10 candidates for football’s 2018 best player award – FIFA

FIFA to lift ban on international football matches in Libya

President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, says the ban on international football matches in Libya will be lifted soon. “The head of the presidential council (of...
Killer South Africans arrested, arraigned

Killer South Africans arrested, arraigned

Some of the South Africans responsible for the violent attack on Nigerians in Durban and other areas have been apprehended and arraigned. The Nigerian Mission...
Congo sets presidential election for December 2018

Congo sets presidential election for December 2018

Congo Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) has announced that the long-awaited presidential elections to replace President Joseph Kabila would take place on Dec. 23, 2018. Around...
U.S. to pressure South Sudan’s President into peace – Harley

Diplomats hope Haley’s visit to Africa will shed light on Trump’s plan for continent

Diplomats hope that U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley’s visit to Africa would shed light on President Donald Trump’s administration’s plans to engage...
African airlines passengers rose by 1.1% in April – IATA

African airlines passengers rose by 1.1% in April – IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Wednesday said African airlines recorded a 1.1 per cent increase in passenger traffic in April compared to...
Mnangagwa told Mugabe he will be safe in Zimbabwe – state media

Mnangagwa told Mugabe he will be safe in Zimbabwe – state media

Incoming Zimbabwe leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, assured former President Robert Mugabe, he and his family would be safe in the country, state media said on...
Edo Govt. maps out strategies to combat malnutrition

UNICEF says 70,000 children threatened by malnutrition in Congo Republic

UNICEF says 70,000 children are threatened by severe malnutrition in the Republic of Congo due to clashes between soldiers and opposition forces. UNICEF said every...
Nairobi varsity shut after violent protests

Nairobi varsity shut after violent protests

Kenya’s oldest university was on Tuesday closed indefinitely following violent students’ protests due to political fallout over recent elections. “The University of Nairobi Senate has...
Troops kill 11 Boko Haram insurgents, destroy IED factory in Borno - Official

UK pledges to support Nigeria, neighbours to defeat Boko Haram

The United Kingdom government has reiterated its support to Nigeria and neighbouring countries to defeat the destructive Boko Haram terrorists in the Northeast and...
Sudan extends ceasefire

Sudan extends ceasefire

Sudan will extend a unilateral ceasefire with rebels until the end of October, a decree by President Omar Hassan al-Bashir says. Al-Bashir’s decree is...