Meet The Ngoma Africa Band, popular and most wanted ban in Germany

(Ukzambians) The NGOMA AFRICA BAND; known as the (Golden Voice of East Africa) or ” FFU- Field force unit” is one of the few amongst african bands in Germany to have touched hearts and left audience dancing and week in the knees. Founded in 1993 and led by Tanzanian musician borned Ebrahim Makunja aka kamanda […]

Twenty-nine dead in clashes on anniversary of Egypt uprising

Twenty-nine dead in clashes on anniversary of Egypt uprising

By Sameh Bardisi and Maggie Fick (Reuters) – Twenty-nine people were killed during anti-government marches on Saturday while thousands rallied in support of the army-led authorities, underlining Egypt’s volatile political fissures three years after the fall of autocrat President Hosni Mubarak. Security forces lobbed teargas and some fired automatic weapons in the air to try […]

Mandela statue : Row over rabbit in Nelson’s ear

BBC South Africa’s government has ordered sculptors to remove a bronze rabbit they hid in the ear of a Nelson Mandela statue, unveiled after the former president’s death last month. It wanted to “restore dignity back to the statue”, a spokesman told the BBC. The sculptors reportedly inserted the rabbit as a trademark signature and […]

BBC World TV’s Komla Dumor dies

BBC World TV’s Komla Dumor dies

BBC TV presenter Komla Dumor has died suddenly at his home in London at the age of 41, it has been announced. Ghana-born Dumor was a presenter for BBC World News and its Focus on Africa programme. One of Ghana’s best-known journalists, he joined the BBC as a radio broadcaster in 2007 after a decade […]