Ghana: Late Mion-Lana Was a Man of Peace, God-Fearing - Alhaji Mahama


[Ghanaian Times] The Member of Parliament for Yendi Constituency in the Northern Region, Alhaji Farouk Aliu Mahama, has described the late Paramount Chief of Mion Traditional Area, Mion-Lana Alhaji Abdulai Mahamudu as a man of peace, sociable, humble and God-fearing.

Ghana: Be Constructive in Your Reportage - High Court Judge to Media


[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -- The Ashanti Regional Supervising High Court Judge has asked the media to be constructive in their reportage and shun what he describes as "negative emotional journalism."

Water is Where Our Story Begins


Water is essential to every person and every ecosystem in the world. It is the lifeblood of communities. It is also essential to the products we make and the agricultural ingredients we use. 

Lion kills man in Ghana zoo


"The intruder was attacked and injured by one of the lions. He was confirmed dead from his injuries and his body was taken to the morgue,"....

Nigeria: Costs Cast Cloud Over Cervical Cancer Vaccine Plan


[SciDev.Net] Lagos -- Nigeria's latest target for introducing a life-saving vaccine against cervical cancer has been branded unrealistic by health specialists as cost concerns have yet to be addressed, leaving thousands of Nigerian women at risk.

Nigeria: the Osun sacred river highly polluted by toxic metals


Nigeria's river is home to traditional activities but is said to be highly polluted by elements such as mercury or lead.

Egypt dims lights to boost foreign reserves


Egypt, which turned to the International Monetary Fund for a loan after the war erupted, is pumping more natural gas abroad to increase its foreign currency reserves -- a move that has come in for criticism.

Ghana zoo: Lions maul man to death in Accra

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The authorities are trying to find out why he climbed into the lion enclosure in Accra's zoo.

Nigeria: Righteous Nigerians, Not Politicians, Keeping Nation's Unity, Says Mimiko


[Vanguard] The Former governor of Ondo State, Olusegun Mimiko, during the weekend, stated that godly Nigerian men and women, not politicians are major reasons why the unity of Nigeria is still intact.

Nigeria: 2023 Is Not By Allocation to Zone, You Fight for Presidency - NNPP


[Vanguard] Says APC is thriving on propaganda, no official resignation letter from ShekarauUrges Nigerians to move away from Primodial Sentiments and face real issues of rescuing the country Says Kwakwanso/ Obi's Alliance was not opened for further discussions by Labour Party

Nigeria: Give Attention to Root Causes of Terrorism, Poverty - Mohammed


[Vanguard] First Lady of Bauchi State, Aisha Mohammed, weekend, entreated the Federal Government to address the spate of terrorism and poverty, by giving due attention to their root causes.

Nigeria: Court Dismisses Nigerian Govt's Request for Abba Kyari's Extradition to U.S.


[Premium Times] The U.S. had applied to the Nigerian government for Mr Kyari's extradition in relation to his alleged link with suspected international fraudster, Hushpuppi.

Sudan: Totalenergies CHAN 2022 - Sudan Already Well On Track


[CAF] With a 4-1 victory over Djibouti in the first leg of the last qualifying round of the 2022 TotalEnergies African Nations Championship (CHAN) to be held in Algeria, Sudan have taken a serious option in the race for qualification.

How can space exploration benefit African countries?

This Is Africa  

African nations can leverage space assets to potentially solve the socioeconomic challenges that compromise the continent's resilience

DRC: Football keeps youth away from guns


In Virunga National Park, several youngsters are kicking a ball around in the hope of becoming professional footballers, rather than ending up in one of the militias that have been bloodying the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo for decades.

Libya's capital remains tense after more than 30 killed in violent clashes


Saturday’s fighting was focused in the densely populated city centre and involved heavy artillery. Hundreds were trapped and hospitals, government and residential buildings were damaged.

Paul Pogba claims to be victim of extorsion attempts


The 29-year old Juventus and France player says he has been the target of extortion and threats from an organised gang.

Nigeria: ASUU Rolls Over Strike Again


[Vanguard] The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has again, rolled over its ongoing strike.

Nigeria: Nigerian Court Rejects Govt's Request to Extradite Abba Kyari to U.S.


[Vanguard] The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, dismissed an application the Federal Government filed for permission to extradite the detained Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, Abba Kyari, to the United States of America, USA, to face trial over his alleged involvement with a notorious internet fraudster, Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi.

Zimbabwe: Mutare Seeks U.S.$30 Million Loan for New Water Plant


[New Zimbabwe] Mutare City Council requires a US$30 million grant or loan from international and regional financial institutions to construct a new water treatment plant.

Uganda: Besigye to Ugandans - "Don't Judge Tumwine"


[Nile Post] The leader of the People's Front for Transition (PFT) Dr Kizza Besigye, has lashed out at Ugandans who are celebrating the death of Gen Elly Tumwine, saying that only God has the right to judge the dead.

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