First Shipment Of New Ebola Vaccine Arrives In DR Congo

The Congolese medical authorities said Saturday they had received the first shipment of a new Ebola vaccine as the central African country battles its...

Masterminds Of Attacks On Nigerians, Looting Of Their Shops In Ghana Will Be Arrested...

Police in Kumasi have given assurance that masterminds of the looting of some Nigerian shops in Suame Magazine in Kumasi will be arrested. The Police...

Algeria sets Dec. 12 for presidential vote

Algeria’s Interim President, Abdelkader Bensalah, has set Dec. 12 as the date for the country’s delayed presidential polls in an attempt to end a...

Dakar Forum set to spur dialogue on Africa’s post-COVID-19 future

Building sustainable peace and stability in Africa through improved understanding of the challenges of stability and emergence in a post-COVID-19 world will be the...

Over 172m W/Africans in darkness – ECOWAS

By Taiye Elebiyo-Edeni The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) said on Saturday that more than 172 million West Africans lacked electricity. Executive...

Father kills 1 year old son for ‘making noise’

A father in Zimbabwe has killed his one year old infant by slapping him all over the body for making noise. Sometime in April this...

South Africa denies Nigeria visa-free status, grants Ghana

Ghana is the latest country to be granted a visa-free status by the South African government. South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has added Ghana...

‘Honourable Speaker, One Of Us Has Polluted The Air’, Says Lawmaker As Fart Pushes...

A heated debate about market stalls was disrupted by a foul smell and furious finger-pointing at a Kenyan regional assembly. "Honourable Speaker, one of us...

Former South Africa Rugby World Cup winner Small dies at 50

Former South Africa World Cup-winning winger James Small died on Wednesday at the age of 50 after suffering a heart attack. Small, a key member...

China Puts ‘Aggressive’ Terms On Uganda Airport Loan – Researchers claim

top Chinese lender has imposed “aggressive” repayment terms on a $200 million loan to expand Uganda’s international airport, US-based research lab AidData said Monday,...

South Africa’s ex-president Zuma gets death threat

Former South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday said he had received a death threat after his testimony the previous day to an inquiry...

Botswana, Lesotho, Zambia Issue Travel Alert To Citizens Going To South Africa

Botswana, Zambia and Lesotho have issued a warning to citizens travelling to South Africa over the recent xenophobic attacks in the country. The countries expressed...

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital – government

Ethiopian federal forces have taken “full control” of the Tigray region’s capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military’s chief of staff said on...

Yoweri Museveni clings on as one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders

Yoweri Museveni has been president longer than most Ugandans have been alive, and his disputed election win Saturday cements his place among the world’s...

Car crash death: Court sets Zuma’s son free

A South African court on Friday found Duduzane, son of former president Jacob Zuma, not guilty of culpable homicide and negligent driving over a...

Terrorists kill 7 policemen in Egypt

 No fewer than 7 Egyptian policemen, including one officer, have been killed in terrorist attacks on different check points in the North Sinai city...

Omicron: Fed Govt to ban flights from UK, Canada

The travel ban by the United Kingdom (UK), Canada, and other countries has sparked a big row between Nigeria and some western nations. In a...

Seven African countries Nigerians can visit without visa

Traveling for Nigerians increasingly requires adequate planning. With Nigerian passport ranking 83rd in freedom to travel across the world, acquiring a visa is always...

Tunisia set to lose stolen millons in Swiss banks

Tunisia could lose millions of dollars stashed in Switzerland by the family of ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, a senior official said...

Congo: 20 dead in collapsed gold mine

At least 20 people were killed Thursday when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. According to local media, the accident...