Monday, June 17, 2024

Nigeria’s President Tinubu Increases Wages as National Strike Looms

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By Zackline Colley, as reported by BBC's Chris Ewokor Nigeria's President, Bola Tinubu, has announced a six-month increase in the minimum wage as workers are set to commence...

Ali Bongo’s Wife, Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, Charged With Money Laundering

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By: Seringe ST Touray Sylvia Bongo Ondimba Valentin, the spouse of Gabon's ousted president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, is facing charges of "money laundering" and other offenses, according to...

Dead or Missing Migrants in the Mediterranean Three Times Higher This Year, Says UN

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By: Seringe ST Touray This summer, the United Nations reported that the number of migrants who perished or went missing while attempting to cross the Mediterranean was three...

Nigeria Unions Call for Indefinite Strike Over Rising Living Costs

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By: Zackline Colley As reported by Nkechi Ogbonna of the BBC, Nigeria's two largest labor unions have declared an indefinite strike set to commence next Tuesday, in protest...

Nelson Mandela’s Granddaughter Has Died of Cancer at the Age of 43

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A family spokesperson disclosed in a statement on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, that Zoleka Mandela, the granddaughter of Nelson Mandela, has passed away at the age of...

After A Tense Political Tug-of-War, France Will Finally Withdraw From Niger

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By: Seringe ST Touray French President Emmanuel Macron announced on Sunday the imminent end of France's military presence in Niger and the recall of its ambassador from the...

At the UN General Assembly, Guinean Leader Defends Coups in Africa, Rejects Western Influence

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By: Seringe ST Touray Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya, the interim president of Guinea following the 2021 coup, stated that recent coups in Africa are military attempts to rectify presidents'...

Military Officer Shoots, Kills Man Who Opened Fire In A Busy Street In Freetown,...

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By: Amara Thoronka In the busy hours of Thursday, September 21st, at the central business area of Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, a military personnel gunned down a man...

Gambia’s Dalasi is Africa’s Best-Performing Currency

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial The Gambia's dalasi is currently the strongest currency in Africa, appreciating by 0.9% against the U.S. dollar this year. This performance surpasses 23...

After 200 Arrests, 60 of the Prosecuted Nigeria Gay Wedding Suspects Granted Bail, Says...

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By: Sainabou Gassama On Monday, August 28, 2023, over 200 individuals were arrested at an alleged gay wedding celebration in Nigeria's Southern Delta State. Among them, sixty-nine have...

Africa: Rwanda’s Kagame Confirms Run for a Fourth Term After Almost 30 Years In...

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial Rwandan President Paul Kagame has publicly declared his intention to seek a fourth term in the upcoming elections, scheduled for August 2024. This...

Ghana Leads Among African Nations with the Highest IMF Debt

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial Ghana continues to hold its position as the African country with the highest level of debt to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Based on...

French Ambassador to Niger Held “Hostage” by the Military Junta, Says Macron

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By: Sainabou Gassama President Emmanuel Macron alleged on Friday that the French ambassador to Niger is effectively trapped within the French embassy, dependent on military rations, and accused...

The Flood Disaster in Libya: 11,000 Confirmed Deaths Due to Dam Failures

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial Libya's chief prosecutor is set to launch an investigation into the tragic collapse of two dams located in the eastern port city of...

‘A dream come true’: Wonderkid Minteh fulfils part of childhood dream for Gambia

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Newcastle United loanee and Gambia’s sensational wunderkind, Yankuba Minteh, who orchestrated the Scorpion's epic second-half comeback against Congo on Sunday night to book a...

GAP Congratulates Scorpions on their Back-to-Back AFCON Qualifier

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By: Dawda Baldeh The opposition Gambia Action Party (GAP) under the leadership of Musa Ousainou Yali Batchilly, has joined the country to congratulate the national team (Scorpions) on...

Marrakech’s hero Badamosi: ‘I believed that I was going to help the team’  

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By: Muhammed Lamin Drammeh Muhammed Badamosi, the hero for the Gambian national football team in Marrakech, who came off the bench to assist and score a last-minute goal...

Ugandan Church Breaks Guinness World Record with 3-Hour Continuous Clapping

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial A church in Uganda has made a mark in the Guinness World Records by establishing a new record for the longest continuous applause....

The Death Toll from the Earthquake in Morocco Has Climbed to Over 800 Fatalities

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial On Friday night, a powerful earthquake struck Moroccan cities, leading to extensive destruction and panic in Marrakech, a popular tourist destination, as well...

Mali Mourns Over Two Terror Attacks Killing 64, Including Soldiers and Civilians

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By: The Fatu Network Editorial The Mali government reported two devastating attacks that have resulted in the loss of 64 lives, including 49 innocent civilians and 15 soldiers....