Lupita Tipped for Leading Role in ‘Black Panther 2’

[Nairobi News] Film producer, director and screenwriter Ryan Coogler has disclosed that he is more than ready to make a female Black Panther spinoff movie with Lupita Nyong’o as the lead actor.

[Nairobi News] Film producer, director and screenwriter Ryan Coogler has disclosed that he is more than ready to make a female Black Panther spinoff movie with Lupita Nyong'o as the lead actor.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Okonjo-Iweala Denies Statement, Warns Mischief Makers

[Vanguard] Ex-minister of finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has on Sunday distanced herself from a statement credited to her, saying that she never said ‘yesterday’s scavengers are today’s saints’.

[Vanguard] Ex-minister of finance Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has on Sunday distanced herself from a statement credited to her, saying that she never said 'yesterday's scavengers are today's saints'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Shell, Eni Oil Executives On Trial for Graft in Nigeria

[Deutsche Welle] A corruption trial against oil giants Shell and Eni and Nigeria’s ex-oil minister Dan Etete is getting started in Milan. The case deals with alleged bribes valuing millions, and the Italian trial is not the only one.

[Deutsche Welle] A corruption trial against oil giants Shell and Eni and Nigeria's ex-oil minister Dan Etete is getting started in Milan. The case deals with alleged bribes valuing millions, and the Italian trial is not the only one.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SADC Must Keep Its Eye On the Ball in Madagascar

[ISS] The chances of compromise and dialogue among Madagascar’s political actors are getting slimmer by the day. Violent confrontation between supporters of two former presidents and the government of President Hery Rajaonarimampianina have intensified…

[ISS] The chances of compromise and dialogue among Madagascar's political actors are getting slimmer by the day. Violent confrontation between supporters of two former presidents and the government of President Hery Rajaonarimampianina have intensified recently following contested changes to the country's electoral laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Gor Mahia Fall to Hull City in Friendly

[East African] English Championship side Hull City Sunday beat Kenya’s national soccer champions Gor Mahia 4-3 in penalty shootout to lift the SportPesa title.

[East African] English Championship side Hull City Sunday beat Kenya's national soccer champions Gor Mahia 4-3 in penalty shootout to lift the SportPesa title.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

British Tourists Kidnapped in DR Congo Released After Two Days

[Deutsche Welle] Two British nationals kidnapped in Congo have been released, the UK Foreign Office has said. The two Brits were abducted along with their driver at the Virunga wildlife sanctuary on Friday. The driver remains missing.

[Deutsche Welle] Two British nationals kidnapped in Congo have been released, the UK Foreign Office has said. The two Brits were abducted along with their driver at the Virunga wildlife sanctuary on Friday. The driver remains missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

WHO Chief Tedros Flies Into DR Congo to Direct Ebola Response

[allAfrica] The World Health Organization’s director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, flew into the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend to visit an area hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

[allAfrica] The World Health Organization's director-general, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, flew into the Democratic Republic of the Congo at the weekend to visit an area hit by an outbreak of Ebola.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa