Africa Business Ghana World 

Ghana summit on Africa’s prosperity opens in Accra

African political and business leaders gathered in Ghana’s capital Accra on Thursday for a summit on the continent’s prosperity agenda. Dubbed the “Africa Prosperity Dialogue Series” participants have been discussing how Africa can achieve deeper economic integration between different states. Ghana is the host nation of the AfCFTA (The African Continental Free Trade Area) Secretariat, which is spearheading an agenda… Read More
Africa West Africa World 

France recalls ambassador to Burkina Faso ahead of pulling out troops

Burkina Faso, is still battling an Islamist insurgency but said it wants to do it by itself. France has about 400 special forces based in Burkina Faso to help local forces battle the Islamist insurgency. For some time now there have been agitations over France’s military presence in Burkina Faso. Critics complain the presence of the troops has not improved security… Read More
Africa West Africa World 

Nigeria’s Tems gets historic Oscar nomination

Nigerian singer, Tems has become the first Nigerian to be nominated for an Oscar award. She is being nominated for her role in creating Rihanna’s song Lift Me Up from the Wakanda Forever soundtrack. The singer-songwriter has already been shortlisted for a Golden Globe and Grammy in recent months. The Oscar nomination is the latest accolade for her. She is… Read More
Africa Sports World 

Understanding poker hands ranked and using them now

Poker is a card game that has been around for centuries. Although the game may seem simple to beginners, there is more to it than knowing what cards to play. To be successful at poker, you need to understand the poker hands ranked and how to use them. The better you understand the poker hands ranked, the better your chance… Read More
Africa Nigeria News and Headlines West Africa World 

Why Nigeria’s comedy industry is making global impact

Nigerian entertainment promoter, Akinlolu Jikiemi, popularly known as Jekins, has said that the country’s comedy industry was making a global impact in spite of the challenges facing it. “The quality of material is very encouraging. There’s been a lot of growth, Nigerian comedians are putting in a lot of work and getting recognition,” he said in a media interview. According… Read More
Africa Featured Southern Africa World Zambia 

Zambians asked to stop spying on phones of their spouses

Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema has asked citizens to stop spying on the phones of their spouses. The country recorded over 22,000 divorce cases last year alone, statistics that President Hichilema is unhappy with. Statistics from the last 12 months showed the shortest marriage in the country lasted for 30 days while the longest was 65 years. Leading the reasons for… Read More
Africa Gambia West Africa World 

Gambians bid farewell to vice president Alieu Joof

A memorial service was held for Gambia’s Vice-President Alieu Badara Joof at the country’s parliament on Monday. Badara Alieu Joof, 66, died last week during a travel to India to receive treatment from an undisclosed illness. Joof became President Barrow’s deputy following the December 2021 presidential victory for a second term. President Barrow was among thousands of mourners who attended… Read More
Africa World 

Three African countries lose UN voting rights over unpaid dues

South Sudan, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon have lost their voting rights at the United Nations for non-payment of dues. The three countries are part of six nations facing such a punitive measure for owing arrears in dues to the United Nations’ operating budget. The other countries are Dominica, Venezuela and Lebanon, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. These countries can’t participate in… Read More
Africa West Africa World 

Macron seeks clarity after Burkina Faso ordered French troops to leave

French President Emmanuel Macron hopes to get more clarifications from Burkina Faso after it ordered its troops to leave the country. The military government on Saturday demanded the departure of the French troops but there has been very little details on the demand. According to local media, the military government has now suspended a 2018 military accord that allowed the… Read More
Africa Cameroon Central Africa World 

Cameroon: Outspoken journalist found dead after abduction

An outspoken Cameroonian journalist, Martinez Zogo who was abducted by unidentified assailants has been found dead. His mutilated body was found on Sunday near the capital Yaounde five days after he was abducted, the press union said on Sunday.“Cameroonian media has just lost one of its members, a victim of hatred and barbarism,” Cameroon’s journalists’ trade union said in a… Read More