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G5 Sahel Force
President Emmanuel Macron of France told African youths on Tuesday that he belonged to a new generation of French leaders who would build partnerships with the continent rather than tell it what to do.
France said on Wednesday it will increase its development aid to the troubled Sahel by more than a third, linking the extra funds to the fight against jihadist groups in the vast African region.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will lead a UN Security Council meeting on Monday that will look at ways of shoring up the G5 Sahel force set up by Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger.
Islamic State-linked militants may have been responsible for the ambush in southwestern Niger that killed three US Army special operations commandos and several local Niger forces, US officials said Thursday.
Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind Group C winners Nigeria.
Arsene Wenger insisted Tuesday there was no chance he would jeopardise Arsenal's financial stability with lavish spending on new players during the rest of the January transfer window.
No fewer than 45, 000 qualified teachers are required in Kaduna State to adequately provide quality teaching in public primary schools across the state.
The FCT Police Command has denied arresting and detaining the leader of the Bring Back Our Girls group, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, and some of its members.
The Federal Government has warned workers against locking out of duly appointed officers and picketing as a resolve to industrial disputes in the country.
Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to European shores.
A military official in the United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday its forces had instructions not to escalate an ongoing diplomatic crisis with Qatar.
The National Assembly yesterday condemned the killings in Benue and other parts of the country, and called on the Federal Government to take decisive action against those behind the killings.
The Anambra Government has appealed to the National Boundary Commission to quicken the demarcation exercise of the boundary between the state and Kogi.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned President Muhammadu Buhari against participating in the 2019 election.