The United States, President Trump said Friday the U.S. would halt its funding of the World Health Organization and pull out of the agency, accusing it of protecting China as the coronavirus pandemic took off. The move has alarmed health experts, who say the decision will undermine efforts to improveRead More →

Although they are located 1,800Km from each other, Côte d’Ivoire and Senegal vie for the place of economic leader in West Africa, with a slight advantage for the former which, thanks to its leading economic capital Abidjan, was able to attract many investors, particularly French speaking. The population of SenegalRead More →

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson, Sunday unveiled a new “Covid Alert System” as he tweaked some coronavirus lockdown restrictions dropping the government’s “stay at home” messaging in favor of the controversial “stay alert” slogan – sparking immediate rejections from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland due toRead More →

Rivers, Nigeria; The Rivers State Governor recently instructed a complete lockdown of two Local Government Areas within the state and issued some rules, in order to slow down the spread of coronavirus. He stated that hotels who violated the rules will be demolished. Today, he carried out his threat byRead More →

Reacting to the publication today of US Africa Command’s (AFRICOM) first quarterly assessment of civilian casualties resulting from its operations in Africa, which acknowledges that two Somali civilians were killed and three injured in an air strike, Seif Magango, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for Eastern Africa, said: “This first regularRead More →

OGOJA, Nigeria, April 23, 2020/ — The Africa Now Foundation is pleased to support hundreds of Cameroonian household refugees in Nigeria with personal protective items and basic palliatives to cushion the excruciating impacts of the lockdown in the country. Over the last three years, the Africa Now Foundation has demonstratedRead More →