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Adewale Wally Adeyemo Appointed As US Deputy Treasury Secretary

US President-Elect, Joe Biden, is set to announce a Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo, as deputy Treasury secretary, US-based media Politico reported on Sunday. Adeyemo, who is a former senior international economic adviser during the…



Ghana, Kenya, Gabon record first coronavirus cases

Kenya, Ghana, and Gabon, on Friday, reported their first confirmed cases of infection with the new coronavirus. In East Africa, Kenya reported one case on Friday, while in West Africa, Ghana reported two cases just…


Allison-Madueke forfeits $40m jewelry

A federal High Court, Lagos has granted the application for final forfeiture of $40million worth of jewelry allegedly belonging to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Nicholas Oweibo in his ruling yesterday…


Mugabe’s body arrives home for burial

The body of Zimbabwe’s ex-president, Robert Mugabe, arrived home on Wednesday to an honour guard in a country divided over the legacy of a former liberation hero whose 37-year rule was marked by repression and…


South Africa xenophobia attacks – Foreigners flee

Beverlyn Nyamakwenje was fast asleep in her home in the east Johannesburg township of Katlehong when she was woken by gunshots. Instructed by her panicked father, the 19-year old Zimbabwean grabbed a few belongings and…



Mugabe relatives fly to Singapore to bring him home

Close relatives and government officials flew out of Zimbabwe on Monday to collect the body of ex-president Robert Mugabe from Singapore where he died last week, his nephew said. Mugabe, a guerrilla leader who swept…