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West African News

Boko Haram kill an NGO worker, 6 others missing in Borno Nigeria

Aid worker killed, 6 missing in Boko Haram ambush in Borno Nigeria

One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing...
Nigeria's president Mohammadu Buhari

Buhari asks fulani to ignore calls to move north

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has told people to ignore a recent call by an influential...
Ghana, Ivory Coast suspend threat to halt cocoa supplies

Ghana, Ivory Coast suspend threat to halt cocoa supplies

Ivory Coast and Ghana, the world's two largest cocoa producers, have ended a threat to...
Two leaders of al Qaeda affiliate Ali Maychou and Bah Ag Moussa

Two leaders of al Qaeda affiliate in Mali put on US terror list

The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda’s affiliate in Mali to its global...
Ten Turkish sailors kidnapped in the gulf of Guinea

Ten Turkish sailors kidnapped in the gulf of Guinea

Ten Turkish sailors were taken hostage by armed pirates off the coast of Nigeria early...

South and Central African News

Post-election protest intensifies in Malawi

Post-election protest intensifies in Malawi

Malawians have taken to the streets in all cities and major towns to protest against the manner in which last May’s...

North & East African News

Sudan protest leaders postpone talks with army rulers

Sudan protest leaders postpone talks with army rulers

Sudanese protest leaders said on Friday that talks with the country's army rulers have been postponed, just days after the two sides signed a...

Sports

Business & Finance

Truecaller launches user verification solution for mobile web

Truecaller launches user verification solution for mobile web

Enables developers to instantly verify users on mobile  web products Truecaller today announced the global launch of its Truecaller SDK solution exclusively for the...

Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

WHO sounds Ebola alarm as risks intensify

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Congo’s Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, sounding a rarely used global alarm after the virus threatened...
WHO holds emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

WHO holds emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared...
Top 5 essential oils for natural hair care

Top 5 essential oils for natural hair care

Essential oils are extracted from plants and are highly concentrated oils, with small molecules for easy and quick absorption.
Report says African countries 'paying 30x more for medicine'

Report says African countries ‘paying 30x more for medicine’

Countries like Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia and Kenya could be paying up to 30 times more than the recommended price for medicines, a...

Post-election protest intensifies in Malawi

Malawians have taken to the streets in all cities and major towns to protest against the manner in which last May’s...

Aid worker killed, 6 missing in Boko Haram...

One Action Against Hunger staff member, two drivers and three other health workers are missing after an attack on a convoy in northeast Nigeria...

Sudan protest leaders postpone talks with army rulers

Sudanese protest leaders said on Friday that talks with the country's army rulers have been postponed, just days after the two sides signed a...

Jacob Zuma pulls out of state capture inquiry

We will take no further part in these proceedings." This is the announcement on Friday morning by former president Jacob Zuma's lawyer, Muzi Sikhakhane. Zuma has...

Leaked audio clip exposes tussle between Mnangagwa and...

The explosive audio leak between First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa and Presidential Guard Infantry Battalion commander Samson Murombo brings to light the escalating brinkmanship between...

Sudanese police fire tear gas at Khartoum martyrs...

Thousands of Sudanese demonstrators converged Thursday on a prominent square in Khartoum in a march to honour comrades killed in the months-long protest movement...