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Saturday, May 25, 2019

West African News

Wind farm project ongoing in Senegal

Senegal set to build West Africa first big wind farm

Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday,...

ISWA say killed and executed 29 Nigerian soldiers

Islamic State’s West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid...

Burkina christians seek refuge after deadly attacks

Concerned about a rise in violence against Christians in Burkina Faso, Pastor...

Nigerian Senate confirms central bank head Emefiele to serve 2nd 5-year term

Nigerian Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele was approved for a second five-year...

Death toll now 28 from deadly jihadists ambush on Niger soldiers

The bodies of 11 missing Nigerien soldiers have been discovered after an...

South and Central African News

Malawi president Peter Mutharika

Malawi’s president Mutharika takes early lead in poll

Malawi's scandal-hit President Peter Mutharika is leading his rivals after the counting of 75% of votes in Tuesday's fiercely contested election,...

North & East African News

Rocket attack hit Rixos hotel in Tripoli

Rockets hit Rixos hotel in Libyan capital

Rockets hit a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, early on Friday in an attack the internationally recognized government blamed on...

Sports

Business & Finance

Tanzania president, John Magufuli wanted to renegotiate the deal

Tanzania, China disagreement on terms for $10b port stalls project

A ten billion dollars port project in Tanzania backed by China has hit an impasse, with the two sides disagreeing on...

Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

Shatta Wale and Stoneboy

Brawling Ghana music stars freed on bail

Two rival music stars in Ghana, who were involved in a brawl at an awards ceremony on Saturday night, have been...
Shatta Wale and Stoneboy

Police question 2 Ghana music stars over brawl at award event

Two rival dancehall musicians have been questioned by police in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, following a brawl during the country's music awards. 

Real reason behind brutal murder of Chris Attoh’s wife

By Na-Allah Mohammed Zagga Married to an actor and a drug baron at the same time, and then...

Child malaria vaccine to be tested in Malawi

A large-scale trial of what has been called the world's first malaria vaccine to give partial protection to children is due...

Asamoah Gyan named ‘general captain’ Ghana Black Stars

Ghana's football star Asamoah Gyan has been given a new title after he was stripped of the team captain role for...

S. Africa’s female team to get same pay...

South Africa's women's football team - Banyana Banyana - will for the first time earn the same amount of bonuses as...

Senegal set to build West Africa first big...

Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will...

Rockets hit Rixos hotel in Libyan capital

Rockets hit a luxury hotel in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, early on Friday in an attack the internationally recognized government blamed on...

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern...

Libya’s coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval...

Malawi’s president Mutharika takes early lead in poll

Malawi's scandal-hit President Peter Mutharika is leading his rivals after the counting of 75% of votes in Tuesday's fiercely contested election,...