Idriss Déby’s son is to lead an army council for 18 months after the president died in battle.
Hellah Sidibe: Running from California to NYCMost people who run know it can at times be a painful business – even if you’re good at it.But Hellah Sidibe, a Mali-born former professional footballer, has decided to put himself through pain on an altogether different scale, without even the promise of a souvenir medal.The 30-year-old, whose
A team of female engineering graduates is aiming to overcome gender barriers in Ghana’s male-dominated automobile industry. Belinda, Gifty and Erica have embraced opportunities offered by Solar Taxi, a transport service start-up, by assembling its solar-powered fleet of vehicles.So what’s driving them? They spoke to the BBC’s Azeezat Olaoluwa.Video Editor: Miriam O’DonkorProducer: Akwasi SarpongFilmed by:
Chad’s President, Idriss Déby, has died from wounds sustained in combat, the country’s military has said.Déby, 68, spent more than three decades in power and was one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders.Idriss Deby was criticised for his poor human rights record, but there are fears that his death could trigger political instability in the country.There are
The news that 12 clubs have signed up to join a new European Super League (ESL) has drawn almost universal condemnation – from fans, players, politicians, administrators – and even royalty.However, the reaction from around Africa has been a little more mixed .While there have been some against the idea, others have welcomed it.For example,