Saturday, September 18, 2021

Africa

September 18, 2021

We’ve obtained CCTV, other evidence of how Buhari regime kidnapped Nnamdi Kanu in Nairobi: Kenyan Lawyer

A counsel to Mr Kanu says CCTV recordings and other evidence have shown that the Buhari regime kidnapped him from Nairobi, Kenya.

President Muhammadu Buhari, Nnamdi Kanu, and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta
September 17, 2021

AfDB budgets $1 million for Africa’s ageing hydropower stations

The move would add 200 megawatts in generation capacity, create 150 jobs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Akinwunmi Adesina
September 17, 2021

COVID-19: Rivers United accuses Tanzania of holding players hostage

The Tanzanian government has held the players since September 12 and has refused to allow them to leave the country.

Rivers United Players
September 17, 2021

Coup De’tat: ECOWAS sanctions Guinea, Mali

The Economic Community of West African States on Thursday imposed sanctions against the junta in Guinea and those slowing Mali’s post-coup transition.

September 16, 2021

Guinea Coup: Osinbajo to represent Nigeria at ECOWAS meeting in Ghana

The meeting on Thursday will review the political situation in Guinea.

Yemi-Osinbajo
September 16, 2021

CAR: UN sends away Gabon peacekeepers for sexually abusing girls, women

UN Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) has sent away all Gabonese military units from the Central African Republic (CAR) over sexual abuse allegations.

September 16, 2021

South Sudan ‘makes history’, appoints two women to leadership positions

A top UN official, Nicholas Haysom, says South Sudan has made history with the appointment of two women to senior leadership positions.

South Sudan President, Salva Kiir Mayardit
September 14, 2021

Epileptic Power Supply: Nigeria to partner Egypt on electricity generation

Nigeria’s minister of power pleaded with the Egyptian ambassador to help resolve the country’s electricity quagmire.

Abubakar Aliyu and Ihab Awad
September 14, 2021

U.S. court jails Ghanaian 40 months for internet fraud

The convict scammed one of his victims, a recently widowed 68 years old, into sending him over $300,000, computer, wristwatch and clothes.

September 14, 2021

Only 2% of global COVID-19 vaccines administered in Africa: WHO

Home to more than 1.2 billion people, so far, just two countries in Africa have reached the 40 per cent target, the lowest of any region.

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus