[Premium Times] The Friday fire incident at Old Panteka Market, Tudun Wada, Kaduna, consumed about 700 shops and affected the jobs of about 30,000 youth, the chairman of the market, Suleiman Shehu, has said.
[Premium Times] The Chief Judge of Anambra, Peter Umeadi, on Tuesday discharged a 31-year-old prison inmate, Chukwujekwu Ifejika, who had been in Onitsha Prison for seven years without trial.
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola imports 400,000 tons of rice a year to add to its locally grown 25,000 tons and thus meet its market needs.
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara on Wednesday expressed concern that political instability in Togo, if not averted, could have regional consequences.
[Deutsche Welle] Evacuations of migrants stranded and abused in Libya are to begin within “days,” says French President Emmanuel Macron. He says Tripoli, African and EU leaders have agreed on an emergency plan at their summit in Abidjan.
[Daily Trust] Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank would invest 12 billion dollars in the power sector in Africa in four years with the goal of
[Vanguard] With available statistics showing that young girls are disproportionately affected when it comes to HIV, Safe Love International has launched a campaign tagged: “No Sugar Daddy, Bright Future” to save 1 million Nigerian teenagers from new HIV infections and unwanted pregnancy.
[allAfrica] Most of the founding leaders of the Organization of African Unity (OAU), today’s African Union (AU), are not remembered for their support of free press and democratic rule. Yet, they had a strong vision for the integral role that media should play in the liberation and integration of the continent.
[Nation] Two State Department officials were thrown on the defensive as members of the US Congress denounced the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts for programmes in Africa.
[Times of Zambia] More cholera cases have been reported in Lusaka with the Ministry of Health placing the city on high alert.