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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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no responses. January 8, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Remotely Detonated Al-Shabaab Bomb Kills 3, Wounds 6 In Somali Capital


Remotely Detonated Al-Shabaab Bomb Kills 3, Wounds 6 In Somali Capital

Report says a car bomb exploded at a checkpoint in Somalia’s capital Wednesday morning, killing three people and wounding six others. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group […]

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More international support needed to curb deadly measles outbreak in DR Congo

no responses. January 8, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Seeks More International Support To Curb Deadly Measles Outbreak In DR Congo


WHO Seeks More International Support To Curb Deadly Measles Outbreak In DR Congo

Countries are being asked to step up assistance to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) which is facing the world’s worst measles epidemic, with more […]

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no responses. December 31, 2019 Elizabeth David

Sudan Sentences 29 To Death For Torturing, Killing Protester


Sudan Sentences 29 To Death For Torturing, Killing Protester

Report says a Sudanese court on Monday sentenced 29 intelligence agents to death for killing a teacher in detention during protests against Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s longtime former leader, earlier […]

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Libyan Crisis: President Buhari Raises Concern Over Destabilising Effect On West Africa

no responses. December 22, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

Libyan Crisis: President Buhari Raises Concern Over Destabilising Effect On West Africa


Libyan Crisis: President Buhari Raises Concern Over Destabilising Effect On West Africa

How Libya’s Instability Is Destabilising West Africa-Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Abuja said instability in State of Libya is a recurring threat to the Sahel […]

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no responses. December 17, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Rebel violence In Eastern DRC Claims 43 Lives


Rebel violence In Eastern DRC Claims 43 Lives

Rebels with apparent links to the Islamic State group have killed at least 43 people in eastern Congo over the weekend in a series of attacks […]

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no responses. December 17, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Algeria’s Top Court Affirms Election Of President-Elect Abdelkader Tebboune


Algeria’s Top Court Affirms Election Of President-Elect Abdelkader Tebboune

Algeria’s Constitutional Council has confirmed Abdelkader Tebboune as the new president of Africa’s largest country for the next five years — despite mass protests challenging his […]

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no responses. December 16, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Sudan Reacts To Bashir’s First Sentencing.


Sudan Reacts To Bashir’s First Sentencing.

Reports,say a court in Sudan convicted former President Omar al-Bashir of money laundering and corruption on Saturday, sentencing him to two years in a minimum security […]

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no responses. December 11, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Algeria’s Presidential Election At A Glance


Algeria’s Presidential Election At A Glance

Report says, Algeria is set to hold a presidential election on December 12 despite ongoing popular protests demanding the vote be cancelled According to the report, authorities […]

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no responses. December 11, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Somalia Forces Kill 5 In Al-Shabaab Attack On Presidential Palace


Somalia Forces Kill 5 In Al-Shabaab Attack On Presidential Palace

Report says, five heavily armed Islamic extremist rebels attacked the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital Tuesday before all were killed by security forces in a shootout […]

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no responses. December 9, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Gambia Probes ‘National Tragedy’ As 60 Nationals Drown In Mauritania


Gambia Probes ‘National Tragedy’ As 60 Nationals Drown In Mauritania

Gambian president Adama said, to lose sixty young lives at sea is a national tragedy and a matter of grave concern to my government. That a […]

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no responses. December 2, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Cameroon Airlines Flight Fired On By Separatist Rebels


Cameroon Airlines Flight Fired On By Separatist Rebels

Report says Cameroon’s conflict between separatist rebels and the government escalated on Sunday when the former fired on a passenger jet as it approached Bamenda airport […]

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no responses. November 29, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

250,000 People Affected By Djibouti Flash Floods


250,000 People Affected By Djibouti Flash Floods

Report says, flash flooding has hit the small but strategic East African nation of Djibouti, where the government and United Nations say the equivalent of two […]

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no responses. November 27, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Flooding, Landslides Claim 32 Lives In DRC Capital Kinshasa


Flooding, Landslides Claim 32 Lives In DRC Capital Kinshasa

Reports say, flooding and landslides after heavy rains in Congo have left at least 32 people dead in and around the capital, Kinshasa, officials said Tuesday. […]

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no responses. November 26, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Guinea-Bissau poll: ECOWAS Has Standby Army to Prevent A Coup


Guinea-Bissau poll: ECOWAS Has Standby Army to Prevent A Coup

Reports say, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Monday warned it had a standby military force poised to “re-establish order” in the event […]

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no responses. November 26, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Magufuli’s Party Wins 99% Of Seats In Tanzania’s Local Elections


Magufuli’s Party Wins 99% Of Seats In Tanzania’s Local Elections

Report says Tanzania’s ruling party won more than 99 percent of seats in local elections boycotted by the opposition, according to official figures released on Monday. […]

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no responses. November 25, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Plane Crash Kills 29 At DR Congo City


Plane Crash Kills 29 At DR Congo City

Reports say, at least 29 people were killed Sunday when a small plane crashed after takeoff into a densely populated area of the city of Goma […]

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no responses. November 21, 2019 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Somali Activist, Ex-Diplomat Assassinated In Mogadishu


Somali Activist, Ex-Diplomat Assassinated In Mogadishu

Reports says, a prominent civil society activist and former Somali diplomat was shot and killed in a suburb of the capital Mogadishu on Wednesday. Reports said […]

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