Tag: Africa

  • Why Cancer Is Often a Death Sentence in Africa

    <SUNBIGHT>~Africa~Health~Eke~6th February,2022. THE number of cancer cases is notably on the rise in sub-Saharan Africa. But medical professionals say there is not enough awareness, facilities, or political will to change the situation. Lilian Gasper is an oncologist at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) in Moshi, located just south of the eponymous mount in Tanzania. […]

  • Guinea-Bissau: Are drug cartels behind the attempted coup?

    <SUNBIGHT>~Guinea-Bissua~Nkwo~5th February,2022. IT is still unclear who is behind the attempted coup in Guinea-Bissau. President Embalo claims that the coup plotters wanted to end his fight against drug trafficking. But what about the role of the political elite? “It was a cold-blooded attack. And the perpetrators were certainly not members of our armed forces. They […]

  • Ousted Guinean President seeks medical attention in Turkey

    <SUNBIGHT> ~ Guinea ~ 6th January, 2022. Report by Ogbanje Uwa DEPOSED Guinean President Alpha Conde has flown to Turkey for a medical checkup. Conde had been detained in Guinea since his ouster in a September coup d’etat. He was held in confinement for 12 weeks until he was allowed access to his family home […]

  • Bring the AFCON Cup Home or Pay Back Money Spent to Prepare You!

    <SUNBIGHT> – Guinea – 29 December, 2021. GUINEA president Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya has told the country’s Africa Cup of Nations squad to either win the tournament or bring back the money spent in preparing for it. Guinea are in Group B of the continental extravaganza, alongside Zimbabwe, Senegal and Malawi. Speaking at the send off […]

  • Libya close in on Nigeria’s spot as Africa’s top oil producer

    NIGERIA’S oil production fell again in October, nearly handing Libya the title of Africa’s top oil producer. This is according to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ most recent monthly oil market report. OPEC uses secondary sources to track its oil output, but it also publishes a table of numbers given by its member […]

  • SAMUEL ETO’O VISITS MADAGASCAR FOR STADIUM LAUNCH

    The Malagasy President , Andry Rajoelina has welcomed Africa famous soccer star Samuel Eto’o to Madagascar as the country will launch officially a newly completed ultramodern sports stadium the Barea stadium on Thursday. President Rajoelina welcoming Eto’o added that his presence will inspire the youths of Madagascar. African Report files learnt that Samuel Eto’o is […]

  • REACTIONS: Africans at Home and in Diaspora expresses sadness over a $55 million deal struck by the government of Sierra Leone and China to sell its Rainforest

    A $55 million deal struck by the government of Sierra Leone and China to build an Industrial fishing harbour on 100 hectares(250 acres) of beach and protected rain forest has been criticised  as “a catastrophic human and ecological disaster” by conservationists, landowners and rights groups.African people have expressed sadness over what they describes as a […]

  • Hundreds are starving, homeless as UAE denies work permits to Nigerians

    ■ NIGERIANS residing in the United Arab Emirates have raised a public outcry over a restrictive labour policy that bars them from getting employed, leaving hundreds without means of livelihood, homeless and hungry. The new policy, which prohibits Nigerians from getting work permits that will enable them live decently, goes against Sustainable Development Goals One, […]

  • Interesting and Shocking Facts about Democratic Republic of Congo

    WHAT WENT WRONG AFRICA? ■ Interesting Facts about Democratic Republic of Congo thet will leave you shocked🇨🇩🇨🇩 DR Congo is the world’s richest country with regards to mineral resources, it has an estimated $23 Trillion worth of mineral deposit still untapped. If properly utilized, DR Congo will be both the largest net-exporter of natural resources […]

  • UNEXPECTED POLITICAL ALLIANCE IN GAMBIA AS BARROW AND JAMMEH UNITES FOR DECEMBER POLL

    ADAMA BARROW AND YAHYA JAMMEH FORMS POLITICAL ALLIANCE ■ Gambian President Adama Barrow and former leader Yahya Jammeh have formed a political alliance ahead of the December 4th elections, putting to test the incumbent’s commitment to justice and human rights . Jammeh’s Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction (APRC) party will support President Barrow’s National […]