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A Rwandan woman who was deported by the United States after serving a prison term for lying on her naturalisation application faces seven charges related to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, authorities in Kigali said.
Lesotho start-up MG Health has become the first African cannabis-grower to win European Union permission to export cannabis flower for medicinal use - which can range from relieving chronic pain to treating spasms caused by multiple sclerosis.
Scientists at a leading global grains research institute expect to sharply ramp up new wheat varieties enriched with zinc that can boost the essential mineral for millions of poor people with deficient diets, the institute’s head told Reuters.
Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and CNOOC on Sunday signed agreements that will kickstart the construction of a $3.5 billion crude pipeline to help ship crude from fields in western Uganda to international markets
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Northern States and and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, has said that paying of ransom and giving amnesty to kidnappers and bandits will not bring an end to the menace of banditry.
Africa countries are facing potential delays to their vaccine rollouts because of global supply issues, according to both the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Africa Centres for Disease Control (CDC).
Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera was sworn in for a second five-year term on Tuesday, vowing to eliminate armed groups and attract investment to the gold- and diamond-rich country wracked by prolonged political instability.
Paul Rusesabagina, a Rwandan government critic who was hailed as a hero during a genocide in the country, has not showed up for his trial after informing prison authorities he was quitting the process as he did not expect justice.
An Islamic Cleric and Chief Missioner of the Ansarudeen Society of Nigeria, Sheikh Abdulrahman Ahmad, has warned that elders and political leaders in Yoruba land would be held accountable if the growing agitation for an Oduduwa Republic led to interethnic warfare.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Africa for progress made in vaccinating its citizens against the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday congratulated Tanzania’s new president Samia Suluhu Hassan, the first woman to hold that office, and said the United States was ready to strengthen ties between the two countries.
Nearly 7 million COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Africa, where after months of waiting on the side-lines for vaccines, many of the first wave of countries to start campaigns are rapidly vaccinating high-risk groups.
Nigeria has been ranked the 116th happiest place in the world, a spot lower than its position last year, indicating the country’s declining perception on key indicators.
The World Health Organisation says 38 African countries have received more than 25 million COVID-19 vaccine doses, and 30 have started vaccination campaigns.
Somalia on Monday received its first shipment of 300 000 doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, destined for frontline workers and those most at risk from Covid-19, the government said in a statement.
D’Tigers have a lot of things to fix if they’re to mount a proper challenge at the Afrobasket tournament in Rwanda and the 2020 Olympics, captain of the team, Ike Diogu, has said.
In the year 2008, I co-edited a book, African Women Can Lead, published by Kachifo Limited under its prestige imprint. The book is a collection of essays and presentations made for three editions of the Development and Leadership Institute (DLI)’s “Women in Politics and Leadership” programme. We chose the book’s title after a rigorous debate by the advisory board of the programme.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says urgent action is needed to increase production of COVID-19 vaccines that will be distributed through the global initiative making these medicines accessible to all countries.
Akwa United goalkeeper Jean Efala has been named in Cameroon’s squad for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Cape Verde and Rwanda.
The United States State Department said on Thursday that it has engaged with the government of Rwanda at the “highest levels” on the case of Paul Rusesabagina, the hotelier depicted as a hero in a Hollywood film about Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, who was charged with terrorism-related offenses in a Kigali court.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 18 Justices of the Court of Appeal.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta described the European Super League as a “necessity” on Thursday but said the final decision would be given to the club’s members.
The Red Cross voiced alarm Thursday over "horrific" accounts of sexual violence in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, amid fears that rape was being used as a weapon of war.
The case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya at Sabo Police Station and transferred to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba Lagos for proper investigation.
Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Service (DSS) has disowned reasons adduced for its alleged failure to reveal alleged link of Malam Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy to terrorism before his confirmation as minister in 2019 adduced by one of its former officer, Dennis Amachree.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has congratulated the President of Evangelical Church Winning All, ECWA President, Rev. Stephen Baba Panya over his re-election for another term as well as his appointment as the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Bingham University.
Kelechi Iheanacho faces a daunting challenge tomorrow as he hopes to shoot down Southampton in the FA Cup semifinal to move Leicester City a game closer to cup glory.
Manchester United and England legend Gary Neville has led the angry backlash criticising clubs who have signed up for a proposed European Super League.
No fewer than 30 people have been killed in renewed bandit attacks on four villages in Zamfara State, authorities and locals have said.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has banned farming activities, street trading and illegal motor parks on fringes of the Umar Musa Yar’adua Expressway, leading to Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.