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TALK AFRICA: NIGERIA UNDER BUHARI

It’s now been more than 100 days since Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as Nigerian president, and he has already showed renewed vigour in...

Burkina Faso coup leader now insists on staying in power

Burkina Faso coup leader Gen Gilbert Diendere has insisted on remaining in power until polls are held. The former chief of staff of former President...

European refugee crisis continues

In Slovenia, small groups of refugees are being let in at the border crossing with Croatia. Wavering decisions to close borders has created bottlenecks throughout...

The Ethiopian Construction Exhibition

Over 200 local and international companies are exhibiting their products and services at the12th  International Construction Exhibition. The 5-day exhibition brings business people from different...

South Africa steps up aid relief for victims

Humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen is starting to arrive, as the Port of Aden has re-opened. For months, aid agencies tried to reach hundreds...

Pressing challenges lie ahead of Buhari’s tenure

President Muhammadu Buhari has just completed over three months in office as the first opposition leader to win Nigeria's presidential election. He inherited an...

Alcohol consumption lowers risk of heart attacks

A recent study published in the Lancet Medical Journal suggests that alcohol consumption offers a certain level of protection against heart attack. Alcohol however...

Violence erupts at Burkina Faso hotel where mediators gather

Violence erupted at the main hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital where the talks are taking place with regional mediators after last week’s coup. Two groups...

Glasgow schoolboy in custody over ‘hate crime attack’ on Nigerian preacher

A 15-year old schoolboy has been arrested in connection with an alleged attack on a Nigerian preacher. The 46-year old preacher was reportedly robbed and...

Egypt police general gunned down in street

An Egyptian police general was gunned down late on Saturday by unknown assailants on the street in the Sinai Peninsula stronghold of the Islamic...