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Nigeria's Obi, Atiku Challenge Presidential Election Results

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigeria's two main opposition leaders on Tuesday filed petitions seeking to cancel results from last month's disputed ...

Freed French Journalist Returns Home to Emotional Welcome

French journalist Olivier Dubois returned home on Tuesday following nearly two years in captivity in the Sahel. He was greeted ...

China's hidden Overseas Police Stations: A new Security Threat

New Delhi [India], March 21 (ANI): In September 2022, Spain-based human rights group Safeguard first reported about Chinese Overseas Police ...

French reporter freed after nearly two years in jihadist captivity

Olivier Dubois was taken hostage by an al-Qaeda-linked group in Mali in 2021French journalist Olivier Dubois was released from captivity ...

US, French Hostages in West Africa Released

U.S. hostage Jeffery Woodke has been released after more than six years in captivity in West Africa, White House national ...

Agriculture minister Tomar directs NAFED to promote millet year globally

New Delhi [India], March 20 (ANI): Union agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar has directed its agency National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing ...

Beans are a favourite food in Nigeria - 4 safe ways to preserve them

The beans known as oloyin in Yoruba, or as cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata), are a favourite food among Nigerians, who eat ...

Red Cross Says Two Kidnapped Workers Released in Mali

Dakar - Two International Committee of the Red Cross employees kidnapped in early March in northern Mali were released Sunday, ...

Efficient processing, market access, better shelf life vital for millets: Agriculture ministry official

New Delhi [India], March 20 (ANI): Improved varieties, better shelf life, efficient processing and access to markets are all vital ...

India hosts roundtable on millets to strategise production and consumption globally

New Delhi [India], March 19 (ANI): A ministerial round table of millets was held post-inaugural session of the Global Millets ...

Abu Dhabi Fund finances first development project for AED165m in Nigeria

ABU DHABI, 22nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has signed an agreement with the Nigerian ...

UAE condemns terrorist attack targeting military patrol in Niger

ABU DHABI, 18th February, 2023 (WAM) -- The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a military patrol ...

Emotional scenes as kidnapped journalist arrives back in France

French journalist Olivier Dubois made an emotional return home on Tuesday following nearly two years in captivity in the Sahel. ...

Rennes inflict first home defeat of the season on vapid PSG

At least there was a collective element to the symmetry on Sunday evening at the Parc des Princes. In the ...

Nigeria counts votes after tense local elections

Vote counting was underway in Nigeria on Sunday following local elections marred by reports of violence, bribery and signs of ...

US conducts counter-terrorism drills in West Africa

The American instructors made clear their preference that countries in the region not rely on non-Western powers A two-week US-led ...

Indian High Commissioner pledges support to drive FDI to Lagos Free Zone, Nigeria

New Delhi [India], February 2 (ANI/Digpu): The Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, G. Balasubramanian, has pledged support to drive Foreign ...

Nigerian troops kill at least 40 gunmen in clearance operations

ABUJA, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian troops have killed 40 gunmen in operations over the past two weeks, a military ...

Botswana seeking to reap economic benefits of AFCON

GABORONE, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Botswana's Minister of Youth, Gender, Sport and Culture, Tumiso Rakgare, stated that hosting major sports ...

78 mln children at risk of water-related threats in Nigeria: UNICEF

ABUJA, March 20 (Xinhua) -- A total of 78 million children are at the highest risk from a convergence of ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, March 20

GENEVA -- Credit Suisse will be taken over by Swiss banking giant UBS, the Swiss federal government said on Sunday. ...

Nigeria's anti-drug agency detains two members of drug cartel

LAGOS, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's anti-drug agency said Sunday that it had detained two members of a drug cartel ...

Suspected political thugs attack electoral office in south Nigeria

ABUJA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Sunday said local security agencies ...

Six missing as gunmen attack election personnel in central Nigeria: police

ABUJA, March 19 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian police on Sunday launched a manhunt for at least six people suspected to have ...

Flood kills at least two in southwestern Cameroon

YAOUNDE, March 19 (Xinhua) -- At least two people have been killed after torrential rains triggered flash floods in Buea, ...

10 million children in extreme jeopardy in central Sahel as insecurity seeps into neighbouring countries: UNICEF

NEW YORK, 17th March, 2023 (WAM) -- Ten million children in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger are in dire need ...

UAE leaders congratulate new President of Nigeria on election win

ABU DHABI, 4th March, 2023 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

MBRGI and FAO join forces to combat food insecurity in Nigeria

DUBAI, 22nd February, 2023 (WAM) --Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives (MBRGI) and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of ...

UAE Ambassador meets President of National Assembly of Republic of Benin

PORTO-NOVO, 2nd February, 2023 (WAM) -- Mohammed Saeed Al Kaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, met with Gbehounou ...

UAE Ambassador meets Vice President of Republic of Benin

PORTO-NOVO, 30th January, 2023 (WAM) -- Mohammed Saeed Al Kaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, met with Mariam ...

Africa looks to debt-for-climate swaps to finance action

African leaders are looking at debt-for-climate swaps to reduce untenable international debt levels by agreeing to climate action and commitments, ...

Nigeria are a hot mess, again, as they go into AFCON qualifiers

Seriously, when will Nigeria's Super Eagles be able to go into camp without controversy and financial drama taking focus away ...

Organ-trafficking plot Nigerian politician and wife guilty

A Nigerian senator and his wife brought a 21-year-old man to the UK so he could donate a kidney. ...

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Following kidnapping, Frenchmen, US worker released in Africa

NIAMEY, Niger: Four weeks after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken visited Niger, an American aid worker and a French ...

Media reports nine Chinese killed at Africa mine

BANGUI, Central African Republic: Authorities from the Central African Republic have said that nine Chinese nationals were killed and two ...

Will Uganda's Anti-Gay Bill Resonate Across Africa

WASHINGTON - Human rights activists say Uganda's passage of an anti-homosexuality bill could be the impetus for similar far-reaching legislation ...

Kenyan Economists Say Newly-Arrived Ukrainian Wheat Could Ease Hunger

Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan economists say newly-arrived wheat imports from Ukraine could help ease hunger in drought-stricken areas and bring ...

Cyclone Freddy Increases Health Risks in Southern African Countries

geneva - The World Health Organization warns that Cyclone Freddy, which left a trail of death and destruction across southern ...

Navies of India, Mozambique conduct joint surveillance of Exclusive Economic Zone

Maputo [Mozambique], March 23 (ANI): The navies of India and Mozambique conducted joint Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) surveillance off the ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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