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IOM, EU Partner to Provide Returning Nigerian Migrants with Reintegration Assistance

IOM rescues 600 stranded migrants in Sahara Desert

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it rescued no fewer than 600 people since April 2017 through a new search and rescue operation...
Gunmen attack South Sudan VP’s convoy, injuring bodyguards – official

Gunmen attack South Sudan VP’s convoy, injuring bodyguards – official

Gunmen attacked the convoy of South Sudan’s First Vice President Taban Gai on Tuesday, wounding three of his bodyguards, a government official said. The ambush...
Veteran anti-apartheid activist Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Veteran anti-apartheid activist Kathrada dies after brain surgery

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, who was sentenced to life imprisonment with Nelson Mandela for treason, died on Tuesday after complications following...
Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Mubarak walks free for first time in 6 years: lawyer

Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president overthrown in 2011 and the first leader to face trial after the Arab Spring uprisings that swept the region,...
DJ apologises for playing remix of call to prayer at Tunisian rave

DJ apologises for playing remix of call to prayer at Tunisian rave

British DJ “Dax J” on Tuesday apologised for using a sample of the Muslim call to prayer in a song that he played at...
Police confirms arrest of two wanted Boko Haram suspects in Taraba

89 Boko Haram members sentence to Death in Cameroon

Cameroon has sentenced 89 members of Nigerian militant group Boko Haram to death. Some 850 alleged members of Boko Haram, which pledged allegiance to the...
Microsoft appoints new head for Middle East, Africa

Microsoft appoints new head for Middle East, Africa

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the appointment of Mr Samer Abu Ltaif as the president of its Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. This was in...
Habouring or shielding terrorists is a grievous offence – Army warns

32 troops killed in Niger clash with Boko Haram

Thirty-two troops have been killed in a clash with Boko Haram fighters on Niger's border with Nigeria, Niger's defence ministry said on Saturday, one...
Zimbabwe’s Mugabe tells party members to ‘kick and punish’ fake supporters

I’ll not impose successor on Zimbabweans, party will choose — Mugabe

President, Robert Mugabe, said on Saturday that he would not impose his successor on the people of Zimbabwe. He said if the ruling ZANU-PF party...
Nigerian students constitute largest group in Beninois University

Nigerian students constitute largest group in Beninois University

The President of the Houdegbe North American University jn the Republic of Benin, Prof. Dada Houdegbe, on Saturday announced that about 90 per cent...