February 19th, 201812ASKiNGRADiO.com | News | Ouagadougou | Feb 19
Colleagues say prolific filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo has died in his home country of Burkina Faso.
The National Union of Burkina Faso Filmmakers on Sunday announced Ouedraogo's death at the age of 64 from an undisclosed illness.
During his career Ouedraogo produced more than 40 films...
February 17th, 20183ASKiNGRADiO.com | News | Maiduguri | Feb 17
Kenyan authorities said suspected al-Shabab extremists killed three teachers in an overnight attack Friday in the northeastern county of Wajir, while police said they foiled another attack in the east, killing a suspect and recovering a huge cache of weapons.
Gunmen attacked Qarsa primary...
February 17th, 20184ASKiNGRADiO.com | News | Maiduguri | Feb 17
Three suicide bombers killed 18 people in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, capital of the state worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency, its police commissioner said Saturday.
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the attack, but the use of suicide bombers in crowded areas is a...
February 15th, 201827ASKiNGRADiO.com | Music News | Feb 15
Toni Braxton is back on the radar!
The 50-year-old singer has announced Monday that she is releasing her first solo album in 8 years. This also happens to be the 25th anniversary of her debut self-titled album.
The upcoming new album will be the singer’s 9th studio album. Titled Sex and...
February 15th, 2018217ASKiNGRADiO.com | BreaKiNG News | Nigeria | Feb 15
Men of the Nigerian Army are heading to Benue State in what appears to be the commencement of the Operation Ayem A Kpatuma recently announced by Chief Of Army Staff.
The Army has been spotted by ASKiNG RADiO Team all the way from the Nasarawa Junction (apparently deployed from Kaduna)...
February 15th, 201811ASKiNGRADiO.com | News | Johannesburg | Feb 15
South African President Jacob Zuma has resigned after more than a week of intense pressure from his party to step down.
With just an hour left ahead of a Wednesday midnight deadline to resign or face a no-confidence vote, Zuma finally did what he swore he would not do: He quit.
Had he not...
February 15th, 201814ASKiNGRADiO.com | News | Johannesburg | Feb 15
Zimbabwean opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai known for his lengthy, dogged quest to end the regime of longtime President Robert Mugabe, has died, just months after Mugabe caved to pressure to step down after decades in power.
His life’s mission took its toll: Tsvangirai, who...
February 14th, 20188ASKiNGRADiO.com | News | Nairobi | Feb 14
As a student, Leah Wangari imagined a glamorous life as a globe-trotting flight attendant, not toiling in dirt and manure.
Born and raised in Kenya's skyscraper-filled capital, Nairobi, the 28-year-old said farming had been the last thing on her mind. The decision to drop agriculture...
February 13th, 20186ASKiNGRADiO.com | #WRD2018 | Feb 13, 2018
World Radio Day Message from UN Secretary-General, Mr António Guterres
Radio reaches the widest audience in the world!
In an era of dramatic advances in communications, radio retains its power to entertain, educate, inform and inspire.
It can unite and empower communities and give voice to...