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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 …

South Africa calls for UN force to protect Gaza civilians

South Africa on Monday called on the United Nations to send a rapid protection force to Gaza to protect civilians from further Israeli bombardments. “The numbers of non-combatants killed, especially the …

DRC faces risk of violence and crisis as elections loom: ICG Report

The Democratic Republic of Congo faces the risk of descending into violence and national crisis as it approaches the December elections, according to a report by the International Crisis Group (ICG). …

US to evict Gabon, Niger, Uganda and Central African Republic from trade program

U.S. President Joe Biden has stated his intention to halt the participation of Gabon, Niger, Uganda, and the Central African Republic in the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) trade program. …

Sports:Messi wins record-extending 8th Ballon d’Or, Bonmati takes women’s award

Lionel Messi and Aitana Bonmati were crowned the men’s and women’s 2023 Ballon d’Or winners at a ceremony in Paris on Tuesday. Both players played pivotal roles in their respective countries …

King Charles III lands in Kenya for a state visit

King Charles III is in Kenya for a four-day trip, his first state visit to a Commonwealth country as king, underscoring his commitment to an organization that’s been central to Britain’s …

Deadly road accident in Egypt kills at least 32

A passenger bus slammed into a parked vehicle on Saturday (Oct .28) morning on a highway linking the Egyptian capital, Cairo, and the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, killing at least 32 …

Israeli airstrike hits Gaza’s Khan Younis

Israeli airstrikes hit a densely populated refugee camp in Gaza’s southern city of Khan Younis on Thursday, leveling more than eight homes belonging to the extended Abu Shamala family. The strikes …

Sports:Nice bans Atal for 7 matches after Israel-Hamas post

The French football league suspended Nice defender Youcef Atal for seven matches on Wednesday after he shared an antisemitic message on social media. Nice had already suspended Atal last week until …

UN peacekeepers leave Mali in a hurry and under threat

The UN mission pushed out of Mali has been forced by the actions of the ruling junta to rush its departure and sabotage the equipment left behind, before risking the lives …

Drone injures six in Egyptian border town in Israel-Hamas war

Six people were injured when a drone crashed early Friday into the Egyptian town of Taba, which borders Israel, a country at war with Palestinian Hamas in the Gaza Strip, the …