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President Macky Sall of Senegal and his Gambian counterpart, Adama Barrow, called for greater cooperation among African nations to fight the threats of terrorism across the continent at the Dakar International Forum for Peace and Security on Monday.
Burundi on Sunday accused former colonial power Belgium of ordering the assassination of independence hero and Crown Prince Louis Rwagasore in 1961, a move likely to further poison ties between the two countries.
President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi on Thursday enacted a new constitution adopted by a referendum, despite opposition concern that the charter will enable him to keep his grip on power until 2034.
A majority of Burundi's voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034, the country's electoral commission announced on Monday.
Authorities in Burundi on Monday arrested a ruling party official after he called on supporters to throw political opponents into a lake, a judicial source said, ahead of a referendum on extending President Pierre Nkurunziza’s term in office.
A Burundian activist was sentenced on Thursday to 32 years in prison for taking part in protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza, sources said, a punishment rights groups said was "eminently political".
Burundi police have released 21 members of a table tennis club, who had been arrested over suspicious meetings several times a week, a close friend of the team said on Tuesday.
Rwanda on Saturday set alight the Flame of Hope at the 24th commemoration of genocide, where President Paul Kagame urged the preservation of the “truth” of the facts on genocide for future generations.
A Burundian man recently deported from the United States after failing to receive political asylum has been detained without charge back home, activists said on Saturday.
Two Burundi officials have been arrested after their town's football team allegedly "roughed up" President Pierre Nkurunziza who was playing during a match with his personal team, legal sources and witnesses said Friday.
Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.
The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.
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.
Chairman, Kaduna State Peace Commission, Archbishop Josiah Idowu Fearon, at a one day summit towards peaceful 2019 general elections in Kaduna state has called on all political parties and their candidates to be committed to ensuring a violence free elections.
Bangladesh’s opposition party says nearly 2,000 of its supporters arrested on trumped-up charges in crackdown aimed at derailing its campaign just weeks from general election
Jose Mourinho answered his critics — for the time being at least — as his Manchester United side recorded their biggest league victory in 13 months with a 4-1 win over Fulham.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.
Groups of “yellow vest” protesters across France responded scathingly to the “crumbs” offered by President Emmanuel Macron in a speech intended to defuse their revolt, but others acknowledged his efforts.