AAFCA TV Honors Cancels Live Event, Goes Virtual; Norman Lear to Be Given Legend Award

The African American Film Critics Association has scrapped its planned in-person ceremony for the 3rd annual AAFCA TV Honors, and will instead now take place as a virtual event. The shift was made in light of the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in both Southern California and around the country

South African Bitcoin exchange founders 'disappear with $3.6billion'

Founders of South African Bitcoin exchange Africrypt ‘disappear with $3.6billion in currency after telling investors they were hacked in April’ Brothers and founders Ameer and Raees Cajee are uncontactable, lawyers say Investors hired a law firm to investigate after being informed of a hack in April One of the brothers

‘Unprecedented’: African countries boycott South Africa over xenophobia claims

Dakar, Senegal: Pop stars have announced a boycott. Air Tanzania has suspended flights to Johannesburg. Madagascar and Zambia are refusing to send their soccer teams. Nigeria has recalled its ambassador and pulled out of a major economic forum. Nigerian foreign nationals remove a looter from their shops in Troyville, Johannesburg

Fanning hurt on South African surf safari

Retirement hasn't been kind to Mick Fanning, who has suffered a serious knee injury while surfing in South Africa. The three-time world champion, who retired from the World Surf League last year, will have surgery on a torn ACL that could keep him out of the water for up to

Confederation of African Football: President Ahmad detained in France

Fifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football President Ahmad is being questioned by authorities in France. A statement from football’s world governing body says it is “in relation to allegations related to his mandate while President of Caf.” It added that “Fifa is unaware of the details surrounding