Mr Madu

#MoneyHeist: Outrage as Kenya Spends Covid-19 Funds on Tea and Snacks

Kenyans online are outraged after the ministry of health spent $37,000 on tea and snacks for its staff in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. A total of 4 million Kenyan shillings ($37,000; £30,000) has been spent on tea and...

Coronavirus Lockdown Sees Rise in Domestic Violence in Nigeria

Domestic and sexual violence experts in Nigeria say they have seen an increase in the number of people asking them for help. It comes as the United Nations warns of a shadow pandemic with rising reports of physical and verbal...

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Mr Madu is a freelance writer, a lover of Africa and a frequent hiker who loves long, vigorous walks, usually on hills or mountains.
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Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her first novel "The Old Drift". The...