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An helicopter carrying Bolivia’s President Evo Morales made an emergency landing Monday due to a mechanical problem, the military said, raising suspicions among his supporters after opponents vowed to oust him.
The foreign minister of war-ravaged Yemen has used his address before the United Nations General Assembly to blame Iran for the years-long conflict in his country, as well as to take aim at the United Arab Emirates for supporting separatists in the south.
Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has described as unacceptable, irritating, preposterous and ludicrous for anybody of group of people to call for military coup d’etat in the country.
Venezuela braced Saturday for another day of nationwide protests after President Nicolas Maduro clamped down further on opposition leader Juan Guaido, locking up his deputy in a military prison following a dramatic arrest.
May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in Caracas left a woman dead and 46 people injured on Wednesday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas Maduro.
The African Union on Monday threatened to suspend Sudan following last week's coup that saw Omar al-Bashir ousted by the military after nearly three decades in power.
Senegal votes Sunday in an election that incumbent President Macky Sall looks confident to win in the first round after his main challengers were banned from running in the West African country's ballot.
The electoral campaigns for the March 10 legislative elections in Guinea-Bissau kicked off on Saturday.
Detained auto tycoon Carlos Ghosn believes his arrest and the charges against him are the result of a “plot and treason” at his former employer Nissan, he told the Nikkei newspaper Wednesday.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus has warned that any attempt to remove Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) would be a recipe for anarchy.
Martin Fayulu, an opposition leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo declared himself as the only legitimate president of the country on Sunday.
Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu rejected a court ruling on Sunday that his rival won a presidential election, declaring himself president in a move that could stoke further unrest.
Bala Shagari, the eldest son of late ex-President Shehu Shagari, has said that his father didn’t just want to be buried in Shagari town, he also indicated the specific location where he expected to be interred.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday said President Muhammadu Buhari should have been executed if Nigeria’s system was working.
Ethiopians continue to react positively to a recent government crackdown on human rights abuses and the corruption by former officials of the intelligence agencies and the military’s business conglomerate respectively.
Cameroon president-elect Paul Biya, 85, is scheduled to take the oath of office on Tuesday, an official statement released by the National Assembly said on Monday.
Two former Madagascar presidents drew tens of thousands of supporters to rival rallies in the capital Antananarivo on Saturday as they entered the final stretch of their election campaign.
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An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has told Mikel Arteta that he wants to cut his season-long loan deal short, and move on to another club during the January transfer window.
A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to handle the case of Ibrahim Ibrahim, a Nigerian cleric on death row in Saudi Arabia.
Nigeria has dropped two places on the annual corruption perception index published by Transparency International.
Imo State House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed a commissioner-nominee sent by Governor Hope Uzodinma.
Economists at Financial Derivative Company (FDC) have said the country will experience a rise in the inflation rate and a further decline in its foreign exchange reserves as the government juggles various options to steady the economy on the path of growth in the year.
Jose Mourinho took a thinly-veiled swipe at the Video Assistant Referee following Tottenham's goalless draw with Watford, stating that “goal-line technology doesn't make mistakes like the VAR make”.