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22 Apr
Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, who led the East African nation for more than a decade, has died, his successor Uhuru Kenyatta announced on Friday. He was 90.
21 Apr
Mali's ruling junta announced Thursday the launch of a two-year transition "process" before elections are held, in defiance of West African bloc partners.
21 Apr
The death toll from South Africa's worst floods in living memory was Thursday officially revised down to 435 after autopsies showed the figures included some who had been murdered
19 Apr
South Africa's government Tuesday sought to reassure a worried public about efforts to help the east coast, where millions remained without water for more than a week
Senegal airport
19 Apr
Senegal's international airport has called on airlines to ensure that planes have enough jet fuel for return flights, amid a kerosene shortage in the West African nation. In a statement Monday night, Blaise-Diagne International Airport said that "unfavourable international conditions" and volatility in commodities markets had severely disrupted supplies of jet fuel. The airport, near…
19 Apr
South Africa's government Tuesday sought to reassure a worried public about efforts to help the east coast, where millions remained without water more than a week after deadly storms pounded the region. Following up a declaration late Monday of a national state of disaster, President Cyril Ramaphosa dispatched top ministers to the city of Durban…
19 Apr
Twenty million people are at risk of starvation this year as delayed rains worsen an already brutal drought in Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia, the UN warned Tuesday.  An extreme months-long drought has left the Horn of Africa on the verge of a humanitarian catastrophe, destroying crops and livestock and forcing huge numbers of people to…
19 Apr
Iyesatu Turay, who lives in a sprawling slum of corrugated-iron shacks in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, says she doesn't have enough food to feed her family.  Life is a struggle for many in the Kroo Bay slum, where pigs mingle with stray dogs in the debris-strewn alleys of the shantytown, which straddles an open sewer.…
19 Apr
The Regulation on Roaming Public Mobile Communications Networks in the ECOWAS Space was adopted by the Council of Ministers on December 16, 2017 with the aim to reduce the prices paid by ECOWAS citizens for the use of communication services, while roaming within the community.
19 Apr
Nigeria’s financial markets have been boosted by a series of announcements and commitments by Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa, a specialist development agency working to strengthen financial markets across sub-Saharan Africa.
18 Apr
Somalia's parliament came under mortar fire on Monday as the country's newly elected lawmakers were meeting for only the second time since taking office, an attack claimed by the Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab.
18 Apr
Prospects of a swift return to civilian rule in Chad seem to be fading nearly a year after the son of the country's veteran leader took the helm after his father died fighting rebels.

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The race by the major opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to win 25 states, up from the 13 it currently controls, began yesterday across the country with its shadow governorship elections...
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Former governor of Anambra State and erstwhile presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, yesterday, resigned his membership of the party two days before its presidential primary.
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Ahead of the 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) scheduled for May 22-28, 2022, concerned groups led by Equity International Initiative (EII) have warned Nigeria and other sovereign nations not to sign up to proposed amendment...
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Industry leaders have called on the Federal Government to take swift and deliberate action to cushion the effects of the disruption in the global wheat market on Nigeria’s wheat value chain.
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Medical experts have made recommendations on how to reduce the burden of hypertension in Nigeria as well as identified diets that give best chance of living longer and healthier.