Cameroun Government Agents Kill English Speaking Citizens

Security forces opened fire on demonstrators who were calling for independence at rallies on Sunday, killing several people. Internet services has been shut down in Cameroon’s More...

Nigeria’s Buhari, Osinbajo meet in London

Buhari, Osinbajo meet in London President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the president’s office at the State House, Abuja on March 13, 2017. PHOTO: More...

Seized N13bn cash: Nigeria’s agency searches ex-gov Obi, Mu’azu, others’ condos

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Nigeria, on Tuesday, searched the apartments of the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi; and a former Chairman More...

Nigeria’s Buhari, Osinbajo meet in London

Buhari, Osinbajo meet in London President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the president’s office at the State House, Abuja on March 13, 2017. PHOTO: More...

Anti-Zuma protests across South Africa

Protesters are marching in cities across South Africa including Cape Town, Durban, and the capital, Pretoria calling for the removal of President Jacob Zuma. The protests come More...

Cameroun Government Agents Kill English Speaking Citizens

Security forces opened fire on demonstrators who were calling for independence at rallies on Sunday, killing several people. Internet More...

Nigeria Bayelsa State: Middle Age Police Man Killed by Militant

The Bayelsa State Police Command speaking through its spokesman, Asinim Butswat told The African Opinion in Yenagoa More...

‘Big Brother’ has Nigerians suddenly talking about sexual consent

The Nigerian version of “Big Brother,” the reality TV show known for featuring the worst excesses...

Award-winning photos capture farmland life in rural Africa

In the arid farmlands of Burkina Faso, a young boy takes a bite from a ripe,...

Colossal 3,000-year-old statue unearthed from Cairo pit

A team of archaeologists has discovered a giant 3,000-year-old statue thought to depict Ramses II, in...

Sir Mo Farah: Olympic champion ‘relieved’ after US travel clarification

Britain’s four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah says he is “relieved” he can return to his More...

Mutiu Adepoju to promote La Liga in Africa

Former Nigeria World Cup star Mutiu Adepoju has been appointed by the Spanish top-flight to promote La Liga in the football-mad..

Ivory Coast Wins First Olympic Gold Ever

ABIDJAN —  Ivory Coast won its first Olympic gold medal in history on Friday in Rio. Taekwondo athlete Cheick Cisse won..

Chief: African Union Needs Troop Surge in Somalia

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA —  The head of the African Union mission in Somalia is seeking a surge in troops to help More...

The Oba of Benin Kingdom: A history of the monarchy

Who is the Oba of Benin Kingdom in Nigeria and why is he so important to so many people? Benin City,..

What’s the real size of Africa? How Western states used maps to downplay size of continent

On a typical world map, Canada is a vast nation. Home to six time zones, its endless plains spread from ocean..

Nigeria’s Dangote plans more investment in Zambia

Africa’s richest person, Aliko Dangote, has expressed the desire to further consolidate his existing investments in Zambia and other African countries..

Ivory Coast: Powering Africa’s fastest growing economy

Following many years of political turmoil and civil conflict, business is back – and booming – in the Ivory Coast. This..

Nigeria’s Startups Get Boost from Buhari, Zuckerberg

Nigeria has a growing technology scene full of ambitious young entrepreneurs who are seeking out solutions to various social challenges. There..

Cameroon and the Dilemma of Righteous Indignation

Talking to a therapist about Cameroon and Africa. Righteous indignation!! This is the state of mind that in my humble opinion..

Ten Questions for Paul Biya

This Columnist was passing through Cameroon, on assignment and stumbled on one of those incidents that will give a writer –..

Cameroun’s Biya and the Anglophone Dialogue

  I posit this position paper as a concrete manifestation of two things. First, to register, as a matter of fact..

What can hurt your sex life (II)

So how do you tell your partner what you want without bruising his or her ego? I think it’s really in..

US Approves Clinical Trial of Cuban Lung Cancer Vaccine October 26, 2016 9:05 PM VOA News

WASHINGTON —  Federal regulators have given approval for U.S. clinical trials of a Cuban-developed lung cancer vaccine. New York Governor Andrew..

Michelle Obama’s Legacy Rooted in White House Garden

Michelle Obama would like her legacy to be as well rooted at the White House as that of her president husband...