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An Egyptian researcher and activist has been arrested at Cairo's international airport upon his arrival from Italy, in a move that raised alarm and prompted condemnation by human rights groups.
Acclaimed Tunisian blogger Lina Ben Mhenni, who chronicled the popular uprising that toppled longtime president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011, died on Monday aged 36 after a long illness, her family said.
Tunisia's presidential candidate Nabil Karoui received a hero's welcome as he walked free from jail on Wednesday, just days ahead of a runoff against a political newcomer.
Egypt’s media authority warned journalists Sunday that it was monitoring coverage to ensure they abide by “professional codes” amid a rare burst of protests against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. The warning came hours after the latest small protest was dispersed by police in clouds of tear gas.
The Tunisian government on Friday said it would allow the country’s late autocrat Zine-Abidine Ben-Ali to be buried in his homeland after his death in exile in Saudi Arabia.
Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, died Thursday in Saudi Arabia, Tunisia's foreign ministry said. He was 83.
Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claimed on Sunday to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring.
A Tunisian national guard chief and three extremists were killed in a clash Monday, on the first day of the country's presidential campaign, authorities said.
With the ongoing crisis in Libya, Prime Minister, Fayez Mustafa al-Sarraj, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to use Nigeria’s position to restore peace in his country (Libya).
Egypt's former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court, according to state media.
Egyptians start voting Saturday in a referendum that aims to cement the rule of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the former coup leader presenting himself as a rock of stability in a turbulent region.
Young people are leading a people’s revolution in Algeria and Sudan, both developments remind us forcefully of the wages of mis-governance, the power of the people to seize control of their own destiny, and the role that the youth can play in a country’s development process.
Tunisia’s 92-year-old President Beji Caid Essebsi said Saturday he does not plan to stand for re-election in the November polls, in order to make way for someone younger.
Tens of thousands of protesters joined in fresh anti-government marches across Sudan on Saturday in what organisers said was one of the largest turnouts in more than three months of demonstrations calling for embattled President Omar al-Bashir to step down.
Flag-waving Algerians have celebrated the resignation of veteran president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, but vowed on Wednesday to keep protesting to demand sweeping change to the country's political system.
Born of a Nigerian father and a mother from Guyana, Fashanu was Britain’s first £1m black footballer and won the BBC’s Goal of the Season award for his memorable volley against Liverpool in February 1980.
The United States is opposing plans by Nigeria to give $100 million from loots recovered from former Nigeria military dictator Sani Abacha to Kebbi State governor Atiku Bagudu.
Justice Edward Asante, President of the ECOWAS Court of Justice, has underscored need for establishment of legal system to assist Ivoirians approach court for protection of their human right.
An Abuja Area Court, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Security to investigate the allegation of forgery of a National Youth Service Corps certificate leveled against the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo.
The prime minister of Lesotho, Thomas Thabane, on Friday failed to appear in court, where he was expected to face charges of murder, attempted murder and malicious damage to property.
David Luiz believes that Arsenal boast “the quality” to savour Europa League glory this season and book a return to Champions League competition through a continental route.
France's health minister has said a Chinese tourist has died from coronavirus, the first fatality from the virus in Europe.
Bruno Fernandes will add “quality” to the Manchester United ranks, says Andy Cole, with the Portuguese potentially the perfect midfield partner for Paul Pogba.
Mr Mohammed Jibrin, Director-General (DG) of National Board for Technology Incubation (NBTI), says the board is ready to bring in technologies that will create immediate jobs to support hardworking and performing governors.
The Management of Radio Bayelsa has suspended nine workers over an attack on the station by hoodlums in protest against Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked erstwhile governor-elect, David Lyon.