Africa: Africans Live A Decade Longer Than in 1990, But...
The level of human development in Sub-Saharan Africa, judged by how long people live for, how well they are educated and how much they earn, has improved by more than a third in… Read more »
West Africa: U.S. to Begin Drone Attacks on Sahel Militants - Report
American forces in Africa will soon escalate their war against militants in the Sahel by using armed drones to attack them, reports an American news website on global affairs. Read more »
Niger: Attacks in Diffa Leaves Nine Dead
Three suicide bombers, two women and a man, have blown themselves up in Diffa in south-east of Niger. The region is said to be very busy in the evenings during Ramadan. Reports say… Read more »
October 12, 2017
Nigeria: More U.S. Backing 'Forthcoming' for Buhari's Drives Against Corruption & Boko Haram – New Ambassador
The Nigerian embassy in Washington, DC - arguably one of the country's key diplomatic outposts - has an ambassador at the helm for the first time since Professor Adebowale Adefuye… Read more »
August 31, 2017
Niger: Hundreds of Homes Destroyed in Flooding
After last week's catastrophes in Maradi and Zinder, which left seven people dead and more than a thousand affected, torrential rains in the capital Niamey on Saturday destroyed… Read more »
October 11, 2016
Africa: 22000 CODESRIA books to African institutions of higher education
The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) has donated 21,771 books to seven African institutions of higher education and research and five… Read more »
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