ghana Gas and Quantum Terminal to construct a 200-bed hospital at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) while considering constructing only a 20-bed hospital wor .
Categories: Africa

Dialysis fee increase affected only six patients – Korle-Bu

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, has clarified that the recent increase in the cost of renal dialysis from GHS cent;380 to GHS cent;765. 42 was not sanctioned by the hospital rsquo;s management or approved by Parliament.
Categories: Africa

We don’t appoint commissioners – EC responds to CSOs

ModernGhana News - Fri, 29/09/2023 - 01:35
Electoral Commission (EC) has responded to the Coalition of Civil Society Organisations rsquo; (CSOs rsquo;) demand for the resignation of two Commissioners, Dr. Peter Appiahene and Madam Salima Tijani, saying that it does not make appointments to such positions.
Categories: Africa

Victor Osimhen: Napoli 'never meant to offend or mock' striker but stop short of apology for TikTok

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 21:19
Napoli say they "never meant to offend or mock" Victor Osimhen in a social media post but stop short of publicly apologising to him.
Categories: Africa

South Africa floods: Watch the aftermath of deadly floods in Western Cape

BBC Africa - Thu, 28/09/2023 - 20:40
At least 11 people killed after flooding in South Africa's Africa's Western Cape province, including Cape Town.
Categories: Africa