Nigerian leaders admit for first time that fight against insecurity in a land filled with hunger, poverty and joblessness cannot be won, even with...
Nigerian leaders have been vowing for years that they would crush Boko Haram terrorists in the northeast, militants in the Niger Delta, bandits and other criminals scattered all over the country with bombs and sophisticated weapons,...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday gave strong assurances that security will be restored to Borno State, the Northeast and the nation at large, following the recent adoption of new strategies, and the acquisition of modern military equipment.
Southern African Development Community leaders meet to discuss peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo
African Union chairperson and President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday participate in a virtual summit of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Organ Troika plus countries contributing troops to the United Nations (UN)...
U.S. admits killing innocent civilians in Somalia but fails to compensate families of the victims, enraging Amnesty International
The United States on Tuesday admitted killing innocent civilians in Somalia but has failed to compensate the families of the victims, a failure Amnesty International has condemned.The official admission was contained in...
Soldiers in Mozogo, in the Far North region of Cameroon, have forced civilians to perform local night guard duty to protect against attacks by the armed Islamist group Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said today.
In a statement received by TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington DC, the presidency in South Africa said: "The Presidency wishes to draw attention to a false report by online news service, Daily Maverick, which has distorted...
Members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday condemned "in the strongest possible terms the multiple terrorist attacks on June 9 and 10 in Felo, on June 13 in Monguno against a UN humanitarian facility...
The African Union has called on countries to redouble efforts to silence the guns in Africa amid COVID-19 pandemic.The call was made in a series of virtual conferences which commenced on May...
Rights group calls for probe as video shows Niger soldiers running over and killing wounded alleged Boko Haram fighters with US-manufactured armored vehicles
A video from Niger shows government soldiers in a military vehicle running over and killing two alleged Boko Haram fighters who appear unarmed and wounded, Human Rights Watch said on Friday.The video, which the...
The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, will meet with President Buhari to discuss security challenges arising from the activities of Boko Haram insurgents and bandits...
October 22, 2020PARTICIPANTS:ABEBE AEMRO SELASSIEDirector, African Department, IMF
Sub-Saharan Africa faces difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, IMF says in latest economic outlook
Sub-Saharan Africa is facing a difficult road to recovery amid COVID-19 economic fallout, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its...
IMF approves additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved an additional $156 million disbursement to Cameroon to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout.
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