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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 …

Businesss:Investors praise DR Congo’s improved business climate

The second edition of the DRC Country Risk Conference was well attended by investors and senior Congolese officials. The DRC’s Finance Ministry organised the conference to help investors understand the risks …

Libya Tripoli denies involvement in drone strikes in east

The Tripoli-based Libyan government on Friday denied any involvement in drone strikes against a base used by the Russian paramilitary group Wagner that had been reported by a military source in …

UN Security Council ends Mali peacekeeping mission

The UN Security Council on Friday voted to end a decade-old peacekeeping mission to Mali, whose military junta urged the troops’ removal as it aligns with Russia. The Security Council voted …

France must address ‘deep’ police racism says United Nations

France must address deep issues of racial discrimination in its police, the United Nations said Friday, after a third night of unrest sparked by the fatal police shooting of a teenager. …

South African president exonerated in $580k farm cash theft scandal

South Africa’s president has been exonerated of charges of misconduct and betraying the honour of his office in a burglary scandal that almost cost him his job last year, the country’s …

Guinea calls for justice in the return of the body of a young man killed by a police officer

The body of a 19-year-old Guinean man killed during a roadside checkpoint on 14 June in south-west France was received in Conakry on Wednesday evening by his family and the authorities, …

Beware of ‘contaminated’ Sprite, in Nigeria:-Agency

Nigeria’s food and drug regulator, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has issued a recall order for a batch of Sprite glass bottles in circulation due …

British court of appeal rules deporting migrants to Rwanda “illegal”

The controversial plan to deport migrants who arrived clandestinely in the UK to Rwanda was declared unlawful on Thursday by the British court of appeal due to safety concerns, much to …

Germany to speed up Mali withdrawal as UN mission ends

Germany, which has deployed some 1,000 soldiers to Mali, is already withdrawing them and aims to wind up by May 2024. With a UN peacekeeping deployment set to conclude on June …

Rapper Stormzy and Crystal Palace striker Zaha buy hometown football club

Rapper Stormzy has teamed up with Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha to buy ninth-tier English soccer side Croydon Athletic, the club said on Tuesday. Zaha was born in the Ivory Coast …