Africa

West African Leaders Suspend Guinea From Ecowas Following Coup

West African Leaders Suspend Guinea From Ecowas Following...

Leaders of the 15-nation bloc held a virtual meeting to discuss the coup waged by...

Nnamdi Kanu sues President Buhari

Nnamdi Kanu sues President Buhari

Mr Kanu also wants the Nigerian government to apologise to him for the infringement...

Guinea Coup leader receives applause from citizens

Guinea Coup leader receives applause from citizens

The jubilation was a demonstration of how much people were happy that Alpha Condé...

Guinea Coup leader confirms President's safety, says coup is to rebuild the country

Guinea Coup leader confirms President's safety, says coup...

According to Col Mahamady Doumbouya, their decision to overthrow the government...

Coup soldiers in Guinea call Ministers for meeting

Coup soldiers in Guinea call Ministers for meeting

An indefinite nationwide curfew is in force.

Thousands of Boko Haram fighters surrender in Nigeria

Thousands of Boko Haram fighters surrender in Nigeria

The Nigerian authorities say they’re now profiling those who have surrendered for...

Algeria forest fires: Dozens killed in Kabylie region

Algeria forest fires: Dozens killed in Kabylie region

More than 100 fires have been reported across 17 Algerian provinces, the country's...

Suspect in attack on Mali leader dies in custody

Suspect in attack on Mali leader dies in custody

A government statement said the man’s health had deteriorated in custody and he...

Imprisoned South African President to attend brother's funeral today

Imprisoned South African President to attend brother's...

The former South African president Zuma will not wear prison uniform while on “compassionate...

Mali's leader 'safe' after Eid prayers knife attack

Mali's leader 'safe' after Eid prayers knife attack

The attack is a concern for a country facing mounting security challenges, including...

After deadly riots in South Africa, army of volunteers leads defense, cleanup efforts

After deadly riots in South Africa, army of volunteers...

Protests that began with the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma led to widespread...

Jacob Zuma Surrenders To Police, Begins 15-Month Jail Term

Jacob Zuma Surrenders To Police, Begins 15-Month Jail Term

South Africa’s ex-president, Zuma was given a judgement against Zuma who was in...

Former South African President, Zuma Sentenced To 15 Months Imprisonment

Former South African President, Zuma Sentenced To 15 Months...

Jacob Zuma has been sentenced to 15 months in jail after failing to appear at a...

Central Bank Of Nigeria To Print Gambian Currency

Central Bank Of Nigeria To Print Gambian Currency

Mr Godwin Emefiele, the CBN Governor accepted the proposal by the Governor of Central...

Some 350,000 Ethiopians in famine conditions - UN

Some 350,000 Ethiopians in famine conditions - UN

According to the IPC, 5.5 million Ethiopians were facing high levels of acute food...

Mali President, Prime Minister Resign

Mali President, Prime Minister Resign

Mali president and prime minister resigned on Wednesday, two days after they were...

White people and dogs 'rescued first' in Mozambique

White people and dogs 'rescued first' in Mozambique

Amnesty noted that those who were left behind and attempted to leave the hotel in...

Museveni Sworn In For Sixth Term As Ugandan President

Museveni Sworn In For Sixth Term As Ugandan President

Musevani took the oath of office at a ceremony in Kampala broadcast on national...

'Nigeria’s Insecurity Is An Internal Matter’- South Korea Ambassador

'Nigeria’s Insecurity Is An Internal Matter’- South Korea...

Chae said Nigeria needs international cooperation mainly with its neighbouring countries...

ECOWAS Issues Security Alert, Warns Staff To Limit Social Engagements

ECOWAS Issues Security Alert, Warns Staff To Limit Social...

The alert was sequel to rising incidences of violent crimes including abductions,...

Olusegun is Airtel Africa's new Chief Executive Officer

Olusegun is Airtel Africa's new Chief Executive Officer

Ogunsanya who was presently the Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, would...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli dies at 61

Tanzanian President John Magufuli dies at 61

The Vice President, Samia Suluhu Hassan told that the 61-year-old John Magufuli...

Ivory Coast PM dies in German hospital

Ivory Coast PM dies in German hospital

Ivory Coast's Prime Minister passed on just days after his 56th birthday.

Nigeria's Candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes History, Confirmed As WTO DG

Nigeria's Candidate, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes History,...

Dr Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed Director-General of the WTO.

Africa's second waves sees rising death rate

Africa's second waves sees rising death rate

At least 40 countries have now seen a second wave of the pandemic.

'Poor Nigerians Will Reach 100 Million By 2022' – World Bank Reveals

'Poor Nigerians Will Reach 100 Million By 2022' – World...

Hernandez stated that before the COVID-19 pandemic, about two million Nigerians...