• January 30, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

4 sentenced to jail for kidnapping Canadians in Ghana

Four men have each been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Ghana for kidnapping two Canadian volunteers in the West African country several years ago, Ghana’s state media reported. The …

three killed in fresh attack on Electoral Commission office in Nigeria

Nigeria’s police have killed three gunmen while repelling an attack on an Electoral Commission office in south-eastern Nigeria. The attackers tried to storm the main Inec office in Owerri, capital of …

Gunmen kidnap worshippers in Nigeria mosque attack

Gunmen abducted 19 Muslim worshippers after attacking a mosque in the restive northwest of Nigeria, police said Sunday (November 4). The attackers stormed the mosque in Maigamji village, in Katsina state, …

Nigeria charges student with ‘ Defamation’ over tweet about first lady

A Nigerian student has appeared before a criminal court in Abuja on charges of defaming the head of the state’s wife over a tweet deemed offensive to her, his lawyer said …

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police to jail

Nigeria’s Federal High Court has sentenced the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, to three months in prison for flouting a 2011 court order. According to local media reports, the IGP’s sentence …

At least 37 dead in Nigerian ghastly bus crash

At least 37 people were killed Tuesday in a multi-bus crash in northeastern Nigeria, authorities said. The accident occurred near the city of Maiduguri when two commercial buses collided head-on and …

Soldier kills aid worker, injures UN co-pilot at army base in Nigeria

A Nigerian soldier shot dead an aid worker, and another soldier and wounded a co-pilot of a UN helicopter in Nigeria’s jihadist-ridden northeast, the military said Thursday. On Thursday, at a …

Floods death toll in nigeria rises to 603, govt calls for more evacuations

The death toll in Nigeria’s worst floods in a decade has risen. Some 600 people were confirmed dead Sunday, the Nigerian minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development announced …

Nigerian soldier arrested for stealing, selling ammunition to terrorists

A Nigerian soldier has been arrested by his colleagues for allegedly stealing and selling ammunition to criminal gangs and terrorist groups. The suspect, identified as Iorliam Emmanuel, is said to be …

76 dead after boat capsized in Nigeria’s Anambra

76 people have been reported dead after a boat they were travelling in sank in Anambra state in southeastern Nigeria on Frida, Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday. Some 85 …