African News

Fisherman in Kenya swap petrol outboard motors for electric engines
Fishermen on Lake Victoria in Kenya have begun using some of Africa’s first electric fishing boats.
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Israel Adesanya: From being bullied to UFC champion
Nigeria-born Israel Adesanya has gone from being bullied at school in New Zealand to being a UFC champion.
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Ali Boumendjel: France admits 'torture and murder' of Algerian nationalist
President Macron acknowledges that an Algerian nationalist was killed by the French army in 1957.
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Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: BBC reporter Girmay Gebru freed by military
Girmay Gebru is freed without charge after being detained in the conflict-hit Tigray region on Monday.
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Endangered vultures: A species on the 'brink of extinction' in Kenya
Out of 11 vulture species found in Africa, 7 are on the verge of extinction.
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HIV findings in DR Congo 'give hope for cure'
Scientists discover a high rate of people who suppress the virus without taking medication.
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Nigeria's school abductions: Why children are being targeted
Paying ransoms to kidnappers is fuelling the mass abduction of students in northern Nigeria, analysts say.
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Covid-19 Africa: Vaccine rollout is gathering pace
The Covax scheme for poorer countries has begun distribution in Africa but many countries are still waiting.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala makes history at WTO
The former Nigerian finance minister becomes the first woman, and the first African, head of the WTO.
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Grenoble: Seven immigrants who saved brothers from fire in La Villeneuve
Seven immigrants re-live the terrifying moment when they saved two boys from a burning flat in Grenoble.
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Maids in Lebanon: 'My employer treats me like a slave'
Lucy's dream of working in the Middle East turned into a nightmare of abuse. She's not the only one.
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Cryptocurrencies: Why Nigeria is a global leader in Bitcoin trade
A devaluing currency and hard economic conditions make cryptocurrencies attractive despite the risks.
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