UN-Backed Panel Visits Bakassi To Assess Refugees’ Plight

News Investigators/ A delegation from the Office of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) visited Bakassi in Cross River on...

S/African Police Charge Man With Arson Over Damaging Blaze At Parliament

South African Police on Monday charged a man with arson over a fire that caused extensive damage to the national parliament building...

ECOWAS Ministers Meet To Discuss Challenges, Solutions

News Investigators/ The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Council of Ministers has listed reviewing thematic issues concerning the region as...

Virologist Says COVID Jabs’ Effectiveness Limited Against New Variant

News Investigators/ The current vaccines against COVID-19 were likely to provide only a limited degree of protection against the new variant of...

4th Economy Forum: Bloomberg Convenes 50 African Delegates In Finance, Other Sectors

News Investigators/ The fourth Bloomberg New Economy Forum kicked off on Tuesday in Singapore, convening over 495 participants in both physical and...

African Countries Acquire Close To 60m COVID-19 Vaccines – Africa CDC

News Investigators/ African countries have acquired around 59.9 million COVID-19 vaccines so far, according to the Africa Centres for Disease Control and...

Nigerians In S/Africa Pledges To Uplift Image Of Fatherland

News Investigators/ The Nigerian Citizens Association in South Africa (NICASA) has pledged to continue to work closely with compatriots to promote unity...

Tanzania To Deepen Economic, Diplomatic Ties With Nigeria –Envoy

News Investigators/ Tanzania will continue to partner with Nigeria in economic diplomacy, its High Commissioner in Nigeria, Benson Bana, said in Abuja...

Libya Shipwreck Claims 130 Lives Despite SOS Calls, Says IOM

News Investigators/ A shipwreck off the Libyan coast has claimed the lives of 130 people, despite SOS calls for help, the UN...

About Dozen Heads Of State Expected In Chad On Friday For Late President’s Funeral

News Investigators/ No fewer than 12 African heads of state and French President Emmanuel Macron are expected to attend the funeral of...

118 Stranded Nigerian Returnees Arrive Abuja

News Investigators/ A new batch of one hundred and eighteen(118) stranded Nigerian nationals arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport Abuja, from Tripoli,...

Africa Remains Attractive Business Destination –Former Guinness MD

News Investigators/ A former Managing Director, Guinness Nigeria Plc, Seni Adetu, says Africa as an emerging market remains an attractive business destination.This,...

China-Africa Friendship Remains ‘Rock-Solid,’ Says Chinese FM

News Investigators/ Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister, Wang Yi. says China-Africa friendship remains rock-solid and stable, no matter what the...

NEWS ANALYSIS: The Paris Agreement: Where Nigeria Stands Five Years After

By Okeoghene AkubuikeIt is five years after the Paris Agreement on Climate Change was adopted by 196 parties (countries) at the Conference...

Kenya Expresses Regret Over Somalia’s Move To Expel Envoy

News Investigators/ Kenya on Monday expressed regret over Somalia’s decision to expel Kenyan Ambassador to Mogadishu Lucas Tumbo. The...

Coronavirus: Africa’s Death Toll Hits 50,000

News Investigators/ The death toll from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Africa has peaked at 50,000 people since the first outbreak on...

Coronavirus: Kenya’s Clinical Officers Issue 14-Day Strike Notice

News Investigators/ The Kenya Union of Clinical Officers on Sunday gave the government a 14-day strike notice to meet their demands for...

Super Eagles Match Against Leone Stars Was A Disaster, Says Super Falcon Ex-Coach

News Investigators/ Godwin Izilein, a former coach of the Super Falcons, has described the Super Eagle’s 4-4 home draw with the Leone...

Tragedy In Mediterranean As 74 Migrants Drown Off Libya Coast

News Investigators/ The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday reported yet another devastating shipwreck in the Central Mediterranean, which has claimed...

FOCAC At 20: China Pledges More Support To Africa’s Economic Reopening Post COVID-19

News Investigators/ The government of the People’s Republic of China has pledged greater support to Africa’s economic reopening post COVID-19 under the...

As Victory Beckons, Joe Biden Launches Transition Website

News Investigators/ Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate for the U.S. President, has launched an official transition website, www.buildbackbetter.com. The...

AfCFTA: Stakeholders Say Access To Finance, Information Biggest Challenges For African Businesswomen

News Investigators/ Advocates of women entrepreneurs have identified inadequate finance and information as topmost challenges among the leading Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) facing...

Sudan’s Removal From U.S. Terrorism List Not Linked To ‘Any Other Case,’ Says FM

News Investigators/ Sudanese Foreign Minister, Omar al-Din said the removal of his country from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism...

Experts Offer Solutions To Tackling Threat Of Fake News In China Africa Cooperation

News Investigators/ Experts have stressed the need for balanced and unbiased reporting as a measure to tackle the menace of fake news...

MNJTF Commander Seeks Stronger Synergy With Cameroonian Defence Forces

News Investigators/ The Force Commander, Multinational Joint Taskforce (MNJTF), Ibrahim Yusuf, has solicited for synergy between MNJTF and the adjoining national operations...

Mali’s Transitional President Bah N’Daw Sworn In

News Investigators/ Former Defence Minister Bah N’Daw was sworn in as Mali’s president on Friday, following an August coup, with putsch leader...

Nobel Laureates To Receive More Prize Money In 2020

News Investigators/ Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the...

ECOWAS Court Sets Oct. 7 Resumption Date

News Investigators/ The ECOWAS Court will be resuming its activities on Oct. 7, after its three months vacation. This...

U.S. Says Will Not Be ‘Constrained’ By WHO-Linked Vaccine Effort

News Investigators/ The White House said on Tuesday that the U.S. would not join a global effort aimed at providing equitable worldwide...

EFCC Arrests Fake DSS Officer Who Stole From A Mauritius National

News Investigators/ Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), have arrested a 32-year old  Boniface Oburuku for theft of a...

Ghana Registers Over 500 Coronavirus Cases At Industrial Facility

News Investigators/ More than 500 workers at an industrial facility in Ghana have tested positive for the coronavirus, the country’s health service...

2 U.S. Men Charged With Killing Black Jogger After Video Surfaces

News Investigators/ Two men suspected of ambushing a black jogger and shooting him to death during an altercation were arrested on Thursday,...

PERSPECTIVE: Making Data Relevant To The Business

By Irene von Buddenbrock Data doesn’t work for everyone, so stop reading. It’s true, business intelligence (BI) tools...

COVID-19: Ramaphosa, Sirleaf Laud AfDB’s Adesina For Visionary Leadership

News Investigators/ South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa and former Liberian President, Ellen Sirleaf have commended Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development...

Global Leadership Lacking In Fight Against Covid-19 -UN Scribe

News Investigators/UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said global leadership had been lacking in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

U.N. Agency Advocates $1 Trillion Developing World Debt Write-Off

News Investigators/ The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) said on Thursday that around one trillion dollars of debt owed by...

Covid-19: Experts Call For Mutual Trust, Understanding Between Africa, China

Flags of some African countries alongside China's By Idowu John Bakare/ Experts have stressed the need for...

FG Blames Poor Communication For Escalation Of Tension Between China – Africans

News Investigators/ The Federal Government says poor communication between the Chinese authorities and African consulates in Guangzhou, China, is responsible for the...

G20 Backs OPEC+, But Deal In Jeopardy As Mexico Refuses Cuts

News Investigators/ In an historic effort to power the oil and gas industry out of its worst tailspin in its 100-year history,...

OPEC+ Close To Ending Oil Price War, Awaits G20 Meeting

News Investigators/ In a move to save the oil industry — facing the biggest crisis in its history — OPEC and Russia...

Chinese Medical Team Will Not Treat Covid-19 Patients -CCECC MD Jiang

News Investigators/ The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) says the Chinese medical team that arrived Nigeria Wednesday are not going to...

COVID-19: Group Accuses US Of Anti-Chinese Propaganda, Says It’s Hurting Africa-China Friendship

News Investigators/ The Chinese investors Association for Development and Promotion in Nigeria has expressed concern over what it described as United States'...

EU Wants To Help Africa, Others Fight Covid-19 With €15Billion

News Investigators/ The European Union is set to give 15 billion euros’ (16.3 billion dollars’) worth of support to Africa and other...

COVID-19: FG Deploys Special Air Force To Evacuate Stranded NCDC Officials From Congo

News Investigators/ The Federal Government has evacuated stranded staff of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), who had been drafted to...

Coronavirus Hits More African Countries

The list of African nations hit by the coronavirus keeps growing, with Namibia, Rwanda, and Eswatini among those reporting their first cases.

ECOWAS Calls For Urgent Proactive Approach To Africa’s Devt, Peace, Stability

News Investigators/ ECOWAS Vice President, Finda Koroma has called for an urgent need to adopt a more proactive approach to Africa’s common...

African Consuls In New York Unites For Collective Stronger Voice

News Investigators/ African Consuls General in New York met for the first time on Wednesday evening and formed a body to give...

AU: African Leaders Call For Action To End Malnutrition By 2025

News Investigators/ African countries have made progress toward eradicating malnutrition and stunting but need to do more to hit United Nations malnutrition...

New Visa Policy ‘ll Enhance FDI, Tourism -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari with officials at the launching of the NVP 2020 News Investigators/ President Muhammadu Buhari...

Macroeconomic Dev Fear Grips Nigerian Businesses -Survey

News Investigators/ Palpable concern about risks in macroeconomic developments rises from #9 to #1 in Nigeria as the economy showed no sign...

AfDB Boss Urges Youths To Embrace Agric Business, Pledges Continuous Support

By Sadiq Umar /African Development Bank President, Akinwunmi Adesina has pledged to continue the work of transforming Nigeria’s agriculture sector, urging the...

Nigeria, Neighbours Partner On Gulf Of Guinea Security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure...

FG, ECOWAS, UN Collaborate On Old Persons

The Federal Government is set to work closely with the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations for...

Traffic Officer Shots Taxi Driver

A taxi driver has been shot and injured by a City of Cape Town Traffic Services officer, attached to the “Ghost Squad”.

Lawyer Shot Dead In Court

A lawyer was shot dead after a shotgun being exhibited as evidence during a trial went off in a freak accident. 

ECOWAS Decries Conflicts In Region

The ECOWAS Parliament and Commission on Wednesday raised concerns over the security challenges in the region.

Ghana’s Springfield Oil Discovery Is Historic For Local Content In Africa

(News Investigators)/ The soon-to-be-announced deep water oil discovery offshore Ghana by independent Springfield Group is historic for Ghana and Africa’s local content. Not only...

Data, Evidence Will Equip African Govt For Future Risk

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Stronger data and evidence will better equip African governments and partners to understand and plan for future risk and to...

Border Opening: Nigeria, Benin, Niger Set Up Committee

Nigeria, the Republic of Benin and Niger, have established a joint border patrol team comprising the Police, Customs, Immigration of the tripartite...

Over 52m Africans Going Hungry As Weather Extremes Hit Continent

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) No fewer  than 52 million people in 18 countries across southern, eastern and central Africa are facing up to crisis...

FG Gives Conditions For Reopening Land Borders

The Federal government has given conditions that ECOWAS Member States must adhere to before reopening its border, including that the ECOWAS states must...

Chimamanda Adichie, Aliko Dangote, Elon Musk, Trevor Noah Make Top 5 in 100 Most...

 Multiple award-winning Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African descent...

Buhari Tasks S/Africans, Nigerians On Tolerance, Adherence To Local Laws

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Pretoria, South Africa, said authorities should be more pro-active in detecting early signals of violence between...

Xenophobia: Buhari, Ramaphosa Endorse Early Warning Mechanism Against Reoccurrence

Presidents Muhamadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa during the State Visit of Buhari to South Africa Nigeria’s...

New Orders Fuel Kenya’s Private Sector Activity In Sept–PMI

Kenya’s private sector activity grew for the fifth straight month in September, boosted by an increase in new orders for businesses, a...

Congo: 20 Dead In Collapsed Gold Mine

At least 20 people were killed Thursday when an unlicensed gold mine collapsed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Buhari Arrives S/Africa For State Visit, Bi-National Commission Meeting

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived Pretoria, South Africa, for a state visit and 9th meeting of the Bi-National Commission.

AfDB Commends Nigeria’s Resilience, Entrepreneurial Skills

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has commended Nigerians for their resilience and entrepreneurial skills in the 59 years of the country’s existence.

Mugabe Died Of Cancer – Report

(NERWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned...

ECOWAS Parliament Appeals To Nigeria To Reopen Borders

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The ECOWAS Parliament on Monday appealed to the Nigerian government to reopen its closed borders as it hampers on the...

Ivory Coast, Ghana Looking To Regulate Cocoa Industry’s Sustainability Schemes — Sources

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Ivory Coast and Ghana are meeting major chocolate makers and grinders in Abidjan on Wednesday, to make plans to regulate...

Central Bank, Govt Disagree Over Removal Of Lawmakers’ Oversight On Public Debt

Source: mastonline.com Zambia’s central bank said on Wednesday it opposed government moves to remove lawmakers’ oversight over acquiring more public...

Xenophobic Attacks: First Batch Of 84 Nigerians Return From S/Africa Today

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The First batch of 84 Nigerians evacuated from South Africa is expected to arrive in Nigeria on Wednesday at 2...

Ex-Zimbabwean President Mugabe To Be Buried On Sunday

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  A government statement, on Monday announced that the late former president of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe will be buried on Sept....

Cōte d’Ivoire Supports Adesina’s AfDB Bid With Minister

Côte d’ Ivoire has appointed a minister to support the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as President of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB).

WEF Africa Ends In SA With Investments Hopes

The 28th World Economic Forum on Africa has ended in Cape Town, South Africa, producing numerous notable outcomes for investment and partnership.

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe: From Liberator To Oppressor

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe was feted as an African liberation hero and champion of racial reconciliation when he first came to...

Attacks On Nigerians In South Africa Absolutely Unacceptable, Unreasonable–Osinbajo

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says attacks on Nigerians in South Africa are absolutely unacceptable, reckless and unreasonable.

Buhari Inaugurates New Cabinet, Retains Petroleum Minister Position

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

SA Court Says Apartheid Flag Display Hate Speech

South Africa’s equality court on Wednesday restricted the display of the apartheid flag, ruling that it constitutes hate speech, unfair discrimination, and harassment based on race.

VIDEO: South African Journalist Seized In Syria Begs For Help

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNzTo59OzoE South African journalist seized in Syria begs for help  (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) South African...

Guinea Seeks Stronger Economic Ties With Kano Govt.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President of the Republic of Guinea, Prof. Alpha Conde, has solicited closer and stronger economic ties between Kano...

ECOWAS Speaker Calls For 30% Women Representation

The Speaker of ECOWAS Parliament, Mr Moustapha Cisse-Lo has called on all member countries to ensure 30 per cent women representation in its ranks.

ECOWAS Commission Urges Laws for Whistle Blower Protection

The ECOWAS Commission on Tuesday urged ECOWAS Parliamentarians to enact laws and take other appropriate measures to protect whistle blowers in the sub-region.

ECOWAS Pledges Support To Credible Elections

The ECOWAS Commission has pledged continued collaboration with ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) to ensure that elections in West Africa continue to improve.

ECOWAS Meets On Fight Against Corruption In The Region

(ECOWAS) Parliament is meeting on Tuesday over the status of implementation of the protocol on the fight against corruption in the sub-region.

AfCFTA: Traders Association Wants Ghanaian Govt. To Tackle Insecurity, Review Trade Laws

Ghanaian President (News Investigators)/ The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has urged Ghanaian government to review its...

Kenyan, Chinese Banks Launch Initiative To Boost Sino-Africa Trade

Kenya’s Stanbic Bank and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) launched an initiative in Kenya on Wednesday to boost China-Africa trade.
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Relocation Of Afrijapan-AfricAsia Agency Hqtrs To Nigeria Will Enhance Business -FG

PM Shinzo Abe (News Investigators)/ The Federal Government says the relocation of the Afrijapan-AfricAsia International Cooperation’s headquarter to...

7 Separatists Killed In Cameroon’s Troubled Anglophone Region

Cameroonian President (News Investigators)/ Seven armed separatists were killed in fresh clashes with government forces early Thursday in...

Diaspora Commission Demands Justice For Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa (News Investigators)/ The Nigerian government on Monday condemned in strong terms what it...

Pulling Down Non-Tariff Barriers Alone ‘ll Spur 53% Trade, Adesina Tells African Leaders

Akinwunmi Adesina (News Investigators) /President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina has urged African governments to work...

$100,000 Prize For Young African Agri-Food Entrepreneurs

Young African farmer (News Investigators) /Generation Africa, an entrepreneurial initiative with $100,000 prize has been launched to encourage young African...

162 Libya Returnees Arrive Lagos

Libya returnees at the MMI Airport (News Investigators) /National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Wednesday received a batch...

Scores Killed In Kenya Terrorist Attack

Kenya Police (News Investigators) /Many people have been killed by suspected militants who attacked a luxury hotel complex...

ADB Approves $14.12 Million To Support Nigeria’s Membership In ATI

Okechukwu Enelamah The African Development Bank Group, through its Trade Finance operations, has approved a US$14.12 million facility...

Climate Change: Delegates Underscore Role Of African Women

Africa must unlock the power of its women and girls if it is to adapt to climate change, cope with disasters and...

Rights Advocacy Body Condemns Cameroon’s Travel Ban In Anglophones Regions

(News Investigators) /The Center for Human Rights and Democracy in Africa (CHRDA), has condemned in strong terms the decision by the government Cameroon to...

FOCAC: Nigeria, China To Sign $328 Million Agreement On ICT Dev., In Addition To...

By Nuel Suji - President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday arrived Beijing, China’s capital where he is expected to join his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jingping,...

BREAKING: Former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, Is Dead.

(News Investigators) /Former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Kofi Annan, is dead. Aged 80, Mr. Anna, a Nobel Peace Laureate, died on Saturday after...

OPINION: Watch Out Trump, China Is Taking Africa From Under Your Nose

                                                                     By David A. Andelman ATLANTA, United States of America, August 13, 2018/ -- Look out Donald Trump, while you're not watching, China is quietly...

Buhari Emerged ECOWAS Chairman

By Nuel Suji - President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected Chairman of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS). Mr. Buhari was elected at...

Risks Report Indicates Sharp Rise In Islamist Militant Attacks In Africa

By Sadiq Umar - New report from Control Risks, a specialist global risk consultant, indicates a sharp rise in number of Islamist militant attacks...

Korea Ready To Share Technology, Industrial Experience With Africa, Says Moon

By News Investigators - The Republic of Korea has assured of its readiness to share its technological and industrial revolution experience with Africa. Korean President...

African Filmmakers Get Their Ultimate Network

By News Investigators - CINEAFRI, an innovative network that offers free memberships to individual filmmakers and companies and institutions working in African film is...

Winnie Mandela Dies At 81

By Nuel Suji - Anti-apartheid campaigner and the ex-wife of South Africa’s late President Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela is dead. Winnie, the anti-apartheid heroin died...

Water Scarcity: Greenpeace Warns Of Devastating Future Consequences For South Africans

(By News Investigators)/Greenpeace, a climate advocacy body, has warned that unless urgent steps are taken to solve the problem of water scarcity in South...

US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson Arrives Abuja Monday

(News Investigators)/The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Rex Tillerson, will arrive in Abuja on Monday in continuation of his visit to some African countries. The...

Ambazonian Freedom Fighters Accuse Nigeria Govt Of Illegal Detention Of Julius Ayuk Tabe, 10...

By Sadiq Umar - The Ambazonia self-determination group in Southern Cameroon has accused the Nigerian Government of complicity in the arrest and illegal detention...

Cameroonian Armed Men Abduct Sisiku AyukTabe In Abuja, Ambazonia Secessionist Movement Alleges

(News Investigators)-The secessionist "Interim Government of the Federal Republic of Ambazonia" says its designate President, Sisiku Julius AyukTabe has been abducted in Abuja, Nigeria...

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