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International war crimes judges awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia and left brutalised by the horrific experience.
International war crimes judges will hand down on Friday landmark reparations to former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia about 15 years ago, who were left brutalised and stigmatised by their horrific experiences.
Tanzania's government is urging the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation into the killings of 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.
Eleven militiamen in eastern DR Congo were jailed for life Wednesday for raping about 40 children, including a baby, in what was judged a crime against humanity.
The United Nations Children's Fund says at least 400,000 children under 5 in Congo's troubled Kasai region are severely malnourished.
The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Democratic Republic of Congo says military offenses will be launched against rebels who killed at least 15 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) President Joseph Kabila has pledged to honour his country's new electoral calendar, media confirmed.
Nigeria’s representatives in the 2017 FIBA Africa Champions Cup (ACC), Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls have been drawn in group A and B of the competition.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a one billion dollars donor contributions to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to fund life-saving works in Nigeria and other countries.
A Republic of Congo-based businessman, Ani Onyeka, has been ordered to forfeit to the Federal Government the sum of $700,000, which he failed to declare to the Nigeria Customs Service at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.
Debt Management Office (DMO) on Friday said Federal Government’s maiden N10.69 billion Green Bond, when concluded, would be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is important to always authenticate the origin of people abroad in distress before evacuating them to Nigeria, saying “not every black man is a Nigerian.”
US President Donald Trump on Friday lashed out at the FBI inquiry into possible collusion between Moscow and his campaign, and refused to rule out pardoning former aide Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying about his contacts with Russia.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra has welcomed the Federal High Court judgment which declared Dr Obiora Okonkwo winner of the Anambra Central Senatorial District seat.
Bayern Munich travel to Stuttgart on Saturday for their final match before the Bundesliga’s winter break with a nine-point lead and on a run of 13 wins in 14 games in all competitions.
The U.S, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have pledged 190 million dollars to five countries in Africa’s Sahel region to strengthen regional security forces in the fight against terrorism.
A former Senator from Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Arise, who was kidnapped last Sunday has regained freedom.
Millions of children in the poorest countries could soon be protected against typhoid fever following the Gavi Board’s approval of an $85m support window for typhoid conjugate vaccines (TCVs).
Sadiq Abdulrahman of Plateau on Sunday won the men’s heavyweight gold medal at the Nigeria Taekwondo Open Championship in Abuja, beating Nigerian Army’s Benjamin Okuoimose in the final.
A national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Ahmed Tinubu, has said there is no truth in the speculation that he may emerge as President Muhammadu Buhari’s running mate for the 2019 presidential election.