• October 7, 2022

Women, children drown fleeing attack in Nigeria’s north

Several women and children drowned while trying to escape an armed attack in Nigeria’s troubled northern region, residents and a government official said Thursday. The victims died when their boats capsized …

Business: Uganda’s sugar exports have increased

Uganda’s sugar exports have increased after a huge drop in July. According to the country’s central bank, Uganda’s sugar exports for the month of July suffered a 58% decline due to …

Nigerian president meets with remaining hostages freed from March train attack

Nigerian president Mohammadu Buhari has met with the freed remaining passengers from the train attack in March in the northwestern part of the country. The attack saw dozens kidnapped and six …

children continue to suffer the consequences of war UN Report

Children have continued to suffer the consequences of man-made conflict in 2021, despite some progress, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Almost 40 per cent of all killing and maiming cases …

11 newborn babies killed in Senegal hospital fire

Eleven babies died Wednesday in a fire in a hospital in Tivaouane, in western Senegal, a tragedy that highlights the serious deficiencies of the country’s public health system. “I have just …

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 …

New air strike hits Ethiopia’s capital Tigray, killing three children

A new air strike has hit Ethiopia’s capital Tigray following several days of such strikes last week. Ethiopian government’s spokesperson confirmed this, with a Tigray spokesperson confirming the death of six …

Royal Family: OBA of Benin Kingdom Welcomes Quadruplets

Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, yesterday, announced the arrival of a set of quadruplets from his fifth wife, Princess (Oloi) Esosa Ewuare II, into the Benin Royal family. He made …