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A joint military force to fight jihadists and organised crime in the Sahel has chalked up successes but promised funding is slow to materialise, the foreign minister of Niger said on Monday.
For 25 years, Patrick Matondo has earned a living buying and selling monkeys, bats and other animals popularly known as bushmeat along the Congo River. Standing on the riverbank in Mbandaka, a city affected by the deadly new outbreak of the Ebola virus, the father of five said that for the first time he's worried he won't be able to support his family.
President Donald Trump's nominee to head the State Department's Africa Bureau told US senators on Thursday that leaders who extend their terms in office should be viewed as “corrupt dinosaurs.”
Eleven CAF member associations were among the countries which did not support Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup during the voting process on Wednesday in Moscow.
Libya’s coastguard rescued 180 migrants, including 12 children, who were on board a rubber boat in the Mediterranean, according to a navy statement released, on Monday.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has disclosed the readiness of Denmark to collaborate with Nigeria in stemming the tide of insecurity and corruption in the Gulf of Guinea, particularly, Nigeria.
A thrilling run to a first Champions League final for 11 years put Liverpool back among the European elite, but a painful 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid in Kiev exposed frailties that still need eradicating — and top of the list in a new goalkeeper.
The World Health Organization said Tuesday it was awaiting formal approval from the Democratic Republic of Congo to send in unlicenced Ebola medication to help rein in an outbreak of the deadly virus.
Guinea's President Alpha Conde launched a reshuffle of his government - appointing new finance, budget and security ministers - as the West African country's leader faces civil unrest and strikes in the crucial mining sector.
Top officials have said that the U20s, the Flying Eagles, will resume training camp on June 20 but a training site has yet to be decided on.
In the city of Mbandaka, “bushmeat” is a cheap, time-honoured form of food — monkeys, bats, antelopes, crocodiles and other species caught in the wild.
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday.
Three patients infected with the deadly Ebola virus escaped from a hospital holding them in quarantine in the Congo city of Mbandaka, an aid group said, as medics raced to stop the disease spreading in the teeming river port, Reuters has reported.
The death toll in an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) rose to 26 on Monday after a person died in the northwest city of Mbandaka, the government said, as it began vaccinating first responders against the dreaded disease.
The Flying Eagles will now battle shock troopers Mauritania in the final playoff for a place at the 2019 AFCON in Niger after they edged past Guinea Bissau today in Calabar.
Opposition parties in Guinea have suspended street protests against the official outcome of local elections, announcing that the international community has offered to mediate.
Those appointed to the CBN for an initial period of four years are Adeola Adetunji, Prof. Mike I. Obadan, Prof. Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko and Prof. Ummu Ahmed Jalingo.
The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) yesterday accused the federal government and President Muhammadu Buhari of selecting only Muslims for the National Merit Awards as June 12 heros.
Ahmed Musa, Super Eagles two goals hero in Nigeria’s defeat of Iceland at Volgograd, on Friday said the game against Argentina will be a tough one for the opponents.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday challenged Nigerian youths to brace up to the present day challenges in Nigeria, reminding them that the country’s “destiny is now more than ever before in your hands either to make or mar.”
Oil price rose sharply yesterday after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed a modest increase in oil production from next July.
Former Plateau State Governor, Senator Jonah David Jang, has said that the excellent performance of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and other Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors was an indication that only PDP can redeem Nigeria.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer has expressed his best wishes for Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
More than one million fans have attended games at the World Cup, organisers FIFA said in a statement on Thursday after Denmark’s 1-1 draw with Australia, the 21st match of the tournament in Russia.
Panama will not be using Iceland's shock draw against Argentina as motivation after boss Hernan Dario Gomez insisted Belgium are superior to Lionel Messi's men ahead of their World Cup debut.
Portugal’s Adrien Silva refused to be drawn on comparisons between teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentina’s Lionel Messi after wildly contrasting fortunes for the global stars in their opening games at the World Cup.