The country’s massive cathedral project sheds light on the deep links between Pentecostal, Evangelist leaders and the political elite.
The move is thought to be in retaliation for Nigeria shutting its borders. The country made the protectionist move to stop cheap imports damaging local markets.
The CFA Franc has always seen as a vestige of colonialism, but now eight West African countries are aiming to decolonise and start their own currency.
In an escalating tit-for-tat trade war, the Ghana Union of Traders Association shut down almost 70 Nigerian-owned businesses because of Nigeria’s closure of its border to imports and exports.
Nollywood, the affectionate nickname for Nigeria’s film industry, is increasingly grabbing the attention, and financing, of global entertainment brands as it produces hundreds of films and TV episodes each month.
When Edmund Kaszibuloh Koroma emerged from the jungle, leading 87 former child soldiers and sex slaves to safety, he became a hero. But he believes it is his duty to support Sierra Leone’s youth.
The level of antibiotic waste exceeds safety thresholds by up to 300 times in rivers around the world, according to a new study.
The ban which impacts all fishing activities is meant for all fleets including canoes, inshore boats and trawlers.
Ghana is one of three African nations piloting the WHO-backed project with officials saying the vaccine will be able to "reduce new infections in four out of 10 children."
After more than three decades in development and almost $1 billion in investment to prevent malaria, which kills hundreds of thousands, the most advanced vaccine yet has been rolled out in Malawi's capital Lilongwe.
The deaths occurred after a head-on collision between two buses in Bono East region with local media saying the driver of one of the buses lost control after falling asleep.
Ahmed Hussein-Suale was killed by gunmen on a motorbike, police say, with reports saying he was shot twice in the chest and once in the neck.
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