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Libya, where a new ceasefire was announced on Wednesday to end a month of deadly fighting near the capital, fell into chaos with the ouster and killing of strongman Muammar Gaddafi in October 2011.
Half a million children are in “immediate danger” in Libya’s capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said on Monday.
Fighting between rival groups in Libya's capital has killed at least 96 people since August 26, with civilians among the casualties, authorities have said.
With "staggering brutality," South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them over with armored vehicles and hanging them in trees even as the government pursued a new peace deal to end a civil war, a new Amnesty International report says.
Fighting has broken out in South Sudan two days after the warring sides signed what the government called a "final final" peace agreement to end the civil war. Each side blames the other for the attacks.
Foreign powers are actively working against the stabilisation of Libya, the country’s UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj said Wednesday.
Armed men on Monday stormed the headquarters of Libya’s National Oil Company in Tripoli killing at least two people, officials said, as witnesses spoke of hearing a blast and gunfire.
A ceasefire in Libya brokered by the UN will fail to reduce tensions between myriad armed groups without a sustainable political agreement on security reform, experts said on Wednesday.
North and South Korea are planning another round of reunions at the end of October for families separated since the 1950-53 Korean War as the rivals’ diplomatic ties continue to thaw.
Gunmen launched an attack on an intelligence training centre in Kabul Thursday, officials said, just a day after a suicide bomber killed dozens of students in the war-weary Afghan capital.
NDRC, however, congratulated the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Matters and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo, on his genuine intention to maintain peace in the region since his appointment.
A militant attack on a midwife training centre in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday killed at least two people and wounded five, officials said, after the more than six-hour assault was brought to an end by security forces.
South Sudan's warring leaders agreed to a power-sharing deal in Uganda on Saturday that will see the rebel leader return to his position as vice president, Sudan's foreign minister said.
South Sudan's government and rebels agreed on Friday to withdraw troops from urban areas, a Sudanese official said, as they signed a security deal aimed at ending a four-and-a-half year war.
“The draft bill undermines ongoing peace talks with opposition groups and civil society,” a State Department official, who spoke on condition anonymity, said.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is no longer interested in fighting a rematch against Manny Pacquiao, as the Filipino star is now being managed by Al Haymon, and he’s going in another direction for his next bout rather than facing Floyd in 2019. Pacquiao, 39, is headed towards a fight against Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner in early 2019.
Nigeria’s infrastructure development has received further boost with the approval of $10 million by the Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group in the Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund (NIDF).
Gerard Pique acknowledged the absence of Lionel Messi will be a blow but insisted Barcelona can cope without their superstar captain.
Central Coast Mariners have offered Usain Bolt a full-time playing contract after he impressed during a trial, his agent Ricky Simms has said.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has announced that its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, who recently resurfaced in Israel would address Biafrans and lovers of the organisation on Sunday evening.
Mohammed Suleiman reinforced his reputation as a prolific golfer following his emergence as the men gross champion at the 2018 Total Charity Golf Tournament in Abuja, over the weekend.
An aspirants for Ado Irepedun federal constituency under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Olayinka Olayemi Daniel, has challenged the result of the just concluded APC primaries in the state saying there was no primaries.
Nigeria’s Anti-Graft Agency, EFCC, has released some photos showing properties allegedly owned by Ayodele Fayose, the immediate past governor of Ekiti State.
The Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, has said its member are still struggling to pay the current minimum wage of N18,000.
The Senate on Tuesday directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to appear before it’s Committee on Police Affairs over alleged threat to the life of Senator Dino Melaye.