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Thirty-four people arrested in Canary Islands for shipping hazardous waste to Africa

The Spanish Civil Guard arrested 34 people in the Canary Islands, Gran Canaria and Tenerife for involvement in shipping hazardous waste to Africa. These people are involved in the illegal trafficking of discarded electrical and electronic equipment to several African countries, including Senegal, Ghana, Gambia, Togo, Benin, Guinea, Sierra Leone and, above all, Nigeria. Between […]

Buhari: ECOWAS is under risk of dislocation as ECO currency will replaces CFA

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, spoke for the first time on Wednesday 24 June of a risk of dislocation of ECOWAS, in case of the arrival of the eco currency to replace the CFA franc by the WAEMU zone. Even if it is not a threat, Muhammadu Buhari’s statements show that the positions remain […]

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Covid 19: South Africa has passed the hundred thousand cases

South Africa has passed the 100,000 mark for coronavirus cases, with the number of deaths now approaching 2,000, the authorities announced Monday. The country accounts for more than half of all coronavirus infections in sub-Saharan Africa. The South African Department of Health announced in a statement on Monday June 23 that the country now has […]

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Nigeria holds Ghanaian authorities accountable for demolition of diplomatic building in Accra

Nigeria holds Ghana to account after the demolition of its High Commissioner’s residence in Accra. In a tweet published on Sunday 21 June, Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said that “unknown persons” destroyed the diplomatic building with a bulldozer on Friday, June 19. Ghanaian authorities say that the situation is under control and that an […]

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Covid-19: Senegal wants to avoid stigmatization

In the last two days, the number of deaths related to Covid-19 has been 10, including 6 new deaths in 24 hours, bringing to 70 the number of deaths recorded since the beginning of the epidemic in the country. In addition, 74 new cases have been added to this list. In addition, the health authorities […]

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Health workers started unlimited strike in Nigeria

One of the main unions of medical doctors in Nigeria began on June 15 an unlimited strike throughout the country as the country has just passed the bar of 16,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 including more than 800 contaminated health workers according to official data (16,085 cases, 420 deaths). They denounce poor working conditions and […]

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African football mobilized against the virus

The Confederation of African Football has issued a challenge to the glories of continental football. The campaign entitled “Stay Safe for Africa” uses the word #19KickupsAgainstCovid19 on social networks. It invites African football legends to record videos of them performing 19 juggles. Ahmed Hassan (Egypt), Perpetua Nkwocha (Nigeria), Joseph Yobo (Nigeria), Karim Haggui (Tunisia) and […]

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Nigeria: Strange deaths recorded in Kano are linked 60 percent to COVID-19

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ohanire, said that between 50% and 60% of the unexplained deaths in Kano State, or about 600 deaths, could well be linked to the coronavirus. These are the findings of an investigation by a medical team into the dramatic rise in the number of deaths in the state in April […]

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First Vice-President of South Sudan cured of Covid-19

According to a statement by southern Sudanese authorities picked up by local media, First Vice President Riek Machar and his wife, Defense Minister Angelina Teny, were both declared cured of Covid-19, three weeks after testing positive. They returned to duty on June 8. Politicians in Southern Sudan have been hard hit by the coronavirus: Information […]

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Buhari wants to test Covid-Organics before it’s used

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari received several sachets of artemisia-based tea on Saturday 16 May, which the Malagasy authorities praise as a remedy against the new coronavirus. The Covid-Organics will be tested in Nigeria before being made available. It was the President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embalo, visiting Abuja, who handed over the potion to his […]

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