Insecurity: Catholic bishops beg foreign forces to help Africa

Catholic bishops under the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM) have appealed to foreign forces to join the fray against the frightening upsurge of insecurity engulfing the African continent. SECAM bemoaned the rising spate of kidnapping, sectarian war, banditry, herders-farmers clashes, terrorism, and other unrests in the continent, saying partnering with foreign […]

Insecurity: Catholic bishops beg foreign forces to help Africa

France-led Op Barkhane, MNJTF to strengthen counter-terrorism in Africa’s Sahel

The new Force Commander of Op Barkhane, Major General Bruno Baratz has visited his Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) counterpart Major General Abdul Khalifah Ibrahim at the Headquarters (Camp Farcha) in N’djamena Chad. Nigeria’s Ibrahim appreciated the cooperation between Op Barkhane and the MNJTF, noting that it should be sustained. The General thanked the France-led […]

France-led Op Barkhane, MNJTF to strengthen counter-terrorism in Africa’s Sahel

Ghana’s Cardinal Baawobr elected head of Catholic Church in Africa

The Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa, and Madagascar (SECAM) has elected His Eminence Richard Kuuia Baawobr of Ghana as its new President. Cardinal Baawobr is now the highest-ranking member of the Roman Catholic Church in Africa, succeeding His Eminence Philippe Cardinal Ouédraogo from Burkina Faso. The cleric was elected in Accra, Ghana, during the […]

Ghana’s Cardinal Baawobr elected head of Catholic Church in Africa

Experts express concern over Nigeria’s high burden Tuberculosis status in Africa

A Tuberculosis expert in Akwa Ibom State, Dr. Bolatito Aiyenigba has expressed worry over the position of Nigeria as the sixth and first in rank among countries with high Tuberculosis cases in the world and Africa respectively. Aiyenigba, who is the Deputy Project Director on Tuberculosis, Breakthrough Action-Nigeria, (BA-N), a social behaviour change project in […]

Experts express concern over Nigeria’s high burden Tuberculosis status in Africa

US announces fresh $592m humanitarian assistance for Africa

The United States has approved more than $592million in new humanitarian assistance for Africa. The intervention fund would be supervised by the Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration, Julieta Valls Noyes made the announcement on Friday in Kampala, Uganda. This […]

US announces fresh $592m humanitarian assistance for Africa

I love watching him play – Oliseh names Africa’s best player

Former Nigeria captain, Sunday Oliseh has named Senegal winger, Sadio Mane as one of the “world’s most influential players”. Oliseh made the comments after Mane’s hat-trick saw his country beat Benin Republic 3-1 in a 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Liverpool star scored twice in the first half and added another after the […]

I love watching him play – Oliseh names Africa’s best player

Mido omits Salah, includes Nigerian legend, others in Africa’s five greatest players [Full list]

Former Egypt international, Ahmed Hossam Mido, has left out compatriot Mohamed Salah and included Nigerian legend, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, in his top-five list of all-time African greatest players. Salah is widely regarded as one of the world’s finest forwards at the moment and already has a place among the continent’s best in history. Following his […]

Mido omits Salah, includes Nigerian legend, others in Africa’s five greatest players [Full list]