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The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic is requesting about 750 more troops to help fill a "security vacuum" worsened by the withdrawal of U.S. special forces as violence surges again, according to a confidential cable obtained by The Associated Press.
Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) has released 45 million dollars from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to the Central African Republic (CAR), Chad, Sudan and Afghanistan.
A board member of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Col. Samuel Ahmedu (rtd) on Saturday said that he was elated with the D’Trigress’ victory against Mozambique at the ongoing Afrobasket tournament in Mali.
The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned of the consequences of the media looking away from what it termed the ‘dramatic’ rise in violence in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Aid officials say six Red Cross volunteers have been killed in Central African Republic, the third deadly attack on the group in the country this year.
Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced "shameful" attacks on Christians in Nigeria and the Central African Republic (CAR), calling for an end to "all hate and violence".
Clashes along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions have displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said on Sunday, in violence that has prompted the government to send the military in.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery told Neymar and Edinson Cavani to sort out their issues after they squabbled over a penalty and a free-kick on Sunday.
A South Africa-based Nigerian businessman, Mr. Ken Ayere, on Monday, urged the Federal Government to relax restrictions on the export of some food items.
The Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Prosecution, Okoi Obono-Obla, has denied claims that the recent deployment of troops to South-Eastern part of the country is an invasion on the region.
Lady Gaga has rescheduled the European leg of her world tour due to ongoing health complications.
The world’s oldest person Violet Brown has died in Jamaica at the age of 117 years and 189 days old.
A sizzling Mario Balotelli strike ten minutes from time gave Nice a 1-0 win at Rennes on Sunday as last season's Ligue 1 pace-setters appear to be overcoming a poor start this term.
Nigeria forward Obinna Nsofor has joined South African PSL side Cape Town City as a free agent.
Foremost entrepreneur, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has called on Nigerians to tap into and invest in the debut N100bn Sukuk offer by the Federal Government.
Mr Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has warned that the Federal Government would not allow any individual or group to compromise the peace and security of the country.