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President Erdogan ambarks on three-nation tour of Africa

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan began a three-nation tour of Africa on Saturday, 20 January, aimed at strengthening ties with the continent. President Erdogan is...

Lunar New Year celebrated by Chinese community in Nigeria’s economic hub

It was celebration galore on Saturday at the Tafawa Balewa Square when the Chinese community in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, welcomed the 2020 Chinese...

Nigerian northern state confirms one case of Lassa fever

A case of Lassa fever was confirmed at Chikun area of Nigeria's northern state of Kaduna on Saturday, authorities said. A 36-year-old male patient was...

UN says S. Sudanese represent largest refugee population in Ethiopia

South Sudanese nationals represent the largest refugee population in Ethiopia, totalling 329,123 at the end of 2019, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency. Ethiopia,...

Egypt allocates 3 billion Egyptian pounds to improve roads

Egypt has allocated 3 billion Egyptian pounds (about 190 million U.S. dollars) to implement an emergency plan for developing road networks and boosting infrastructure,...

Libya’s oil shutdown caused over $255M in losses – state oil...

The shutdown of Libya’s major oil fields and production facilities has caused losses of more than $255 million in the six-day period ending January...

Former regime elements plan to damage oil fields~ Sudan officials

A senior Sudanese official on Saturday said there is a plot by elements of the former regime aiming to damage the oil fields in...

Ex-NBA star Deng invests in basketball in South Sudan

Former NBA star Luol Deng has vowed to take basketball in his country of birth into another level following some impressive performances at the...

UN warns countries have breached arms embargo agreed at Libya summit

Several countries have violated an arms embargo on Libya which they had agreed to uphold a week ago at a summit in Berlin, the...

Nearly 6000 inmates pardoned and released on parole in Egypt

Egyptian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that 2,957 inmates were pardoned on the occasion of the 68th National Police Day. A total of 2,957 others...
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