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no responses. February 18, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Niger Aid Stampede: At Least 20 Killed In Diffa


Niger Aid Stampede: At Least 20 Killed In Diffa

Report says at least 20 people, many of them women and children, have been killed in a stampede in south-eastern Niger. Refugees from neighbouring Nigeria were […]

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no responses. February 18, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Pompeo In Africa: US Secretary Of State Praises Angola’s Anti-Corruption Drive


Pompeo In Africa: US Secretary Of State Praises Angola’s Anti-Corruption Drive

Report says, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Senegal, Angola and Ethiopia on his maiden African trip. He is also the first U.S. […]

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no responses. February 17, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Children Among 22 Killed In Attack On Cameroon Village


Children Among 22 Killed In Attack On Cameroon Village

Report says, at least 22 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon. Over half those killed in Ntumbo were children, […]

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no responses. February 14, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

New Round Of Anti-Conde Protests As Guinea’s ‘Divisive’ Referendum Looms


New Round Of Anti-Conde Protests As Guinea’s ‘Divisive’ Referendum Looms

Reports say, closed shops and empty roads were witnessed across much of the Guinean capital Conakry on Wednesday amid an opposition call for resistance against an […]

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no responses. February 14, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Embattled Malawi Poll Chief Defends Annulled Vote


Embattled Malawi Poll Chief Defends Annulled Vote

Malawi’s electoral commission head, Jane Ansah, has admitted using tippex correction fluid on ballot tally sheets in the now annulled 2019 election, but claimed there is […]

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no responses. February 14, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Malian Soldiers Return To Key Rebel Stronghold Of Kidal


Malian Soldiers Return To Key Rebel Stronghold Of Kidal

Report says Mali’s military returned to a longtime rebel stronghold with former rebels as well as regular soldiers making up the arriving force of hundreds Thursday, […]

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no responses. February 12, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Portugal Freezes Isabel’s Accounts At Request Of Angola Government


Portugal Freezes Isabel’s Accounts At Request Of Angola Government

Reports say, the Angolan government’s request to freeze overseas accounts of Isabel dos Santos has been granted by the Portuguese authorities. This is the latest leg […]

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no responses. February 11, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Deadly Attack On Benin Police Post Along Border With Burkina Faso


Deadly Attack On Benin Police Post Along Border With Burkina Faso

Reports say men armed with rifles and machetes attacked a police station in Benin near the border with troubled Burkina Faso, raising fears that extremist violence […]

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no responses. February 11, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

Kenyans Bid Farewell To Ex-president Moi


Kenyans Bid Farewell To Ex-president Moi

Kenyans on Wednesday flocked the Nyayo National Stadium in the capital Nairobi for the funeral of former president Daniel Arap Moi. Moi, who led the country […]

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no responses. February 11, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Illegal’ Chinese Chef Arrested In Kenya For Whipping Local Employee


Illegal’ Chinese Chef Arrested In Kenya For Whipping Local Employee

A Kenyan TV station on Saturday broadcast a video that showed a Chinese man caning a Kenyan in an open compound. K24 Digital describing the footage […]

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sentencing of 28 militia members on Friday in the Central African Republic (CAR) for an array of violent crimes, including the murder of civilians as well

no responses. February 10, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

28 Militiamen Sentenced In Central African Republic For Murder Of Civilians, UN Peacekeepers


28 Militiamen Sentenced In Central African Republic For Murder Of Civilians, UN Peacekeepers

The sentencing of 28 militia members on Friday in the Central African Republic (CAR) for an array of violent crimes, including the murder of civilians as […]

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no responses. February 10, 2020 Enuwa Ochai

African Leaders Reject Trump’s Peace Plan


African Leaders Reject Trump’s Peace Plan

African leaders on Sunday condemned US President Donald Trump’s Mideast peace plan as illegitimate, taking advantage of an African Union summit to voice solidarity with “the […]

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no responses. February 7, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Tunisians Protest President Trump’s ‘Deal Of Shame,’ Call For Boycott Of US Products


Tunisians Protest President Trump’s ‘Deal Of Shame,’ Call For Boycott Of US Products

Report says, hundreds of people in Tunisia demonstrated in the centre of the capital Tunis against a recent Middle East plan by United States president Donald […]

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no responses. February 6, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#Coronavirus: 2 Suspected Cases Recorded In Ghana


#Coronavirus: 2 Suspected Cases Recorded In Ghana

Two foreign nationals, a Chinese and an Argentinian are suspected to have shown symptoms of coronavirus at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital on Wednesday, 5 February […]

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no responses. February 6, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Equatorial Guinea Donates $2m To China To Help Combat Coronavirus


Equatorial Guinea Donates $2m To China To Help Combat Coronavirus

The government of Equatorial Guinea has announced a solidarity contribution of $2 million to China over the rampaging coronavirus outbreak. The decision was reached after a […]

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no responses. February 5, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

S/African Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Ex-President Zuma


S/African Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Ex-President Zuma

A South African court issued an arrest warrant for former President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday, after he skipped court on grounds of needing medical treatment, but […]

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no responses. February 5, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Lesotho First Lady Maesaiah Thabane Faces Charge Of Murdering Rival


Lesotho First Lady Maesaiah Thabane Faces Charge Of Murdering Rival

Reports say the wife of the prime minister of Lesotho is to be formally charged in court with murdering his previous wife. First Lady Maesaiah Thabane […]

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no responses. February 5, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Guinea Referendum To Hold On March 1 With Legislative Polls – Conde


Guinea Referendum To Hold On March 1 With Legislative Polls – Conde

Report says Guinea’s president announced late Tuesday that he would go ahead with a contested plan to revise the West African country’s constitution next month, a […]

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no responses. February 5, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Floods, Landslides Kill 13 In Rwanda Capital Kigali


Floods, Landslides Kill 13 In Rwanda Capital Kigali

Reports say, at least 13 people died in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, in overnight heavy rains and others were injured. The East African nation has seen dozens […]

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no responses. February 4, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Thirteen Children Killed In Stampede At Kenyan Primary School


Thirteen Children Killed In Stampede At Kenyan Primary School

Reports says thirteen students have been killed in a stampede as they rushed down a staircase at a primary school in western Kenya. According to reports, at […]

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