Tag: Congo

Ado AminuNovember 18, 2021

New Congo mountain eruption imminent, warns volcanologist | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: P-Square: Nigerian Afrobeats twins make ...

Ado AminuOctober 29, 2021

Tunisian women protest as Lawmaker faces sexual harassment hearing | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Former Congolese Prime Minister Clément ...

Ado AminuOctober 8, 2021

Kenya bans local dance, says it increases immorality, early pregnancy | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Congo’s $6 billion China mining ...

Chinedu OkaforJuly 10, 2020

Akon is convinced that Africans fight gorillas with their bare hands

There are certain variables, such as distance, single stories and economic philosophies that tends to create a cultural disconnect in ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 30, 2020

Reactions as Belgian King sends Congo shocking letter on 60th Independence Anniversary

Social media site, Twitter, flew the blue-yellow-red flag of Congo, high in honour of their 60th independence on Tuesday. Conversations ...

EditorMarch 5, 2020

Ebola is finally history for the Democratic Republic of Congo

In the mass hysteria of the Coronavirus and the West’s confusion as to how the virus has not infiltrated Africa ...

tosin adesinaAugust 8, 2018

Ebola is slowly inching its way across West Africa and Nigeria is clearly not ready for another epidemic

Healthcare in most parts of Africa is a mess, and most Africans are just one illness away from death or poverty. Currently, ...

Feyi FawehinmiJanuary 4, 2018

Feyi Fawehinmi: War is good; Africa needs it

In 2017, YNaija committed a big part of its time and resources towards carefully documenting the big stories happening in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Ebola: FG, Lagos state to sanction Kenya Airlines

The Federal and Lagos State governments on Thursday said they would punish Kenya Airways for conveying a corpse from an ...

AzeezMay 26, 2017

Ebola: FG may sanction Kenya Airways for conveying corpse from Congo

The Federal Government may sanction Kenya Airways for flying a corpse to Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo where ...

AzeezMay 20, 2017

Ebola: We are on top of the situation – Health minister

by Azeez Adeniyi The Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said the Federal Government is ready to ensure the ...

AzeezMay 15, 2017

Ebola: FG increases screening at major airports

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has deployed additional personnel, thermal scanners and sanitisers to Lagos and Abuja airports in ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 9, 2016

‘I was told the show had been cancelled’ | Peter Okoye releases more shocking details about Congo show

We told you of a disclaimer Peter Okoye issued regarding a show in Congo that Psquare was billed to perform ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 9, 2016

Riot and rape forces Davido to pull the plug on Congo show (WATCH)

While Wizkid had to pull out of his performance at the wireless festival in the UK on Friday as a ...

Oreoluwa PetersJuly 9, 2016

Fans lash out at Peter Okoye for pulling out of Psquare show

On Friday night, Peter Okoye issued a disclaimer regarding a Psquare performance at an Airtel-sponsored concert scheduled to take place in ...

Oreoluwa PetersApril 24, 2016

Congolese star, Papa Wemba dies on stage (WATCH)

Congolese music star Papa Wemba – real names was Jules Shungu Webadio – has died after collapsing on stage in ...

Oreoluwa PetersApril 3, 2016

Congolese male fan weeps upon Davido’s arrival (WATCH)

Overt the years, crowds have cheered, girls have fainted… for the love of one superstar –Davido. Nonetheless, the Nigerian singer ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2015

APC candidate, Buhari promises a better Nigeria for all

by James Sambo All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), says APC would provide the necessary military ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 19, 2014

I advised Keshi to quit @NgSuperEagles, but he didn’t listen – Onigbinde

by Mark Bassey Recently, several former coaches of the Super Eagles have urged Stephen Keshi to quit as gaffer of ...

Isime EseneNovember 15, 2014

Pres. Jonathan hails Super Eagles over victory against Congo

by Isi Esene President Goodluck Jonathan has commended the efforts of the Nigerian Super Eagles to revive the country’s hopes ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

I will pray to God for #Nigeria to qualify for Nations Cup – Onazi

by Mark Bassey ‘In God we trust’; No one believes this at this point in time more than the Super ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 6, 2014

Ebola aid: ECOWAS donates $1.5million to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone

by Laila Ibrahim The Extra Ordinary meeting of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of States and ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 25, 2014

“Fashion is bigger than football in Nigeria” – Top Twitter reactions to Lanre Da Silva’s comments

by Kolapo Olapoju   Nigerian fashion designer, Lanre Da Silva Ajayi was a guest on Channels Television programme, ‘Sunrise Today’, on ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 20, 2014

Stephen Keshi denies being sacked, as Ethiopia woos him

by Mark Bassey Erstwhile coach of the Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi has categorically refuted the claims that he was axed by ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 8, 2014

Its the old days again: Psquare brothers hit the beach in Dubai

by Damilola Jagun Psquare have managed to survive the rift that threatened to break up the group, and have subsequently ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

International deal: How Psquare got into partnership with global beer brand ‘Skol’

by Kolapo Olapoju Nigerian superstars, Psquare have gone into partnership with international beer brand, Skol, to be its face in ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 6, 2014

Keshi replace injured Victor Moses with Dolphins striker

by Mark Bassey Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi, has called up Dolphins forward, Emem Eduok as replacement for Stoke striker, Victor ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 4, 2014

New NFF boss, Pinnick has no love for Keshi, but Big Boss vows to carry on with the job

by Mark Bassey The new President of the Nigerian Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, is not so fond of the gaffer ...

SolaOctober 3, 2014

Fear of Ebola: Akon performs in plastic bubble in Congo

by Chidi Okoye The fear of Ebola is the beginning of Wisdom. To avoid catching Ebola during a concert in ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 11, 2014

Keshi’s future with Super Eagles uncertain

by Olorunwa Lawal Super Eagles head coach, Stephen Keshi, is yet to decide on his future as the coach of ...

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