Africa Nigeria West Africa World 

Nigeria: At least 69 killed in anti-police brutality protests

– Advertisement – The Nigerian presidency has said that at least sixty-nine people have been killed so far across the country in protests against police brutality. A spokesman for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was quoted by the BBC as saying that those killed include eleven police officers and seven soldiers. On Tuesday at least twelve protesters were killed when soldiers opened fire on them at the Lekki tollgate. The Nigerian army denied deploying those uniformed men to shoot at protesters, despite enough evidence to proof otherwise. On Thursday, President Buhari…

Read More
Africa Libya North Africa World 

Libya: Warring factions sign accord for permanent ceasefire

– Advertisement – The warring factions in Libya have signed an agreement for a permanent ceasefire to end the years of violence. The agreement was reached in Geneva following five days of talks. It was brokered by the United Nations between military leaders from Libya’s government, and those from opposition forces lead by General Khalifa Haftar. The UN envoy to Libya envoy Stephanie Williams has called the agreement “a crucial sign of hope for the Libyan people”. The AFP quotes the envoy saying that the ceasefire will allow displaced people…

Read More
Africa Sports World 

Pep Guardiola: Major blow as Fernandinho faces four to six weeks on the sidelines

– Advertisement – Ahead of matches yet to come both European and domestic, Premier League giants Manchester City have been issued a blow to their team as their prolific midfielder Fernandinho will be facing the sidelines for up to six weeks having acquired a leg injury during their Champions League victory match against Porto on Wednesday. The 35-year-old midfielder was subbed into the match at the 85th minute to calm the midfield for City after taking a 3-1 lead in the game, but things didn’t go as planned as the…

Read More
Africa Sports World 

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19 for the Second time

– Advertisement – Portugal international and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is reported to have been tested positive for Covid-19 for the second time is will be facing the sidelines in their match against Barcelona on the 28th of October. The 35-year-old Portuguese had first came out positive during the international break and was hopeful of returning to the Bianconeri’s team in time to face the Catalonians for the first time since parting ways with Real Madrid in 2018, which had been formerly predicted by high roller online casinos before the transfer was…

Read More
Africa Sports World 

Real Madrid legend Guti wants the club to sign Neymar & Kylian Mbappe

– Advertisement – The summer transfer window this year was very quiet for Spanish giants Real Madrid as they invest in bringing in a new player to the club. And while they didn’t bring in new players, it might not stop the Los Blancos from claiming silverware this campaign. Real Madrid legend Guti, on the other hand, has some suggestions for the Los Blancos team as he wants Paris Saint-Germain duo Kylian Mbappe and Neymar playing for the club while making fun of Barcelona signing Antoine Griezmann, who several best high…

Read More
Africa Sports World 

James Rodriguez to miss Everton clash with Southampton on Sunday

– Advertisement – Ahead of their Premier League clash against Southampton on Sunday, Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that the team will be doing without former Real Madrid player James Rodriguez, who suffered a knock during their last game against Liverpool last week. Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk succumbed to an injury with just 11 minutes into the game after clashing with Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the box. His injury was formerly to be the most notable fitness problem which came from the Merseyside derby at Goodison Park.…

Read More
Africa West Africa World 

Guinea Election: 82-year-old Alpha Condé heads to victory

– Advertisement – Guinea’s President, Alpha Condé is heading to victory in the recently held presidential elections. Preliminary results of Sunday’s election shows that the 82-year-old leader is set for a first round victory. On Thursday the election commission released another set of results showing that Alpha Conde is the clear leader in the race. According to results from 37 out of 38 electoral districts, Mr. Conde has a lead of 1.2 million votes, Reuters news agency reports. His main challenger, the opposition candidate, Cellou Dalein Diallo, has however decried…

Read More
Africa Nigeria West Africa World 

EndSARS: Nigerians not impressed with President Buhari’s speech

– Advertisement – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday addressed citizens in a televised broadcast 48 hours after soldiers opened fire on protesters at Lekki tollgate in Lagos state. At least twelve people were killed in Tuesday’s incident which sparked outrage globally. President Buhari said he wasn’t happy with the loss of lives noting that “I am indeed deeply pained that innocent lives have been lost. These tragedies are uncalled for and unnecessary. Certainly, there is no way whatsoever to connect these bad acts to legitimate expression of grievance of…

Read More
Africa Europe World 

Opinion: How Africa overdeveloped Europe

– Advertisement – Africa. The lens through which we see and are taught about our continent shapes our understanding of, our treatment of and our relationship to it. Of course, it does. That is why history is taught through the lens of white supremacy. That teaching shapes how we think, and that we think of one nation as superior and another as inferior, on its knees, broken and in constant dire need. This is an old, well used lens to explore the continent. Much has been done to challenge that…

Read More
Africa World 

Coronavirus vaccine trial volunteer dies in Brazil

– Advertisement – A coronavirus vaccine trial participant has died. The volunteer was involved in trials into a jab from Oxford University and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. The tragic news was confirmed by Brazil’s health authority on Wednesday, October 21. An investigation has been launched but no safety concerns have been raised, according to scientists. The volunteer was Brazilian and was taking part in the trials at The Federal University of Sao Paolo, the Mirror reports. – Advertisement – University staff would not reveal where the participant lived. It has not yet been confirmed if the…

Read More
RSS
Follow by Email