Africa

By Aminu Kutama A boxer identified as Chukwuemeka Igboanugo has died at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. The Imo State representative was declared dead after losing a fight by knockout to his contender from...
By Ismail Auwal A bill that proposed six months jail term for parents who abandon their newborns or growing children has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill tagged, “Act to Re-amend the Child...

Former Aljazeera journalist voted Kenyan MP

By News Desk Former Aljazeera journalist Mohammed Adow, has been elected as Kenya's Wajir South Member of Parliament. Mohammed Adow, who was a correspondent for the...

Just in: William Ruto triumphs over Odinga in Kenya’s presidential election

By Aminu Kutama The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission of Kenya has on Monday declared Deputy President, William Ruto the winner of the country’s fiercely-fought...

Elephant kills Colombian researcher in Uganda

By News Desk A Colombian researcher working for an American university was killed on Sunday after being trampled by an elephant in Kibale National Park...

Cameroon’s separatist conflict spills into Nigeria

By News Desk The peaceful Nigerian fishing village of Manga sits not far from Cameroon's border, but its residents know all about the separatist war...

Eight soldiers in Burkina Faso arrested for alleged plot

Reuters Eight soldiers in Burkina Faso were arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of conspiring against the government, the military prosecutor’s office said. One of the alleged...

Mauritania takes steps to protect agriculture by planting trees

In Mauritania, the advancement of desert sands is threatening homes and farming fields. To fight the approaching sands, residents are planting a "Great Green Wall"...

Sudan: Abdalla Hamdok resigns as prime minister

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has resigned amid political deadlock following a military coup that derailed the country’s fragile transition to democracy. In a televised...

Senegal’s new commuter train makes first journey from capital Dakar

A new $1.3 billion commuter railway in Senegal meant to ease traffic gridlock and modernise a crumbling public transport system made its inaugural journey...

In under-vaccinated Congo, fourth COVID-19 wave fills hospitals

At the St Joseph COVID Treatment Centre in Kinshasa, patients lie in ramshackle rooms breathing oxygen from old tanks. The clinic has 38 beds,...

Just In: Archbishop Desmond Tutu dies at 90

By Ismail Auwal The South African Nobel Peace Prize winner, anti-apartheid, and human rights activist, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has died at the age of 90. The...

Buhari calls for concrete support to defeat terrorism in Africa

By Sahelian Times President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday called on the Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit to provide concrete support to help defeat terrorism and insurgency on...

Samuel Eto’o emerges Cameroonian FA President

By Sahelian Times Former international player, Samuel Eto’o has been elected President of the Cameroon Football Federation, the body announced on Saturday.   The former Barcelona and...

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