• October 7, 2022

Women, children drown fleeing attack in Nigeria’s north

Several women and children drowned while trying to escape an armed attack in Nigeria’s troubled northern region, residents and a government official said Thursday. The victims died when their boats capsized …

Business: Uganda’s sugar exports have increased

Uganda’s sugar exports have increased after a huge drop in July. According to the country’s central bank, Uganda’s sugar exports for the month of July suffered a 58% decline due to …

Nigerian president meets with remaining hostages freed from March train attack

Nigerian president Mohammadu Buhari has met with the freed remaining passengers from the train attack in March in the northwestern part of the country. The attack saw dozens kidnapped and six …

Hundreds march against UN peacekeepers in Mali

The protestors waved Malian flags and chanted anti-UN slogans. Others carried Russian flags as they marched through the streets of the capital. Mali’s army government has had a frosty relationship with …

Chad pleads with UN for permanent African seats on Security Council

Chad is asking for Africa to be allowed to join the United Nations Security Council as a permanent member. Speaking to the UN on Friday Chad’s Secretary of State for Foreign …

Equatorial Guinea’s President Obiang confirms he’ll stand in election

Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, who has ruled the country for 43 years, has confirmed he will stand again in November’s elections. His son and Vice President, Teodoro Nguema …

Africa Aerospace and Defense 2022 opens in South Africa

After a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 health crisis, the Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2022 opened Wednesday at Air Force Base Waterkloof in Pretoria, South Africa. The Aerospace and …

Uganda registers six new cases of Ebola in latest outbreak

Uganda on Thursday said it had detected 6 new cases of Ebola, raising the total number of confirmed cases to seven. A local daily reported on Wednesay that the death toll …

Global Fund raises $14.25 billion to end HIV, TB and malaria

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria raised $14.25 billion Wednesday at a donor conference attended by French President Emmanuel Macron, as decades of progress against the diseases are …

New batch of over 600 migrants expelled from Algeria arrive in Niger

More than 600 migrants from different African countries have arrived in northern Niger after being turned back from Algeria, local authorities told Africanewsguru.com on Tuesday, September 20 According to the authorities, …

South Africa to host 2027 Women’s World Cup

South Africa, which hosted the men’s World Cup in 2010, intends to bid to host the 2027 women’s edition, the South African Football Association (SAFA) announced Tuesday. “We would love to …

Nigeria battles worst floods in a decade

Nigeria is battling its worst floods in a decade after heavy rains across the region. At least 20 people died this week, according to authorities, and more than 300 people were …

Sall calls to give the African Union a seat at the G20

From rising prices, to a warming planet and deadly conflicts, the global state of affair is dire. Speaking Tuesday on the 77th session of the UN’s General Assembly, Macky Sall , …