Category: Africa

Gunmen take 170 hostage in Mali hotel

Gunmen attacked a five-star hotel in Mali’s capital Bamako on Friday and are holding 170 hostages, witnesses said.   Reports says Nigeria’s Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the president of the Dangote Group of companies, is among…

Africa’s agric market to hit $1trn in 15 years

The Africa’s Agricultural market will be worth $1trillion (about N200 trillion) in the next 15 years going by latest estimation.   Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), who announced this, Wednesday…

Elephants, crocodiles kill 7 persons in Malawi

New managers, at the African Parks, say they will fence Liwonde National Park in Malawi, following the deaths of three poachers and four other persons through encounters with crocodiles and elephants.   Elephants and crocodiles…