In order to keep you updated on what is happening in Africa and around the world, we have compiled a run-down of the top stories that are currently trending on social media.
Dasuki: Nigerian twitter users share their thoughts as new developments unfold. #DasukiGate is the key hashtag and the issues being discussed surround the release of more names which have been revealed.
— Lauretta Onochie (@Laurestar) December 5, 2015
— Dolapo Aina (@DolapoAina) December 3, 2015
— Muhammad R. Shehu (@mshehu5) December 3, 2015
Sosoliso: Nigerians remember the Sosoliso flight that crashed ten years ago, killing 110 people on board the flight including the ’60 Angels’ from Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja.
— Radio Diaspora (@radiodiasporang) December 10, 2015
10 years ago today (my Mom’s birthday) all those children lost in the #SosolisoCrash. May God continue to comfort their parents.
— Lola Johnson (@Lola2204) December 10, 2015
Cyril Stober: Popular ace broadcaster and long time staff of Nigeria Televison Authority (NTA) retires after thirty years of active service to Nigeria’s media house.
— nigerianbulletin.com (@nbulletin) December 10, 2015
Like many Nigerians, I celebrate Cyril Stober on his retirement. Stober has been in NTA all my life. He inspires me. pic.twitter.com/8ISBtdFeQj
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) December 10, 2015
Human Rights Day: Today marks the 49th anniversary of the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
— UN Foundation (@unfoundation) December 10, 2015
— NelsonMandela (@NelsonMandela) December 10, 2015
— Welthungerhilfe (@Welthungerhilfe) December 10, 2015
#ZumaMustFall: South Africans have taken to social media to voice their unhappiness at the sacking of respected Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene. Using the #ZumaMustFall hashtag, people are calling for the president to leave office.
A dictator will put unqualified, incompetent ppl who can’t stand against him, in important positions so he can control. #ZumaMustFall
— #Dirtyallstar19Dec (@Menziwamanzi) December 10, 2015
— MyCuntryRanByaBaboon (@Its_Master_Q) December 10, 2015
— Tiffany Tinkles (@TiffanyTinkles) December 10, 2015