Jideofor Elumogo | ANG - Part 4
  • July 24, 2024

UN says nearly 40 million people had HIV in 2023

Nearly 40 million people were living with the HIV virus that causes AIDS last year, over 9 million weren’t getting any treatment, and the result was that every minute someone died …

US elections: Could Kamala Harris be the first female president?

Already a trailblazer, Kamala Harris could be on the way to becoming the first woman to serve as president in the United States. Biden announced Sunday that he was stepping aside …

Sierra Leone court finds 11 involved in alleged coup guilty

A Sierra Leone court found 11 people guilty of treason and other offenses following what authorities have called an attempted coup, with their leader sentenced to almost 200 years in prison, …

South Africa to try ex-parliament speaker for corruption

The former speaker of South Africa’s parliament was back in court on Tuesday to face charges of charges of corruption and money laundering. At the Magistrate’s court, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula learned that …

South Africa drops probe of J&J after it agrees to lower price of TB drug

Medical advocacy groups welcomed Johnson & Johnson’s decision not to enforce its patent on a critical tuberculosis medication, allowing its production at much lower prices after South African authorities investigated the …

Abuja Dance and arts festival 2024

It was three days of dance classes, exhibitions and live performances as Dafa featured artists from various dance genres in Nigeria. The Abuja Dance and Arts festival organised by Dafa, it …

Nearly 1,000 homes in Cape Town South Africa destroyed by storms

Nearly 1,000 homes in informal settlements in Cape Town, South Africa, have been destroyed by gale-force winds, displacing around 4,000 people, authorities and an aid organization said as the city braces …

Boeing accepts plea deal to avoid criminal trial over 737 Max crashes

The U.S. Justice Department says Boeing has agreed to plead guilty to criminal fraud over two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jet. Under the plea deal, the embattled aircraft maker …

Sudanese political and civil society groups meet in a bid to end war

Sudanese political and civil society groups met on Saturday in Egypt to discuss ways to end the war engulfing Sudan. The warring parties, however, didn’t take part in the Egypt-sponsored conference. …

ECOWAS mandates Faye to discuss with Burkina, Mali and Niger

West Africa’s fractured regional bloc on Sunday urged Senegalese President Bassirou Diomaye Faye to engage with the three military-led member states to try to reunite the region whose stability has been …

Ghana’s presidential candidate Bawumia chooses energy minister as running mate

Ghana’s Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, from the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), has chosen the current energy minister as his running mate for the December presidential election. President Nana Akufo-Addo will leave …

Putin rejects ceasefire in Ukraine, claims Kiev may rearm itself once more.

On Thursday, at a press briefing in Astana, Kazakhstan, Russian President Vladimir Putin underscored the importance of Ukraine taking irreversible actions that are satisfactory to Russia in order to establish a …

President Ruto proposes budget cuts after deadly protests in Kenya

Kenyan President William Ruto has announced a 177 billion budget cut to seal the budget hole left after the withdrawal of the finance bill. This comes after protests led to the …