• October 1, 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 …

Kenya presidential election: Supreme court validates William Ruto’s win

Kenya’s Supreme Court has unanimously validated the presidential election results of the vote held last August that saw vice president William Ruto declared winner with 50.5% of votes. Chief Justice and …

Candidates hold final rallies ahead of Senegal’s legislative elections

The Senegalese elect their deputies on Sunday in legislative elections that will be a test before the presidential election of February 2024, an election that the opposition wants to use to …

Angola to hold general elections on August 24

Angola will hold general elections on August 24. President João Lourenço announced the date before the Council of the Republic, a consultative body that met on Friday to vote on the …

Nigeria’s Jonathan rejects nomination to contest for president

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan will not seek the ruling party ticket to contest presidential elections next year, his spokesman said. This follows months of speculation that he was planning to …

2023 presidency: Tinubu gets more endorsements in Lagos

Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader has received additional support for the 2023 presidency. On Monday, his mobilization platform, South-West Agenda (SWAGA) for ‘Bola Tinubu 2023’, secured the …

Political parties in Tunisia warn of a possible return to violence

Four political parties in Tunisia have warned of a possible return to violence in the country following President Kais Saied’s controversial power grab. The warning took place during a press conference …

I won’t apologise to Buhari – Gov Ortom fires back at Akume

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has vowed never to apologise to President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, over his recent attacks. Ortom made the remark in response …

We need one month to take our stand – Miyetti Allah

Fulani herders under the umbrella of Miyetti Allah Hor and Gan-Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria, GAFDAN, on Tuesday asked for a period of one month to make submissions on the …

Osinbajo, Govs Begin Talks As Fear Grips APC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives’ Congress have begun consultations on how best to resolve the internal crisis in the APC following the …

World Bank Commends Obaseki As Edo Election Draws Closer

World Bank Commends Obaseki As Edo Election Draws Closer Allegations trailing the corruption in Niger delta took a new turn when the World Bank project supervision unit in the Niger Delta …