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United Nations peacekeeper killed in CAR

A Burundian soldier in the UN peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) was killed late Sunday in a clash in the center of the country, UN sources said.

DR Congo steps up arrests of South Sudan refugees to weed out rebels

The Congolese army has stepped up arrests of South Sudanese refugees and tightened the border in a bid to block rebels from seeking sanctuary in its country, officials say.

Congolese govt signs ceasefire agreement with rebels

The Congolese government has today signed a ‘ceasefire and cessation of hostilities’ agreement with rebels in Pastor Ntumi’s restive Pool region,according to AFP.

Gabon lifts travel ban on opposition leaders

Gabon's opposition leaders, including former African Union chief Jean Ping, are free to travel again, the government said on Saturday, nearly a week after banning them from leaving the country.

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Accidents kill 130 in Ogun in six months

No fewer than 130 people were killed, while 439 sustained various degrees of injury in road accidents across Ogun in the first six months of 2018.
Charles de Gaulle International Airport - Paris, France

Hundreds of Nigerians stranded at Charles De Gaulle Airport

Passengers including hundreds of Nigerian on board Air France operated commercial aircraft from and to Lagos and Abuja were since Wednesday stranded at Charles De Gaulle International Airport, Paris.
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Official: Bayelsa cargo airport project almost completed

Bayelsa State Government says it is putting finishing touches to its N90 billion Cargo International Airport project which has reached 95 per cent completion.

Congo’s Joseph Kabila says election on track but stays mum on own future

President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of Congo has said that the December presidential election would go ahead as planned, but he declined to say whether he would defy term limits to stand for re-election.

Nigerian Army begins special operation against bandits in Sokoto

The Nigerian Army has launched a joint security operation to clear bandits terrorizing Gandi and Tabanni villages in Rabbah Local Government area of Sokoto State.