Andrew Oche, Nigeria’s number one professional golf player, on Tuesday called for regular tournaments and more corporate sponsorship for the game to develop in the country.
A coalition of Civil Society Organisations has threatened to occupy the National Assembly after Ramadan fasting, if the lawmakers fail to pass the Bill for an amendment of the Electoral Act.
Kenya Ports Authority, KPA, official on Monday said a Chinese-built seaport in Kenya’s coastal island of Lamu would be operational in June.
The Somali National Army, SNA, said its forces took over several bases which were under al-Shabab areas during early Wednesday operations in Galgaduud, in the central part of Somalia.
The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, AGRA, says it has commenced a-three-year identification of balanced fertiliser blends in Nigeria to augment for nutrients deficiency in the soil.
Twenty-five world leaders have thrown their weight behind a proposal from European Council President Charles Michel to draw up a new international treaty on pandemic preparedness in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
The United States President Joe Biden has invited President Muhammadu Buhari to a Leaders Summit on Climate holding between April 22 and 23. Mr Biden...
At least, 72 per cent of Nigerians are ready to accept the COVID-19 vaccine, says the African Center for Diseases Control, Africa-CDC.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, has approved two grants of $1.3 million for research aimed to increase African women’s access to a range of digital financial services, including loans and micro-insurance.
The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Nigerian Government to pay over N53 million to a German national, Martin Gegenheimer, for unlawful arrest...
Kenya on Wednesday received the first batch of over one million doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine via the World Health Organisation, WHO-led COVAX global distribution facility, officials said.
The National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, has launched one-week training for 140 farmers in Gombe state on digital farming, under the National Adopted Village for Smart Agriculture, NAVSA, empowerment programme.
An American missionary and philanthropist who set up an orphanage in Kenya has been sent to 15 years in prison and a lifetime of supervision after his conviction for sex crime and abuse of teenage children, a US attorney said on Thursday.
On the 17th of December 2020, President Buhari addressed the 344 schoolboys of Government Boys Science Secondary School, Kankara, who were freed by their abductors after six days in captivity.
The National Varieties Release Committee, NVRC, has released 18 high yielding crop varieties to boost Nigerian agricultural productivity in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s...
Somalia has broken off its diplomatic ties with Kenya after the leader of self-declared Somaliland visited Kenya earlier in the month, Information Minister Osman Dubbe said on Tuesday.
The naira Wednesday morning reversed its two weeks loss to the dollar in the parallel market - appreciating by N20 to N470 per dollar, the Vanguard reports.
Following Saturday’s killing of some farmers by suspected Boko Haram members in Borno, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians not to lose hope in the capability and commitment of the military to routing the terrorists.
The United Arab Emirates, UAE, has stopped issuing new visas to citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, Turkey, Syria and Somalia, Aljazeera...
Nineteen female referees from Africa have been selected to participate in the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, during a reserved period in the FIFA Women’s International Match Calendar between 10 July and 20 August 2023.
Olympic gold medalist, Conseslus Kipruto, is facing a 20-year jail term after being charged with having sex with a minor in Kenya.
Kenya’s Timothy Cheruiyot, the 1,500 metres world champion, is hoping to return to competitive running next month after a hiatus caused by the coronavirus crisis.