Mon, 17 Dec 2018

2 female suicide bombers die in northern Cameroon attack

A Cameroon official says two female suicide bombers have died after detonating in a northern town near the Nigerian border. ...

Two soldiers killed in mine blast in NE Nigeria: sources

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed on Saturday in a roadside mine explosion in the restive northeast near the border with ...

Looking out for West Africa's migrant children

Jacques wanted to start working when he was 10. His father refused so he left his home in Tema, Ghana, ...

Fight against Boko Haram tops regional summit agenda

Leaders of countries in the Lake Chad region met on Saturday in Nigeria to give fresh impetus to their fight ...

Cheryl Zondi gets court order to stop sex tape release - reports

Cheryl Zondi, the first witness in the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, is fighting to prevent an ex-lover ...

Freed Cameroonians Ask for Release of Separatist Leaders

YAOUNDE - Barely 24 hours after being released from detention centers, some of the people accused of fighting for the ...

Cameroon Frees English Speakers Accused of Separatist Activity

YAOUNDE - More than 100 people in Cameroon, who had been arrested for attempting to create an English-speaking state, were ...

US Immigrant Detentions, Accusations of Rights Violations Rise

WASHINGTON - A growing number of immigrants in the United States are being incarcerated in detention centers for increasingly extended ...

Nigerian Military Bans, Lifts Ban on UNICEF Within Hours

The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF activities in the northeast of the country hours after suspending the agency ...

South Africa bids to host 2019 AFCON

Johannesburg - South Africa has formally bid to replace Cameroon as hosts of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) ...

Hundreds of journalists jailed globally becomes the new normal

This statement was originally published on cpj.org on 13 December 2018. Fresh waves of repression in China, Egypt, and Saudi ...

Alhaji Gero Parts Ways with Esteghlal

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Esteghlal of Iran's Nigerian striker Alhaji Gero parted company with the Iranian team. - Sports news - ...

Alhji Gero Parts Ways with Esteghlal

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Esteghlal of Iran's Nigerian striker Alhji Gero parted company with the Iranian team. - Sports news - ...

Increase in record-dry months for Africa's Sahel worries scientists

by Laurie Goering | @lauriegoering | Thomson Reuters Foundation Thursday, 13 December 2018 13:19 GMT "There are limits" to how ...

The Doha 2018 Forum opens with focus on crisis resolution in the sahel region | Africanews

The Doha 2018 Forum opened on Saturday with a call for more dialogue, diplomacy and diversity in addressing global issues. ...

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers killed in fighting with Islamists: sources

At least 12 Nigerian soldiers were killed and dozens of others are missing after fighting with Islamists in the northeastern ...

Stop Promising Nigerians suffering PDP Tells PMB | Breaking Times

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has taken a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari for his recent statement enjoining Nigerians to ...

West Africa: Hike in Record-Dry Months for Africa's Sahel Worries Scientists - allAfrica.com

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Katowice, Poland -Climate change is driving much drier conditions in Africa's Sahel belt, which has experienced a ...

Moghalu vows to step on toes to fix Nigeria's economy, power - Politics - Pulse.ng

Moghalu vows to step on toes to fix Nigeria's economy, power if elected President ...

Fuel Scarcity, a Cyclical Event, Loiters Again - THISDAYLIVE

Chineme Okafor writes that the unresolved quarrel over subsidy claims between the government and oil marketers do not bode well ...

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Jamal Khashoggi case: Gruesome murder mystery updates

Saudi Arabia has admitted Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul. Khashoggi - a ...

Statues of white domination - SA debates legacy of apartheid past

A hulking statue of a late 19th century white leader, with a cane and top hat, has been a flashpoint ...

Something positive can still come out of him - Zuma on Malema

Former president Jacob Zuma still believes that if properly guided, something positive can come out of EFF leader Julius Malema. ...

Philippines Contestant Catriona Gray Named Miss Universe

BANGKOK The Philippines' Catriona Gray was named Miss Universe 2018 in a competition concluding Monday in Bangkok, besting contestants from ...

Le Clos named FINA swimmer of the year

Cape Town - At the conclusion of the 2018 FINA World Swimming short course Championships, FINA announced South African Chad ...

Springboks to face Japan in RWC 2019 warm-up match

Cape Town - The Springboks will have an ideal opportunity to fine-tune their final preparations for next year's Rugby World ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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