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Pentagon Chief in Kenya for Defense Talks

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin traveled Monday to Kenya for talks with defense officials about security and counterterrorism.Before departing for ...

Austin in Kenya for Defense Talks

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin traveled Monday to Kenya for talks with defense officials about security and counterterrorism.Before departing for ...

Austin Heads to Kenya for Defense Talks

Djibouti - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin travels Monday to Kenya for talks with defense officials about security and counterterrorism.Before ...

Austin Praises Impressive Progress in Somali Fight Against al-Shabab

Djibouti - U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin says Somali forces have made "impressive progress" in the fight against al-Shabab ...

France to end military presence in Niger, bring back ambassador: Emmanuel Macron

Paris [France], September 25 (ANI): French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday announced that Paris will end its military presence in ...

France to withdraw from Niger Macron

French troops will depart the west African nation in ?the months to come,? the president saidFrance will pull its military ...

Macron: France Pulling Ambassador, Troops From Niger After Coup

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday, France is imminently to withdraw its ambassador from Niger, followed by the ...

At least 35 killed after fuel depot explodes in Benin

Porto Novo [Benin], September 24 (ANI): At least 35 people have lost their lives in Benin after a fuel depot ...

After Lull, Asylum-Seekers Adapt to US Immigration Changes

JACUMBA HOT SPRINGS, Calif. - A group of migrants from China surrendered to a Border Patrol agent in remote Southern ...

Blaze Kills 34 at Illegal Benin Fuel Depot

Cotonou, Benin - At least 34 people died in Benin near Nigeria's border on Saturday when a contraband fuel depot ...

At UN, African Leaders Say They Must Be Partnered With, Not Sidelined

Abuja, Nigeria - If you listen to the African leaders addressing the United Nations General Assembly this year, the message ...

Uncertainty Casts Shadow on Engagement With Military in Sahel

washington - The European Union and its Western partners are grappling with how to maintain diplomatic relations in the Sahel ...

US Joins List of Top 50 Conflict-Ridden Countries

The United States is the only Western nation among the world's 50 most conflict-ridden countries, according to new research that ...

China's Lending to Africa Hits a Low, Study Shows

johannesburg - As China marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of its global infrastructure project, the Belt and Road ...

Russia can still qualify for 2026 World Cup Football boss

Alexander Dyukov has revealed Russia's football exile might end before the next World CupAlexander Dyukov, the president of the Russian ...

Russia can still qualify for the 2026 World Cup RFU boss

Alexander Dyukov has revealed Russia's football exile might end before the next World CupAlexander Dyukov, the president of the Russian ...

UAE President and President of Nigeria discuss enhancing cooperation

ABU DHABI, 11th September, 2023 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today met with Bola ...

YahClick partners with NIGCOMSAT to deepen broadband penetration in Nigeria

ABU DHABI, 11th September, 2023 (WAM) -- YahClick, the data solutions subsidiary of the UAE's flagship satellite solutions provider, Al ...

Abdullah bin Zayed congratulates Tuggar on his appointment as Nigeria's Foreign Minister

ABU DHABI, 1st September, 2023 (WAM) - H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs, congratulated Yusuf ...

UAE Ambassador presents credentials to President of Nigeria

ABUJA, 25th August, 2023 (WAM) -- Salem Saeed Al Shamsi presented his credentials as Ambassador of the UAE to the ...

UAE leaders congratulate President of Benin on National Day

ABU DHABI, 1st August, 2023 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

Niger junta bans French planes from its airspace

Niger, which reopened airspace at the start of September, says it welcomes all commercial flights except for French planes or ...

France to withdraw ambassador and troops from Niger after coup

French President Emmanuel Macron has said France is soon to withdraw its ambassador from Niger, followed by its military contingent ...

France to withdraw from Niger - Macron

French troops will depart the west African nation in "the months to come," the president said France will pull its ...

Cameroon grants indigenous Baka more access to protected forests

The government of Cameroon and the indigenous Baka people in the country's southeast have agreed to an updated memorandum of ...

Senior Russian MP hails growing links with African lawmakers

Over a dozen new working groups have been established with countries across the continent, Moscow has announced The number of ...

Shots fired outside US Embassy in Lebanon

No was was hurt in the incident, a spokesperson said Shots were fired at the US Embassy in Lebanon on ...

Governments Should Step Up on Public Health Care Spending

On Thursday, a high-level meeting of government officials will take place during the 78th session of the United Nations General ...

Dozens Killed in Benin after Fuel Depot Explosion

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - At least 35 people have been killed in Benin after a fuel depot exploded into flames, sending ...

African standard regulators meet in Kenya to boost cross border trade

NAIROBI, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Africa's accreditation and standard regulators began a five-day meeting in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, ...

16 rescued from gunmen after attack on university in NW Nigeria

ABUJA, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Security operatives have successfully rescued 16 people who were kidnapped following a devastating attack on ...

Niger's junta welcomes withdrawal of French troops

NIAMEY, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Niger's junta announced on Sunday that it welcomes the withdrawal of French troops from the ...

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, Sept. 25

PARIS -- French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday evening that France would withdraw its troops deployed in Niger by ...

France to withdraw troops from Niger by year end: Macron

PARIS, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday evening that France would withdraw its troops deployed ...

1st LD Writethru: 35 killed in petrol warehouse fire in Benin

COTONOU, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- At least 35 people were killed and more than ten seriously injured in a fire ...

At least 33 killed in petrol warehouse fire in Benin

COTONOU, Benin, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- At least 33 people were killed and three others seriously injured in a fire ...

Cameroon forces kill key commander of separatist group

YAOUNDE, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Seven separatist fighters, including a key commander, were killed when government forces struck their hideout ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Sept. 22

STOCKHOLM -- Two people were killed and another two injured when a gunman opened fire at a pub in Sweden ...

Gunmen kidnap 35 people from university in NW Nigeria

ABUJA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- At least 35 people, including students and staff members of a university in Nigeria's northwestern ...

Kenya confident to beat Cameroon in WAFCON qualifier

YAOUNDE, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Kenya is brimming with confidence ahead of Friday's 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) ...

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Medics: Hundreds Dead From Dengue Fever in War-Torn Sudan

Port Sudan, Sudan - Outbreaks of dengue fever and acute watery diarrhea have 'killed hundreds' in war-torn Sudan, medics reported ...

Nigerian President Orders Rescue of Kidnapped Female Students

Abuja, Nigeria - Nigerian President Bola Tinubu has ordered security forces to rescue an unspecified number of female students being ...

EAM Jaishankar, UN Chief discuss how India's G20 Presidency contributed to strengthening UN's sustainable development agenda

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday (local time) met United Nations Secretary-General Antonio ...

EAM Jaishankar, UN Chief discusses how India's G20 Presidency contributed to strengthening UN's sustainable development agenda

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday (local time) met United Nations Secretary-General Antonio ...

Pentagon Chief in Kenya for Defense Talks

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin traveled Monday to Kenya for talks with defense officials about security and counterterrorism.Before departing for ...

Jaishankar holds bilateral with Madagascar counterpart, to address UN General Assembly tomorrow

New York [US], September 25 (ANI): As part of a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the 78th ...

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