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Russia did not use Facebook adverts to sway 2016 U.S. election - Kremlin

Egypt suspends Facebook ‘Free Basics’ service

A Facebook scheme to provide free internet access to people in developing nations has been suspended in Egypt. The company's Free Basics service lets people...
Bomb scare forces Air France flight to make emergency landing

Bomb scare forces Air France flight to make emergency landing

An Air France passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya after a fake bomb was found in a toilet, the...
South Africa blade runner, Oscar Pistorius released from prison

South Africa blade runner, Oscar Pistorius released from prison

Oscar Pistorius has been released from a South African prison after serving one day shy of a year in prison for killing his girlfriend...
US condemns Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger

US to support activists, pledge to stop gender-based violence

Shola Adefuwa   The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Mr. Frank Sellin has pledged to support activists from across Nigeria, working to stop gender-based violence. Sellin...
US air strike kills Libya IS leader

US air strike kills Libya IS leader

A US air strike has targeted the leader of the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya and probably killed him, the Pentagon says. Iraqi national...
Egypt to elect new parliament members

Egypt to elect new parliament members

People have been voting in Egypt in the first round of long-delayed elections to choose a new parliament. They are the first such elections since...
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Russia suspends Egypt flights, as Putin orders return of 50,000 holiday-makers

Russia government Friday announced the suspension of all flights to Egypt following indications that last week's plane crash which killed all 224 people on...
Delta APC cries to Buhari, Oyegun for money to appeal Tribunal judgement

Buhari congratulates Cote D’Ivoire President on re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Alassane Ouattara of Cote D'Ivoire on his re-election for a second term in office. President Buhari also commended the...
Guinea president, 77, gets second term in office

Guinea president, 77, gets second term in office

Guinea's President, Alpha Conde has won a second term, the country's election commission has announced, six days after polling ended. Mr Conde, 77, won in...

Rwandan rebel leaders jailed in Germany

A German court has sentenced two Rwandan rebel leaders for masterminding attacks on civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni...