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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

West African News

Atiku in court challenges INEC and APC over presidential vote result

The presidential candidate of Nigeria opposition party PDP in last month's presidential...

Reasons why so many buildings collapse

Following another building collapse in the Nigerian city of Lagos, that left at...

Sirleaf’s son, one banker charged over Liberia missing millions

The son of Liberia’s ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, an ex-central bank governor...

Constitutional Court confirms reelection of Senegal’s Macky Sall

The Senegalese Constitutional Court confirmed on Tuesday the reelection of President Macky...

How do we deal with a ‘problem’ like the Igbos?

By Chido OnumahFirst, a confession. I am Igbo, whatever...

Southern African News

Pro-government group in Cameroon protests U.S criticism during diplomat visit

As top U.S. diplomat for Africa visits Cameroon, pro-government groups are protesting what they call Tibor Nagy's interference in Cameroon's internal...

North & East African News

DR Congo: Kabila’s FCC coalition wins senate majority

Former Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila's coalition has won a clear majority in senate elections, officials told Reuters news...

Sports

Nigeria’s Mikel Obi says helping Middlesbrough gain promotion would be great...

Champions League winner and Nigeria Super Eagles' skipper John Mikel Obi says promotion to the Premier League with Middlesbrough would rank...

Business & Finance

Rwandan minister unveil plan to open Smartphone factory

A factory to produce smartphones is expected to open in Rwanda and enhance access to digital services, officials have said.

Lifestyle, Health & Entertaiment

Study says C-section 50 times more deadly for women in Africa

The death rate among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in...

South African music star charged after video of girl friend assault

South African music star Mampintsha has been charged with assault after a video showed him hitting his girlfriend, who is also...

Kenyan father who tried to smuggle baby out of hospital gets suspended sentence

A man arrested for trying to smuggle his baby out of a hospital in Kenya because he could not afford to...

Algeria beauty queen Khadija Ben Hamou condemns racial attacks

The newly crowned winner of Miss Algeria beauty pageant has hit back at critics who have hurled racial abuse at her...