African Development Bank names former President of Ireland and two legal experts to review ethics report clearing President Adesina
The African Development Bank has named a former President of Ireland, a former attorney general in The Gambia and a Washington DC-based legal expert to independently review an ethics report clearing President Akinwumi Adesina.
COVID-19 infections top 400k in Africa as death toll surpasses 10k and WHO warns pandemic accelerating dangerously
The number of people who have contracted COVID-19 in Africa surpassed 400,000 on Wednesday, as death toll exceeded 10,000, data from the Africa center for disease control show. The data show that 404,937...
The Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for coronavirus, he said on Twitter on Tuesday. Ondo is a state in the southwestern part of Nigeria. "Today I tested positive for #COVID19....
IMF forecasts economic tumult for South Africa with a contraction of 8 percent in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday forecast an economic turbulence for South Africa in 2020 with growth shrinking by 8 percent amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The projection is more than three times worse than...
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday forecast an economic turmoil for Angola in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic. IMF said in its latest regional economic outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa that the Angolan economy...
The Nigerian economy would shrink by 5.4 percent in 2020, more than double the contraction expected in April amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday in its latest regional economic outlook.
COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus, is accelerating aggressively around the world as many countries ease lockdown measures, the World Health Organization warned again on Monday. More than 10...
Disgraced and highly corrupt Nigerian pastor Chris Oyakhilome spreads another dangerous lie over George Floyd protests in USA following UK ban for COVID-19 falsehood
Chris Oyakhilome, a disgraced and highly corrupt Nigerian pastor and President of Love World Incorporated, also known as Christ Embassy, has embarked on another set of dangerous lies, not long after his broadcasts were banned in...
Sub-Saharan Africa’s economy is now expected to contract by 3.2 percent in 2020 amid COVID-19 pandemic; double the contraction expected in April, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday in its latest regional economic outlook.
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Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark to lead independent review of global coronavirus response. WHO...
Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark have been named to lead an independent...
New report warns education under siege in central and west Africa with over 2500 attacks in past 5 years alone
Schools, universities, students, teachers, and academics in West and Central Africa have suffered over 2,500 attacks over the past 5 years,...
President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the allegations of financial recklessness and misappropriation of funds leveled against...
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly of Cote d'Ivoire and a candidate...
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