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Ex-Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has called on fans to get behind the Super Eagles ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) opener against Burundi on Saturday.
Cameroon’s soccer team has refused to leave their hotel to board a flight to the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt because of a players’ pay dispute, a team spokeswoman said on Friday.
The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved the Central Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper 2019 – 2025.
Ibn Ouf said he would be replaced by Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, general inspector of the armed forces, as head of the transitional council, which will rule the country for two years until elections.
Congo opposition leader Martin Fayulu in his first speech since losing a disputed election is rejecting any outreach by the new president, saying that when an offered hand is dirty, you don't take it.
Democratic Republic of Congo's new President Felix Tshisekedi made news as soon as he was sworn into office on Thursday by announcing he would release all political prisoners and by praising his father, the late opposition icon Etienne, calling him "president" to cheers from the crowd.
DR Congo’s new President Felix Tshisekedi fell ill briefly as he was delivering his inauguration speech on Thursday following the country’s first peaceful handover of power.
The Presidency has described the 16-page letter the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, as “last push by desperate politicians who can’t handle the President politically and have resorted to subterfuge’’.
Democracy becomes a sham if elections are carried out by people who should be impartial and neutral umpires, but who show no integrity, acting with blatant partiality, duplicity and imbecility. For all democrats and those carrying out the process of elections, there must be the redline that must not be crossed in tactics and practices of democracy.
Israel's prime minister has departed for the central African nation of Chad to officially restore relations.
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has rejected a call from the African Union (AU) to suspend announcement of the final results of last month’s presidential election, asserting the independence of the constitutional court considering an appeal of the vote count.
The African Union continental body issued a surprise last-minute demand late Thursday for Congo's government to suspend the announcement of final results of the disputed presidential election, citing "serious doubts".
Heineken Lokpobiri, minister of state for agriculture, says with the support of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the federal government has made “many millionaires” from agriculture.
Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba, who has been out of the country for health reasons since October, has returned for the swearing-in of his new government.
Democratic Republic of Congo runner-up Martin Fayulu announced on Friday he will file a court challenge to the presidential election results, while his opposition coalition asserted he actually received 61% of the vote according to the findings of the influential Catholic Church's observers.
The situation in Gabon remained unclear on Tuesday, a day after soldiers attempted a coup d'etat as the government shut down the internet and broadcasting services while claiming the renegade troops had been killed or arrested.
The Minister of State, Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has disclosed that a N4.5 billion firefighting simulator currently being installed at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) was nearing completion.
Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition said on Monday it expected one of its candidates to win the presidential election based on early vote tallies.
Prof. Gregory Ibe, founder and Chancellor, Gregory University, Uturu, in Abia, has said that age should not be a barrier for anyone seeking admission into the university.
The Office of the Auditor General for the Federation, OAuGF, weekend, said it has concluded plans to undertake an extensive audit of the extractive industries, comprising the petroleum and mining sectors, to identify and eliminate sharp practices, promote transparency and accountability.
Following the formation of his cabinet, Northern elders have advised President Muhammadu Buhari to go after corrupt politicians in the country.
The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) says heavy rain on Friday which lasted for hours has displaced substantial number of people across the state.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) recorded 77 per cent rise in cases of oil pipeline vandalism in its network of pipeline infrastructure across the country in June 2019.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Southsouth, Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has urged former Minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi not to relent in his vision for a better Nigeria.
Governor Sule, who spoke to journalists through the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Tijjani Ahmed, shortly after the emergency security meeting, said government has taken measures to provide total security and surveillance of the state.
Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh on Sunday by demanding their citizenship and other rights in the country they fled from.
Luka Jovic has laughed off speculation that he could be set to leave Real Madrid on loan this summer, despite having just arrived.
The two-day Presidential Retreat hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari came to an end on Tuesday, with a charge from the President to the ministers-designate to give their best to the task of delivering a more prosperous country for all Nigerians