One person died during a violent protest to oppose a constitutional amendment, which would allow President Compaore to seek another term in 2015
The World Economic Forum recently released its annual report on the global gender gap, and Rwanda is the only African country that made the top ten. Find out which African nations made the list
South African comedian Trevor Noah will be a cast member on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in the US. Here’s a compilation of five short clips in honour of his new gig
In countries like South Africa and Namibia, names usually have a meaning. They usually signify the event or circumstances surrounding a child’s birth or they represent the parent’s wishes and hopes for a child’s future. The introduction of English names for black people, however, has produced some hilarious results
The cabinet secretary asked for a six-fold increase of the 20 ministers’ salaries to $8 800 a month to cover the higher cost of living, according to presidential spokesman Frederick Ndala.
A British online news outlet compiled a selection of photographs taken around the continent from 8 to 14 August this year. Some are interesting. Some are poignant and some are just cool. Have a look for yourself
The woman, who was raped and sodomised at the same time, was a maid working at Donny Gaderson’s home located on Ssese View Road in Entebbe
If you’ve ever told a black beauty she’s “pretty for a dark skinned woman”, or even unknowingly said something offensive, this is for you
Too often, African artists get drowned out at mainstream awards shows. Producer Russell Kenya from blackmedley.tv says enough is enough.