Paa Kwesi: First Ghanaian wins 2023 BBC News Komla Dumor Award
Ghanaian television and radio presenter, Paa Kwesi Asare is the winner of this year's BBC News Komla Dumor Award.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 11 months ago
Paa Kwesi: First Ghanaian wins 2023 BBC News Komla Dumor Award
Detained Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum visited by doctor
Niger's ousted and detained President Mohamed Bazoum was seen by his doctor on Saturday, August 13.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 11 months ago
Detained Nigerien President Mohamed Bazoum visited by doctor
There is power supply disruptions in parts of Niger, electricity company says
Nigeria cuts electricity supply to Niger; electricity company Nigelec says most cities including Niamey are facing blackouts.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 11 months ago
There is power supply disruptions in parts of Niger, electricity company says
Sudan extends airspace closure until August 15
Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority extends closure of airspace until Aug. 15, except humanitarian aid and evacuation flights; Khartoum International Airport says
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 11 months ago
Sudan extends airspace closure until August 15
Legendary American singer Tina Turner dies at 83
Legendary American singer Tina Turner dies aged 83 at her home in Kusnacht, Switzerland after a long illness, family confirms.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 1 year ago
Legendary American singer Tina Turner dies at 83
Explainer: Achraf Hakimi and Hiba Abouk divorce drama
Previous media reports show that the international football star met Hiba Abouk, now his ex-wife, at a photo shoot in 2018 and got married in 2020.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 1 year ago
Explainer: Achraf Hakimi and Hiba Abouk divorce drama
More than eight dead in Johannesburg tanker explosion
More than eight people killed after a tanker bursts into flames in Boksburg, East of Johanessburg, the capital of South Africa.
By Winfrey Owino, Winfrey Owino and Agencies, Winfrey Owino 1 year ago
More than eight dead in Johannesburg tanker explosion
Football stars who will not be in the World Cup 2022
Happening every four years, the World Cup easily passes as one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 1 year ago
Football stars who will not be in the World Cup 2022
Precision Air crash: Survivor narrates moments before the plunge
Richard Komba one of the survivors has told The Citizen that they left Dar es Salaam at a quarter past 6 am, Sunday.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 1 year ago
Precision Air crash: Survivor narrates moments before the plunge
Reports: Elon Musk fires Twitter Board of Directors
Media reports indicate that Elon Musk dissolved Twitter's Board of Directors on Thursday last week, shortly after cementing the Sh5.3 trillion.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 1 year ago
Reports: Elon Musk fires Twitter Board of Directors
Kenyan psychiatric nurse killed by patient in US
June Onkundi was born and raised in Kisii County before moving to the US where she was working as a nurse practitioner at the Freedom House Recovery Center in Durham City.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 1 year ago
Kenyan psychiatric nurse killed by patient in US
Will Boris Johnson contest in race to replace Lizz Truss?
The Times has reported that Boris Johnson is expected to contest in the race to succeed Liz Truss who resigned after 45 days in office.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 1 year ago
Will Boris Johnson contest in race to replace Lizz Truss?
Operation London Bridge or Unicorn, what next after Queen Elizabeth II death?
There is a lot of uncertainty about what will actually happen, as it has been so long since the death of a British monarch.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies, Winfrey Owino 1 year ago
Operation London Bridge or Unicorn, what next after Queen Elizabeth II death?
Four dead after two small planes collide in midair in Arizona
The two aircrafts crashed in the Arizona desert, north of the city, killing all four people aboard, authorities said.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
Four dead after two small planes collide in midair in Arizona
14 killed in mass shooting at a South African bar
The shooting comes a fortnight since 21 bodies of teenagers were found at a bar in the city of East London.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
14 killed in mass shooting at a South African bar
At least 17 bodies found in South African night club
Eyewitnesses told the Daily Dispatch newspaper that bodies were lying inside the venue as if they had collapsed on the floor.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
At least 17 bodies found in South African night club
Russia bans over 900 Americans from visiting
According to CNN, Russia has also targeted Hollywood, with actor Morgan Freeman and actor/filmmaker Rob Reiner making the list.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
Russia bans over 900 Americans from visiting
First pig heart transplant recipient dies
Bennett's son called the procedure a "miracle." His new heart functioned "very well for several weeks without any signs of rejection,"
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
First pig heart transplant recipient dies
10 killed, 35 injured after Russia bombs Ukraine’s Freedom Square
An opera house, a concert hall and regional government headquarters were also hit in Freedom Square, in the centre of the north-eastern city.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
10 killed, 35 injured after Russia bombs Ukraine’s Freedom Square
29 die, 7 hospitalised after boat capsizes in Kano, Nigeria
Most of the boat accident victims were Islamic school pupils aged between six and twelve (12).
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
29 die, 7 hospitalised after boat capsizes in Kano, Nigeria
Omicron Variant: What is going on across the globe
A report by Reuters indicated that the two linked cases of Omicron detected in Britain were connected to travel to southern Africa.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
Omicron Variant: What is going on across the globe
Five dead, more than 40 injured in Wisconsin parade accident
"We saw an SUV... just put the pedal to the metal and just zooming full speed along the parade route. And then we heard a loud bang.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
Five dead, more than 40 injured in Wisconsin parade accident
Over 10 die in Sudanese activists' protests
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
Over 10 die in Sudanese activists' protests
Colombia’s most-wanted drug trafficker arrested
Dairo Antonio Úsuga was arrested after a joint operation by the army, air force and police on Saturday, October 23.
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
Colombia’s most-wanted drug trafficker arrested
Biden warns of another attack on Kabul Airport
Biden says the attack could come as early as Sunday, August 29 as the State Department urged all US citizens to leave the area near the airport
By Winfrey Owino and Agencies 2 years ago
Biden warns of another attack on Kabul Airport
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