Saturday, July 13, 2024

Eswatini denies reports kingdom facing shortage of men

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The Kingdom of Eswatini has denied reports that it was offering nationality to citizens from southern Africa to fill up for shortage of men...

Ghana’s LGBT terror: ‘We live in fear of snitches’

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Homophobia is not uncommon in Ghana, where gay sex is already against the law and carries a three-year prison sentence, but now the LGBTQ+...

Zimbabwe: US slaps fresh sanctions on President Mnangagwa and other leaders

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The US has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa for corruption and human rights abuses. The order also affects other senior leaders in the...

France makes abortion a constitutional right

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France has become the first country in the world to explicitly include the right to abortion in its constitution. Parliamentarians voted to revise the country's...

Nigeria tightens security as food theft continues

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Nigerian authorities have heightened security at government food stores around the country amid a crisis. With people struggling to afford food, recently there have been...

Nigeria orders cryptocurrency firm, Binance to pay $10bn

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The Nigerian government says it has demanded almost $10bn (£8bn) in compensation from the cryptocurrency firm, Binance. It says Binance manipulated foreign exchange rates through...

Zambia declares national emergency over drought

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Zambia’s President Hakainde Hichilema has declared a national disaster to tackle the prolonged drought affecting the country. Addressing the nation on Thursday afternoon, Mr Hichilema...

Nigeria imposes annual levy on expatriate workers

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Nigeria has imposed a mandatory annual levy for organisations employing expatriate workers, requiring them to pay $15,000 (£12,000) for a director and $10,000 for...

Nigerian army denies report of coup plot

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The Nigerian army has issued a rare statement denying reports of an alleged coup plot within its ranks. The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) said the...

Catholic church slates Malawi president’s leadership

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The influential Catholic church in Malawi has criticised President Lazarus Chakwera, saying the country has become worse in the four years of his leadership. In...