• January 27, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

World Leaders and football legends pay tribute to Pelé

Reactions have been pouring in from around the world to the death of Brazilian soccer legend Pele. He died of cancer in Brazil at age 82. His grace, athleticism and mesmerising …

Botswana issues arrest warrant for former president Khama

An arrest warrant was issued in Botswana for former president Ian Khama for the possession of illegal firearms, on Thursday (Dec. 29). The judge issued orders that Mr Khama should be …

Flashback- How Pelé escaped a coup in Nigeria

Pelé’s long tours with his Santos club and the many trips organised by his sponsors took him around the world, and three of those trips were in the 60s and 70s …

World greatest football legend great Pelé dies at 82 years old

Brazilian football legend Pelé has died. The announcement was made this Thursday by his daughter Kely Nascimento, and confirmed by his agent, Joe Fraga. A inspiração e o amor marcaram a …

lithium exports banned in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has banned all lithium exports after the government said it was losing 1.7 billion euros from exporting it as a raw mineral and not processing it into batteries in-country. Lithium …

Sports:Morocco threatens to boycott African Nations Championship in Algeria

Fresh from a sensational performance in the World Cup, Morocco’s national football team is now threatening to boycott the African Nations Championship next month in Algeria. In a letter written to …

Ivorian court sentences 11 to life in prison for 2016 jihadist attack

An Ivorian court has sentenced a total of 11 defendants to life in prison for the jihadist attack in the resort town of Grand Bassam in March 2016. Of the eleven …

Ex-pontiff Benedict ‘Very Ill’ :-Pope

Pope Francis said Wednesday that former pontiff Benedict XVI, 95, is “very ill”, and urged people to pray for him before going to be by his side. Benedict, who in 2013 …

Ghana bans New Year prophecies by faith leaders

Ghanaians are seemingly fed up with alarmist new year predictions especially prophecies about the incoming new year. Ghanaian government has issued a stun warning to religious leaders against making alarming New …

Business:Tunisia to raise new taxes to close budget deficit

Tunisia’s finance minister unveiled a budget Monday aiming to use new tax revenues to claw the deficit back to near five percent of GDP, as the cash-strapped country awaits an international …