• September 30, 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 …

Nigeria seizes sacks of donkey male genitals to be smuggled to Hong Kong

Nigerian officials have seized thousands of donkey penises that were about to be exported to Hong Kong, an official said on Thursday. Sacks of the donkey male genitals were seized at …

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 …

Cyclones killed 214 in Madagascar this year – UN

Tropical storms and successive cyclones in Madagascar have claimed at least 214 lives and affected more than half a million people since the start of the year, the United Nations said …

Europe looks to Africa for energy security

As Europe takes action to reduce imports of Russian gas, the continent’s leaders have been looking to Africa as an alternative energy supplier. New deals have been signed with Algeria, Angola, …

Malaria vaccine reaches more than one million children in Africa

More than one million children in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi have now received at least one dose of the first malaria vaccine. Data provided by the UN’s World Health Organisation suggests …

Extreme hunger threatens 28 million people in East Africa- Oxfam

Up to 28 million people in East Africa are at risk of extreme hunger due to hikes in food and commodity prices most of which is as a result of the …

Europe-Africa: fostering an entrepreneurial mindset in Africa

On March 17 in Marseille, France, European and African political and economic leaders met for the Europe-Africa forum. Organized at the Palais du Pharo by the Metropole Aix-Marseille-Provence with the newspaper …

Gambians react to election win of incumbent leader Adama Barrow

Residents of Banjul, the capital of The Gambia are reacting to the news of Adama Barrow’s re-election for a second term as president. The incumbent candidate won more than 53% of …

China promises to help Africa fight Covid 19

China has promised to help African countries overcome the shock of the Covid 19 pandemic and the effects of global warming while refraining from imposing its will on Africa. Chinese foreign …

Africa – China Summit discusses enhanced cooperation

The Africa-China Summit is taking place in Senegal’s capital, Dakar. Direct exchanges between the Continent and China reached over 200 billion dollars in 2019. Trade and security are the main topics …