Sunday, June 26, 2022

Burkina Faso attack death toll rises to 79

Twenty-nine more bodies have been found in addition to the 50 already discovered in a village in the district of Seytenga, northern Burkina Faso, after an attack at the weekend, the government says. The death...

Coca-Cola is putting Jack & Coke in a can

Drinking a Jack and Coke is about to become, somehow, even easier. Coca-Cola is partnering with Brown-Forman to make a new canned cocktail combining Coke and Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey. The drink, which also will...

Dozens of wedding guests abducted in Nigeria

Gunmen have abducted at least 29 people in the north-western Nigerian state of Zamfara, police say. The victims were travelling back home from a wedding ceremony when the armed men ambushed a convoy of their...

Most young Africans want to leave continent – survey

A new survey suggests that two-thirds of young African people are not optimistic about the direction of their country or continent - but remain positive about their personal futures. Researchers conducted more than 4,000 face-to-face...

Tens of thousands rally for stricter US gun laws

Tens of thousands of protesters have rallied across the US to call for stricter gun laws in the wake of two mass shootings. Those taking part at the hundreds of marches carried slogans like "I...

Berlin: Teacher dead and pupils hurt as car hits crowd

A teacher was killed and 14 schoolchildren were injured after a car hit a crowd on a busy street in the German capital, Berlin. The group was on a school trip to Berlin from the...

Soldiers charged with killing nine civilians in Cameroon

The army in Cameroon has confirmed that soldiers have killed nine civilians, including an 18-month-old girl. An army spokesman said a group of soldiers opened fire when they encountered hostile villagers in Missong, in the...

D&AD Awards: Ogilvy Africa wins Africa’s only Yellow Pencil

Ogilvy Africa has won a Yellow Pencil at the 60th edition of the coveted D & AD Awards. The award was for their impressive work in the Leso Lessons project in partnership with Roto...

Ukraine conflict settling into ‘WW1-style trench warfare’

Heavy fighting continues in the eastern Ukrainian city of Severodonetsk, which Russian forces have been trying for weeks to capture It comes as the battle for Donbas grinds on with neither side making major gains A...

Pope prays for Nigeria church attack victims

Pope Francis has prayed for the victims of an attack on a Nigerian church in which it is believed at least 25 worshippers were killed by gunmen. A Vatican statement said he had learned of...

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