Cameroon secessionist leaders jailed for life by military court

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban   THIS STORY IS BREAKING, PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES Ten Cameroonian separatists have been handed life sentences by a military court sitting...

S/African NGO to report disappearance of two teachers in Vietnam

 by Hadiza Mohammed/Abdulfatah Babatunde A South African Non-governmental Organisation, on Monday, said that it would alert the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) regarding the disappearance of two...

Former Sudan president got millions from Saudi, Police tells court

 by Hadiza Mohammed/Abdulfatah Babatunde A police detective on Monday, at the start of a corruption trial, told the court that Sudan’s former president, Omar Al-Bashir, received millions of...

Karate will offer Kenya wider scope for medal hunt at African Games

by Yahaya Isah/Silas Nwoha  Kenyan karate players hope to live their dream of making their first show at the Olympics by nailing their tickets at the African...

Sudan docks ex-president for corruption

By Agencies Sudan’s former president Omar al-Bashir is due to go on trial today for corruption allegations, which brought down his 30-year rule. The deposed leader...

Kenya deports Nigerian national Dibia Obinna linked with drugs, human trafficking

By Brendan Umoren A Nigerian, identified as Dibia Obinna has been deported by Kenyan authorities, after police accused him of being a drug and human trafficker.

Egypt sweep medals in judo

by Olalekan Okusan, Rabat Nigeria failed to make it to the podium in the judo event of the 2019 African Games as Egypt emerged as early leaders of the...

How Ethiopia PM ‘stole the show’ at Sudan transition event

Sudan’s post Omar Al-Bashir transition is taking shape months after the former leader was ousted by the military following a popular uprising that started in December 2018. The Sunday...

U.S.-China trade war, Brexit uncertainty pose risks to Africa’s economic prospects-AfDB boss

Eric Oteng with REUTERS   The U.S.-China trade war and uncertainty over Brexit pose risks to Africa’s economic prospects that are “increasing by the day,” the head of the African Development...

Mozambique’s Renamo alleges member attacked days after peace deal

Eric Oteng with AFP  Mozambique’s former rebel group-turned-opposition party Renamo on Friday said its members came under attack just days after the signing of a historic peace deal aimed at...

Nigeria football body backs Samson Siasia after FIFA life ban

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban   The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has finally reacted to last week’s life ban imposed on former player and manager, Samson Siasia by a committee of football...

Protect humanitarian workers, 5 die every week — UN Chief

by Kayode Olaitan United Nations, Aug. 19, 2019 (NAN) The United Nations on Monday reaffirmed its demand for the protection of humanitarians by world leaders and parties...

FG, ECOWAS commission pledge to provide basic amenities in Northeast

By Uche Bibilari The President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, says the commission in collaboration with Nigerian Government will provide boreholes, rehabilitate damaged schools and health...

Nigeria Embassy seeks trial of Ekweremadu’s attackers

By Lizzy Okoji The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has called on German authorities to unmask the identity of and try the Aug. 17 attackers of Sen. Ike Eweremadu...