Nigeria Emefiele selected to lead African central bank governors

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele has been appointed as the president of the Association of African Central Bank...

‘Nigeria’ll bounce back as Africa’s largest economy’

The Federal Government on Thursday said that the emergence of South Africa as the largest economy in Africa, a position that Nigeria held up...

Britain warns of possible terrorist attack in South Africa

The British government said on Monday there is a high threat of attacks against foreigners in shopping areas in South Africa, days after a...

Pensioners fight to survive as Zimbabwe flounders

They sleep outside banks, skimp on meals and sell flowers in hospitals. After long years of work, Zimbabwe's pensioners are struggling to survive old...

Uganda to sign $151 million loan with AfDB for toll road

Uganda will expand a major road linking its capital Kampala with Rwanda after signing a deal on Thursday for a $151 million loan from...

South Africa’s Zuma rape accuser dies: family

Fezekile Kuzwayo, who accused South Africa's President Jacob Zuma of rape 10 years ago in a high-profile case in the country, died on Saturday,...

President Paul Biya of Cameroon arrives Nigeria, meets Pres. Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting President Paul Biya of Cameroon behind closed doors inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Biya who is on a two-day...

Somali government official killed in car blast

A government official was killed by a bomb planted in his car in Somalia's capital on Monday, officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for...

Nigeria NANS demand South Africans evacuate the country

Nigerian protesters on Thursday demanded that South African citizens and businesses leave the country and vandalised the head office of mobile phone giant MTN...

Gambia opposition to field single presidential candidate

The Gambia's opposition parties announced Friday they would unite around a single candidate for December's presidential election, in an unusual show of unity as...

Ghana bus crash leave at least 53 dead

At least 53 people died in Ghana when a bus hit a truck head-on some 420 km (260 miles) north of the capital Accra...

Twenty-two civilians killed in DR Congo bloodbath: official

At least 22 civilians were killed in a massacre in Democratic Republic of Congo's restive North Kivu province over the weekend, an official said...

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