Inquiry requested as footballer, 24, dies in Sierra Leone

Inquiry requested as footballer, 24, dies in Sierra Leone

An inquiry has been requested into the death of a local footballer in Sierra Leone, Edmond Bangura – aged 24 – with concerns that he may have been the victim of coronavirus. Goalkeeper Bangura, who played for FC Johansen, died in the early hours on Friday in a Freetown hospital. “A close relative of Edmond […]

Coronavirus: 1,400 Americans return home from Ghana

Coronavirus: 1,400 Americans return home from Ghana

The U.S. Embassy in Ghana has facilitated the return of 300 Americans to the United States. In all, some 1,400 Americans have returned to the U.S in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. This was disclosed in a statement on the Embassy’s website. “As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on April 10, we are […]

Bodies won’t litter streets of Africa – World Bishops tell Melinda Gates

Bodies won’t litter streets of Africa – World Bishops tell Melinda Gates

The World Bishops’ Council (WBC), Africa has rejected the prediction of Melinda Gates that COVID – 19 will be so devastated that dead bodies will litter the streets of Africa, describing her statement as very frightening. Mrs. Gates, wife of billionaire Bill Gates had in an interview few days ago with the CNN stated that […]

How 14 Black women seized Disneyland in African wear

How 14 Black women seized Disneyland in African wear

Most people growing up had some form of obsession or fascination with Disney. Some outgrow the Disney phase and others just cannot live without anything Disney. Hence, they join a DisneyBound community that resonates with their personal ideals and that is just what Audrey Lee Young did. Disney bounding is a group of like-minded women who wear outfits inspired […]

‘Deeply regrettable’ – AU boss slams Trump for halting WHO funding

‘Deeply regrettable’ – AU boss slams Trump for halting WHO funding

The head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki, has strongly condemned Donald Trump’s decision to cut US funding to the World Health Organization. Faki said the move by the US was “deeply regrettable”. “The US govt decision to suspend funding to WHO is deeply regrettable. Today more than ever, the world depends on WHO’s leadership to steer […]

STEMi Makers Africa, U.S Consulate Nigeria, others commemorate 2020 International Women’s Day

STEMi Makers Africa, U.S Consulate Nigeria, others commemorate 2020 International Women’s Day

Jennifer Woods, and Charlotte Essiet. Photo: STEMi Makers Africa. This project is an outgrowth of the organization where they offer an extensive range of career and personal development talk, enlightening discussions and inspiring conversations from trailblazing Advocates in Science and Technology who are speaking out to challenge the status quo. Read also: Beyoncé’s father invests in […]

Zimbabwe approves herbal treatment for COVID-19

Zimbabwe approves herbal treatment for COVID-19

Could herbal treatment be the answer to the deadly coronavirus? The government of Zimbabwe believes so. In recent years, the treatments and remedies used in traditional African medicine have gained more appreciation from researchers in science. In Zimbabwe, the government has authorized herbalists to treat coronavirus patients. However, medical experts have urged the government to stick to WHO […]