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Thousands of opposition supporters rallied Friday across DR Congo seeking the withdrawal of electronic voting machines in a long-delayed election due at the end of December, saying they would be misused to rig the results.
UN peacekeepers have found eight decomposing bodies in a village in the volatile Ituri province of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the agency told AFP on Friday.
Officials say violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo between the Hema community and the Lendu ethnic group has now killed at least 150 people and has forced more than 32 000 people to flee to Bunia, where humanitarian assistance is strained and the suffering are eager for improved conditions.
The Congolese orphan girl haunts the U.N.’s top human rights official, even though more than a decade has passed since he heard her story.
Mr Jude Nnadi, a political analyst has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to look beyond the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in selecting his next cabinet members in order to move the country to the next level.
The organised labour in Kogi State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to put necessary frameworks in place to ensure the implementation of the new minimum wage at the states and local government levels.
Malawi will on Tuesday spearhead large scale pilot tests for the world’s most advanced experimental malaria vaccine in a bid to prevent the disease that kills hundreds of thousands across Africa each year.
Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar Monday told the United Kingdom (UK) that the recent killings in Kaduna were not a true reflection of the country’s character but works of criminals.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has again disclosed how the over 114 million Internet users in the country can be properly protected while online.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it uncovered and arrested over 50 ‘professional examination writers’ who specialise in writing examination for candidates; for a fee.
The Senate on Wednesday passed a bill for an Act to prohibit gas flaring in the country.
The death toll from bomb blasts that ripped through churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka rose dramatically Monday to 290 — including dozens of foreigners — some of whom have been identified by British newspapers.
Citing a document, a national daily said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death.
A former Commissioner for Lands and Survey in Benue, Mr John Tondu, has advised the 8th National Assembly to re-send the Amended Electoral Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari before the end of its tenure.