Thursday, February 9, 2023


Grave robber hunt launched in SA after corpse stolen

Police in South Africa have launched an investigation and appealed for witnesses following the theft of a corpse from a grave in the northern province of Limpopo. A relative made the discovery on Sunday when she went to the cemetery...

Former President Mbeki of South Africa to lead Commonwealth observers for Nigerian elections

Former President of South Africa, H.E. Thabo Mbeki, will lead a team of Commonwealth election observers to Nigeria, which will be holding Africa’s largest democratic exercise later this month when it holds general elections on 25 February 2023. Commonwealth Secretary-General,...

President Buhari says peer review good for strong leadership in Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja called on member states of African Union (AU) to imbibe the culture of peer review and peer to peer learning for proactive and strong leadership in the continent. The President made the appeal...

No Nigerian casualty in Turkey earthquake – Envoy

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey, Ismail Yusuf, says no Nigerian is recorded among casualties of the earthquake that hit some cities in Turkey. Yusuf said this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...

UN agencies call for renewed commitment to end female genital mutilation in Ethiopia

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday called for a renewed commitment to end female genital mutilation in Ethiopia. The UNFPA and UNICEF made the joint call in line with the International...

Russian foreign minister arrives in Mali for talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has arrived in Mali for talks with the military leadership of the country. Mr Lavrov, who was in Iraq on Monday, was welcomed on arrival by his counterpart Abdoulaye Diop and did not make any...

Buhari condemns killing of Nigerians in Burkina Faso

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of a number of Nigerian Muslim pilgrims in Burkina Faso. The affected Nigerians were on their way to Kaolak, Senegal, when the buses conveying them came under gun attack in Burkina Faso. The president,...

Mali junta expels UN mission’s human rights chief

Mali's military government has given the head of the UN peacekeeping mission's human rights division 48 hours to leave the country. In a statement read out on national television, a government spokesman said Guillaume Ngefa-Atondoko Andali had committed "subversive actions"...

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Guterres condemns attack on UN’s helicopter in DR Congo

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has strongly condemned the attack against a helicopter of the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO). The helicopter came under fire on Sunday while travelling from Beni to Goma,...


Private lion breeding to be banned in South Africa

South Africa says it is declaring war on the country’s controversial lion-breeding industry. Animal rights activists had welcomed Environment Minister Barbara Creecy’s announcement of recommendations to...