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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 …

Zimbabwe abolishes inherited colonial death penalty

Zimbabwe’s cabinet agreed to abolish the death penalty for murder offences, almost two decades after its last execution. The cabinet on Tuesday approved the Memorandum on the Private Member’s Death Penalty …

Nigerian Presidential Polls Court dismiss Atiku, Obi’s request for live coverage

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has dismissed the applications by the two presidential candidates of the February 25, election, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for live broadcast of proceedings for …

Sudan’s capital runs short of water

As Sudan’s rival generals on Wednesday made a new attempt at a 24-hour cease-fire after a failed truce the night before, Khartoum residents tried to stock up on water and other …

Sudan fails to meet deadline to form civilian govt

When will the Sudanese ruling junta and civilian groups establish a civilian-led transitional government? The signatories of the deal set to organize a gradual transfer of power to civilians known as …

Boat carrying hundreds of migrants towed to safety by Italian Coast Guard

A boat carrying hundreds of migrants was towed to safety in the Sicilian port of Catania on Wednesday by the Italian Coast Guard. The approximately 700 people on board cheered as …

Tunisian police dismantle refugee camp

Tunisian police used tear gas on Tuesday to disperse about 100 African asylum seekers and migrants who had been camping outside the headquarters of the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) in the …

German ambassador expelled from Chad

The German ambassador to Chad, declared persona non grata for “discourteous behaviour”, left the country on Saturday evening, Chadian Foreign Minister Mahamat Saleh Annadif told Africanewsguru.com on Sunday. On Friday, the …

China says US avoiding responsibility in Africa debt relief

China on Monday urged the United States to earnestly shoulder its responsibilities and make greater efforts to address debt issues in African countries. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin made the …

AU peacekeepers convoy hit by explosion in Somalia

A convoy of African Union peacekeepers has been hit by an explosion in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Monday. Reports suggest that at least three civilians who were in the vicinity lost …

Uganda will send soldiers to Moscow to defend Putin if need be – President’s son

The son of Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni, Muhoozi Kainerugaba, said he would send Ugandan troops to defend Moscow in case of an “imperialist” threat. Call me “Putinist” if you want, we …