President, Macky Sall Sworn Into Office

Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Tuesday he would prioritize the environment, youth employment and women’s rights during his second term in office. In an inauguration speech that followed an emphatic election victory in February, he promised “vigorous” environmental action. “I’m calling on everyone to shape a new Senegal: one with cleaner neighborhoods… a zero-waste Senegal,” he said. During Sall’s… Read More
African World 

BREAKING: Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Resigns

Algeria’s President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned after weeks of mass protests, the state news agency APS reports on Tuesday. Mr Bouteflika, who had been in power for 20 years, had already dropped plans to seek a fifth term as opposition to his rule grew. The powerful Algerian army had called for the 82-year-old to be declared incapable of carrying out… Read More
African Crime Ghana 

Benkum senior high school teacher brutally turns 11 unfortunate students to punch bag

On the 24th of march 2019 which was on Sunday at Benkum senior high school situated at larteh report reaching us says that 11 students were brutally and mercilessly caned and beating 13 strokes by a teacher in the school with wood. With the reason being that they were outside the dorm after 9:30pm and the students explained to him… Read More
African Ghana Politics 

“Use Africa’s Wealth To Empower Africa’s Youth” – Prez. Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged leaders in Africa to use the enormous wealth the continent is endowed with to develop and empower their respective youth populations. With Africa possessing the largest generation of young people in history, President Akufo-Addo indicated that “I place great hope in their capacity to shape the future of Africa… Read More
African Crime 

Lady arrested for selling 2-day old baby

Two women, Kate Ugwu and Ekwutosi Onodu, have been accused of selling a 2-day-old baby, Toochi in Enugu state. Kate and Ekwutosi were arrested by  Central Neighborhood Watch in Igbo-eze LGA of the state where Kate confessed that Onodu contacted her to help her niece, as they do not need the baby in their family because her 13-year-old sister is too… Read More
African Crime 

Two Pastors kill their brother-in-law after helping them

Two Pastors kill their brother-in-law after helping them Two pastors of God of Possibilities Church, Chukwuka Stephen, 43 and Ejim Stephen, 39, have been arrested for killing their brother-in-law, Peter Chukwuyem, in Ogun State. The suspects committed the offence on February 5, 2019, and arrested on February 24. The deceased married the suspects’ elder sister and brought them to live… Read More
African Business 

We’ll live within our means post-IMF – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said his government will continue to maintain fiscal discipline after exiting the four-year IMF programme. After having obtained successful ratings from the International Monetary Fund about the country’s economic performance, and given a clean bill of health, President Akufo-Addo noted that there is a lesson that must be drawn from the 16th IMF programme… Read More

Mali sacks senior army officers, dissolves militia after massacre

Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of an ethnic militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Fulani villagers, including women and children. Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga said new military chiefs would be named, and that the Dan Nan Ambassagou association, composed of Dogon hunters, had been dissolved. The… Read More

Nigeria ruling party stages come-back in key state vote

Nigeria’s ruling party on Sunday won the crucial state of Kano in key governorship elections, as the opposition denounced the result, following violence and intimidation that hit the re-run vote. The sitting governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, had been some 27,000 votes behind when elections at more than 200 polling stations in the northern state were cancelled two weeks ago because… Read More