Ivorian prime minister, favoured to succeed president, dies at 61

Prime Minister Gon Coulibaly of Ivory Coast has died at the age of 61. In a…

Access Bank begins acquisition talks with another bank

Nigerian lender, Access Bank Plc, is planning to acquire another financial institution as part of its…

Steve Ayorinde@50: Tourism stakeholders host post COVID-19 webinar

  A rich array of stakeholders in African Tourism and Creative Industry will on Thursday, July…

FG says Madagascar’s COVID Organics ingredient grown in Nigeria

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, revealed the Federal government’s findings on Madagascar’s…

Over 300 elephants die mysteriously in Botswan

Hundreds of elephants have died mysteriously in Botswana’s famed Okavango Delta, the head of the wildlife…

FG secures release of 36 Nigerians ‘caught entering Ghana illegally’

The federal government says it secured the release of 36 Nigerians “caught entering Ghana illegally”. But…

COVID-19: Africa CDC records 48% recovery rate as cases hit 372,812

Data made available by the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has shown…

EFG-Hermes sees Covid-19 pandemic easing in Nigeria by September

EFG-Hermes Holding SAE expects the Covid-19 pandemic to start easing in Africa’s largest economy by September…

Ghana to reconstruct demolished building at Nigerian high commission

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Ghana’s foreign affairs minister, says the Ghanaian government will reconstruct the building demolished…

Demolition: Nigeria won’t engage in street fight with Ghana, says Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says the federal government will not engage in a street fight over…

Buhari uneasy as Senegal, others endorse Eco currency without consulting Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the fact that the countries in the West African Economic…

ECOWAS endorses Okonjo-Iweala for WTO DG

The Economic Community of West African States has certified the candidacy of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iwealafor the…

Ghanaian monarch on demolition: Nigeria wanted to take our land forcibly

A Ghanaian monarch says the Nigerian high commission in the country was aiding a businessman to…

Armed men break into Nigerian high commission in Ghana, demolish apartments

Some armed men invaded the Nigerian high commission in Accra, Ghana, on Friday, destroying some apartments…

AfDB Vice President Blanke resigns

Dr Jennifer Blanke, the African Development Bank (AfDB) Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development,…

Burundi president, reported to have contracted COVID-19, dies of heart attack

President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi is dead. The president, who has been in power for 15…

COVID Organics: Madagascar minister fired for ordering $2m worth of sweets

Minister of Education in Madagascar, Rijasoa Andriamanana, has been sacked over accusations of embezzlement through the…

AfDB authorises independent probe of Akinwumi Adesina

The Bureau of Board of Governors of the African Development Bank Group has approved an independent…

Sierra Leonean president, first US rep to AfDB back Akinwunmi Adesina

The voices speaking in favour of Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), amid…

14 ex-presidents back Adesina, warn against distracting AfDB

A coalition of 14 former African presidents and a prime minister, totalling 15, have urged the…

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