Cynthia Atuo

Zonk News Journalist. Cynthia Atuo reports for Zonk News from Kenya.

Nigeria: Islamic agency in Kano bans use of mannequins for display

NIGERIA — The Kano State Hisbah Board has banned the use of mannequin by tailors and boutique owners in the region claiming that it...

South Africa: POPI Act takes effect, defaulters to face heavy fine or jail term

SOUTH AFRICA — The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI/POPIA) which seeks to regulate individuals’ information in South Africa has commenced today. The new act...

SA: “It’s a lot of money” Eskom seeks $10bn loan to shift from coal to renewable energy

SOUTH AFRICA — Embattled Power utility Eskom is reportedly seeking a $10 billion loan from the World Bank and the African Development Bank as...

CAR: seven killed in army checkpoints and camps’ attacks: UN says

Central African Republic — A report by the United Nations peacekeeping force (MUNISCA) in Central African Republic has revealed that seven people have been...

eSwatini: Eight killed in intense pro-democracy protests, demonstrators defy curfew

ESWATINI — At least eight people have been reported dead and 28 others injured following intensified demonstrations that saw police shoot at protestors who...

Davido’s former aide and close associate Obama DMW laid to rest

NIGERIA — Uthman Adeebola Habeeb popularly known as Obama DMW, has been buried today less than 24 hours after his death. His burial follows the...

Cardi B and Offset share maternity photos few days after revealing pregnancy at BET Awards

 WORLD — The BET awards 2021 which took place on Monday 28 came with victory and surprises as well. Rap couple Offset and Cardi b...

Ethiopia: Government assures to re-enter Tigray, rebels vow to fight government

MEKELE, Ethiopia — The war between government and rebel group TPLF (Tigray People’s Liberation Front) is still on even after government unilaterally ceased fire...