Archive for april, 2014

  • .cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Muslims leave the PK12 neighborhood of Bangui on April 27. “Since December, nearly […]

    CAR: Forced to flee home

    .cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Muslims leave the PK12 neighborhood of Bangui on April 27. “Since December, nearly […]

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  • A policewoman’s uniform in Kenya has caused a social media storm. Kenyans on Twitter are outraged after Corporal Linda Okello was reprimanded for wearing a tight skirt. Thousands tweeted their […]

    VIDEO: Too sexy for Kenya’s police?

    A policewoman’s uniform in Kenya has caused a social media storm. Kenyans on Twitter are outraged after Corporal Linda Okello was reprimanded for wearing a tight skirt. Thousands tweeted their […]

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  • 30 April 2014 Last updated at 20:18 In our series of letters from African journalists, filmmaker and columnist Farai Sevenzo considers what the athlete Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial reveals about […]

    Letter from Africa: My lady and the athlete

    30 April 2014 Last updated at 20:18 In our series of letters from African journalists, filmmaker and columnist Farai Sevenzo considers what the athlete Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial reveals about […]

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  • 30 April 2014 Last updated at 14:53 By Alex Duval Smith BBC News, Ouagadougou The late president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara – an icon for many young Africans in […]

    ‘Africa’s Che Guevara’: Thomas Sankara’s legacy

    30 April 2014 Last updated at 14:53 By Alex Duval Smith BBC News, Ouagadougou The late president of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara – an icon for many young Africans in […]

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  • Hundreds of mainly women protesters have marched through the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to press for the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted by militants two weeks ago. The Islamist group Boko […]

    VIDEO: ‘Bring back our girls alive’

    Hundreds of mainly women protesters have marched through the Nigerian capital, Abuja, to press for the release of 230 schoolgirls abducted by militants two weeks ago. The Islamist group Boko […]

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  • 30 April 2014 Last updated at 19:58 Mr Sankara’s family never got a chance to identify his body A court in Burkina Faso has refused to rule on a request […]

    Burkina row over Sankara exhumation

    30 April 2014 Last updated at 19:58 Mr Sankara’s family never got a chance to identify his body A court in Burkina Faso has refused to rule on a request […]

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  • (CNN) — Heroin and alcohol were blamed for the deaths of two American security officers aboard the infamous cargo ship Maersk Alabama, police in the Seychelles have concluded, citing a […]

    Heroin, alcohol at fault in deaths on Maersk Alabama

    (CNN) — Heroin and alcohol were blamed for the deaths of two American security officers aboard the infamous cargo ship Maersk Alabama, police in the Seychelles have concluded, citing a […]

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  • .cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Ayman al-Zawahiri is the leader of al Qaeda. A reward up to $25 […]

    Al Qaeda leader: ‘Capture Westerners’

    .cnn_html_media_utility::before{color:red;content:’>>’;font-size:9px;line-height:12px;padding-right:1px} .cnnstrylccimg640{margin:0 27px 14px 0} .captionText{filter:alpha(opacity=100);opacity:1} .cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:visited,.cnn_html_slideshow_media_caption a:link,.captionText a,.captionText a:visited,.captiontext a:link{color:outline:medium none} .cnnVerticalGalleryPhoto{margin:0 auto;padding-right:68px;width:270px} ]]> Ayman al-Zawahiri is the leader of al Qaeda. A reward up to $25 […]

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  • Peacekeeping troops escorted Muslims to safety following violence in the Central African Republic. Jim Clancy reports. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click […]

    Violence in Central African Republic

    Peacekeeping troops escorted Muslims to safety following violence in the Central African Republic. Jim Clancy reports. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click […]

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  • African Voices is a weekly show that highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities, exploring the lives and passions of people who rarely open themselves up to the camera. Follow the team […]

    Secrets of a master goldsmith

    African Voices is a weekly show that highlights Africa’s most engaging personalities, exploring the lives and passions of people who rarely open themselves up to the camera. Follow the team […]

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