Nigeria’s financial watchdog has announced the recovery of 30 billion naira ($24 million; £19 million) as part of an ongoing corruption investigation into a suspended minister. The funds were found across more than 50 bank accounts, according to the watchdog.   The minister in question, Betta Edu of the Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation Ministry, […]


Niger’s military administration has declared the termination of an agreement with the United States, permitting American military personnel and civilian staff from the Department of Defense to operate within Niger. This decision comes shortly after high-level discussions with US diplomatic and military officials earlier this week.   Colonel Major Amadou Abdramane, spokesperson for the Niger […]


The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is convening an Extraordinary Summit in Abuja to address the decisions made by Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger to withdraw from ECOWAS. Today, on February 24, 2024, the Heads of State of the ECOWAS nations are engaging in discussions to navigate the challenges posed by these withdrawals. […]


The African Union High Representative for Silencing the Gun, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas, has urged nations in the sub-region to make significant investments in robust approaches to effectively address violent extremism and terrorism in West Africa and the Sahel regions.   Dr. Chambas highlighted that many of the measures or models currently utilized by countries […]


Sierra Leone’s night-time curfew imposed after armed men freed prison inmates has been lifted for now. Detainees from a number of “major” facilities were released on Sunday morning, said the West African nation’s information minister. President Julius Maada Bio later said most of the leaders behind the attack had been arrested. In a televised address, […]


Guinea has dismissed over 60 soldiers and prison officers in the aftermath of the jailbreak of former junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara and two others. Capt. Camara was recaptured and returned to prison shortly after being freed from his cell by “heavily armed commandos.”   The dismissed military and prison officers are currently on trial […]


Former South African President Jacob Zuma, currently incarcerated, has recently undergone surgery and remains hospitalized, according to prison authorities. Singabakho Nxumalo, the spokesperson for the correctional services department, confirmed that Zuma is scheduled for additional medical procedures in the coming days.   Details regarding the nature of the surgeries and Zuma’s anticipated discharge date have […]


The South African government has officially included Ghana in its E Visa program, a development that simplifies the visa application process for Ghanaian citizens traveling to South Africa. As a result, Ghanaian travelers are now able to submit their visa applications online, eliminating the need to physically visit the South African High Commission in Accra. […]


Ghana has witnessed a significant decline of nine percentage points in its total export earnings. Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister for Finance, has expressed optimism about Africa’s newfound opportunity to actively engage in addressing global issues and advocating for shared interests that can expedite economic progress in the region.   This optimism stems from the recent […]

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