• September 29, 2022

Malian junta dissociates itself from West African sanctions against Guinea

The ruling junta in Mali has dissociated itself from sanctions imposed on neighboring Guinea, also ruled by the military, by the Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Mali and Guinea, both …

Tens of thousands of Somalis face famine as drought enters its fifth year

The situation at a refugee camp in the Somali border town of Dollow is desperate. Hundreds of people have arrived there in the past few days. As water drums wait to …

Tunisian police officers protest to demand colleagues’ release

Over 200 police officers rallied in Sfax, Tunisia’s second city, to demand the release of eight arrested colleagues and defend their right to unionise. Responding to a call from the National …

President Buhari pledges to help South Sudan overcome economic challenges

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said Nigeria is ready to extend a helping hand to South Sudan towards the political and economic stability of the country. President Buhari made the promise …

Investigation looms on shooting of Lagos protesters and police abuses

A judicial panel investigating police brutality in Nigeria and the recent shooting of unarmed protesters in the country’s financial hub of Lagos has convened for the first time, as demands for …

Nigeria president shuns Lekki massacre, warns protesters

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days without making any mention of the deadly shooting of peaceful protesters that …