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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hip-hop group Young Fathers wins Mercury Prize

Alternative hip-hop trio Young Fathers, took home the coveted Mercury Prize last night, despite being tipped to be the least likely to win. The group,...

Police in hunt for double decker bus thief

A man, who took a double decker bus on a 7 mile joy ride, is currently being sought by police, after CCTV footage of...

Malawi threatens withdrawal from AFCON

The Football Association of Malawi (FAM) chief executive officer Suzgo Nyirenda has hinted that the Flames might withdraw from the 2015 Africa Cup of...

South Africa mourns murdered football captain

Senzo Meyiwa, captain and goal keeper of South Africa’s football team, was shot dead on Sunday during a robbery at the home of his...

Stephen Keshi set to return as Super Eagles’ coach

Stephen Keshi could be set for a surprise return as coach of African champions Nigeria after the apparent intervention of the country's President Goodluck...

Zuma cancels UK visit after Cameron ‘snub’

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma reportedly cancelled a scheduled trip to the UK, after apparently being snubbed by Prime Minister David Cameron. Zuma was expected...

Libyan politician wins appeal against UK government

A Libyan man could succeed in suing the UK government, who allegedly sent him back to Libya where he was later tortured. Abdul-Hakim Belhaj, now...

Nigeria: a Samsung market of Note

Samsung Electronics West Africa (SEWA) has claimed sales of 50 million Galaxy Note devices in the last two years; with Nigeria its biggest market. Making...

Stand easy – it’s not true

"Sleeping with more than 20 women protects men against prostate cancer, academics find," The Daily Telegraph reported this week. The study in question included more...

Burkina protesters storm parliament

Gunfire has been reported near Burkina Faso's presidential palace, after hundreds of protesters stormed parliament and set fire to the building on Thursday (October...