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Monday, September 23, 2019

West African News

Nigerian Islamist militants release execution video

Islamist militants group ISWA executes 2 Nigerian soldiers

A splinter faction of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram released a video on Sunday...

Angry protesters in Mali kill an embattled police chief

A police chief in Mali's central Ségou region has been killed by protesters who were...
Nigeria army accuse Action Against Hunger of aiding jihadists

Nigeria army accuse Action Against Hunger of aiding jihadists

The army in northeastern Nigeria forced non-profit Action Against Hunger to close its office in...
Sierra Leone toughens penalties against sexual violence

Sierra Leone toughens penalties against sexual violence

Sierra Leone’s parliament voted on Thursday to significantly increase prison sentences for rape, a move...
Islamic State claims attack that killed 24 Burkina Faso soldiers

Islamic State claims attack that killed 24 Burkina Faso soldiers

Islamic State claimed responsibility for one of the deadliest attacks against the Burkina Faso military...

South and Central African News

UK's Harry, Meghan and son Archie in South Africa on first family tour

UK’s Harry, Meghan and son Archie in South Africa for 1st...

Britain’s Prince Harry, his wife Meghan and their son Archie arrived in South Africa on Monday for their first overseas tour since the birth...

North & East African News

Several school kids trapped under collapsed classroom in Nairobi

Update: Seven school kids killed in Kenyan classroom collapse

Seven pupils have died after a classroom collapsed in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. Police commander George Seda and the area's MP, John Kiarie, confirmed the death...

Sports

Italian giants, AS Roma have signed an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to become their first African partner.

AS Roma sign deal to make Nigeria it’s first African partner

Italian giants, AS Roma have signed an agreement with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to become their first African partner. Roma won the hearts of...

Business & Finance

Deutsche Post's DHL to sale supply chain operations in Africa

Deutsche Post’s DHL to sale supply chain operations in Africa

DHL, the logistics arm of Deutsche Post, is preparing to sell its supply chain business operations in Africa, Germany’s manager magazin said on Thursday,...

Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

Liberian health workers begin a nationwide strike over pay

Liberian health workers begin a nationwide strike over pay

More than 11,000 health workers in Liberia have begun a nationwide strike over pay and lack of equipment. Some people have not been paid for...
A 21-year old British-Nigerian rapper and school drop out, David Orobosa Omoregie, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his first album Psychodrama.

British-Nigerian rapper Dave Omoregie wins UK mercury prize

A 21-year old British-Nigerian rapper and school dropout, David Orobosa Omoregie, has won the 2019 Mercury Prize for his first album Psychodrama. Psychodrama was released...
Senegalese government to offer free breast cancer treatment

Senegalese government to offer free breast cancer treatment

Senegal's government says that women suffering from breast or cervical cancer will be offered free chemotherapy in public hospitals from the beginning of October. “We...
Rastafarianism is a religion! Kenyan judge rules

Rastafarianism is a religion! Kenyan judge rules

A Kenyan judge has ruled that Rastafarianism is a religion that deserves to be treated like any other. The ruling is part of a case...