See Boko haram mocking African Special Forces in a new video

The Boko Haram insurgent group has released a new video showing its attack on African Forces and the seizure of some war equipment. The lead...

DR Congo president names new PM under power-sharing deal

President Joseph Kabila on Friday named an opposition leader as prime minister for the Democratic Republic of Congo, honouring a pledge made as part...

Niger’s Issoufou reveal plans to not seek third term

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou said Saturday that he would not amend the constitution to allow him to seek a third term after his second...

S. A finance minister Gordhan sacked in shock reshuffle

The South African rand plunged more than five percent after President Jacob Zuma sacked his finance minister, a man widely seen as a competent...

Nigeria v Burkina Faso friendly called off due to visa muddle

Nigeria´s friendly against Burkina Faso in London on Monday has been called off because seven of the Burkinabe players were unable to secure visas...

NIMASA to be the owner of 5th largest floating dockyard

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency has said that it will soon take delivery of the fifth largest modular floating dockyard in Africa. The...

Ex-Congo VP to be sentenced for bribing witnesses

Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba and four associates will be sentenced on Wednesday for bribing witnesses during his war crimes trial, in the...

Plane crash-lands in S. Sudan with 45 onboard: officials

A passenger jet carrying 45 people crash-landed in South Sudan's north-western city of Wau on Monday, leaving at least 14 people injured, government and...

Nigeria’s Saraki congratulates new CAF President, Ahmad Ahmad

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, on Thursday congratulated the newly-elected President of African Football Confederation (CAF), Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad. Saraki said in Abuja that...

Nigeria advocate for promotion of women’s property rights

Nigeria has led advocacy campaign for the promotion of women’s property rights in Africa, a panacea to achieving women economic empowerment. The Senior Special Assistant...

UAE to expand trade ties with Asia, Africa

The United Arab Emirates, one of the Middle East's largest economies, wants to expand trade ties with faster growing nations in Asia and Africa,...

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills at least 30

At least 30 people died and dozens more hurt in a giant landslide at Ethiopia's largest rubbish dump outside Addis Ababa, a tragedy squatters...

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