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A Colombian nun kidnapped nearly a year ago in Mali appears in a video in which she asks for the intervention of Pope Francis, reports the Mauritanian agency Al-Akhbar and the American center of surveillance of jihadist movements, SITE.
Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing "significant" funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement to be struck between Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May on Thursday, French sources told AFP.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are attending a summit in Paris today aimed at accelerating efforts to set up a West African force to battle Jihadists in the Sahel region.
The Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution authorizing UN peacekeepers in Mali to provide logistical and operational support to the new G5 Sahel anti-jihadist force there.
African leaders on Monday used a regional forum to call for extra support as the continent moves to assure its own security after years of Western interventions.
Niger will allow US forces stationed in the country to arm the drones being used to track jihadists, having previously allowed their use only for surveillance, the government said Saturday.
Niger will allow US forces stationed in the country to arm the drones being used to track jihadists, having previously allowed their use only for surveillance, the government said on Saturday.
Geo Travel and Tours has announced itself as the official travel partner to the Nigeria Football Federation for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday disqualified former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from being President of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), saying that all the decisions made by him as the party chief would also stand null and void.
A 36-year-old man, Abdulsalam Adinoyi, was on Wednesday arraigned before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, for alleged murder of a police sergeant, Gana Jiya.
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has commenced investigation into the accident involving an airline operated by Dana Airline; this is even as the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has heightened safety oversight over the operator.
Erstwhile Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe, who turns 94 today, marks his first birthday in 37 years as a private citizen.
The Nigerian Air Force has on Tuesday arrived in Nasarawa State to support other support other security operative ensure peace within Nasarawa and Benue border.
Delta Air Thursday commenced the airlift of some of the uninjured passengers who were aboard the Delta flight 55 from Lagos, to Atlanta that one of the engines caught fire after take off and had to make emergency landing at Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
A state of emergency imposed by Ethiopia after the prime minister resigned will last six months, the defence minister said on Saturday.
Apparently disturbed by the paucity of remittances by the 21 licensed lottery operators in Nigeria, the House of Representatives has directed its Committee on Governmental Affairs to probe the activities of players in the industry.
Five Nigerian police officers who were accused of killing Boko Haram's founder Mohammed Yusuf while in their custody have been reinstated, a police oversight body said on Monday.