Nigeria: Benin Republic ready to be Nigeria’s ’37th state’ – Minister

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said the President of Benin Republic, Patrice Talon, had…

South Africa halts use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, says not effective at stopping variant

South Africa, on Sunday, halted the use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vaccine after evidence emerged that…

COVID 19: South Africa receives first batch of vaccines

South Africa received their first shipment of the coronavirus vaccines on Monday paving the way to…

Military general, eight others killed in Somali hotel attack

Nine people died in a weekend attack at a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu,…

Nkrumah’s son badmouths Rawlings in death

Dr Sekou Nkrumah, one of the sons of Dr Kwame Nkrumah, has in plain language chastised…

Nigerian businessman attacked on South Africa farm offers reward for capture of assailants

A Nigerian businessman,  Mr Tonye Irims, has offered a reward of 10,000 rands (N250,000) for information…

‘We’ve run out of food’ — Bobi Wine laments six-day house arrest

Robert Ssentamu, presidential candidate of the National Unity Platform (NUP), better known as Bobi Wine, says…

U.S. vows action against election riggers in Uganda

The United States (U.S.) has said it will take action against anti-democratic forces and human rights…

Uganda’s Museveni in commanding election lead, rival alleges fraud

Uganda’s long-time leader Yoweri Museveni held a commanding lead in a presidential election according to partial…

Uganda Election: Opposition leader, Bobi Wine, rejects results, claims victory

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a “complete…

U.S. cancels its observation of Uganda’s presidential election

The United States has cancelled its observation of Uganda’s presidential election because most of its accreditation…

Ethiopia says ex-foreign minister killed by military after refusing to surrender

Ethiopia said on Wednesday its military had killed three members of the Tigray region’s former ruling…

Ugandan army raids home of presidential challenger

The Ugandan army has raided the home of presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi, arresting everyone on site…

Uganda shuts down social media — 48 hours to presidential election

The Ugandan authorities have ordered a shut down of social media ahead of the country’s presidential…

Covid-19: South Africa reports record 840 deaths, 21,800 new cases in 24 hours

South Africa had its deadliest day since the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country, setting…

Ghana postpones former President Rawlings’ funeral due to ‘unforeseen circumstances’

Ghana on Thursday postponed the funeral of its charismatic former President, Jerry Rawlings, saying the delay…

Dabiri calls for calm over Omah Lay’s arrest

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has appealed for calm over the arrest…

Tony Elumelu Foundation, EU initiate €20m partnership to empower African women entrepreneurs

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading philanthropy committed to empowering young African entrepreneurs, has announced a…

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo wins re-election as five killed in violence

  The Electoral Commission of Ghana has officially declared Nana Akufo-Addo as the winner of the…

Rape victim bites off penis of attacker who demanded ‘blow job’

Juanita, a 24-year-old Ghanaian woman, has bitten off the penis of Emmanuel Ankron, a suspected armed…

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