Category: Africa

Kenya seeks Russia’s help to recognise Al-Shabab as global threat

Kenyan Authorities hope that Russia will use its diplomatic influence to assist in recognising the Al-Shabab terrorist group, operating in East Africa, as a global...

Three Nigerians shortlisted for 2018 Caine Prize

Three Nigerians have been shortlisted for the 2018 Caine Prize for African Writing. They are Nonyelum Ekwempu for ‘American Dream’, Olufunke Ogundimu for ‘The...

Police detains 8 football fans over protest in Egypt

Egypt has arrested eight people after football fans tore out seats and chanted against the government during a game earlier this month. The demonstration, which was...

Liberia’s proposed refinery to end fuel scarcity in the region

The Ecowas Refinery Liberia Limited (ERLL) has reached an advanced stage for the setting up of a refinery project in the Buchanan coastal city in Liberia, thereby...

Buhari Signs Extradition Treaty On Anti-Corruption War, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an extradition treaty with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as part of efforts to rid Nigeria of corruption. The President, who...

Kenyan Opposition Supporters Celebrate Poll Victory Claim

Celebrations broke out in pockets of Kenya on Thursday (August 10) after the opposition said Raila Odinga should be declared the winner of the presidential vote – a...

Kenyan Election: Kenyatta Maintains Strong Lead, Odinga Rejects Early Results

Kenya’s capital Nairobi got off to a slow start on Wednesday morning after a vote that has seen incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta maintaining a strong lead in the...

African Countries Must Maintain Common Values Of Governance – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has called on African countries to unite and ensure the implementation of regional and continental decisions including the ECOWAS...