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Nigeria federation boss Pinnick blames investigations for failures

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick has blamed investigations by the anti-corruption authorities for the country's recent failures on the international scene. He added that the NFF was facing...

Peace activist killed in Somalian capital

A prominent human rights activist has been shot dead in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. Security personnel suggests she was hit by a stray bullet. Almaas Elman Ali, who is believed to...

Mali army loses 24 soldiers in Niger border attack

Twenty-four soldiers have been killed in an attack by militants in eastern Mali, the country's army has said. Another 29 were also injured during a joint operation between troops from...

Stronger data and evidence crucial for Africa’s policymakers

With stronger data and evidence, African governments and partners are better equipped to understand and plan for future risk and to monitor progress toward targets under development frameworks such...

With onset of the rains, SADC region on tenterhooks following last season’s cyclones Idai...

The rains are back in Southern Africa bringing dreadful memories to citizens of Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique who in the last rainy season bore the brunt of devastating Cyclones...

Let us make the invisible visible, says ECA’s Chinganya as Africa marks African Statistics...

Everyone counts: quality statistics for better management of forced displacement in Africa, was the theme of day as Africans around the globe marked African Statistics Day today. The biggest event took...

Google may help Gambia get street numbers

The Gambia is home to thousands of streets, yet few of them have a name or even a street number. It’s a conundrum that inspired me to write an article...

Nigeria emerges victorious in Nuclear video competition

The fifth edition of the “Atoms for Africa” online video competition for Sub-Saharan Africa youth has ender with Derick Nwasor and Oghale Trust Yome from Nigeria emerging winners. The second...

Attack on Fulani village kills 20 in central Mali

BAMAKO – At least 20 people were found dead after an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali, where communal violence has surged in recent months, the government...

Tanzania suspends female rapper over raunchy video

The authorities in Tanzania have suspended female rapper Rosa Ree from performing for six months, saying her recently released music video "went against the country’s’ morals". The Body that regulates...

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Africa

Israeli PM Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israel's Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday that he was indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu...

ECA, Partners Convene Capacity Building Workshop on Infrastructure delivery and PPPs in West Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa and its partners the Global Infrastructure Hub and the African Development Bank will convene A workshop from November 26...

World

Belgrade orders probe into ‘Russia-Serbia cash handover’ video

Belgrade has launched a probe after a video emerged purporting to show a Russian diplomat or intelligence officer handover a wad of cash to...

Man arrested at Indian airport for impersonating Lufthansa pilot

Frequent flier Rajan Mahbubani thought he had discovered the ultimate hack for getting preferential treatment at airports. Instead it got him arrested. In a case...