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WHO D-G, Ghebreyesus, re-elected

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- The Member States of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday re-elected Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus to serve a second five-year...

Dozens dead after suspected militia raid in eastern Congo

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By HADIZA MOHAMMED Kinshasa- Three civil society leaders on Monday confirmed the death of dozens of people killed by armed men. They said many people were...

14 dead in DR Congo village attack

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At least 14 civilians were killed in northeastern DR Congo early on Friday when their village was attacked by two armed groups, monitors said. The...

Congo declares end of Ebola outbreak that killed 6

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The Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday declared the end of an Ebola outbreak that infected 12 people in the eastern province of North...

On the brink of a failed state, three scenarios – outgoing...

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By near unanimous agreement among pundits, here are the truly failed African states at the present time: Central African Republic (CAR); Chad; Democratic Republic...

Suspected Islamists kill 10 villagers in eastern Congo

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Attackers killed around 10 people in an overnight raid on a village in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local authorities and the army...

Nigeria exempted from UK travel ban

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Nigeria has been exempted from a list of countries which the United Kingdom placed a travel ban on as part of measures to curb...

Nigeria now second most corrupt West African country on corruption index

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By Chibuike NwabukoAbuja (Sundiata Post) - Nigeria has dropped to 149 on Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perception Index to become the second most...

Leveraging Technology For Nigeria’s Electoral System, By Inyene Ibanga

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Technology as the most pervasive human phenomenon has disrupted and transformed our daily behaviour – how we play, communicate and conduct business transactions. It...

Transit visa now compulsory for Nigerians travelling to UK – Air...

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Air France-KLM has reintroduced an Airport Transit Visa for citizens of some countries, including Nigeria and Ghana, travelling to the United Kingdom after Brexit. The...

DR Congo militia leader jailed for mass rape

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A former militia leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity, including mass rape. A...

Congolese security forces thwart rebel attempt to seize mining hub

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Kinshasa -  Pro-independence rebels tried to seize strategic buildings in the Congolese mining hub of Lubumbashi overnight, beheading two policemen and killing a soldier...

Lumumba’s tooth and toothless United Nations, By Owei Lakemfa

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PATRICE Lumumba, a postal worker, was 34 years when he won election as Prime Minister to lead the Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC to...

DRC gives mines coy 1 month to end COVID-19 restrictions

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Kinshasa - The Democratic Republic of Congo has given copper and cobalt mining companies a month to stop confining workers on site...

DR Congo police fire tear gas to disperse protests over election...

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Kinshasa - Thousands of opposition activists marched across Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa on Monday in renewed protest against the nomination of...

IMF approves immediate debt relief for 25 countries

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By Folasade Akpan Abuja - The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Executive Board has approved immediate debt service relief to 25 of its member...

Unilag soars at Africa Inter-university Machine Learning Competition

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By Chinyere Nwachukwu Lagos - Students of the University of Lagos Artificial Intelligence Club have emerged Nigeria’s champions at the 2020 edition of...

4 African countries license Ebola vaccine – WHO

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By Oluwafunke Ishola Lagos - Three months after the World Health Organization (WHO) pre-qualified the use of Ebola vaccines, four African countries have...

World’s worst measles outbreak kills 6,000 in DRC

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The number of people killed by a measles epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has passed 6,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) has...

Militants kill 22 in Eastern Congo despite Claims Of Security Progress

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GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Suspected Islamist militiamen killed at least 22 people overnight in...