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Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni was heading for a resounding win in Uganda’s presidential election with nearly all votes counted on Saturday, although his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud.
Uganda's Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday launched a 10-year Agricultural Transformation Plan, which is designed to ensure food security, generate employment opportunities, and reduce poverty rate.
President Muhammadu Buhari, nine other African Heads of State and Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB) have received awards for their contributions to the kick-off of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).
Heirs Holdings, in partnership with Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc, on Friday announced the “unconditional acquisition” of a 45 percent participating interest in OML 17 through TNOG Oil and Gas Limited, their associated company.
Former CAF President Issa Hayatou was on Friday decorated Honorary President of the organization at a colorful ceremony in Yaounde in his native Cameroon.
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a "complete sham" early results that gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead.
Nigerian authorities have warned on Friday against the circulation of fake coronavirus vaccines in the country, where 10 million real doses of the shots are expected in March.
Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to invest $10 billion for the expansion of renewable energy projects in the continent, over the next five years.
Uganda’s opposition leader Bobi Wine said the country’s election had seen “widespread fraud and violence”, as votes trickled in Friday under an internet blackout.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Thursday reaffirmed the Federal Government’s commitment to the speedy completion and reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge to traffic on Feb. 15.
The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity.
African governments must take urgent steps to prepare for distribution of coronavirus vaccines, the continent's health watchdog said on Thursday, after the African Union announced it had secured 270 million doses.
The war against desertification in Africa has gotten a boost with funding coming from multinational donor agencies and the government of France.
The family of Nigerian diplomat, Abiodun Bashua, killed in the 2019 crash of a Boeing 737 Max in Ethiopia has joined litigation against the company in U.S. federal court.
The African Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (Avatt) – established by African Union (AU) chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa – has secured a provisional 270 million vaccine doses for African countries.
The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.
Asisat Oshoala netted twice to help Barcelona secure a 7-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano in Wednesday's Spanish Primera Iberdrola fixture.
No fewer than 700 teachers employed by the Ekiti State Government for its public primary schools across the state have been given special training.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has explained that the over N7.6 billion counterpart paid to the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has yielded 1,200 infrastructural projects in public schools in the last 27 months of his administration.
Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) rebounded on Wednesday by N50 billion, halting two consecutive days bearish trend due to sustained bargain-hunting in insurance stocks.
Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says Nigerians cannot wait to see the end of the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari, just as Americans look forward to the exit of the administration of outgoing US President, Donald Trump.
The Federal High Court in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday convicted and sentenced two Internet fraudsters, Tobiloba Shokunbi and Emmanuel Oladunjoye, to six months and four months imprisonment respectively.
The National Identity Management Commission has busted some illegal centres carrying out registration for the National Identity Number in Kano State.
Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte’s government stepped down on Friday after it emerged that officials had wrongly pursued thousands of people over welfare fraud.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, mourned a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Jubril Martins-Kuye, who died earlier in the day.