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Gambia’s Fatou Baldeh to receive 2024 Women’s Rights Award

Gambian women’s rights activist Fatou Baldeh will be honored with the Geneva Summit Women's Rights Award later this month. She has been campaigning to end female genital...

Here are the most Instagrammable cities in Africa

The city of Praia in Cape Verde has been ranked the most Instagrammable city in Africa. It also ranked ninth globally, according to no...

Burkina Faso rejects village massacre accusation by HRW

Burkina Faso has rejected claims by Human Rights Watch (HRW) that soldiers carried out execution of villagers in the northern part of the country. Human...

Over 100 inmates escape from Nigerian prison after heavy rains

More than 118 inmates have reportedly escaped from a prison in Nigeria after heavy rains on Wednesday night. The rains had damaged the facility in...

Nigerian transgender woman jailed for abusing bank notes

A transgender woman in Nigeria, popularly known as Bobrisky has been jailed for six months for abusing the the local currency, the naira. She has...

Nigeria: Four Nollywood actors die in boat accident

Four Nollywood actors including, Pope Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope have died in a boat accident. Filmmaker, Samuel Olatunji wrote on social media that...

Spain denies Nigerian footballers visas

Spain has denied members of Nigeria's junior football team visas to attend a tournament. The development means that the Future Eagles will also miss an...

Nigerian transgender woman pleads guilty to abusing bank notes

A transgender woman in Nigeria, popularly known as Bobrisky has pleaded guilty to four counts of abusing the the local currency, the naira. Bobrisky, one...

Senegal President Faye appoints Sonko as prime minister

Senegal's new President Bassirou Diomaye Faye has appointed key opposition leader and his ally Ousmane Sonko as prime minister. That was his first act as...

Diomaye Faye: Senegal’s youngest president sworn in

Senegal's fifth president, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, has been sworn into office at a ceremony in the capital, Dakar. 44-year-old Faye becomes the country's youngest president....

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