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CNN's Anderson Cooper speaks with comedian Elsa Majimbo, who's funny videos about quarantine life have reached viewers beyond her country of Kenya. Watch "Full Circle" every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6p E.T. Read The Full Article
The list released Tuesday is a compilation of 100 people from different walks of life who are making an impact on business, art, sport, music and more across the world. Final names were selected by Time editors, with recommendations from the magazine's international staff and Time 100 alumni. Below are...
Around 15,000 men from all over Kenya and neighboring Tanzania congregated in Maparasha Hills in Kajiado County, 128 kilometers from Nairobi, to feast on an estimated 3,000 bulls and 30,000 goats and sheep. The ceremony occurs once every decade at the site, which is surrounded by hills and dotted with...
Bisi Kazeem, spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), said nine children were involved in the accident, which happened opposite a petrol station along Lokoja-Zariagi highway in the state. State governor Yahaya Bello said in a statement the accident, which occurred early on Wednesday, led to loss of lives...
That's up 6.8% from the year before, among the biggest jumps on record and statistically tied with the change in 2015 under former President Barack Obama. The poverty rate fell to 10.5% last year, the lowest since records started in 1959, Census said. That's down about 1.3 percentage points in...
The inmates escaped late on Wednesday from a jail in Karamoja, a remote, semi-arid northeastern region, said the spokeswoman, Brigadier Flavia Byekwaso. Before fleeing, they broke into the prison armory and stole 15 AK-47 rifles, 20 magazines, and other ammunition. "It's a mass escape ... these were hard-core criminals," she said,...
Known to his fans as just Tresor, he has channeled his grief and hardship into his music, becoming a multi-award-winning singer, songwriter and producer. His sound, he tells CNN, is "new-age African pop -- a fusion of sound from all over the continent." Drawing influences from legends like Brenda Fassie,...
The deal makes FilmOne Entertainment the sole distributors of Disney-owned films in Nigeria, Ghana, and Liberia. "It is a major career highlight, that we're able to get the world's biggest movie studio as a partner," Moses Babatope, a director at FilmOne, told CNN. FilmOne Entertainment has been at the...
The deaths, which took place over the course of three months, were first recorded in May and reported in early July. Their cause was initially a mystery; Botswana ordered laboratory tests to be carried out on carcass, soil and water samples as speculation grew over the deaths. Cyanobacteria are routinely...
The BGI factory, the first coronavirus test production facility in Ethiopia that opened earlier this month, is designed to be able to make 6-8 million tests in a year and can expand the annual capacity to up to 10 million in accordance with local demand, Xinhua reported. BGI, which makes...