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France will deploy 600 more soldiers in the fight against Islamists militants in Africa’s Sahel, south of the Sahara, French Defence Minister Florence Parly said on Sunday.
Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said on Thursday.
Houthi rebels have gained ground east of the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in what the defence minister acknowledged as a "tactical withdrawal" by government loyalists.
The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”
Saudi Arabia was not consulted by its ally Washington over a US drone strike that killed a top Iranian general, an official said Sunday, as the kingdom sought to defuse soaring regional tensions.
Israel has put its military on heightened alert on Friday following the U.S. killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.
The military at the weekend retired 527 soldiers, ratings and airmen from service with a charge to remain committed, loyal and patriotic to the Nigerian State.
Ethnic violence and mounting rancour among political elites could force Ethiopia to postpone landmark elections set for May, according to a report released Monday by conflict analysis and prevention group ICG.
Ethiopia’s influential Orthodox church on Sunday criticised Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s response to ethnic and religious clashes that left nearly 70 dead, saying he was failing to protect its members.
Malian troops backed by foreign allies on Wednesday launched a hunt for scores of soldiers listed as missing after one of the deadliest attacks in a seven-year-old jihadist insurgency.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s long grip on power appeared in jeopardy on Wednesday after elections left him tied with his main challenger Benny Gantz raising the prospect of tough negotiations to build a unity government or even the end of the premier’s long rule.
Third Republic Senate President, Chief Ameh Ebute, has berated the former Defence Minister, Lieutenant General TY Danjuma (Rtd) some serving governors and elder statesmen of leveraging on the farmers/herders’ clashes to discredit President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
Two anti-establishment candidates in Tunisia's divisive election claimed on Sunday to have won through to a runoff, hours after polling closed in the country's second free presidential poll since the 2011 Arab Spring.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, to attend the ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit on Counter Terrosism.
A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.
Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.
Chief Segun Odegbami has aired his view as per the recent appointment of Joseph Yobo as the assistant coach of the Super Eagles, saying the former defender can learn on the job while undergoing coaching course.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Monday said they have launched an appeal to the League Management Company (LMC) over referee Jacob Gwatsa.
Nigerian Afrofusion singer Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Captain Musa Nuhu as the Director-General for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola that it is the club who will decide the French World Cup winner’s future.