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The Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) former health minister has been taken into custody over alleged mismanagement of funds for the country's response to an ongoing Ebola epidemic, police said.
Niger and Nigeria have improved their efforts to fight human trafficking, but still do not meet the minimum standards required, the U.S. government said on Thursday in its closely watched annual assessment of how countries are performing.
Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
After the recent opening of a bridge linking The Gambia and Senegal, two other African countries have started plans to do same.
Ethiopian Airlines is accelerating its strategy of weaving a patchwork of new African routes to soak up traffic on the continent and fly customers towards its more lucrative flights to rapidly expanding Asian markets.
French prosecutors have charged two French men over a suspected plot to assassinate an opposition politician from the Congo Republic living in the Paris region, an official from the prosecutor’s office said on Friday.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Tuesday decried the “short” sentences for three Congo Republic peacekeepers who murdered 11 civilians.
The IMF on Tuesday warned that sub-Saharan African nations are at growing risk of debt distress because of heavy borrowing and gaping deficits, in spite of an overall uptick in economic growth.
Corneille Nangaa, Chairman of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Electoral commission (CENI), on Thursday said 46 million voters have so far been registered by the umpire.
Final games in Group C of the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) ended yesterday. Nigeria beat Equatorial Guinea to top the group whiles Libya sneaked through to the next round after beating Rwanda in a crunch tie.
Egyptian international Mohamed Salah says he does not want to be remembered as a national football great, he aims to be the greatest “Pharaoh” – alias of the Egyptian senior national team.
A French court on Friday ordered forfeiture of assets worth millions belonging to the son of Equatorial Guinea.
Congo Republic plans to replace the board of directors and appoint an audit committee at state oil company SNPC, as it strives to improve accountability and convince international lenders to bail out the country.
Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic are accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, the United Nations said Wednesday, the latest in a spate of rape claims that have hit the UN mission.
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Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.
Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’
In line with his pledge to the family of Late Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Khana Local Government Area Governorship Election Agent, Dr Ferry Gberegbe, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released N200 million to the Gberegbe family for the education of the kids of the deceased lecturer.
Lagos State squash player Adegoke Onaopemipo is the new number one men’s player according to the latest ranking released by the Nigeria Squash Federation (NSF) for September 2019.g
The federal government on Sunday ordered the immediate suspension of the proposed Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) charges on customers who uses them.
A Zimbabwean woman, Maria Mthembo, has confessed to having an adulterous relationship with a neighbour for 10 years that resulted in the birth of her four children.
Nigeria international midfielder Sunday Mba is keen to find a route back into football following an inactive two years.