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Kenyan Lawrence Cherono sprinted past Ethiopian Dejene Debela to win the men’s race at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday.
Kenyan runner Brigid Kosgei has broken a long-standing world record by winning the women's event of the Chicago Marathon in two hours, 14 minutes and four seconds.
This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was declared winner of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, on Friday in Oslo, Norway.
Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
The son of poor villagers, a spy boss, and now the man behind dizzying attempts to reform Africa's fastest-growing economy and heal wounds with Ethiopia's neighbours, Abiy Ahmed, has seen an unpredictable and peril-strewn rise to fame.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to invest in agriculture, particularly cassava, soybean, cowpea and plantain to help Africa cut down annual food imports estimated at $50billion.
The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don’t pay what they owe, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday.
The US has warned it will not accept any transitional unity government in Juba that excludes Dr Riek Machar, the leader of the main rebel group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement Army-in opposition (SPLM/A-IO).
An Ethiopian official Tuesday called on African countries to develop their own strategies on how to benefit from the enormous opportunities arising from ties with China.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said the Nigerian leather industry has the potential to increase the nation’s foreign earnings.
Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopia's largest ethnic group on Saturday celebrated in capital Addis Ababa at the start of an annual thanksgiving festival.
An attorney representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia said on Friday he will seek sworn evidence from a Boeing engineer who claims the company rejected a proposed safety upgrade to the 737 MAX because it was too costly.
The World Bank on Wednesday put Nigeria’s total external debt value at $46.238 billion as at the end of 2018.
Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele has won his second Berlin Marathon, crossing the line in a time of two hours one minute and 41 seconds, just two seconds short of the world record.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El Rufai, has been appointed as chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Kogi State polls.
The Edo chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has suspended its Secretary, Mr Lawrence Okah.
Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says over 12 million Nigerians are benefitting from the social investment programmes (SIPS).
The Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has disclosed that not less than N8 billion would be spent to reconstruct the popular Iwo Road interchange in Ibadan, the state capital.
A 15-year-old Texas girl died by suicide on Saturday, two years after she was rescued from sex trafficking, her family says.
The Police Command in Benue have exhumed an unknown decomposed body in a rice farm in Ukum Local Government Area of the state.
John Nnanyerem Aguiyi Ironsi, son of the former Nigerian Head of State, Aguiyi Ironsi, has died.
Pope Francis on Tuesday named a new head of the Vatican security services, a day after the previous holder of the job resigned because of a media leak.
Four members of dreaded Eiye cult group who have been on the wanted list of Lagos State Police Command for their participation in various activities that claimed lives of many innocent people have been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State has faulted the decision by the state Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, to return to school.