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SEE IT: Buhari sings “we wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year” but misses third line

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress Adams Oshiomhole released a short clip on Tuesday singing "we wish you a merry Christmas...

Nigerian senator sent to jail for stealing $3 million continues to receive $39,000 allowances from senate every month

Nigerian activists announced on Sunday that they have sued the Senate President for continuing to pay monthly allowances to a senator sent to jail six months ago for grand corruption.

Son of Nigeria’s king of Fuji music arrested in U.S.A. for massive wire fraud

The son of Nigeria's King of Fuji Music, Wasiu Ayinde Adewale Omogbolahan Olasunkanmi Anifowoshe, a.k.a K1 De Ultimate, has been arrested in the United States over $2 million wire fraud involving...

8-year old Matadi Sela Petit, DR Congo boy brought to U.S. for surgery, has died

Matadi Sela Petit, the 8-year old boy who was brought from the Democratic Republic of Congo to the United States a week ago to remove a massive tumor on his face...

African pop star Diamond Platnumz banned from performing “sex song” in Tanzania

African pop star Diamond Platnumz has been barred from performing his "sexually suggestive" song in Tanzania.  The song Mwanza contains the Swahili word for "horny", and the ban...

Russian hackers hired to rig Nigeria’s presidential election, Buhari’s men claim

Nigeria's main opposition party, the People's Democratic Party, has reportedly hired Russian hackers to rig the 2019 presidential election, according to the Buhari Media Organization. The Russian hackers...

Nigeria’s former Chief of Defense Staff Alex Badeh assassinated

Nigeria's former Chief of Defense Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh, has been assassinated. He was assassinated on Tuesday while returning from his farm along Abuja-Keffi Road...

139 million monthly Facebook users in Sub-Saharan Africa

There are now about 139 million people who use Facebook every month in Sub-Saharan Africa, of which nearly 98% come back on mobile, according to a new infographic released this week.

Congolese boy brought to U.S. for major surgery goes into cardiac arrest

A Congolese boy who was brought to the United States for a major surgery to remove a life-threatening tumor on his face went into cardiac arrest during the operation on Sunday.

U.S. sanctions 3 persons threatening fragile peace in South Sudan

The United States has imposed sanctions on three individuals for threatening peace in South Sudan. The Trump administration said by their action, the United States was sending a...

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Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter...

IMF Executive Board Approves FY 2021-FY 2023 Medium-Term Budget

On April 27, 2020, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the IMF’s administrative and capital budgets for...

Former African presidents release joint statement backing embattled African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina

In an unprecedented move, former African heads of state and government released a jointly signed letter on Friday, backing the embattled...

Read full remarks by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on financing for development amid COVID-19

Good morning. I want to thank Prime Minister Trudeau, Prime Minister Holness, and Secretary-General Guterres for keeping a focus on development amidst...

Canadian PM Trudeau and Jamaica’s Holness co-host UN high-level event on development financing amid COVID-19

With U.S. President Donald Trump missing in action, more than 50 world leaders are meeting virtually on Thursday to respond to...

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