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Stooges of former Libya leader, Muamar Gaddafi, constitute the terrorists perpetrating evil acts in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. The bandits, who escaped from Libya after the death of their leader in 2011 took to terrorism, the brunt of which Nigeria and some other African countries are currently bearing, Mr Buhari added. Mr Gaddafi, […]

East Africa — UK firm-Great Lakes Africa Energy (GLAE) has marked its seventh anniversary with development completion of a US$ 25 million solar power generating plant in Uganda. The sub-Sahara focused energy solutions provider was acting as the lead financial and technical investor in the project. GLAE is part of a development consortium comprising of […]

Malam Baba Modu, an 80 year-old father to a Boko Haram commander, popularly called ‘Ba-Ana’, has begged his son to surrender and embrace peace. Modu made the call in an interview with NAN on Wednesday in Maiduguri. He said that he was unable to persuade his son to abandon the cause and surrender under the […]

The arrest of Manuel Chang at the request of US authorities was confirmed this morning at Kempton Park magistrates court, Johannesburg. The court rejected the claim by his lawyers that the US request was not a formal extradition warrant, but only a request to arrest and hold him pending the issue of the extradition warrant. […]

Zimbabwe’s opposition leader Nelson Chamisa on Wednesday called upon president Emmerson Mnangagwa to ‘urgent dialogue’, saying its time to solve ‘our politics and economics’ before it gets worse. Chamisa, who tweeted his call for dialogue, said Zimbabweans are suffering from the high prices, non-performing economy and salary crisis, set off by worsening foreign currency shortages. […]

Egypt, which had made headline s for securing the hosting rights for the Africa Nations Cup 2019, was smiling again as its star forward, Mohamed Salah was voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year. Salah beat fellow nominees, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at […]

Zambians online have questioned the nature of a visit to South Africa by president Edgar Lungu, who is scheduled to meet his counterpart, president Cyril Ramapahosa and also undergo a routine health check-up. According to a press statement released by Lungu’s Special Assistant for Press and public Relations , Amos Chanda, the president will discuss […]

One of Somalia’s semi-autonomous regions on Tuesday witnessed a peaceful transfer of power, following a hotly contested presidential election that ousted the incumbent Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas in the first round of voting. Said Abdullahi Deni, who is likely to continue Puntland’s close cooperation with the United States, defeated his closest rival, Asad Osman Abdullahi. […]

On duty at Nkwanta in the Volta Region, three police officials searched a Metro Mass vehicle, which was headed for Kpasa in the northern part of the Volta Region, and discovered guns and ammunition suspected to be heading towards Chereponi. The metro mass vehicle had the registration Number GR 4417 – 12. The weapons included in the […]

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has increased the monthly pensioners benefit by 11 per cent for this year. The increment was done in consultation with the National Pensions Regulatory Commission (NPRA) and in accordance with Section 80 of the National Pensions Act, 2008 (Act 766). In view of this, pensioners on the 2018 […]

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