• How do South Africans connect to the Internet?

    Posted July 16, 2012 by Chido O

    I read an article on MyBroadband.co.za on how South Africans connect to the internet and thought I’d share the info with other Africans on the African social networking site and hopefully engage in discussions.        We all know that internet connection is like a crisis in Africa till date, which is why majority are u...

  • Did women just overtook men in IQ tests for first time?

    Posted July 15, 2012 by Chido O

    Did women just overtook men in IQ tests for the first time in 100 years? That was the first thing that crosses the mind when phsychologists reported that female IQ test scores have risen above those of men.  "Women now have a higher IQ than men according to the latest tests"   According to the latest research - culled from Da...

  • Ghanaian man kills one and a half year old son

    Posted July 15, 2012 by Chido O

    A devastating news coming from Ghana lately is the story of a Ghanaian man who reportedly hanged his one and a half year old son about 2 weeks ago.    GhanaianTimes is reporting that the body of a one-and-half-year-old boy has been retrieved by the police from a bush behind shoprite at Weija in Accra. The deceased, identified as Uncle...

  • Zambia defeats Ghana in World Cup qualifier

    Posted June 10, 2012 by Chido O

    African champions Zambia revived their chances of reaching the 2014 World Cup when defeating Ghana 1-0 in Ndola on Saturday.  The Chipolopolo, who suffered a 2-0 setback to Sudan in their opening game of Group D, won the game to keep up with the group leaders.   The home side won the game with a 15th minute goal when defender John Bo...

  • Zambia vs Ghana World Cup Qualifier (Photo News)

    Posted June 10, 2012 by Chido O

    Photo news of Ghana's 0-1 loss to Zambia on Saturday afternoon at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola in a 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifier.  Jordan Ayew in a tussle with Zambia right-back Chisamba Lungu    Jordan Ayew battling it out with Chisamba Lungu    Zambia midfielder Isaac Chansa was fantastic against Ghana&...

  • 411 as Information for Africa

    Posted April 11, 2011 by Kevin Onuma

      411 simply means information, and information means data that are processed to be useful; and provides answers to “who”, “what”, “where”, “when”, and even how things occurred or expected to occur at a particular given time.    Basically, InformAfrica will be inform...

  • Winnie Mandela opera to premier in Pretoria

    Posted January 2, 2011 by Kevin Onuma

    An opera about the life of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, the ex-wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela is to premiere in Pretoria next year, it has been announced. The lyrics will combine English and Xhosa and the opera will feature a 60-piece orchestra performing western and traditional African music. It is believed to be the fir...

  • Fuji musician, Ayinde Barrister, has passed to glory

    Posted December 17, 2010 by Kevin Onuma

    FUJI music exponent, Alhaji (Dr) Sikiru Ayinde Balogun, popularly known as Barrister, is dead. He died on Thursday morning at St Mary’s Hospital, London, United Kingdom, after developing complications as a result of surgery he underwent recently to extract excess fat from his body. He was 62. His death was confimed by one of his sons, Wale, ...

  • Nigeria to hold election on April 9 2011

    Posted November 24, 2010 by Kevin Onuma

    Officials in Nigeria have said the country will hold a presidential election on 9 April next year, ending months of uncertainty. The poll had originally been scheduled for January, but was postponed after parliament approved constitutional changes.   Officials said the delay was needed so they could amend the voters' roll, which they descri...

  • Huawei Launches New Android Smartphone in Africa

    Posted November 19, 2010 by Kevin Onuma

    JOHANNESBURG---Huawei Device, a subsidiary of China’s Huawei Technologies, has announced the launch of its new Android-powered handset, the IDEOS U8150 smartphone into the African market during the just-concluded AfricaCom event in South Africa. The IDEOS U8150, billed as the most affordable entry-level smartphone, is set to retail f...

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