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no responses. April 12, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

UN: Central African Republic Corpse Protest Was Propaganda


UN: Central African Republic Corpse Protest Was Propaganda

The UN says protesters who placed corpses in front of their headquarters in the Central African Republic (CAR) were using the bodies for “propaganda”. “Some people […]

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no responses. April 11, 2018 Chisom Irechukwu

Katsina State Governor Introduces Free Feeding Program In Schools


Katsina State Governor Introduces Free Feeding Program In Schools

No fewer than 876,000 primary one to three pupils of government schools across Katsina State are to be fed as the state Government, yesterday, flagged off […]

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no responses. April 11, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Many Feared Dead After Military Plane Crash In Algeria


Many Feared Dead After Military Plane Crash In Algeria

Many people are feared to have died as a military plane crashed in Algeria, local media report. Two hundred people or more were said to be […]

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no responses. April 5, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

New Sierra Leone Leader Sworn In At Hotel


New Sierra Leone Leader Sworn In At Hotel

Sierra Leone’s opposition candidate, Julius Maada Bio, has rushed to take his presidential oath in a hotel after winning the run-off election. Mr Maada Bio is […]

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Winnie Mandela Dead At 81

no responses. April 2, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Winnie Mandela Dead At 81


Winnie Mandela Dead At 81

Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela‚ a stalwart in the fight against apartheid‚ has died at the age of 81. Her PA‚ Zodwa Zwane‚ confirmed the struggle veteran’s death […]

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WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti,

no responses. March 24, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

World TB Day: WHO Urges Governments To Scale Up Domestic Funding For TB Control


World TB Day: WHO Urges Governments To Scale Up Domestic Funding For TB Control

The World Health Organization WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, has stressed the need for  Governments to scale up domestic funding for TB control […]

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no responses. March 10, 2018 Alu Azege

Stop These Killings Now, Olusegun Obasanjo


Stop These Killings Now, Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo wants leaders in the country to do whatever that was necessary to end the circle of killings going on across the […]

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no responses. March 6, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Listeria Outbreak: South African Neighbours Ban Meat Imports


Listeria Outbreak: South African Neighbours Ban Meat Imports

Several southern African states have banned processed meat from South Africa after it said it had identified the source of a food poisoning outbreak. The government […]

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no responses. February 28, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Lion Kills Woman In South African Private Game Reserve


Lion Kills Woman In South African Private Game Reserve

A woman has been mauled to death by a lioness at a private game reserve north of South Africa’s administrative capital, Pretoria, a local emergency service […]

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no responses. February 20, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

NNPC Calls For Closer Collaboration Among African Nations


NNPC Calls For Closer Collaboration Among African Nations

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called for closer collaboration among African nations not only in oil and gas but across all sectors to boost […]

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no responses. February 18, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board feared dead


Iran plane crash: All 66 people on board feared dead

Sixty-six people are feared to have been killed in a passenger plane crash in the Zagros mountains in Iran. The Aseman Airlines plane, en route from […]

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no responses. February 16, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn In Surprise Resignation


Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn In Surprise Resignation

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned unexpectedly, saying he hoped to end years of unrest and political upheaval. In a televised address, he said his […]

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Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader

no responses. February 15, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Is Dead


Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Morgan Tsvangirai Is Dead

Morgan Tsvangirai, the veteran Zimbabwean opposition leader who fought Robert Mugabe’s regime for many years, died on Wednesday after battling against cancer, a party official said. […]

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no responses. February 5, 2018 Alu Azege

Many Children Still Buried Alive Due To Cerebral Palsy, Says Couple


Many Children Still Buried Alive Due To Cerebral Palsy, Says Couple

Mr and Mrs Aondofa Anjira have  relentlessly supported parents whose children were born with Cerebral Palsy, through their organisation, having had two children of their own […]

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no responses. February 3, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Migrant Crisis: Scores Feared Drowned Off Libyan Coast


Migrant Crisis: Scores Feared Drowned Off Libyan Coast

Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN’s migration agency. Three survivors said most of those who drowned […]

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President African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina,

no responses. January 17, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

AfDB Launches 2018 Edition Of African Economic Outlook Today


AfDB Launches 2018 Edition Of African Economic Outlook Today

Flagship report to highlight state of socio-economic performance, outlook and progress in 54 African countries  The African Development Bank is launching the 2018 edition of its […]

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no responses. January 15, 2018 Enuwa Ochai

Liberia’s President Sirleaf Expelled From Her Party


Liberia’s President Sirleaf Expelled From Her Party

Liberia’s outgoing president has been expelled from her own party, for allegedly failing to support its candidate to succeed her. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is accused of […]

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aliko-dangote

no responses. December 6, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Dangote Emerges Only African In Bloomberg 50 List Of 2017 Most Influential People


Dangote Emerges Only African In Bloomberg 50 List Of 2017 Most Influential People

Aliko Dangote has been honored  at the Bloomberg 50 annual gala dinner at New York’s iconic Gotham Hall. Bloomberg’s list of 50 most influential names (http://APO.af/hCnHFd) […]

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no responses. December 1, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Togo: President Buhari, Five Other Leaders Demand Roadmap On Resolution Of Political Impasse


Togo: President Buhari, Five Other Leaders Demand Roadmap On Resolution Of Political Impasse

President Muhammadu Buhari and five other concerned West African leaders have called for an immediate roadmap to pave the way for negotiations between the Togolese government […]

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no responses. November 24, 2017 Enuwa Ochai

Breaking: Emmerson Mnangawa Sworn In As Zimbabwe’s New President


Breaking: Emmerson Mnangawa Sworn In As Zimbabwe’s New President

Emmerson Mnangawa has been sworn in as Zimbabwe’s new leader, following Robert Mugabe’s resignation this week after nearly four decades of rule. Mnangagwa, the country’s former […]

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