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Business:Delegates announce $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa

World leaders, health groups, and pharmaceutical firms announced $1.2 billion in funding to produce vaccines in Africa, at the Global Forum for Vaccine Sovereignty and Innovation in Paris on Thursday. The …

UK Sunak’s bodyguard arrested for election bet

One of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s bodyguards has been arrested following alleged bets on the date of Britain’s national elections, made before they were announced, authorities said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police …

Business:Niger revokes French company’s operating licence at major uranium mine

Niger’s military government has revoked the operating licence of French nuclear fuel producer, Orano, at one of the world’s biggest uranium mines, the company said on Thursday. The decision has highlighted …

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 …