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Diabetes kills only careless people, says Obasanjo

Obasanjo seeks common currency to boost ECOWAS trade

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to agree on a common currency...
It will take over 100 yrs to end child marriage in West, Central Africa: UNICEF

It will take over 100 yrs to end child marriage in West, Central Africa:...

UNICEF has warned that it will take over 100 years to end child marriage in West and Central Africa due to high population growth...
Ghanaian President names new central bank governor 2 days after incumbent’s exit

Ghanaian President names new central bank governor 2 days after incumbent’s exit

Three months after he was inaugurated, President Nana Akufo-Addo has appointed a new governor for Ghana’s Central Bank. He is Mr Ernest Addison, an Economist....
Africans must move beyond aid, not be 'beggars of the world',says Akufo-Addo

Africans must move beyond aid, not be ‘beggars of the world’,says Akufo-Addo

Africa should move beyond aid handouts that have failed to bring growth and prosperity and move to an era of mutual respect with Western...
Overcrowded Greek refugee camps ill-prepared for winter – UNHCR

South Sudan world’s fastest growing refugee crisis – UN

The number of South Sudanese fleeing their homes is alarming, the Office of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has said, It said 1.6...
UN: Nigeria to become 3rd most populous by 2050

UN: Nigeria to become 3rd most populous by 2050

Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, according to a report released by the UN Department...
Africans urged to drive new narratives through technology

Africans urged to drive new narratives through technology

Africans all over the world have been tasked to find lasting solutions to the problems confronting the continent using technological innovations to drive new...

Zaynab Alkali urges young writers to read, write more

Prof. Zaynab Alkali, renowned novelist, poet and short story writer, has advised young writers to read a lot and write more to be able...
Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region,...
Mnangagwa told Mugabe he will be safe in Zimbabwe – state media

Mugabe sacks vice president Mnangagwa

President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe on Monday fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president, Information Minister Simon Moyo said. Mnangagwa, a 75-year-old former intelligence chief, has...