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Nigeria unrest spreads after shooting...

Nigeria unrest spreads after shooting...

Africa

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Four witnesses said soldiers had fired bullets and at least two people had been shot but in a Twitter...

Swelled by rain and Covid curbs, locust...

Swelled by rain and Covid curbs, locust...

World

Wed, Oct 21 2020

United Nations food agency FAO announced the locust invasion is Ethiopia’s worst in 25 years

DR Congo militia springs 1,300 from...

DR Congo militia springs 1,300 from...

Africa

Tue, Oct 20 2020

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack, the jihadist-surveillance group SITE...

Pandemic deepens North Africa despair...

Pandemic deepens N Africa despair behind...

Africa

Thu, Oct 15 2020

Frustration is rife among young people across the Arab world, said the latest annual Arab Youth...

13 Somali soldiers killed after military,...

13 Somali soldiers killed by al...

Africa

Thu, Oct 15 2020

Al Shabaab has battled since 2008 to overthrow Somalia's internationally-recognized central government...

Rwanda to grow medical cannabis, strictly...

Rwanda to grow medical cannabis

Africa

Wed, Oct 14 2020

Arrests for cannabis use are made on an almost daily basis in Rwanda, and doctors are forbidden from...

12 killed in latest attack in...

12 killed in latest attack in...

Africa

Tue, Oct 13 2020

Ethnic violence has been a persistent problem in Ethiopia under Abiy, winner of last year's Nobel...

Nigeria's police disband controversial...

Nigeria's police disband controversial...

Africa

Mon, Oct 12 2020

Police did not respond to requests for comment on the allegations

IMF: Africa needs $1.2tn of financing...

Africa needs $1.2tn of financing to...

Africa

Sat, Oct 10 2020

African countries have more than a million cases of Covid-19 with 23,000 deaths

Divers discover French WWI submarine...

Divers discover French WWI submarine...

Africa

Fri, Oct 9 2020

The almost intact wreck is covered in algae, its hatches and periscope now home to fish and...

Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace...

Sudan, rebel groups ink landmark peace...

Africa

Sat, Oct 3 2020

However, two other powerful rebel groups did not sign, reflecting the challenges still facing the peace...

WHO outraged by sex abuse reports in...

WHO shaken by DR Congo sex abuse...

Africa

Sat, Oct 3 2020

More than 50 women had accused aid workers from the WHO and leading charities of sexual exploitation...

Ethiopia's town of runners tries to...

Ethiopia's town of runners tries to...

Africa

Fri, Oct 2 2020

The marathon is the latest sign of a return to normalcy for Bekoji's runners after pandemic-related...

Hopes dashed but still dreaming, Nigeria...

Hopes dashed but still dreaming, Nigeria...

Africa

Tue, Sep 29 2020

Nigeria has become a continental cultural powerhouse, boasting the world's second most productive...

Jihadist ambush on Nigeria state governor's...

15 killed in ambush by Nigeria...

Africa

Sat, Sep 26 2020

ISWAP splintered from the main Boko Haram group in 2016 and has gone on to be the dominant insurgent...

UN: Almost 830,000 people affected by...

UN: Almost 830,000 people affected by...

Africa

Fri, Sep 25 2020

The Sudanese civil defence recorded 124 deaths and 54 injuries due to the flooding

Nigeria fuel truck fire kills 23

Nigeria fuel truck fire kills 23

Africa

Thu, Sep 24 2020

The Nigerian president urged road users to comply with safety measures in order to prevent such tragedies...

Botswana: Toxins in water killed hundreds...

Botswana: Toxins in water killed hundreds...

Africa

Mon, Sep 21 2020

Africa's overall elephant population is declining due to poaching

Somalia names new PM, announces plan...

Somalia names new PM, announces plan...

Africa

Fri, Sep 18 2020

The UN had described the pursuit of one-person, one-vote elections as a ‘historic milestone’...

Report: Suspected arms dealers moved...

Report: Suspected arms dealers moved...

Africa

Thu, Sep 17 2020

The Central Bank of Somalia, which regulates money transfer firms, said it was unaware of the...

13 mysterious mummies discovered in...

13 mysterious mummies discovered in...

Africa

Tue, Sep 15 2020

The discovery comes just a week after the country reopened its archaeological sites and museums to visitors...