Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Africa

May 17, 2022

Corruption trial of South Africa’s ex-president Zuma put off to August

Mr Zuma is accused of corruption, money laundering and fraud over an arms deal before he became president.

Jacob Zuma
May 17, 2022

AfDB chief Akin Adesina rejects N100 million APC presidential nomination forms

Mr Adesina said his current activities at the top continental bank will not allow him to accept a presidential run.

Akinwunmi Adesina
May 16, 2022

Over 10 million people at risk of hunger in northern Africa: Red Cross

At least two million are currently displaced in the West African countries of Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Mauritania.

May 16, 2022

AFCON 2023 Qualifiers: Mauritius to face Nigeria after winning appeal

Nigeria will take on Sierra Leone in Abuja June 9, before facing Mauritius on Monday June 13.

AFCON 2023
May 16, 2022

Zimbabwe denies harbouring Rwandan genocide fugitive Mpiranya

The former commander of the presidential guard of the Rwandan army had been on the run for 27 years from the UN.

Protais Mpiranya
May 16, 2022

AU sends pre-election team to Kenya

The East African nation will go to the polls on August 9 to elect a new president, national lawmakers, and the governors and assemblies of its 47 counties.

African Union
May 16, 2022

G5: Mali to quit Sahel military alliance

Mali on Sunday said it was leaving a five-country military alliance in the Sahel region of Africa.

AU peacekeepers in Somalia
May 16, 2022

Ex-Somali president re-elected as head of state

Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was on Sunday re-elected as head of state of the East African country.

May 14, 2022

MNJTF eliminated 300 terrorists in 30 encounters in Lake Chad: Official

In a statement released in Maiduguri, the MNJTF stated that “About four IED making factories were destroyed in the course of the operations so far.”

MNJTF officers
May 14, 2022

Innoson discovers 8 trillion cubic feet gas in Sierra Leonean basin

Innoson has been engaged in the exploration of gas in the Sierra Leonean basin since 2020.

Innoson Oil & Gas