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no responses. January 28, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

Burkina Faso Rocked By New Jihadist Massacre


Burkina Faso Rocked By New Jihadist Massacre

At least 10 men have been killed in a jihadist massacre at a village in Burkina Faso, which is in the grip of a years-long Islamist […]

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no responses. January 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Coronavirus: Africa On Alert As Kenya, Ivory Coast Test Suspected Cases


Coronavirus: Africa On Alert As Kenya, Ivory Coast Test Suspected Cases

The coronavirus was confirmed in the Chinese city on January 7, 2020. Cases have since been confirmed in several other Asian countries, Europe and the United […]

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no responses. January 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Suspected Militants Kill Dozens In Burkina Faso


Suspected Militants Kill Dozens In Burkina Faso

Report says, suspected militants have killed dozens in the latest attack in Burkina Faso’s restive northern region where jihadists have been carrying out frequent attacks. The […]

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no responses. January 28, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Sahel: Czech Republic To Deploy Anti-Terrorism Troops


Sahel: Czech Republic To Deploy Anti-Terrorism Troops

Reports say, Czech Republic’s defence ministry plan to deploy troops to the African continent was on Monday approved by the government. According to the reports, the […]

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no responses. January 27, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Arrest Jammeh, Ban His Party: Gambians Demand


Arrest Jammeh, Ban His Party: Gambians Demand

Hundreds of Gambians on Saturday called for the arrest and prosecution of the country’s former president Yahya Jammeh, arguing that the victims of his 22-year rule […]

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Maternal Mortality: Toyin Saraki Advocates Rapid Frontline Solutions

no responses. January 23, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Maternal Mortality: Toyin Saraki Advocates Rapid Frontline Solutions


Maternal Mortality: Toyin Saraki Advocates Rapid Frontline Solutions

Ahead of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa’s participation at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Mrs Toyin Saraki, Founder- President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa […]

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no responses. January 23, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Angola Charges Isabel Dos Santos With Fraud, Embezzlement


Angola Charges Isabel Dos Santos With Fraud, Embezzlement

Report says,Angola’s billionaire former first daughter Isabel dos Santos has been charged with money laundering and mismanagement during her stewardship of state-owned oil firm Sonangol. Documents […]

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no responses. January 22, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ethiopia Timkat Event: 10 Dead, 250 Others Injured


Ethiopia Timkat Event: 10 Dead, 250 Others Injured

Regional officials in Ethiopia on Tuesday confirmed 10 deaths and 250 people injured after a wooden platform collapsed during a religious event the day before. Thousands […]

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no responses. January 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Libyan Conflict: Foreign Powers ‘Withdraw’ Military Support, Back Ceasefire


Libyan Conflict: Foreign Powers ‘Withdraw’ Military Support, Back Ceasefire

Report says foreign powers backing rival governments in Libya have agreed to stop military interference in the country, and rather support ongoing efforts to achieve a […]

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no responses. January 16, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Gambia Police Bans Anti-Government Protests, Pro-Jammeh March Cleared


Gambia Police Bans Anti-Government Protests, Pro-Jammeh March Cleared

Report says police in The Gambia have banned a group that planned to continue anti-government protests calling for president Adama Barrow to call elections despite having […]

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no responses. January 15, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ethiopia Elections Body Sets August 16 As Tentative Date For 2020 Polls


Ethiopia Elections Body Sets August 16 As Tentative Date For 2020 Polls

The National Elections Board of Ethiopia, NEBE, has announced a tentative date for national elections. The outfit proposed that polls should be held August 16, 2020. A […]

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no responses. January 15, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Mozambique President Sworn In After Contested Re-Election


Mozambique President Sworn In After Contested Re-Election

A number of African leaders were present in Maputo as Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi was sworn in for a second and final term Wednesday after five […]

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no responses. January 14, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Protester Killed As Guineans Resume Anti-Conde Protests


Protester Killed As Guineans Resume Anti-Conde Protests

Reports say one young protester in Guinea was shot dead and many others arrested Monday in the suburbs of the capital, Conakry, amid demonstrations against the […]

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one response. January 13, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Three Teachers Killed In Suspected Al-Shabab Attack In Kenya


Three Teachers Killed In Suspected Al-Shabab Attack In Kenya

Report says three people have been killed after suspected Al Shabaab militants attacked a school in Garissa County, Kenya, near the border with Somalia.  According to […]

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no responses. January 13, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

89 Soldiers Killed As Terrorists Attack Niger Military Camp


89 Soldiers Killed As Terrorists Attack Niger Military Camp

Reports say a jihadist attack on a military camp in western Niger three days ago left 89 soldiers dead, according to a new toll announced by […]

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no responses. January 9, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Botswana Court To Adjudicate 2019 Election Petition Case


Botswana Court To Adjudicate 2019 Election Petition Case

Report says Botswana’s court of appeal on Wednesday accepted to hear an opposition challenge to the outcome of elections held last year. A lower court had […]

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no responses. January 9, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Togo’s February 22 Presidential Vote: Head-To-Head Between Faure And Fabre


Togo’s February 22 Presidential Vote: Head-To-Head Between Faure And Fabre

Report says the West African nation of Togo goes to the polls late next month (February 22) to elect a president. It will be the fourth […]

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Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé

no responses. January 9, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Togo President Running For Fourth Five-year Term In Feb. 2020 Polls


Togo President Running For Fourth Five-year Term In Feb. 2020 Polls

Togolese President Faure Gnassingbé has been elected as flagbearer for the ruling party, the Union for the Republic, (known by its French abbreviation UNIR) ahead of […]

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Sudan: Intercommunal Clashes Displace Tens Of Thousands In Volatile Darfur Region

no responses. January 8, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

Sudan: Intercommunal Clashes Displace Tens Of Thousands In Volatile Darfur Region


Sudan: Intercommunal Clashes Displace Tens Of Thousands In Volatile Darfur Region

Around 40,000 have been displaced in Sudan’s West Darfur State in recent days, following intercommunal clashes, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) […]

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no responses. January 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Push for Tripoli: Libya Rebel Capture Sirte, Birthplace Of Gaddafi


Push for Tripoli: Libya Rebel Capture Sirte, Birthplace Of Gaddafi

Report says forces loyal to renegade General Khalifa Haftar are in control of Sirte, the birthplace of former ruler Muammar Gaddafi. The self-styled Libyan National Army […]

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