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West African News

Liberia's ex-president Sirleaf's son held for printing $16m

Liberia’s ex-president Sirleaf’s son held for printing $16m

Authorities in Liberia have re-arrested the son of former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, over with...
Five Malian soldiers killed by jihadists in an ambush

Five Malian soldiers killed by jihadists in an ambush

Suspected jihadists killed five soldiers on Wednesday in an ambush in central Mali, the army...
Buhari assigns portfolio to ministers, Silva gets petroleum

Buhari assigns portfolio to ministers, Silva gets petroleum

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari swore in members of his cabinet on Wednesday, assigning a new...
Nigerian kidnap kingpin, Bala Wadume re-arrested in Kano

Nigeria notorious kidnapper, Bala Wadume re-arrested in Kano

Suspected Nigerian "kidnap kingpin", who escaped in a shootout between the army and police, which...
Sen. Omoworare replaces Ita Enang as Buhari’s SSA on Senate

Omoworare confirmed as Buhari’s SSA on Senate replaces Enang

Sen. Babajide Omoworare has been appointed as the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari...

South and Central African News

More questions for Ramaphosa as CR17 account saga unfolds

More questions for Ramaphosa as CR17 account saga unfolds

DA leader Mmusi Maimane wants National Assembly speaker Thandi Modise to allow him to put an “urgent oral question” to President Cyril Ramaphosa on...

North & East African News

Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan

Sudan’s army, main opposition announce joint ruling body

Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the army announced a joint ruling body on Tuesday, formally disbanding the military council that took power after the ouster...

Sports

PSG rejects offers from Barcelona and Real for Neymar

PSG rejects offers from Barcelona and Real for Neymar

Barcelona and Real Madrid have made unsuccessful offers for Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, according to a report by BBC Radio 5 Live's Guillem Balague. Neymar's...

Business & Finance

Macroeconomic management weakens, while social inclusion improve slightly in Africa

Macroeconomic management weakens, while social inclusion improve slightly in Africa

Debt sustainability concerns on the rise Africa's poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional...

Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

Film claims group plotted to infect Africans with HIV

Film claims Africans purposely infected with HIV

A plot by white mercenaries to spread HIV through black South Africa via a phony vaccination program that documentary-maker Mads Brugger said actually happened. The...
The rise of mommy and me fashion

The rise of mommy and me fashion

African children are very fond of their mothers, generally, we exude with love and appreciation for our mothers and the mother figures in our...
Ivory Coast's DJ Arafat dies in motorbike crash, aged 33

Ivory Coast’s DJ Arafat dies in motorbike crash, aged 33

Ivory Coast's DJ Arafat, a well-known singer in French-speaking Africa, has died following a traffic accident, state broadcaster RTI is reporting. He was admitted to...
Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death

Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official’s death

Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemiologist involved...