The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday urged African countries to add value to their products in all sectors for rapid industrialisation of the continent.
Democratic Republic of Congo will begin administering an experimental Ebola vaccine on Monday in Mbandaka, the northwestern city of 1.2 million where the deadly disease has infected some residents, DRC health minister announced.
Saudi Arabia has agreed to release 1,000 Ethiopian nationals who have been in prison in the Gulf state for a variety of offences, Ethiopian state-affiliated media said.
United States has accused Paul Biya government of “targeted killings”, arson and looting in its fight against a separatist movement in Anglophone Cameroon.
Opposition groups in Burundi say Thursday's referendum on extending the president's power was undemocratic as the country awaits the electoral commission's announcement of the results.
Democratic Republic of Congo's health minister says three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than 1 million people.
UN deputy spokesperson Farhan Haq told reporters on Friday that a release ceremony was the third this year, bringing the total number of children released so far this year to 806.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says there is no cause for alarm over the Ebola outbreak in DR Congo ahead of the upcoming friendly between Nigeria and the country.
Some 14,000 people have fled violence in the Central African Republic and crossed into the Democratic Republic of Congo in less than a week, the United Nations said Friday.
“It was the view of the committee that the conditions for a Public Health Emergency of International Concern have not currently been met,” WHO said in a statement after a meeting of its International Health Regulations Emergency Committee.
Vice President Constantino Chiwenga has urged Zimbabweans to vote for President Emmerson Mnangagwa in the forthcoming elections, saying he is the only one capable of turning around the country's moribund economy.
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to set up a scientific committee to study a dam Ethiopia is building on a tributary of the Nile, an Ethiopian minister said on Thursday.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly said that his country is doing well in regaining its breadbasket status, following the introduction of the command agriculture over the past two years.
Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product grew by 1.95 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the first three months of this year.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bwari, Abuja, said on Monday that 5, 000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVC’s) were now ready for collection.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer, Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming meeting with European Union lawmakers regarding global data scandal involving Facebook will now be streamed live online, the European Parliament’s president confirmed, on Monday.
A Zimbabwe parliament committee has summoned former president Robert Mugabe to give evidence on Wednesday about diamond corruption alleged to have cost billions of dollars during his rule.
Mr. Emeka Etiaba (SAN), a defence lawyer to a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Olisa Metuh, announced his withdrawal from the case during the Monday’s proceedings of Metuh’s trial before the Federal High Court in Abuja.
The Nasarawa State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) says it will engage no fewer than 3,000 ad hoc staff for the May 26 local government elections in the state.
The Nigerian military has said the newly launched offensive against Boko Haram in northern Borno tagged Operation LAST HOLD is designed to bring about the total defeat of the terror group in the region.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused the Bayelsa state government of denying it the use of multipurpose hall within the stadium for its state congress.
About 290 local contractors have received loans worth more than N470 billion under the Shell Contractor Support Fund set up by Shell Companies in Nigeria to help vendors and suppliers in the oil and gas industry secure funds at reduced interest rates, relaxed collateral requirements and quicker processing time.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) governorship flag bearer Otunba Segun Adewale, has condemned the Governor Ayodele Fayose’s led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government for allegedly treating Ekiti people as destitute.