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Nigeria’s anti-corruption czar Ibrahim Magu who was arrested for financial fraud on Monday expected to be arraigned in court and removed from office after...

Nigeria's anti-corruption czar Ibrahim Magu who was arrested for alleged financial fraud on Monday is expected to be arraigned in court and removed from office after a night in police custody. Mr....

SEE IT: Certified true copy of the conviction of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila in the United States for $25,000 theft

The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila was convicted in the state of Georgia in the United States in 2007 for $25,000 theft. The certified true copy of the conviction...

Nigerian President cries out: We must not allow the ruling APC to disintegrate, even as internal wrangling worsens

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja advised members of the governing party, All Progressives Congress (APC), to withdraw all pending litigations against one another, and settle for internal conciliation, warning that the mutating disagreements could...

On paper, Kenyan women are equal to men. In reality, married, divorced, separated and widowed women can hardly claim property the law entitles them

Many women in Kenya are left without protection to claim their matrimonial property despite relative progress in the laws on paper, Human Rights Watch and the Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA-Kenya) said in a report released today. A...

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana calls President Buhari, apologizes over demolition of Nigerian High Commission in Accra

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana Tuesday spoke with President Muhammadu Buhari, expressing his sincere apology for demolition of a building on the premises of Nigerian High Commission in Accra, Ghana. In a telephone...

Donors and foreign partners should urge Sudan to prioritize justice and institutional reforms – Human Rights Watch

Donors and foreign partners should urge Sudan to prioritize justice and legal and institutional reforms in Sudan, even as they focus on the country’s pressing economic concerns, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday. On June 25, 2020, a group of governments and...

SEE IT: Man demolishes Nigeria’s High Commission in Ghana, claims property built on his land

The Nigerian High Commission in Ghana has been destroyed. A man showed up with armed men and teared down the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Accra with a bulldozer. Reports...

6 Trump campaign staff test positive for coronavirus ahead of controversial Tulsa rally

Six staffers working to organize President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, have tested positive for the coronavirus. “Per safety protocols, campaign staff are tested for COVID-19 before events. Six members of...

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki is 78. President Ramaphosa wishes him well

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended his best wishes to former President Thabo Mbeki on his 78th birthday today, 18 June 2020.  President Ramaphosa thanked former President Mbeki for his consistently positive motivation to...

Buhari mourns APC South Africa chairman Taiye Abe

In a statement received by TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington DC, the presidency in Nigeria said: "President Muhammadu Buhari receives with sadness news of passage of Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) in South Africa, Dr...

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Additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty and continent could lose up to $189 billion of GDP in 2020 amid COVID-19...

The African Development Bank on Tuesday projected that an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed...

Additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty and continent could lose up to $189 billion of GDP in 2020 amid COVID-19...

The African Development Bank on Tuesday projected that an additional 49 million Africans could be pushed into extreme poverty as the...

African Development Bank projects tripled incomes of rural producers and traders in Tanzania

An African Development Bank project to enhance market infrastructure, value addition and rural finance (MIVARF) in Tanzania produced highly satisfactory results,...

Africa’s chance at World Trade Organization and the Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala candidacy – Perspectives by Yushau A. Shuaib

With quite a reputation behind her, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala appears to mean different things to different people across the spaces she...

Over 1000 participants from more than 100 countries meet to discuss sustainable development amid COVID-19

Facing the devastating impacts of COVID-19, which is threatening decades of progress in improving people’s lives, countries are meeting at the...

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