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Al-Shabaab shuts down football pitches in Somali capital

Usually there are uniformed players and crowds wearing colourful jerseys supporting their favourite teams. That's been the routine the past 20 years in Mogadishu during the holy month of Ramadan.

Somali president sacks mayor of Mogadishu, names replacement

Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi sacked the mayor of the capital Mogadishu and appointed his information minister to replace him on Sunday.

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FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, left, and opposition leader Riek Machar, right, shake hands during peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Competing claims of troops violating the country’s latest cease-fire seem to indicate a shaky start to the latest attempt at ending South Sudan’s devastating five-year civil war. (Mulugeta Ayene, FILE/Associated Press)

South Sudan power-sharing deal delayed over differences

Sudan says the signing of a "preliminary" power-sharing deal between South Sudan's foes has been postponed as the warring factions have yet to fully agree on the draft.

INEC to recruit 7, 727 ad-hoc staff for Katsina senatorial bye-election

No fewer than 7, 727 ad-hoc staff would be recruited by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct bye-election into Katsina North Senatorial District in Katsina State.
5 President Buhari receives Governor-Elect John Kayode Fayemi in State House on 19th July 2018

Ekiti Governor-elect Fayemi to probe Ayodele Fayose’s administration

The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has said that his administration will examine the receipt and expenditure of the state and also determine why workers salaries have been unpaid, under the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose
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Javier Tebas: Spain taxes chased Cristiano Ronaldo away from Real Madrid

Spain's high tax rate was a contributing factor in Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to join Juventus, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.

Osun guber: APC panel assures 17 aspirants of level playing ground

The electoral panel set up by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Osun state governorship primary has assured the 17 aspirants of the party of transparency and level playing ground.