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  • June 16, 2024

Nigeria secures $2.25B World Bank loan to back reforms despite hardship

The World Bank has approved a $2.25 billion loan for Nigeria to shore up revenue and support economic reforms that have contributed to the worst cost-of-living crisis in the country. The …

Niger lifts immunity of deposed President Mohamed Bazoum

Niger’s highest court lifted the immunity of the country’s democratically elected president, Mohamed Bazoum, nearly a year after he was overthrown by mutinous soldiers, his lawyer said Friday, opening the door …

Ramaphosa says he will ‘serve all’ after being reelected as South Africa president for second term

Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to work with politicians across the political spectrum after being reelected as President of South Africa by lawmakers on Friday. “I will serve all and work with even …

Nigeria secures $2.25B World Bank loan to back reforms despite hardship

The World Bank has approved a $2.25 billion loan for Nigeria to shore up revenue and support economic reforms that have contributed to the worst cost-of-living crisis in the country. The …

Niger lifts immunity of deposed President Mohamed Bazoum

Niger’s highest court lifted the immunity of the country’s democratically elected president, Mohamed Bazoum, nearly a year after he was overthrown by mutinous soldiers, his lawyer said Friday, opening the door …

Ramaphosa says he will ‘serve all’ after being reelected as South Africa president for second term

Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to work with politicians across the political spectrum after being reelected as President of South Africa by lawmakers on Friday. “I will serve all and work with even …

Kenya Policeman shoots, injures magistrate in court

A police officer shot and injured magistrate Monica Kivuti at the Makadara Law Courts in Nairobi on Thursday, June 13 after she denied bail for his wife. The officer was then …

Past COVID infections may help protect against certain colds – Study

If you’ve been sick with COVID-19, you may have some protection against certain versions of the common cold. A new study suggests previous COVID-19 infections lower the risk of getting colds …

Business:G7 Leaders hold session on investments in Africa

The G7 summit opened Thursday (Jun. 13) in Italy. A session focused on investments and infrastructures projects in Africa. The Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGI) program was high on …

Firefighters battle massive fire at northern Iraq oil refinery

A witness spoke on Thursday about a massive fire at an oil refinery in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil that had been raging since Wednesday night. Fakhir Talib said he …

Nigeria’s president says economic reforms will continue despite hardships

One year after he came to power, Nigeria’s president Bola Tinubu on Wednesday said his economic reforms will continue despite increasing hardships. During his televised Democracy Day speech, he acknowledged the …

Cambridge returns 39 artifacts to Uganda on loan

The University of Cambridge returned 39 Ugandan items which range from tribal regalia to pottery to the East African country on Saturday (Jun. 8). Some of the objects were shown exclusively …

Sports:Players’ unions attack FIFA due to Club World Cup

Football players’ unions took legal action against FIFA on Thursday over the expansion of the Club World Cup. The event, which will bring together 32 teams instead of seven, is scheduled …