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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 …

Sports:Zambia earns first Women’s World Cup win with 3-1 victory over Costa Rica

Lushomo Mweemba scored the fastest goal at this year’s Women’s World Cup, and Barbra Banda added the 1,000th goal in tournament history, as tournament newcomer Zambia earned its first ever win …

French embassy in Niger is attacked as protesters waving Russian flags march through capital

Thousands of people backing the coup in Niger marched through the streets of the capital denouncing France, the country’s former colonial power, waving Russian flags, and setting a door at the …

Nigeria President Tinubu appoints special investigator to probe Central Bank

Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu has appointed a Special Investigator to probe the activities of the country’s apex bank the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other related entities. In a letter …

Germany suspends development aid and budget support in Niger

Berlin announced on Monday, like Paris on Saturday, the suspension of its development aid and budget support to Niger after the military coup against elected President Mohamed Bazoum. “We have suspended …

Curfew in Adamawa state of Nigeria after massive looting

A total curfew was imposed on Sunday in a state in northeastern Nigeria where hundreds of residents engaged in massive looting of shops and public warehouses where food was stored, authorities …

Putin promises grain exports to Africa despite sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country will continue to export grain, including some free shipments, to Africa despite sanctions. While discussing the halted Black Sea grain deal at the …

Egypt announces planned power cuts due to Heatwave

Egypt on Thursday announced a series of measures, including planned power cuts, to cope with the growing energy consumption caused by the intense heat wave sweeping the country. In a televised …

Kenyan President William Ruto condemns Niger coup

Kenyan President William Ruto on Friday condemned the coup in Niger, calling the army takeover of the unstable jihadist-hit nation “a serious setback” for Africa. “On Wednesday Africa suffered a serious …

Senegalese opposition leader Ousmane Sonko Arrested

Leading Senegalese opposition politician Ousmane Sonko was arrested on Friday, members of his party and a senior security official told our source, although no precise reasons were given. “Ousmane Sonko was …

Nearly 50 suspected supporters of jihadist groups arrested in Morocco

Around 50 people were arrested on Wednesday across Morocco during a major anti-terrorist raid targeting suspected supporters of jihadist groups, local media said, citing security sources. Among them, 21 were placed …