Militants kill eight soldiers, injure five in Burkina Faso attack

Dakar, -Militants killed at least eight Burkina Faso soldiers and injured five others in an attack in the north of the country, five security sources said on Monday. The attack on the military detachment took place in the center-north Sanmatenga province early on Monday, and the death toll could climb,...

Nigeria gets $400 Million in World Bank Financing for COVID-19

Lagos - Nigeria got approval on Friday for $400 million in World Bank financing to procure and deploy COVID-19 vaccinations, the bank said in a statement. The World Bank board of directors signed off on the financing, provided via the International Development Association, which it said would enable Africa's most...