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January 31, 2024

Kidnap, banditry not as bad as journalists report; Nigeria not among top 10 kidnapping nations: Presidency

“In a report by the World Population Review, Nigeria is not among the top 10 countries in the world, with kidnapping epidemic,” said Mr Onanuga

May 23, 2023

Google expands flood alerts to 80 countries, including eight in Africa

He says this expansion aims to empower more people to take necessary precautions and safeguard lives and property.

Flooded area
March 28, 2023

‘Shameless’ leadership failure worsening conflict in Nigeria, other nations: Amnesty International

The deaths of scores of protesters were reported and attributed to excessive use of force by security forces in Chad, DRC, Guinea, Kenya, Nigeria, etc.

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari
March 24, 2023

Tuberculosis deaths in Africa reduced by 26%, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there has been a 26 per cent reduction in tuberculosis deaths between 2015 and 2021 in Africa.

January 24, 2023

UN condemns killing of Eswatini human rights lawyer

Thulani Maseko, a pro-democracy activist, was shot dead in his home in Mbabane on Saturday.

Thulani Maseko
December 7, 2022

Nine students jostle for Junior Achievement Africa award

The nine students are from Eswatini, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Junior Achievement (JA) Africa
November 9, 2022

South Africa signs visa-free regime for Kenyans

Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa and William Ruto jointly announced this agreement on Wednesday.

Cyril Ramaphosa and William Ruto
September 13, 2022

Osinbajo graces William Ruto’s inauguration in Nairobi

The event, held at the Kasarani Stadium, is Kenya’s fifth presidential inauguration.

Yemi Osinbajo and William Ruto
September 7, 2022

UNDP completes SDG Investor Maps in Nigeria, eight other African nations

The investor maps were completed in Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Djibouti and Mauritius.

November 27, 2021

COVID-19 Variant: Mauritius to stop flights from South Africa November 28

Passengers who have been physically present in South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Botswana, Eswatini, and Zimbabwe will be denied entry or transit through Mauritius.

COVID-19 variant