Wheaton native dies from illness in Africa

Wheaton native dies from illness in Africa

WARRENVILLE, Ill. (WLS) — “You can always afford to give more love to anyone,” said Dave Therriault of his late friend Meghan Liddy’s message to the world. She carried out that ideal as a nongovernmental organization worker, missionary and foster mother in Africa. But then, her mother Maryann Liddy said, the 25-year-old went to the […]

Third edition of Digital Lab Africa to kick off at DISCOP Johannesburg

Third edition of Digital Lab Africa to kick off at DISCOP Johannesburg

Digital Lab Africa (DLA) is a springboard and an incubation platform for African creatives in digital content. Initiated by the Embassy of France and French Institute in South Africa (IFAS) in 2016, the programme is managed by the South African innovation hub Tshimologong Digital Innovation Precinct since 2018. The third edition of DLA will be […]

Africa's cities are no longer just stopovers on the way to a safari

Africa's cities are no longer just stopovers on the way to a safari

In the global imagination, Africa’s cities are usually limited to safari stopover or the site of compounded suffering. Now, one of the advantages of increased investment on the continent is that more business travellers are jetting in, and they’re growing tired of the hotel’s bland buffet. The African City Guide was created for travellers who […]

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi strives for more after All Blacks win

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi strives for more after All Blacks win

There is only one man still playing the game who knows what it is like to lead a team to victory over the All Blacks in New Zealand – Siya Kolisi. The handful of others who have done it this century have all quit. John Eales, Martin Johnson, Thierry Dusautoir, John Smit and Sam Warburton. […]

Donald Trump Says Melania's Africa Trip was 'Eye-Opening' Because of the 'Tremendous Poverty'

Donald Trump Says Melania's Africa Trip was 'Eye-Opening' Because of the 'Tremendous Poverty'

First lady Melania Trump had an “eye-opening” experience on her recent trip to Africa, according to President Donald Trump. The president, who in January reportedly called African nations “shithole countries,” said in an exclusive sit-down interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham in the White House Monday night that they are “trying to help” with […]

Pan African Vibe – Music Time in Africa

Pan African Vibe – Music Time in Africa

Inside this repeat edition Heather serves up fresh Afrobeats & AfroFunk from West Africa’s top stars, hot hip-hop from Kenya’s current, biggest comeback artist, the 2017 African Cup of Nations Victory song, and classic artists of maskandi, palm-wine highlife, Algerian World music & Mande dance band! Kwame Ofori joins in for Song of the Week […]

England v South Africa: Courtney Lawes doubtful with recurring back injury

England v South Africa: Courtney Lawes doubtful with recurring back injury

Lawes made his England debut in 2009 England forward Courtney Lawes is a doubt for the autumn international with South Africa on 3 November because of a recurring back problem. The 29-year-old Northampton Saints player suffered a back spasm on 6 October after sleeping in a hotel bed that was ill-suited to his 6’7″ frame. […]

Africa's biggest crafts fair opens in Burkina Faso

Africa's biggest crafts fair opens in Burkina Faso

Africa’s largest crafts fair opened on Friday in the Burkina Faso capital Ouagadougou under the shadow of growing terror and jihadist attacks in the West African nation. The 10-day Salon International de l’Artisanat de Ouagadougou (SIAO) has attracted more than 2 500 exhibitors from 25 countries this year and hopes to draw about 300 000 […]