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Supporters of Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum gather to show their support for him in Niamey on July 26, 2023. – An attempted coup was underway on July 26, 2023 in the fragile state of Niger, where members of the Presidential Guard detained President Mohamed Bazoum, triggering a standoff with the army, sources said.<br />The West […]

Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Bola Tinubu, will host a special meeting of the regional leaders on Sunday in Abuja. This followed the coup in Republic of Niger that has upended the constitutional political leadership in the West Africa country. Tinubu, in a statement he personally signed on Wednesday, […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the trade turnover between Russia and African countries had increased by almost 35% in the first half of 2023 despite international sanctions and the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at a trilateral meeting with the Chairperson of the African Union, President of the Union of Comoros Azali Assoumani, and […]

Decked out in traditional African wear, singer of the NYC Nayhabinghi ensemble paid tribute to the ancestors with moving renditions, at the 34th Annual Tribute to the Ancestors on the Coney Island boardwalk on June 10, 2023. Photo by Tangerine Clarke A heartful tribute to the ancestors returned to the Coney Island boardwalk, and water’s edge to celebrate […]

Stonebwoy is undoubtedly one of Ghana’s biggest musical exports. The Afropop, Dancehall, and Reggae musician has won a plethora of awards and recognition, toured many countries across the world, and was recently signed by Universal Music Group’s Def Jam Recordings — one of the world’s leading music companies — which has heavyweights like Justin Bieber […]

Ancient Egypt is a never ending source of inspiration for many of us – their myths, their history, and their art are so wonderful and enigmatic, that they have intrigued researchers for decades. But perhaps the most astonishing part of the ancient Egyptians is their religion. Their pantheon has numerous gods that are associated with […]

Sahure was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who lived during the Old Kingdom period. He was a ruler of the 5th Dynasty, and his reign was marked by peace and prosperity. Amongst other things, Sahure traded with foreign lands, developed a navy, and opened up mines. Sahure is also well-known for the pyramid complex that he […]

Jamaica’s seven-time Olympic gold medallist and nine-time world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has leapt to the defence of Namibia’s sprint aces Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi, saying the teens should be left in peace to busk in the glory of Tokyo Olympics success. Speaking to Australia’s oldest broadsheet Sydney Morning Herald after Tuesday’s women’s 200m final, […]

Record company executive, mother, humanitarian makes tremendous impact A diamond jubilee comes around after 75 years, and today, Dr Rita Marley is shining like a diamond as she celebrates her 75th birthday. Much has been written and said about Rita, the singer and songwriter, member of the I-Three, mother, grandmother, humanitarian, and widow of Bob […]

What would life be like if a magician ruled the land? The history of ancient Mali gives us some hints. The founder of this West African kingdom was well known among his people as a man of magic with more than a few tricks up his sleeve. Mali: A Cultural Center Mansa Musa, greatest king […]