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UNHCR evacuates vulnerable refugees out of Libya as fighting resumes

Amidst an increasingly volatile security situation in Tripoli, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency successfully evacuated 135 people out of Libya ...

President Kovind accepts MJ Akbar's resignation

New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday accepted MJ Akbar's resignation as the Minister of ...

MeToo fallout: MJ Akbar steps down as MoS External Affairs

New Delhi [India], Oct 17 (ANI): MJ Akbar on Wednesday resigned as the Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs ...

Dozens dead in Niger/Nigeria crackdown on criminal gangs

At least 30 "bandits" have been killed during a crackdown by the armies of Niger and Nigeria in their troubled ...

Zimbabwe probes post-election violence that killed six

A public inquiry into the deaths of six people after Zimbabwe's landmark elections started hearing oral testimonies on Tuesday with ...

Nigeria Says Muslim Insurgents Killed 2nd Female Aid Worker

The Nigerian government says a second female aid worker kidnapped earlier this year by an extremist Islamic group has been ...

Ganduje: Kano Assembly to hold public hearing on bribe videos, seeks police protection

The committee chairman, Baffa Dan'Agundi, representing Kano Municipal, made the disclosure on Thursday. He spoke during the committee's visit to ...

Imo APC guber primary: FCT High Court fixes date for ruling

The FCT High Court sitting in Bwari has adjourned hearing on the suit filed by Senator Hope Uzodimma against the ...

Clean environment: Ayade introduces 'waste to wealth programme'

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has announced the introduction of a waste to wealth programme commencing from the ...

Kaduna Governor imposes 24-hour curfew on Kasuwan Magani

This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor (Media and Publicity) Samuel Aruwan ...

AFCON 2019: Details of South Africa vs Nigeria match confirmed

In an update via their official Twitter handle, the Bafana Bafana confirmed the game will be played on Saturday, November ...

2019: What Buhari discussed with service chiefs

Minister of Defence, Brigadier General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd), has revealed details of the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the ...

Peace Corps Commandant arrested for allegedly extorting N54m from job seekers

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Gombe State has arrested Ambore Enoch, the Commandant of the Nigerian Peace ...

AFCON 2019: South African coach, Baxter, reveals what Gernot Rohr warned him about Seychelles

South Africa coach, Stuart Baxter, has revealed that Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr warned him about Seychelles before Bafana Bafana's ...

David Mark's daughter, Blessing Onuh dumps PDP after losing Reps ticket

ticket for Otukpo/Ohimini Federal Constituency to her uncle, Johnson Egli Ahubi. Ahubi is the current Deputy Speaker of the Benue ...

Ganduje govt orders drug test for appointees, civil servants, students

The Kano State ?Government has approved compulsory drug test for political appointees, civil servants and students seeking admission into the ...

Power supply: 945MW to be added to national grid before end of 2018

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Thursday said that additional 945 megawatts of electricity, would be ...

2019: APC legal team threatens Oshiomhole with contempt

The faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC led by Chief Cyril Ogodo in Delta State, has threatened to initiate ...

Borno APC: Wild jubilations as Zullum names Kadafur as running mate

The tension that enveloped the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Borno State over the choice of the Deputy Governorship candidate ...

Customs seize 189,000 pieces of ammunition, 1, 753 bags of rice in Niger, Kwara, Kogi

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Niger/Kwara/Kogi Area Command on Thursday said it has seized no fewer than one hundred and ...

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Sudanese Official: We Are Not Sponsoring Terrorists

The U.S. should consider removing Sudan from its list of states sponsoring terrorism, a senior Sudanese diplomat in Washington told ...

Zimbabwe's Economic Crisis Is Changing How the Country Shops

BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE - Nomalanga Mthethwa moves from one supermarket to another, ferociously browsing each section for a bargain. When she ...

Cameroon court rejects all appeals over electoral conduct

Cameroon's Constitutional Court rejected overnight a post-electoral appeal from Joshua Osih of the Social Democratic Front, the main opposition party, ...

Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the ...

#VBSBankHeist, #OmotosoTrial dominate SA media

The #VBSBankHeist and the #OmotosoTrial dominated South Africa's media landscape this week, according to the latest analysis by Acumen Media. ...

MEC given deadline to explain R600k bill on security at his home

Controversial North West MEC for social development Hoffman Galeng has been given until Tuesday to explain why more than R600 ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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