Russia invades Ukraine

Brent crude hits $100 as Russia invades Ukraine

Oil prices rose more than 4% on news of the military operation on news that Russia was launching a military attack in Ukraine.U.S. crude...
Assimi Goita

In West Africa, military rule is back

By Adebayo ObajemuOn Friday last week, as the European Union-African Union, EU-AU, summit held in Brussels, Belgium, came to an end, President Muhammadu Buhari,...
French soldiers pulling out of Mali

France, European Allies To Pull Troops From Mali After A Decade

France and its allies in a European have that they would begin withdrawing troops from Mali after nearly 10 years fighting a jihadist insurgency.A...
Russian officials deliberate on Bitcoin

Russian govt proposes road map to regulate cryptocurrencies

Authorities in Russia have drawn up a 'road map' that envisages restrictions on cryptocurrencies but not a complete ban as advocated by the central...
Christian Kabore

Soldiers detain Burkina Faso President, Kabore amid coup fears

Mutinous soldiers have detained Burkina Faso President Roch Marc Christian Kabore following heavy gunfire around his residence on Sunday night in the capital Ouagadougou.Shots...
Desmond Tutu

South Africa anti-apartheid hero, Desmond Tutu, dies aged 90

Nobel Peace prize laureate and South Africa's anti apartheid hero, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has died aged 90.Tutu's death comes just weeks after that of...
Capital importation into Nigeria drops by 31% to $6.7bn in 2021

US secret service says criminals have stolen nearly $100bn in Covid-19 relief funds

The United States Secret Service said on Tuesday that criminals have stolen close to $100 billion in Covid-19 pandemic relief funds.The stolen funds, the...

US state of Kentucky devastated by night of tornadoes, more than 100 likely dead

A devastating swarm of tornadoes that tore a 200-mile path through the U.S. Midwest and South, demolishing homes, levelling businesses at the weekend, has...

South Africa president, Ramaphosa receiving treatment after testing positive for Covid-19

President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa is receiving treatment after testing positive for Coronavirus, a statement from the country's presidency said on Sunday."President Cyril...
'I'm being held hostage by EFCC' - Okorocha cries out

‘I’m being held hostage by EFCC’ – Okorocha cries out

Former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has said he is being held hostage by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...