West Africa

Mali’s top court declares Keita president after contested vote

Mali’s Constitutional Court has declared Ibrahim Boubacar Keita president after the 73-year-old incumbent won elections that his opponent, former minister ...
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At least six dead in Borno after Boko Haram attack

At least six people were killed when Boko Haram jihadists raided a village in northeast Nigeria, burning houses and looting ...
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World leaders react to Former UN chief Kofi Annan’s death

Former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan, the first black person to head the organisation, died in the Switzerland city of Bern ...
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Nigeria’s president Buhari returns after 10-day London vacation

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his ten days vacation trip to London United Kingdom as he landed ...
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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has died aged 80 ...
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UN demands release of 3 aid workers abducted by Boko Haram

The United Nation (UN) has demanded the immediate release of three aid workers abducted while providing humanitarian support at Rann, ...
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Mali’s president Keita wins re-election with 67 percent of vote

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won re-election with 67 percent of the vote in a run-off against opposition rival Soumaila ...
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Four policemen die during gun battle with bandits in Kaduna State

The Police Command in Kaduna State said four of its operatives had died during a gun battle with bandits in ...
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Fishermen of Lake Chad cursed by Boko Haram conflict

The fishermen of Lake Chad must sail in secret, forced to evade both Boko Haram jihadists and Nigeria’s military in ...
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Nigeria School girls win gold at World Technovation Challenge in US

Five Anambra girls from Regina Pacies Secondary School Onitsha, Amanbra state, Nigeria who represented Nigeria and Africa at the World ...
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