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More Twitter censorship is coming

Jack Dorsey, the Twitter CEO who helped ?fortify? the 2020 election and banned a sitting US president from the platform, ...

Hong Kong records 3rd case of new COVID-19 variant

Hong Kong, November 29 (ANI): Hong Kong has recorded its third case of a new coronavirus strain first detected in ...

Japan Bans Entry of Foreign Visitors as Omicron Spreads

Japan announced Monday it will suspend entry of all foreign visitors from around the world as a new coronavirus variant ...

Cameroon Says Citizens Abuse LGBTI People

YAOUNDÉ - Cameroon says lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people are increasingly becoming victims of violence and brutality. The ...

Two killed in clash with French military convoy

At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by ...

Two dead as French military clashes with protesters in Africa

At least two people were killed and some 16 injured in Niger, when a French military convoy was met by ...

Nigeria Designates Gunmen in Troubled North as Terrorists

ABUJA, NIGERIA - Nigeria has designated armed groups blamed for hundreds of abductions and killings in northern areas as terrorist ...

Cameroon School Attack Scares Students, Teachers

YAOUNDÉ, CAMEROON - Cameroonian officials say a suspected separatist attack on a school this week, which left four students and ...

Burkina Army Says 3 Soldiers Killed in Combat With Militants

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Three Burkina Faso soldiers died and 11 militants were killed during an attack on the troops ...

Making sense of Wole Soyinka's difficult and brilliant new novel

A new novel by celebrated Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka - Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth ...

Young Nigerians are flocking to TikTok - why it's a double-edged sword

Social media plays a number of roles in people's lives. These platforms influence the way people communicate, connect and transmit ...

Logistical Challenges Hampering Africa's COVID-19 Vaccination Drives

NAIROBI, KENYA - As deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines to Africa finally pick up, many nations are struggling with the logistics ...

Senegal calls on China to intervene in Sahel anti-jihadist operations

Senegal's Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall says she hopes China will lend support in the fight against insecurity in the ...

Iranian Para Powerlifters Depart for Tbilisi 2021

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran Para powerlifting team left Tehran on Thursday to compete at the 2021 Tbilisi World Para Powerlifting ...

Nigeria stays alert for Omicron variant of COVID-19: official

ABUJA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian health authorities are monitoring emerging evidence on the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 and ...

Taiwan lists four more high-risk countries over Omicron

TAIPEI, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan will add Malawi, Mozambique, Egypt, and Nigeria to its list of "key high-risk countries" ...

Nigeria says army kills several IS militants

ABUJA, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian troops killed several militants of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) who attacked ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1600 GMT, Nov. 28

THE HAGUE -- The Dutch health authority said Sunday that it has found 13 cases of the new Omicron coronavirus ...

Late goals give Barca win in Villarreal

MADRID, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona rode their luck to win 3-1 away to Villarreal thanks to two late ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Nov. 28

SYDNEY -- The Australian states of New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria, as two major entry ports of the country, ...

Nigeria lifts suspension on UAE's Emirates airline

LAGOS, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Nigerian government has lifted the suspension it placed on the Emirates from flying to ...

Police fire tear gas to disperse protesters in Ouagadougou

OUAGADOUGOU, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Police in Burkina Faso fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators in the West African nation's ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1600 GMT, Nov. 26

ABUJA -- At least 10 villagers were killed early Friday when a group of unknown gunmen attacked a community in ...

Gunmen kill 10 villagers in central Nigeria: police

ABUJA, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- At least 10 villagers were killed early Friday when a group of unknown gunmen attacked ...

China-U.S. pairs keep dream alive at table tennis worlds

HOUSTON, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- Excitement and drama continued as the World Table Tennis Championships moved into the third day ...

158 illegal migrants depart from Libya: UN migration agency

TRIPOLI, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- A group of 158 illegal migrants departed voluntarily from Libya to their home country Nigeria ...

Harnessing the Nigerian Government's Tax Incentives for Road Construction - Bloomberg Tax

Harnessing the Nigerian Government's Tax Incentives for Road Construction Bloomberg Tax ...

Sit-tight politicians, re-cycling of spent forces killing Nigeria Sen Orji

Sit-tight politicians, re-cycling of spent forces killing Nigeria Sen Orji Vanguard ...

Nigeria-Liberia- Konneh Gets CAF Assignment in Nigeria - AllAfrica.com

Nigeria-Liberia: Konneh Gets CAF Assignment in Nigeria AllAfrica.com ...

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DUBLIN, Ireland Irish residents returning from the South African region where a novel Covid variant has been discovered will be ...

Libyan officials disqualify Gadhafi son from running for president

BENGHAZI, Libya: Libya's High National Elections Committee has disqualified Seif al-Islam Gadhafi, son of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi, from ...

Pakistan imposes travel ban on Hong Kong, 6 African countries

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has imposed travel bans on Hong Kong and six African countries due to the spread of ...

Hotel, airlines shares worldwide hammered by new Covid variant fears

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks sank Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly falling more than 1,000 points, ...

Omicron: Pune postpones reopening of school till Dec 15

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], November 30 (ANI): The reopening of schools for Standard 1 to 7 has been postponed till December ...

South Korea considers rescheduling upcoming UN summit over omicron variant: Seoul

Moscow [Russia], November 30 (ANI/Sputnik): South Korea is revising plans to host several large international events in December, including the ...

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