Friday, July 1, 2022

Germany to return stolen sacred statue to Cameroon

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Germany has agreed to return a sacred statue stolen from Cameroon at the beginning of the last century. The...

Presidential Hopefuls in Nigeria Can’t Shake Graft Allegations

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The fight against corruption has been a top campaign issue in Nigeria’s last two presidential elections, but the history of graft allegations...

ECOWAS stabilisation force deployed in troubled Guinea Bissau

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A bloc of West African nations began deploying a stabilisation force to Guinea-Bissau Monday after the country was thrown into turmoil when...

Buhari Defends Record as Nigerians Endure Hardship, Insecurity

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Nigeria’s outgoing President Muhammadu Buhari said his successor will inherit a far more resilient economy thanks to investments in infrastructure and policies...

Nigeria orders Facebook, Twitter, others to provide information on “harmful accounts”

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Social media platforms like Twitter Facebook and Tiktok will be required to register and open offices in Nigeria and appoint contact persons...

Mali: ECOWAS says it regrets junta’s 24-month transition decision

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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says it regrets the decision of Malis head of state Colonel Assimi Goïta, to...

Nigeria Ruling Party Picks Tinubu as Presidential Candidate

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Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress or APC party on Wednesday picked former Lagos governor Bola Tinubu as its candidate for the 2023...

Nigeria’s Buhari Declines to Name Successor for Presidency

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has no preferred candidate from the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) to succeed him, his spokesman said on...

Gunmen kill dozens of worshippers in Nigeria catholic church attack

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Gunmen opened fire on worshippers and detonated explosives at a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday, leaving dozens feared dead, state...

21 monkeypox cases confirmed in Nigeria – CDC

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Nigeria has confirmed 21 cases of monkeypox since the beginning of 2022, with one death reported, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Gambia: Government ready to put ex-dictator Jammeh on trial

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The Gambian government says it is ready to put former dictator Yahya Jammeh on trial in the Gambia. Jammeh...

Burkina Faso: “record seizure” of more than 115 kg of cocaine

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A record 115 kilograms of cocaine have been seized in Bobo-Dioulasso, in southwestern Burkina Faso, a record for the country's transit of...

Ghana FA retains Otto Addo as Black Stars until December

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Ghana Football Association has retained Otoo Addo as head coach of the Black stars while Chris Hughton will continue as a technical...

Ghana increases interest rates again as inflation keep rising

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Ghana's central bank has raised its main interest rate by 200 basis points to 19% to control inflationary pressures and promote macroeconomic...

New Lagos building collapse kills at least 4

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On Sunday, at least four people were confirmed dead in the latest building collapse that occurred in the Lagos Island area. The previous...

Mali blames Western nation for failed coup attempt

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Mali late on Monday announced that security forces had thwarted a countercoup attempt that it said was supported by an unnamed Western...

Ghana match-fixing: Ashanti Gold and Inter Allies players and officials sanctioned

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Ashanti Gold and Inter Allies have been relegated to the third tier of Ghanaian football, with players and officials of both clubs...

Mali withdraws from the regional anti-jihadist force G5 Sahel

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Mali's junta announced Sunday that it will quit a West African anti-jihadist force after it was blocked from assuming the presidency of...

A Ghanaian company makes wine from cocoa

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Cocoa has been Ghana's main commercial crop for several decades. And although the West African country is the second largest cocoa producer and...

Airlines Win Deal to Buy Fuel at Fixed Rate From Nigeria State

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Nigeria’s state energy company will sell aviation fuel to domestic airlines at a fixed price for three months after some companies threatened...