• October 1, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

South Africa faces most drastic power outages since 2019

South Africans are experiencing, in the middle of winter, the country’s most drastic outages since 2019. The state-owned electricity utility, Eskom, will implement stage 6 of load shedding between 4 and …

Tear gas mar “Arise Ghana” protest: 12 Policemen injured, 29 protesters arrested

The Ghanaian police arrested 29 people on Tuesday after dispersing a violent anti-expense protest in Accra with tear gas, according to a new report. Hundreds of demonstrators had been marching in …

20 people found dead in Libya desert near border with Chad

Twenty people were found dead in the Libyan desert following a vehicle breakdown near the border with Chad and were presumed to have died of thirst, rescuers said Wednesday. A team …

Business: EU-Africa Business Summit takes off in Brussels

The war in Ukraine is the latest shock to hit global food production, causing concern about the food security situation in Africa. Participants at the EU-Africa Business Summit exchanged ideas on …

Eight civilians killed in attack during baptism in Burkina Faso

The United States has announced that it will launch a new campaign to combat terrorism, according to a report released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. “A terrorist …

At least 46 migrants found dead in abandoned tractor-trailer in Texas in USA

At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned lorry on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. A fire official said 16 people, including four children, had also been …

Grandma gave me urine to drink, minor infected with HIV reveals

A 10-year-old girl infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV (name withheld), who was recently rescued alongside her 14-year-old brother by their neighbor and taken to Igando General Hospital, Lagos,Nigeria has revealed …

At least 22 young people die in party to celebrate end of high-school exam in South Africa

At least 22 teenagers, the youngest possibly just 13, died at the weekend after a night out at a township tavern in South Africa, in a tragedy whose cause remains unclear. …

Lumumba’s coffin displayed at his murder site for a wake in Katanga

Patrice Lumumba’s coffin arrived on Sunday in Haut-Katanga in the south-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo where a wake is being held at the site of the independence hero’s murder. …

William Ruto promises to “deport Chinese” if elected in Kenya

Kenya’s deputy president and presidential candidate William Ruto has said he will deport Chinese nationals from jobs that could be done by Kenyans if he is elected in August. The August …