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1 killed in building collapse in Nigeria's economic hub

Lagos [Nigeria], May 21 (ANI/Xinhua): At least one person lost his life and another was injured on Saturday after a ...

Togo looks like West Africa's new frontier of violent extremism

The threat of violent extremism across West Africa has been on the rise in recent times.Boko Haram and the Islamic ...

African Scientists Baffled by Monkeypox Cases in Europe, US

London - Scientists who have monitored numerous outbreaks of monkeypox in Africa say they are baffled by the disease's recent ...

Nigerian Authorities Say Terror Groups Are Shifting to New Bases

Abuja, Nigeria - Authorities in Nigeria's Kaduna state are raising concerns jihadist insurgents have infiltrated their region and are calling ...

18 million in Africa's Sahel on the brink of starvation

As 18 million people in Africa's Sahel region teeter on the edge of severe hunger over the next three months, ...

Indore's young social worker Dr Rajib Pal honored with Legend Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2022 for the film Atma-Nirbhar Bharat

New Delhi [India], May 20 (ANI/PNN): In order to pay tribute to a great personality like Dadasaheb Phalke, the grandfather ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Cameroon on National Day

ABU DHABI, 20th May, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a congratulatory ...

Nigerian man held with drugs worth Rs 60 lakhs in Mumbai's Bandra

Bandra (Maharashtra) [India], May 20 (ANI): The anti-narcotics cell of Mumbai's Bandra arrested one drug peddler from Goregaon and recovered ...

Monkeypox in Australia: what is it and how can we prevent the spread?

Two cases of monkeypox have been detected in Australia, following reported cases in several European countries. Both are in men ...

US buys millions of vaccine doses for new virus

Officials have rushed to secure vaccines as cases of the rare monkeypox virus continue to crop up in the US ...

Restrictive abortion laws put Nigerian women in danger

The word "abortion" is used to describe two types of pregnancies that end before 20 weeks, which is now regarded ...

Nigeria's LGBTQ Community Fights Restrictive Cross-Dressing Bill

Dressed in rainbow-colored vests, members of the LGBTQ community marched in a risky demonstration in Nigeria's capital, Abuja, to protest ...

Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang retires from international football

Libreville [Gabon], May 19 (ANI): Gabon star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has confirmed his retirement from international football. The Barcelona forward appeared ...

Death Toll from Nigeria Explosion Rises to Nine

The NEMA head in Kano, Nura Abdullahi, told VOA that the rescue operations came to an end Tuesday evening.'It has ...

Can Africa replace Russia as the EU's main source of gas

If such a move were easy, it would have been attempted a long time ago.In 2021, Russia supplied about 45% ...

Jihadi-Linked Violence on Rise in Burkina Faso

A report by Human Rights Watch finds civilians in Burkina Faso are suffering from an increase in attacks by armed ...

US: Africa Needs Tailored Strategies to Fight ISIS Groups

Nairobi - African countries are being encouraged to use both soft and hard power to counter the growing threat posed ...

The rights of refugees in Africa are under threat: what can be done

In April 2022, 70 refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) were reportedly detained and then deported by the ...

Death toll in Nigeria's gas explosion rises to nine: official

Lagos [Nigeria], May 18 (ANI/Xinhua): A rescue official has confirmed that nine people died and 10 others were injured in ...

Four Dead, Many Injured in Explosion in Nigeria's Kano State

Abuja, Nigeria - Police in Nigeria's Kano state say four people have died following an explosion near a school Tuesday ...

Colonel Close to Mali Junta Linked to Coup Attempt, Sources Say

Bamako, Mali - A colonel reputed to be close to Mali's ruling junta has been arrested following what the authorities ...

Nigeria Becoming Destination for Africa's Promising Tech Startups

abuja, nigeria - In February, the Nigerian technology startup CrowdForce announced a big break: It had received $3.6 million from ...

US buys millions of vaccine doses for dangerous virus

Officials have rushed to secure vaccines as cases of the rare monkeypox virus continue to crop up in the US ...

Western-backed coup thwarted, country says

Attempted coup in Mali comes amid tensions with France A group of Malian officers attempted a coup last week with ...

Western-backed coup foiled, government claims

Attempted coup in Mali comes amid tensions with France A group of Malian officers attempted a coup last week with ...

Cameroon army says repels ambush, kills 4 armed separatists

YAOUNDE, May 22 (Xinhua) -- At least four armed separatists were killed in Cameroon's war-torn region of Southwest on Sunday ...

Two abducted officials found dead in south Nigeria

LAGOS, May 22 (Xinhua) -- A Nigerian state governor on Sunday confirmed the death of two officials abducted by unidentified ...

WHO has data on 92 Cases of Monkeypox from 12 Non-Endemic Countries

The World Health Organization (WHO) has 92 confirmed cases of monkeypox and 28 suspected cases. They were reported by 12 ...

Monkeypox onward spread highly likely in future: WHO

GENEVA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that there will be more monkeypox cases ...

Nigerian troops kill two gunmen in southern state

LAGOS, May 21 (Xinhua) -- The Nigerian army said Saturday two gunmen from the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0100 GMT, May 22

PARIS -- A tourist plane crashed on Saturday afternoon near the town of Les Adrets in southeast France, French news ...

At least one killed in building collapse in Nigeria's economic hub

LAGOS, May 21 (Xinhua) -- At least one person lost his life and another was injured on Saturday after a ...

Nigeria postpones resumption of train operation

LAGOS, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian railway authorities announced on Friday postponement of the resumption of train services between the ...

Russia blasts France's colonial mindset in Africa

The attitude of France and other EU countries to Africa is ?pure neo-colonialism,? Russia's top diplomat has saidFrance, as well ...

UN releases extra 30 mln USD to help hungry people in Sahel

UNITED NATIONS, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The UN released an extra 30 million U.S. dollars on Friday from its emergency ...

Cameroon marks 50th National Day with military, civilian parade

YAOUNDE, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Cameroon marked on Friday the 50th anniversary of its National Day with a military and ...

Nigeria's economic hub to train 150 women, youths in honey production

ABUJA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Authorities in Nigeria's economic hub Lagos said Friday at least 150 women and youths will ...

Eight killed as truck crashes in central Nigeria

ABUJA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Eight people died and five others were injured when a truck lost control and crashed ...

Nigerian police discover dead body on Lagos airport runway

ABUJA, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian police on Friday said it is investigating the death of an unidentified man whose ...

Gunmen kill 360, kidnap 1,389 in three months in NW Nigerian state: report

LAGOS, May 19 (Xinhua) -- A total of 360 people were killed and 1,389 others kidnapped in the first quarter ...

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Museveni's first son Muhoozi: clear signals of a succession plan in Uganda

On 8 March 2022, Ugandan politics was sent into a spin by 49 words tweeted by President Yoweri Museveni's only ...

Nigerian Court Sentences Danish National to Death by Hanging

Abuja - A Nigerian high court has sentenced a Danish national, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging. Nielsen was convicted ...

Yankees reliever Chad Green to have Tommy John surgery

New York Yankees reliever Chad Green will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season, manager Aaron ...

Sudan faces deteriorating food shortage or even crisis in 2022: experts

© Provided by Xinhua KHARTOUM, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Sudan faces a deteriorating food shortage or even a crisis in ...

INSACOG confirms first case of BA.4, BA.5 Omicron subvariants of COVID-19 in India

New Delhi [India] May 22 (ANI): First case of BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of Omicron variant of COVID-19 have been ...

J-K LG congratulates Umran Malik after pacer gets maiden call-up for SA T20Is

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday congratulated Umran Malik for his ...

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