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Sudan extends ceasefire

Sudan extends ceasefire

Sudan will extend a unilateral ceasefire with rebels until the end of October, a decree by President Omar Hassan al-Bashir says. Al-Bashir’s decree is...
60 migrants missing after Mediterranean shipwreck

60 migrants missing after Mediterranean shipwreck

About 60 people are missing after the capsized migrant boat in the Mediterranean Sea, a spokesperson for the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said...
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...
WHO lauds Africa’s progress in malaria, HIV control

WHO lauds Africa’s progress in malaria, HIV control

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has commended the African region for making significant progress in malaria control in the last five years. Dr Matshidiso Moeti,...

Zaynab Alkali urges young writers to read, write more

Prof. Zaynab Alkali, renowned novelist, poet and short story writer, has advised young writers to read a lot and write more to be able...
Thousands flee violence in Congo Republic

UN begins investigation of Congo atrocities

The United Nations Human Rights Council opened an investigation on Friday into killings and other atrocities in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic...
Thousands flee violence in Congo Republic

Thousands flee violence in Congo Republic

More than 80,000 people have fled their homes in Pool province surrounding Congo Republic's capital since the government began a military operation there last...
NATO to help build security institutions in Libya

NATO to help build security institutions in Libya

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Thursday said a team of NATO experts would help the Libyan government build defence and security institutions. Stoltenberg made the...
UN: Nigeria to become 3rd most populous by 2050

UN: Nigeria to become 3rd most populous by 2050

Nigeria is projected to be the world’s third most populous country by the year 2050, according to a report released by the UN Department...
Terrorism: The world’s constant reality By Philip Agbese

Al Shabaab kills 20 soldiers in Somalia

Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab group killed 20 soldiers in an attack on a military base in a town in the semi-autonomous Puntland region on...