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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.
Pope Francis has removed two prominent cardinals from his inner circle months after they were tainted by paedophile scandals.
The Pro Chancellor, Crawford University, Igbesa, Prof. Oye Ibidapo-Obe, on Wednesday said that Nigerians were spending a whooping N1 trillion annually to pursue university education abroad.
As Christmas celebration draws nearer, prices of some food items have crashed while others were stable in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) says African carriers are expected to report a $300 million net loss in 2019.
Police have arrested five suspected kidnappers of 14-year-old son of Bauchi politician, Alhaji Bashir Bukar Rimin Zayam, and the daughter of the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Toro Local Government Area, Alhaji Sha’aban.
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has made a planned cut in oil output effectively conditional on the contribution from non-OPEC producer Russia, delegates said on Thursday as the group gathered in Vienna for a meeting aimed at supporting battered oil prices.
The Iyalode of Ibadan-land and member of Olubadan-in-Council, Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, who was said to have been installed the 12th Iyalode in 1995, has passed on.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun on Wednesday said that no fewer than 12 lives were lost in various road accidents in November 2018.
Joseph Edafiadhe, African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC) long jump gold medallist says his spirit has been revived to once more prove his mettle in track and field events.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.