Sensational Nigerian singer Wizkid has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari in wake of the recent killings in the country. Taking to his Twitter page, the “Joro” crooner likened the Nigerian president […]
Twelve men have been arrested in Nigeria, accused of repeatedly raping a 12-year-old girl over a two-month period.
This recipe is an adaptation of asaro, the Yoruba word for a dish of starchy root vegetables simmered in a seasoned tomato- and chile-based sauce.
The impact of COVID-19 will only worsen these structural weaknesses. The Economic Commission for Africa has reported that between 300,000 and 3.3 million people could lose their lives if appropriate measures are not taken.
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The two men, Japhet Chataba and Steven Samba, were listed among the names of nearly 3,000 prisoners to be pardoned to mark Africa Freedom Day, which fell on Monday.
US President Donald Trump has threatened to shut down social media after Twitter put a fact-check label on some of his tweets.
Amnesty International alleges that at least 10,000 died while being wrongly held – some of them in a centre part funded by the UK
It also stirred some controversy, as it did not provide evidence for its claims.
Abdi Latif Dahir, a New York Times reporter based in Nairobi, reflects on how the pandemic’s “gift of loneliness” reshaped the holy month.
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Six doctors will work in shifts and the health ministry expects they will receive about 2,000 calls per day.
The new parents who just welcomed a baby girl a week ago got married in May 2019. The couple took to social media to celebrate each other.
These countries’ health systems are not designed to care for people with chronic conditions. They are more focused on single, acute diseases. This may need to change towards more individual-based health care for chronic conditions.
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This brothy version of asaro is packed with yams, plantains and hearty greens.
We conducted a study involving a number of people who had returned to Orlu, Imo State, in southeast Nigeria, after Boko Haram had forced them to flee from the north.
Reliable data are hard to come by, but available analyses show that on average, the rate of black fatalities is 2.4 times that of whites with Covid-19
The number of recoveries also increased from 2,263 to 2,311, while fatalities rose from 226 to 233.
In addition, the intractable problem of Boko Haram and Islamic State, coupled with kidnappings, have created a security crisis. All continue to shatter the myth of military invincibility and the might of the Nigerian state.
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Traffic police officers with pot bellies in Tanzania are to redeployed because they embarrass the police service, Interior Minister George Simbachewere said over the weekend, local media report. He said: […]
Ms Siliya said she felt that if her test results had leaked it would undermine the fight against stigma.
The chairs were placed at least 1m (3ft) apart - family sat on one side, church officials on the other. Everyone wore a mask.
President Buhari has said the country has no money to import food and urged farmers to get back to work to produce enough food for the country.
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United are keen to keep Ighalo until the end of this season and have held discussions with Shenhua about extending the loan deal.
Smoked paprika is the secret weapon in this simple barbecue sauce, which goes beautifully with pork and chicken.
The authorities in Burundi say the ruling party’s candidate has been elected as the new president.
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NEMA said the two sources of water serving 9,678 IDPs in about 1,613 households were also affected.
Against the artist’s claims that she did not read the contract, her ex-manager, Joy Tongo, claims that she and Cynthia Morgan drafted the contract and forwarded it to Jude Okoye.
The president said consultations would be concluded this week and he would subsequently announce a roadmap for easing the restrictions.
I was a bit surprised at how easily many religious people folded and took it on the lam the moment Covid-19 was announced. Most of them did not even try to exercise their faiths.
Jude Okoye, a senior brother and former manager to the now-defunct music duo P-Square, says he’ll never go trying to mend the cracks between the two brothers again. The showbiz […]
“Nigerians can see that the COVID-19 has reduced us, both the developing and developed countries, to the same level,” he said.
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A court in South Africa recently passed a judgment that berated the country’s military and police for their conduct in enforcing the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.
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I spent a recent evening following a handful of South African policemen as they patrolled the dark, narrow streets of Alexandra township on the edge of Johannesburg.
This week Motshekga announced that grade 7 and 12 learners would be going back to school on 1 June 2020.
With more than 20 years in music, the 44 year old Nigeria artist is undoubtedly one of the most talented freestyles in the continent.
The first problem is that the government has adopted a top-down distribution system which has been poorly coordinated and highly exclusive.