Tense Atmosphere in Sahel as Neighbors Warn Against Military Intervention in Niger – Voice of America
NAIROBI, KENYA — Military chiefs from the West African bloc ECOWAS are holding talks in Nigeria Wednesday about last week’s coup in Niger. For the full article, click here.
During a state visit to Rwanda on Sunday, Hungarian President Katalin Novak signed an agreement allowing Rwandan nuclear energy technicians to receive training from Hungarian universities. For the full article, click here.
ALONG THE HALF-FINISHED asphalt of the Ibeju Lekki Epe Expressway out of Lagos, flanked by marshland, unmarked farms, and rows of fledgling developments, there is an invisible point after which some of Nigeria’s laws suddenly no longer apply. For the full article,...
WASHINGTON — Top Chinese, Russian and American officials are scrambling this month to visit African nations and pledge their commitment to the world's fastest-growing continent. For the full article, click here.
ABUJA, NIGERIA — The Christian Association of Nigeria has condemned the killing of a Catholic priest in central Niger state Sunday and suggested Christians might need to take up arms to defend themselves. For the full article, click here.
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s military says Tigrayan forces have started handing over heavy weapons as part of the peace deal to end the two-year civil war. For the full article, click here.
ABUJA — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says the war between Russia and Ukraine is allowing arms and fighters to stream into the Lake Chad region, bolstering the strength of terrorist groups. For the full article, click here.
JOHANNESBURG — With China seeing the biggest anti-government protests since 1989, analysts say African governments are watching closely, mainly with economic concerns. For the full article, click here.
BAMAKO — Mali's military government has ordered all non-governmental organizations, including aid groups, financed by France to stop activity in the country. For the full article, click here.