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Mali’s political parties appeal to Supreme Court

A group of Malian political parties and civil society organisations appealed to the Supreme Court on Monday to annul the junta’s ban on political activities. In a statement, the group said …

Rwanda says it is ready for migrants deported from UK

The Rwandan government said Tuesday it welcomes the decision by the British parliament to approve its migrant deportation bill. The legislation was finally pushed through late on Monday, two years after it …

Niger and US begin talks on withdrawal of American troops

Talks have begun between the authorities in Niger and the US for the withdrawal of American troops stationed in two airbases in the sahelian nation. On Tuesday both parties gave confirmation …

Sports:Argentina Vs Nigeria match will not take place

Lionel Messi’s Argentina will face Costa Rica rather than Nigeria in a gala match on March 26 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, the latest change for a match that changed …

At-least 31 dead and 10 injured in a bus accident in Mali

At least 31 people were killed and 10 others injured when a driver lost control of a passenger bus in southern Mali on Tuesday, the country’s government said. The bus carrying …

Guinea names former opposition leader Mamadou Oury Bah as prime minister

Former Guinean opposition leader Mamadou Oury Bah has been appointed prime minister by the country’s military junta, according to a decree read on national television on Tuesday. This appointment follows a …

Cholera vaccine stocks run out as Africa battles outbreaks

The vaccine shortage comes as southern Africa battles a protracted cholera outbreak which has killed 700 people in Zambia alone. Medical charity Doctors Without Borders said that the shortage has affected …

At least 15 Catholic worshippers were killed in an attack during a service in northern Burkina Faso

At least 15 Catholic worshippers were killed in a Burkina Faso village on Sunday when gunmen attacked a community as they gathered for prayers in the country’s conflict-hit northern region, church …

Universal Music Group acquires major stake in Nigeria record label Mavin Records

Universal Music Group (UMG), one of the world’s biggest music corporations, has acquired the majority stake in a leading Nigerian record label, Mavin Global. The company in a statement on Monday, …

Mosque deadly attack in Burkina Faso kills many

An attack on a mosque in eastern Burkina Faso has claimed the lives of dozens of Muslims on the same day as another deadly attack on Catholics attending mass, local and …

A ferry sinks in the Nile in Egypt, killing at least 10 people

A ferry carrying day labourers sank in the Nile just outside the Egyptian capital, killing at least 10 of the 15 people on board, authorities said Monday. The five who survived …

Kenyan scientists test AI app to diagnose tuberculosis

At the Kenya Medical Research Institute research is underway to create a mobile phone application which uses AI to diagnose tuberculosis and other respiratory diseases. In a specially contained quiet room …

ECOWAS lifts coup sanctions on Niger in a new push for dialogue

West Africa’s regional bloc known as ECOWAS has lifted travel, commercial and economic sanctions imposed on Niger that were aimed at reversing the coup staged in the country last year, a …