50 feared dead in DR Congo mine collapse

About 50 people are feared dead after a gold mine collapsed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo following torrential rain, local authorities said...

Women, Girls more victims of COVID-19 pandemic as 15,000 girls are impregnated in Malawi...

Former Malawian President, Dr. Joyce Hilda Banda has disclosed that women and girls are more vulnerable to the devastating of effects of the novel...

ECOWAS in fresh appeal for ‘swift’ civilian transition – Mali

The West African regional bloc ECOWAS on Monday issued a new appeal for Mali to make a “swift” transition to civilian rule following a...

Ousted Mali president Keita suffers stroke

Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who has not been seen in public since his August 18 ouster in a coup, has been hospitalized...

Ousted Mali president, Keita, hospitalized after 10-day detention

Former Malian president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who has not been seen in public since being overthrown on August 18, has been hospitalized. Keita, 75, was...

Ghana reopens international airport after five months

Ghana will reopen its international airport on Tuesday but with new regulations in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the president announced. Kotoka...

Military frees ousted president, Keita – Mali

Mali’s new military rulers said that former president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who had been detained since the country’s coup on August 18, had been...

WHO certifies Africa free of wild polio

With no recorded cases since 2016, the World Health Organisation has declared Africa free of the wild polio virus. The United Nations specialized agency on...

Military, ECOWAS fail to reach agreement on transitional government – Mali

Talks between West African mediators and Mali’s military junta reportedly ended without any decision on the make-up of a transitional government. A delegation dispatched by...

Mali Soldiers want three-year stay in power, agree to release president

The junta that seized power in Mali wants a military-led transitional body to rule for three years and has agreed to release the ousted...

Jonathan leads ECOWAS delegation to negotiate release of ousted Mali president

Former President Goodluck Jonathan will lead a peace delegation to Mali to negotiate the immediate release of Ibrahim Keita, the ousted president, and the...

Detained Mali president has ‘no access to TV or phone’ in detention

A team from the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has visited President Ibrahim Keita and other government officials who were arrested...

African lawyers condemn military takeover in Mali

The African Bar Association has condemned the takeover of government in Mali by the military. The AfBA President, Mr Hannibal Uwaifo, in an untitled statement...

Mali president resigns to ‘avoid bloodshed’

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, president of Mali, has resigned from office, hours after he was arrested by mutinying soldiers. Keita said he resigned to avoid bloodshed,...

Why we locked up shops of some Nigerian traders – Ghana

The Ghanaian government has reacted to the closure of some shops owned by Nigerians based in the country. It was reported how Nigerian traders in Ghana...

COVID-19 cases top 20m globally

Less than two months after joining the People’s Democratic Party in Ondo, deputy governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi, has resigned his membership of...
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