Sunday, March 7, 2021

Africa

March 6, 2021

ECOWAS suggests compensation for COVID vaccine adverse reactions

“Now therefore, we have to think of how to share the indemnity in terms of if any problem develops.”

ECOWAS
March 6, 2021

Nigeria to pay N53m for illegally detaining German: ECOWAS Court

The costs were incurred while Mr. Gegenheimer was under unlawful arrest and detention by the Nigerian Immigration Service.

ECOWAS Court (Credit: Nigeria Guardian)
March 5, 2021

Terrorists kill eight, free 400 prisoners

The attack began with a large explosion, after which heavily armed militants stormed the prison.

AL-SHABAAB
March 5, 2021

Women’s Day: No Nigerian listed in U.S. awards for courage

On March 8, U.S. First Lady Jill Biden will deliver a special message at the ceremony.

U.S. First Lady Jill Biden
March 4, 2021

African women less likely to die from COVID-19: WHO Report

This is in spite of the female dominance of the healthcare workforce which puts them at higher risk of infection.

Matshidiso Moeti
March 4, 2021

Facebook launches book on Nigerian, other African female leaders

The distribution will be across 15 African countries, including Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya.

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg
March 4, 2021

Road crashes: Namibia seeks FRSC’s help

“We are here to replicate this success story in Namibia.”

Boboye Oyeyemi
March 3, 2021

AfDB provides WAMA grant for gender digital gap in West Africa

The project is expected to impact 350 million people in the ECOWAS region.

Akinwunmi Adesina
March 3, 2021

Egypt, Sudan meet over disputed Nile dam

Sudan has recently been raising similar concerns over the $5 billion dam.

President Al-Sisi of Egypt
March 3, 2021

South African private military firm killed many Mozambicans: Report

“The testimony we have gathered reveals a pattern of repeated, reckless targeting by Dyck Advisory Group.”

Ramaphosa