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Why women sometimes stay with abusers: insights from a Nigerian study

Domestic violence is a public health problem in most parts of the world. A 2021 United Nations report showed that ...

Nigerian Police Search for 13 Worshippers Abducted from Mosque

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigerian police in northwest Katsina state say they have rescued four people abducted by gunmen from a ...

Worried Fans Keep Vigil Outside Brazil Clinic of Football Icon Pele

Sao Paulo - Fans of football superstar Pele congregated Sunday outside the Sao Paulo hospital where the 82-year-old Brazilian icon ...

19 people kidnapped in Nigeria Mosque attack

Abuja [Nigeria], December 5 (ANI): Gunmen stormed into a Mosque in Nigeria's Katsina State and kidnapped 19 men who were ...

Gunmen Kidnap Worshippers in Nigeria Mosque Attack

Kano, Nigeria - Gunmen abducted 19 Muslim worshippers after attacking a mosque in the restive northwest of Nigeria, police said ...

Four things to look out for on Monday in World Cup (updated)

© Provided by Xinhua DOHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Japan faces Croatia, while Brazil takes on South Korea in the ...

Four things to look out for on Monday in World Cup

© Provided by Xinhua DOHA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Japan faces Croatia, while Brazil takes on South Korea in the ...

Study sheds light on origins of Omicron virus

Berlin [Germany], December 4 (ANI): The SARS-CoV-2 subtype, later termed "Omicron," was discovered a year ago in South Africa and ...

Burkina Faso Government Suspends France's RFI Radio Broadcasts

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's military government has suspended the broadcast of France's RFI radio in the Sahel West ...

World Cup 2022: either Morocco or Senegal could break the glass ceiling

Sixteen remaining teams are playing in the knock-out phase of the 2022 men's football Fifa World Cup in Qatar, among ...

Swiss star accused of insulting Serbian rivals

Tempers flared during a decisive World Cup match between Serbia and SwitzerlandArsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been accused of provoking ...

Neymar faces World Cup fitness race amid bad news for Jesus

The world's most expensive player is trying to get healthy for Brazil's next matchParis Saint Germain and Brazil superstar Neymar ...

Cameroon stun Brazil but exit World Cup

© Provided by Xinhua Cameroon became the first African team to beat Brazil at the World Cup, but still failed ...

FIFA WC: Cameroon crash out despite 1-0 win over Brazil

Lusail [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Cameroon fell short of a knockout berth despite defeating Brazil 1-0 in a Group G ...

FIFA WC: Cameroon plays goalless first half against Brazil in a do-or-die game

Lusail [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Cameroon played a goalless first half against Brazil in a must-win game for them at ...

FIFA World Cup 2022: Hee-Chan's stoppage time goal helps South Korea stun Portugal, qualify for last-16

Doha [Qatar], December 3 (ANI): Hwang Hee-Chan's goal in stoppage time helped South Korea stun Portugal 2-1 in their last ...

World Cup roundup: South Korea advances; Portugal wins group

In a thrilling finish to Group H play on Friday, South Korea stunned Portugal 2-1 on Hee-Chan Hwang's goal in ...

Courage sign D Estelle Johnson to two-year deal

The North Carolina Courage signed NWSL defender Estelle Johnson to a guaranteed two-year contract on Friday. No financial terms were ...

Ukraine crisis fueling terrorism in Africa Nigeria

Small arms from the conflict zone are finding their way to the Lake Chad Basin, President Buhari has saidWeapons originating ...

Kremlin comments on Russian songs at World Cup

Bands have been heard playing ?Kalinka? and ?Katyusha? at the tournament in QatarThe sound of Russian folk songs at the ...

Cameroon Says Conflict Prevents Access to AIDS Treatment

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON - Cameroonian health workers and people with HIV marched for World AIDS Day on December 1, calling for ...

Biden, Macron Pledge Resolve Against Russia's War in Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, Thursday pledged their continued support for Ukraine's fight against Russian ...

Serbian World Cup star laughs off absurd conspiracy theory

Dusan Vlahovic has denied claims he has been involved in an affair with a teammate's wifeJuventus star Dusan Vlahovic has ...

China, Ukraine Top Agenda as Biden Hosts Macron

U.S. President Joe Biden is set to host French leader Emmanuel Macron for talks Thursday at the White House that ...

Study: South Africa Resilient to Chinese Attempts to Influence Media

Johannesburg, South Africa - South Africa's free press has been largely successful at resisting efforts by the Chinese government to ...

RPM signs new partnerships with Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation at ADIPEC

ABU DHABI, 1st November, 2022 (WAM) - Response Plus Holding PJSC (RPM), one of the leading providers of healthcare services ...

UAE stands in solidarity with Nigeria and offers condolences to flood victims

ABU DHABI, 17th October, 2022 (WAM) -- The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with the Federal Republic ...

Nigeria floods toll passes 600

ABUJA, 17th October, 2022 (WAM) -- More than 600 people are now known to have perished in the worst floods ...

ENOC Group announces partnership with QMF Energy of Nigeria

DUBAI, 10th October, 2022 (WAM) -- ENOC Group today announced its partnership with QMF Energy in Nigeria in line with ...

US equates Russian military contractor with ISIS

The State Department says Wagner Group is threatening religious freedom in Africa US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday ...

US equates Russian military company with ISIS

State Department says Wagner Group threatens "religious freedom" in Africa Alleging that Wagner Group threatened religious freedom in the Central ...

Ukraine crisis fueling terrorism in Africa - Nigeria

Small arms from the conflict zone are finding their way to the Lake Chad Basin, President Buhari has said Weapons ...

World Cup star reveals plans for Russian-themed boots

Cameroon's Gael Ondoua drew attention for his gesture in Qatar Cameroon international footballer Gael Ondoua, who made headlines after playing in ...

The Good Food Institute India (GFI India) launches the Delhi Smart Protein Project (DSPP) - India's first chapter of the global Alt Protein Project

New Delhi [India], November 30 (ANI/Hunk Golden and Media): The central expert organization, thought leader, and convening body in the ...

Brazil book spot in World Cup knockout stages

Tite's team beat Switzerland to earn passage to the last 16 in Qatar A goal inside the last 10 minutes ...

Cameroon to boost security for peaceful end-of-year festivities

YAOUNDE, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Cameroonian army and police are ready to provide a hitch-free and calm atmosphere across the ...

Cameroon approves 10-bln-USD budget for 2023 financial year

YAOUNDE, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon's parliament on Monday approved a budget of 6,345.1 billion xaf (about 10 billion U.S. ...

GLOBALink | China-aided ECOWAS headquarters begins construction

ABUJA, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- The China-aided project of the permanent headquarters of the Economic Community of West African States ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Dec. 5

ABUJA -- Nigerian police confirmed Sunday that they had rescued six people out of 19 who were kidnapped from a ...

China-aided ECOWAS headquarters begins construction

ABUJA, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The China-aided construction of the permanent headquarters of the Economic Community of West African States ...

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Exxon Mobil closing oil division in Equatorial Guinea in 2026

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea in West Africa after its license expires ...

India has a good chance to win the men's hockey world cup: Former Pakistan forward Tahir Zaman

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Pakistan hockey legend Tahir Zaman has said that Team India has a good chance ...

Why women sometimes stay with abusers: insights from a Nigerian study

Domestic violence is a public health problem in most parts of the world. A 2021 United Nations report showed that ...

Why Britain should immediately withdraw from Mauritius' Chagos Islands

Britain is on the cusp of decolonising Mauritius - again. The first attempt at decolonisation took place in 1968 but ...

Sudan's military and political rulers sign deal

The agreement ends a standoff that began with a coup in 2021 and involved the US and RussiaThe Sudanese military ...

How pastoral farming can help to avoid a biodiversity crisis

The world is losing its biodiversity. An estimated 41,000 animal species are now threatened with extinction. World leaders will convene ...

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