• October 1, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

Two dead after Lagos building collapse in Nigeria

At least two people were killed and more were trapped on Sunday after a seven-story unfinished building collapsed in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos, rescue authorities said. Building collapses are common in …

Powerful typhoon Hinnamnor hits eastern China, Taiwan and Japan

Cities in eastern China suspended ferry services and flights were cancelled on Sunday in Japan as Typhoon Hinnamnor, the strongest global storm this year, blew its way past Taiwan and the …

Kenya presidential election: Supreme court validates William Ruto’s win

Kenya’s Supreme Court has unanimously validated the presidential election results of the vote held last August that saw vice president William Ruto declared winner with 50.5% of votes. Chief Justice and …

Mali hosts Burkina Faso military leader to discuss bilateral cooperation

Mali’s coup leader and the leader of Burkina Faso’s military junta met on Saturday in Malian capital, Bamako to discuss bilateral cooperation. Colonel Assimi Goita welcomed visiting Burkinabe leader Lieutenant Colonel …

Flood wash away homes in Sudan; over 60 dead

Flash floods triggered by heavy rains continued to tear up homes across Sudan this week, with the death toll rising to 66 since the start of the rainy season, an official …

Algeria, Niger & Nigeria move to next step on the Trans-Saharan Gas-Pipeline project

Algerian, Nigerien and Nigerian Energy Ministers signed on Thursday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of a 4,000 gas pipeline across the Sahara Desert that will supply Europe with …

Sports:AFCON qualifiers postponed to March 2023

Qualifying matches for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations which were scheduled for September have been pushed back to March next year to help the continent’s teams prepare for the World …

France charges 5 more children of ex-Gabonese leader Bongo over ‘ill-gotten assets’

France has charged five more children of former Gabonese president Omar Bongo in a long-running inquiry over “ill-gotten wealth“, a judicial source said Friday. French investigators suspect several members of the …

Health:Botswana becomes second nation in the world to reach UN goal against HIV

Botswana has become the second nation in the world, after Eswatini, to reach a landmark UN goal towards eradicating AIDS, researchers said Wednesday, in what health experts hailed as “stellar results“. …

Business:Debt, inflation: Crisis looms for Kenya’s economy

Kenyans head to the polls on August 9 amid signs that East Africa’s largest economy could be headed for tough times. The country’s currency- the Shilling has sharply depreciated. It means …