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  • June 17, 2024

Nigeria secures $2.25B World Bank loan to back reforms despite hardship

The World Bank has approved a $2.25 billion loan for Nigeria to shore up revenue and support economic reforms that have contributed to the worst cost-of-living crisis in the country. The …

Niger lifts immunity of deposed President Mohamed Bazoum

Niger’s highest court lifted the immunity of the country’s democratically elected president, Mohamed Bazoum, nearly a year after he was overthrown by mutinous soldiers, his lawyer said Friday, opening the door …

Ramaphosa says he will ‘serve all’ after being reelected as South Africa president for second term

Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to work with politicians across the political spectrum after being reelected as President of South Africa by lawmakers on Friday. “I will serve all and work with even …

Police officer who killed George Floyd seeks to have his trial overturned

The police officer who killed the African-American George Floyd and set the United States on fire in 2020 is trying from Wednesday to have his murder conviction overturned during an essentially …

Six bodies found in Johannesburg, suspect arrested – police

South African police arrested a murder suspect on Monday (October 10) after six bodies, five of them in an advanced state of decomposition, were found in a residential building in central …

Kenyan police hunt for church thief

Police in the Kenyan capital says they are looking for a church warden suspected of stealing 1.5 million shillings – $12,400/£11,240 – that members had collected to develop the church. Police …

Kenyan lawyer in ICC case linked to president Ruto found dead – police

Kenyan authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a lawyer accused of bribing and intimidating witnesses in the International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecution of President William Ruto, a police …

Police fire tear gas on protesting following opposition leader in Chad

The police fired tear gas canisters Friday to disperse hundreds of protesters accompanying the main opposition leader to Chad’s military junta who was on his way to a summons by the …

Police fire tear gas as thousands mob Sri Lanka PM’s office

Thousands of Sri Lankans demanding that the prime minister resign rallied outside his office in Colombo, some stormed the compound despite security presence. As the protests escalated outside the prime minister’s …

Nigeria Police rescue 35 teens exploited as sex slaves

Thirty-five teenage girls have been rescued from a hotel in southeastern Nigeria where a trafficking ring was forcing them into prostitution. Children birth to these girls are sold, according to local …

2,000 police ‘mentally unfit’ to serve – Kenyan IGP

About 2000 police officers in Kenya are mentally unfit to serve in the police service, Inspector-General of Police Hillary Mutyambai. The IGP made this revelation on Tuesday during a meeting with …

Guineans remember the marks left by Condé’s rule

Years of political violence in Guinea have left marks in many people. The story of Ibrahima Sory Sissoko is only one among many, a constant reminder of the political upheaval in …

FG approves recruitment of 20,000 policemen

Federal Government has approved the recruitment of 20,000 policemen in an effort to resolve the security situation of the country. Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Baba Alkali disclosed this when he paid …