Cameroon President Paul Biya has expressed his condolences and offered money to bereaved families who lost their relatives in a landslide that killed at least forty people on Monday. Our reporter travels to Bafoussam in the west of the country where search efforts are still on going.
Facebook has removed pages, accounts and groups linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. It says he is behind a network of 200 fake and compromised accounts that reached almost 1 million people in eight African countries. We discuss this latest move with Olga Ivshina, senior corresponedent at BBC’s Russian Service, and Liz Orembo, a Tech Policy Analyst with the Kenya ICT Action network.
To mark 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were taken to the US, the President of Ghana declared 2019 ‘Year Of The Return’. Some African Americans have taken up the initiative and moved to the continent to start a new life in the home of their ancestors. We listen to their experience.