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36 suspected militia on trial in DR Congo

A mega-trial of 36 suspected members of the Democratic Republic of Congo rebel group Kamwina Nsapu, accused of widespread violence, opened on Friday.

What Pope Francis told me about Nigeria – Reps Speaker Yakubu Dogara

Pope Francis says he has been praying for the peace and stability of Nigeria, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, who met the cleric said.

I will resurrect after death— Yoweri Museveni

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni claimd being a Christian and a follower of Jesus Christ, he is not scared of death because he will defeat it by resurrecting.

Pope Francis advised not to use term ‘Rohingya’ in Myanmar due to political sensitivities

Leading figures in the Catholic Church and international politics have advised Pope Francis not to use the term Rohingya during a trip to Myanmar due to political sensitivities.

UN opens probe of peacekeepers’ response in Central African Republic

The United Nations on Monday opened an independent investigation to determine whether UN peacekeepers responded appropriately to an outbreak of recent violence in the Central African Republic.

Uhuru Kenyatta: Re-elected, but at what cost?

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in Kenya's controversial election re-run, is the son of the country's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite.

Catholic bishops want justice, equity in African trade

Catholic bishops have called for justice and equity in trade in goods and services, and natural resources exported each year from Africa.

Catholic priest resigns one year after abduction

A popular Kano based Roman Catholic priest who was kidnapped last year, Father Gospel J. Inalegwu, has “resigned” from priesthood, sending a wave of shock across the church.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he will shoot criminals

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has offered to shoot criminals himself, while warning he may bring police back to the frontlines of his deadly war on drugs.

DR Congo authorities meet but still no election timetable

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo met on Saturday to address when the next presidential election will be held after the country's electoral commission announced there will be no vote before early 2019.

Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte warns of ‘revolutionary government’

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned he is prepared to establish a "revolutionary government" to fend off alleged efforts to oust him, fuelling fears of a looming dictatorship.

Catholic Church losing influence in Nigeria – Bishop Matthew Kukah

The Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah, said the Catholic Church in Nigeria is beginning to lose its public influence partly because of the decline of religious faith in the Western world.

God can’t survive science – ‘Da Vinci Code’ author Dan Brown

God cannot survive science, “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown said on Thursday, putting his faith in technological advances to connect people in new ways that would eventually scrap the need for religion.

Vatican urges online security for kids amid porn scandal

The Vatican secretary of state is urging law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse and exploitation, even as one of his diplomats is caught up in an international child porn investigation.

[email protected]: Cleric advocates dialogue with agitators

A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Moses Akuhwa, of the SS Peter and Paul, Catholic Church, Nyanya has called on the government to dialogue with agitators for the peace and development of the country.

Kabila drops hint that he could contest next elections

President Joseph Kabila has refused to rule out standing in elections when next they are held in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Kabila at UN pledges DR Congo elections but still no date

Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila told the United Nations on Saturday that his country is moving towards holding elections but vowed to resist "foreign diktats" on setting a date for the historic vote.

Pope Francis congratulates Angolan present-elect

The head of the Catholic Church in the world, Pope Francis, has congratulated Angolan president-elect João Lourenço.

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Shoemaker in court over theft of N7 million bitumen

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NAWOJ uges Oyo government to take action on family court

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Oyo State chapter, has called on the Oyo State government to hasten actions towards achieving a befitting family court for state.

Swedish embassy spotlights Nigerians living with disabilities

The Swedish embassy has documented the lives of some Nigerians living with disabilities to promote conversations on their rights.
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Manchester United ready to spend huge amount on six players

Manchester United is prepared to splash out the cash to sign six top players over the next two transfer window in a bid to reclaim their fading imagine.