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  • June 15, 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 …

Germany returns looted artworks back to Nigeria

German Foreign minister Annalena Baerbock travelled to Nigeria’s capital Abuja on Tuesday to personally hand over a collection of more than 20 objects that were stolen by British colonial troops over …

Hundreds of people gathered in Madrid to welcome the Christmas season

Thousands of Madrilenians gathered for Black Friday evening shopping as the city’s Christmas lights were switched on. Madrid’s Plaza Mayor has become a large Christmas market full of more than 100 …

Ethiopia Praise the return of looted Artifacts

Ethiopia on Saturday hailed the return of precious artefacts looted by British soldiers more than 150 years ago, after a long campaign for their restitution. The collection — recovered from Britain, …

3rd edition of Afro-Colombia Film Festival ‘Quibdo’ takes place in Congo

The third edition of the 2021 Afro-Colombian festival “QUIBDO Africa Film Festival” took place Sunday in Pointe Noire, which is the economic capital of the Republic of Congo. The event intended …

African medicine, the oldest therapeutic system

African traditional medicine is the oldest, and perhaps the most assorted, of all therapeutic systems. Africa is considered to be the cradle of mankind with a rich biological and cultural diversity …