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no responses. February 24, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Riek Machar Is Appointed South Sudan’s Vice-President For Third Time


Riek Machar Is Appointed South Sudan’s Vice-President For Third Time

South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir on Friday appointed rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, paving way for the formation of a unity government that seeks […]

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More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Coronavirus Disease

no responses. February 21, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#COVID-19: More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Disease


#COVID-19: More Than 20 African Countries Can Now Test For Disease

Twenty-four countries in the African region have confirmed to the World Health Organization (WHO) that they can test for potential COVID-19 cases. Two weeks ago only […]

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no responses. February 21, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Lesotho PM To Be Charged With Murder


Lesotho PM To Be Charged With Murder

Lesotho’s prime minister is set to resign after a top police official said on Thursday that he will be charged with the June 2017 killing of […]

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no responses. February 21, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Ugandans Celebrate Acquittal Of Popular Activist Stella Nyanzi


Ugandans Celebrate Acquittal Of Popular Activist Stella Nyanzi

There was dram and excitement as a Ugandan court on Thursday acquitted popular activist Stella Nyanzi, ordering her immediate release from jail. According to reports, Nyanzi […]

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no responses. February 20, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Togo Decides: Opposition Runs Low Budget Campaign


Togo Decides: Opposition Runs Low Budget Campaign

The election campaign is in its full swing in Togo as the February 22 presidential election draws near. But 7 candidates are not campaigning without the […]

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no responses. February 19, 2020 KEVIN NWABUEZE

Cameroon’s International Partners Call For Investigation Into Village Massacre


Cameroon’s International Partners Call For Investigation Into Village Massacre

Reports say,Cameroon’s international partners including France and the United Nations have condemned last week’s killing of 23 villagers in a troubled English-speaking region. According to reports,the […]

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#Coronavirus: ECOWAS May Need About Fifty Million Dollars To Combat Epidemic

no responses. February 18, 2020 Modupe.aduloju

#Coronavirus: ECOWAS Needs About Fifty Million Dollars To Combat Epidemic


#Coronavirus: ECOWAS Needs About Fifty Million Dollars To Combat Epidemic

As Egypt confirmed its first case of a deadly coronavirus, the Director General, West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Professor Stanley Okolo, says ECOWAS member states may […]

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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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