Niger puts 1,000 ‘Boko Haram fighters’ on trial

Niger has begun the trials behind closed doors of about 1,000 suspected fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist movement, officials said Friday.Chief prosecutor Chaibou...

Child Marriage: Gambia to jail parents 21 years

Gambia passed a law banning child marriage Thursday and introduced heavy jail terms for anyone who breaks the new rules. Under the new law, a...

Equatorial Guinea joins OPEC

Africa’s third-biggest oil producer, Equatorial Guinea, has been accepted as a new member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries a source close...

African Airlines had the best safety performance in 2016

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Friday said that Sub-Saharan Africa had its best safety performance within the last decade in 2016.IATA said...

Edgar Lungu wins presidential re-election

Zambia's President Edgar Lungu defeated his main rival Hakainde Hichilema in a close fought presidential election, the southern African nation's electoral commission said on...

S. Africa Gordhan refuse to be part of police probe

South Africa's Finance Minister said Wednesday he would not appear before police as part of their probe into a spy unit formed while he...

Africa’s Richest; Aliko Dangote bids for Automaker Peugeot Nigeria

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has made a bid for a majority stake in automaker Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) Limited, NewStage report. Nasir El-Rufai, the...

1.4 million children could die from famine in these countries: UNICEF

Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's...

Chibok girl, Amina, will return to school and live her dreams...

Amina Ali Nkeki, the Chibok schoolgirl who was rescued Tuesday after two years in Boko Haram’s captivity, will have the opportunity to return to...

‘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...

Another Chibok school girl is found

Another chibok schoolgirl has been rescued, the army announced last night. Army spokesman Col. Usman Sani Kukasheka broke the news. He said her name is...

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...

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