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Monthly Archives: August, 2020

Why Barcelona and Messi parting maybe mutually beneficial

When six time ballon d'or winner and FC Barcelona icon Lionel Messi, dropped the bombshell that he wants to leave FC Barcelona to ply his trade elsewhere, the football World was expectedly rattled.Prompting pundits who cannot imagine the Argentine...

Over 226,000 displaced, 45 killed by flooding in Niger rep.

Flooding from heavy rains in Niger has killed at least 45 people this week and forced more than 226,000 from their homes, Niger republic officials said Friday said on Friday.Niger’s western region has been hardest hit by days of...

Ecowas to Mali junta handover power in one year

West African leaders on Friday told Mali’s junta to take no more than one year to hand over power to a civilian government, as regional heads of state held another virtual summit after initial negotiations with the military coup...

Two students, a teacher killed during exams in eastern DR Congo

At least two students and a teacher were killed and several other teachers kidnapped after a primary school holding exams was attacked by unidentified gunmen in eastern Congo, authorities and the United Nations said on Friday.Exact details of the...

Crystal Palace signs British born Nigerian forward, Eberechi Eze

British born Nigerian, Eberechi Oluchi Eze has became Crystal Palace second most expensive signing and Roy Hodgson's most, in his time as the club manager, after signing for a reported £20 million ($26.5 million) from second-tier Queens Park Rangers.Hodgson...

Two dies as private helicopter crash into a residential building in Lagos

There was pandemonium in the ever busy Ikeja area of Lagos State, Nigeria on Friday, after a private operated crashed in a residential building near the Nigerian immigration Service office in Opebi district.The small helicopter belonging to Quorum Aviation,...

Police officer gets 18 years for raping inmate

A South African police officer, Warrant Officer Mhlobo Mpela, 52 will spend the next 18 years in jail thinking about how to stay focused on his next job instead of taking undue advantage of the vulnerable.Warrant Officer Mpela, received...

Rights group calls for release of abducted Libyan protesters

Amnesty International on Wednesday urged for the release of at least six protesters abducted when armed men, apparently allied with Libya’s U.N.-supported government, fired live ammunition to disperse a demonstration in the capital.The incident took place on Sunday when...

US says airstrike kills 6 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia

The United States military says it killed six al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in Somalia after the al-Qaeda-linked group attacked Somali forces while U.S. forces were nearby.The U.S. Africa Command statement said Monday’s airstrike was carried out near Darasalam...

Rwanda approaches France for the extradition of genocide suspect

Rwanda’s government has written to France requesting the extradition of a key suspect in the East African nation’s genocide a quarter-century ago, officials said Wednesday.Maj. Gen. Aloys Ntiwiragabo, a former head of Rwanda’s military intelligence service, recently was found...
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Ethiopia blames border row with Sudan on ‘third party’

Ethiopia military has accused an unnamed "third party" of being behind border dispute with Sudan, according to state-owned Ethiopian...

Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule...

Tunisia youths clash with police days after revolution anniversary

Hundreds of youths clashed with police in cities across Tunisia late on Monday, throwing stones and gasoline bombs in...
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