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Boko Haram insurgents behead 6 farmers in Borno

Chad withdraws troops from fight against Boko Haram in Niger

Chad has withdrawn hundreds of troops from neighbouring Niger, where they were helping local forces fight Boko Haram Islamist militants, humanitarian sources and officials...
Liberia Polls: Weah in early lead

Liberia Polls: Weah in early lead

Football icon, George Weah, is in early lead, according to the official provisional results of Tuesday presidential elections in Liberia. The results were released by...
Campaigns close in Liberia’s crucial general elections

Campaigns close in Liberia’s crucial general elections

Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives...
Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe in 'poison ice cream' row with vice president

Zimbabwe’s Grace Mugabe in ‘poison ice cream’ row with vice president

Zimbabwe’s First Lady, Grace Mugabe, has hit back at claims by the vice president, her main rival to succeed ageing leader Robert Mugabe, that...
U.S. expresses concern ahead of October 26 Kenya presidential election

U.S. expresses concern ahead of October 26 Kenya presidential election

Ahead of the October 26 Kenya presidential election, the United States Government on Friday expressed concern over the deterioration in the political environment. Kenya’s Supreme...
Nigerian Independence Day Parade holds Saturday in New York

Nigerian Independence Day Parade holds Saturday in New York

Nigerians all over the United States of America are gearing up for the 2017 edition of the annual Nigerian Independence Day Parade and Festival,...
U.S. expresses worries over violence in Cameroon

U.S. expresses worries over violence in Cameroon

The U.S. has expressed its concerned over violence and the loss of human lives in protests that have taken place in the Northwest and...
Nairobi varsity shut after violent protests

Nairobi varsity shut after violent protests

Kenya’s oldest university was on Tuesday closed indefinitely following violent students’ protests due to political fallout over recent elections. “The University of Nairobi Senate has...
Zuma again denounces "monopoly" white economic power

South African unions to march against corruption under Zuma

Thousands of South Africans will march on Wednesday against corruption under President Jacob Zuma’s rule in protests led by unions which backed a rival...
Former president Gbagbo to remain in detention for trial -ICC

Former president Gbagbo to remain in detention for trial – ICC

International Criminal Court on Tuesday said judges had ordered former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo to remain in detention during his war crimes trial. Judges...