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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 …

the conviction of opponent Sonko is “final”, according to the courts in Senegal

The Senegalese Minister of Justice declared that the conviction of opponent Ousmane Sonko in a morals case was “final”, which makes him ineligible for the 2024 presidential election. Ousmane Sonko, whose …

General Oligui to be sworn in as “transitional president” on Monday in Gabon

Gabon’s new strongman, General Brice Oligui Nguema, who overthrew Ali Bongo Ondimba, will be sworn in as “transitional president” before the Constitutional Court on Monday September 4, the putschists announced on …

EU’s Borrell says the coup in Gabon followed the country’s flawed polls

EU foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, said on Thursday that the military coup in Gabon could not be compared to the crisis in Niger. People in Gabon went to the polls …

Niger’s junta instructs police to expel French ambassador

Niger’s military junta that seized power last month on Thursday said it had revoked the French ambassador’s diplomatic immunity and instructed the police to expel him. Sylvain Itte visa and that …

Algeria partners China for construction of 6,000km railway lines

China and Algeria have joined forces in a significant partnership to construct an expansive 6,000 kilometers of railway lines within the North African nation, a move lauded by Algerian President Abdelmadjid …

Nigerian army rescues many children and women among dozens abducted by Islamic rebels

Nigerian security forces have rescued dozens of captives mostly women and children held by Islamic extremist rebels in the country’s hard-hit northeastern region, the army said. The Nigerian army said late …

Sports:Romelu Lukaku back at Chelsea on loan deal

Chelsea have agreed a season-long loan deal with Roma for Romelu Lukaku, according to media reports on Monday. The Serie A side will pay £8m to take the wantaway striker for …

Putin has no plans to attend Prigozhin’s funeral, says Kremlin

President Vladimir Putin is not planning to attend the funeral for Yevgeny Prigozhin, the Kremlin said, following reports that the mercenary chief who challenged the Russian leader’s authority would be buried …

Zimbabwe opposition leader vows to challenge vote, denouncing a ‘sham result’

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Sunday (Aug. 27) claimed victory in the country’s election after challenging official results that saw President Emmerson Mnangagwa winning a second term in office. “It …

Indian PM Modi proposes full G20 membership for African Union

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called for the African Union (AU) to become a member of the G20, the club of the world’s richest countries due to meet in …