Hundreds of Nigerians demonstrate against extrajudicial and militia killings

Hundreds of Nigerians demonstrate against extrajudicial and militia killings

Over two thousand people demonstrated on Sunday in northeastern Nigeria,in Maiduguri, to protest extrajudicial executions and abuses by vigilante militias fighting against Boko Haram’s jihadists, an AFP correspondent said. “We want the JTF (militiamen) to be banished from the city because we suffer too

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Kenyan MP arrested after threatening foreign traders

Kenyan MP arrested after threatening foreign traders

Hon. Jaguar   ✔ @RealJaguarKenya     My recent sentiments over the invading of our market by foreigners have been greatly misinterpreted.I mean peace for the country and businesses should go on uninterupted and all foreigners are welcome to our

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Grace Mugabe slapped with $4m lawsuit

Grace Mugabe slapped with $4m lawsuit

Lebanese businessman Jamal Hamed has approached the High Court demanding $4 million from former First Lady Grace Mugabe in defamation compensation and damages to his three houses that she seized. Jamal was embroiled in a legal saga with Grace over

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Audio: If Ghana’s laws permit “killing” guilty Nigerian kidnappers, kill them – Igbo king to Ghana govt

Audio: If Ghana’s laws permit “killing” guilty Nigerian kidnappers, kill them – Igbo king to Ghana govt

The king of the Nigerian Igbo Community in Ghana, His Majesty Eze Dr Chukwudi Jude Ihenetu, has said Ghana must arrest, prosecute and mete out the appropriate sanctions to any Nigerian found to have engaged in any kidnapping case in

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Zimbabwe bans use of foreign currencies

Zimbabwe bans use of foreign currencies

Zimbabwe has banned the use of international currencies such as the US dollar, South African rand and British pound. Zimbabwe has not had its own fully fledged currency since 2009 when authorities abolished the Zimbabwe dollar due to hyperinflation. The

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Ethiopia ‘coup ringleader killed’

Ethiopia ‘coup ringleader killed’

The suspected ringleader of Saturday’s failed coup attempt in Ethiopia’s Amhara region has been shot dead, police say. Brig-Gen Asaminew Tsige was killed as he attempted to escape from his hideout in Amhara’s capital, police added. Ethiopia’s army chief Gen

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Sierra Leone: Sex worker killed after giving evidence on best friend’s murder

Sierra Leone: Sex worker killed after giving evidence on best friend’s murder

A post-mortem is being carried out on a sex worker who was murdered in Sierra Leone after giving evidence in the trial for the murder of another sex worker. Memuna Jabbie’s throat was slit and her naked body was dumped

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Return home if you have no business in Ghana – Nigerian union to colleagues

Return home if you have no business in Ghana – Nigerian union to colleagues

The Nigerian Union of Traders in the Ashanti Region of Ghana has advised its members in the Republic who do not have legitimate businesses in the country to leave for Nigeria peacefully. “We the Executives of the community are telling

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Ethiopia to ban motorcycle in capital city to control crimes

Ethiopia to ban motorcycle in capital city to control crimes

The mayor of Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa Takele Uma on Wednesday said a ban on motorcycle use will be implemented in the city starting from July 7, in a bid to curb rising criminality.  Speaking to local journalists, Takele

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‘Show us this idiot’: Nigerian community wants to meet suspect in missing Taadi girls case

‘Show us this idiot’: Nigerian community wants to meet suspect in missing Taadi girls case

The Nigerian community in Ghana has offered to assist police to find the missing Takoradi girls by speaking to the key suspect, a Nigerian identified as Samuel Udotek Willis. The Igbo King of the Nigerian Community in Ghana, His Royal

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