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  • February 20, 2024

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 …

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 …

Guinea’s military junta dissolves govt as transition set to end this year

Guinea’s ruling National Council of the Rally for Development (CRND) has dissolved the interim government in the west African nation. A decree was read on state television on Monday by the …

US accuses Rwanda of supporting M23 rebel group

The United States has accused Rwanda of backing the M23 rebel group in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, prompting a backlash from Kigali. In a statement on Saturday, …

African leaders condemn Israel’s offensive in Gaza

Leaders at an African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Saturday condemned Israel’s offensive in Gaza and called for its immediate end. Moussa Faki, the chair of the …

Sports:Palestine beat South Africa 1-0 in charity match

Palestine defeated a South Africa Invitational eleven on Sunday at the Football 4 Humanity match at Athlone Stadium in Cape Town The Palestinian side beat South Africa 1-0 at what was …

Morocco intercepts a boat with 141 people as African migrants increasingly attempt to reach Spain

The Moroccan navy said it intercepted 141 people attempting to traverse the Atlantic Ocean as migration from West Africa to Spain’s Canary Islands has spiked since the beginning of the year. …

Israel urges World Court to reject South Africa’s Rafah request

Israel has harshly criticised South Africa’s request to the World Court this week for it to issue additional emergency measures to protect the rights of Palestinian civilians in Rafah. It accused …

Business:Nigeria’s Access Bank appoints Bolaji Agbede after death of CEO

Access Bank, a prominent Nigerian financial institution, has named an interim CEO following the tragic demise of Herbert Wigwe, the CEO, who lost his life in a helicopter accident last Friday, …