The African Union Commission chairperson has (finally) condemned the deadly violence against protesters calling for an end to police brutality in Nigeria. However, many feel the body's declaration is a little too late.
The footage depicting #EndSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate being shot at by security forces has been confirmed to be of the Nigerian military.
Nigerian security forces have reportedly opened fire on protesters at Lekki Toll Gate amid continued demonstrations against police brutality. This comes after the Nigerian government recently enforced an abrupt curfew in Lagos.
President Donald Trump has announced that Sudan will be removed from the list of countries that allegedly sponsor terrorism after Sudan recently met the required payment of USD 330 million.
South African hit song 'John Vuli Gate' by Mapara A Jazz featuring Ntosh Gazi and Colano has recorded the highest entry into Shazam's global chart following the #JohnVuliGateChallenge on social media.
South African Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize and has wife, Dr May Mkhize, have both tested positive for COVID-19. Dr Mkhize has encouraged South Africans to continue social distancing whilst undergoing self-isolation.
Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has announced the establishment of a special court to deal with sexual and gender-based violence but protestors are skeptical and continue to call for further action.
Nigerian sports stars have amplified their voices through the continued #EndSARS banner by revealing their own harrowing experiences with the rogue special police unit.
The 'Americanah' mini-series adaptation by Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira has been axed by HBO Max due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and scheduling conflicts.
Young people in Nigeria have successfully managed to use technological innovations to organize and make the #EndSARS protests run incredibly efficiently and easily. This moment will go down in history as a revolution that was birthed via technology.
We speak with the Seattle-based DJ and producer about his new album and the music bridges connecting Brazil, the US and the world.
South African activist Candice Chirwa, the 'Minister of Menstruation', speaks to us about what a period-positive world looks like, the challenges menstruators face even in 2020 and her important advocacy work with QRATE.
When Nigerian youth shout the line "Why everybody come dey para, para, para, para for me" at protests, it is an act of collective rebellion and rage, giving flight to our anger against the police officers that profile young people, the bureaucracy that enables them, and a government that appears lethargic.
We discuss the strength in resolve of Nigeria's youth, their use of social media to speak up, and the young digital platforms circumventing the legacy media propaganda machine. We also get first-hand accounts from young creatives on being extorted by SARS and why they believe the protests are so important.
The 100 million dollar fund is set to support and amplify the work of Black YouTube creators from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.
The annual Fela Kuti commemoration will be done virtually, and its talented lineup promises not to disappoint.
Renowned Nigerian writer and poet John Pepper Clark passed away this past Tuesday at the age of 85 after battling a short illness.
Following continued protests against police brutality in Nigeria through SARS, it seems Nigerian youth have adopted Davido's latest single 'FEM' as their anthem.
Nigeria has announced that the newly formed police unit SWAT will replace SARS. However, Nigerians have now continued their protests under #EndSWAT in an enduring call to end all forms of police brutality.
South African artist Langa Mavuso speaks to us about his debut album, LANGA, and the mixture of pain, healing and raw honesty that allowed this project to come to life.
We speak to OKAN, an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz ensemble based in Canada, about their latest record Espiral.
This year's winner of the PEN Pinter Prize, Linton Kwesi Johnson, has awarded the 'International Writer of Courage' honour to Eritrean writer, Amanuel Asrat, who is still believed to be in prison after 19 years.
Opposition groups in Guinea have reported that at least 90 protestors have been killed amid ongoing demonstrations just a week before elections are set to take place.
Costa Titch releases debut album 'Made in Africa' featuring AKA, Riky Rick, Boity, 25K, Frank Casino, Boskasie and others, and it's a fun light-hearted listen.