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Nigerians protest over high cost of living

With placards reading ‘end bad government now’ and ‘end hunger’, residents of one of Nigeria’s largest cities took to the streets on Monday (Feb.19). Large crowds marched through the centre of …

Lion kills zookeeper at Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University

A zookeeper at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) in Nigeria has lost his life in a fatal encounter with one of the lions under his care. Olabode Olawuyi, who had been …

Business:Nigeria Naira drops further on official and unofficial markets to hit record lows

Nigeria’s currency naira on Monday fell to record lows on both the official and unofficial markets on while stocks posted their biggest one-day fall in more than a year. The latest …

Many countries facing food security issues are also big tobacco growing economies – WHO

Tobacco farming is booming in some African countries. Big producers include Zimbabwe and Malawi. However, as the world marks on May 31st the “No tobacco day”, the world health organization sounded …

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov visits Burundi

Burundi reaffirmed its “neutrality” on the conflict in Ukraine on Tuesday, saying that “no one can win this war”, during a visit by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. In February, Burundi, …

Adulterated alcohol kills seven people in Morocco

Seven people have died after consuming adulterated alcohol in Meknes, central Morocco, Moroccan news agency MAP reported on Tuesday, adding that police have arrested two suspects. An investigation was launched after …

Nearly 40 dead in 2 jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso

About 40 people, including army auxiliaries, were killed last weekend in western Burkina Faso, during two attacks by suspected jihadists, security and local sources told Africanewsguru.com on Tuesday. On Saturday, “a …

African Union’s Security Council meets to discuss Sudan

A Sudanese diplomatic source announced on Wednesday that the army had suspended talks with rival paramilitary force, RSF, over a ceasefire and access to aid. Since April 15th that fighting has …

Nigeria faces fuel shortages as subsidies are removed

Nigeria is grappling with fuel shortages, as winding queues have started forming at filling stations across major cities. This comes a day after president President Bola Tinubu announced fuel subsidies in …

At least 17 civilians killed by extremist rebels in eastern Congo

At least 17 people were killed by extremist rebels in eastern Congo’s North Kivu province, local authorities said. Civilians were killed by fighters with the Allied Democratic Forces — believed to …

Senegalese opposition leader says ‘illegally held,’ urges protest

Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko alleged on Tuesday he was being “illegally held” by security forces and urged the public to protest. “I urge all Senegalese people to come out onto …

Libyan embassy in Khartoum attacked and looted – ministry

Libya’s foreign ministry on Tuesday condemned an attack on its embassy in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, whose buildings were ransacked and looted. Tripoli “denounced the assault and looting” of the Libyan …

Sports:Nigeria, Gambia reach knockout stage in FIFA U20 World Cup

Nigeria became Wednesday (May 24) the first African team to qualify for the knockout stage in the Under 20 World Cup taking place in Argentina. Gambia, AFCON’s runner-up followed in the Flying …