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Facebook is extending its ban on hate speech to prohibit the promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism.
Mali’s government on Sunday announced the sacking of senior military officers and the dissolution of a militia, a day after the massacre of more than 130 Muslims, including women and children.
Pakistani journalists, who have taken on military leaders and been beaten and jailed in the pursuit of a free press, say they now face a form of censorship that is more subtle but no less chilling, one spearheaded by the security services.
Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president says, opening a worrying new front in the region's nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State.
The US military says it has killed three al-Shabaab extremists with an airstrike in central Somalia as it continues to attack a new base of operations for the al-Qaeda-linked fighters.
The packages were sent in manila envelopes with bubble wrap, marked with computer-printed address labels. Each listed Debbie Wasserman Schultz, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, as the sender, including misspellings of her last name, the FBI said.
Voters in Mauritania are casting ballots in legislative, regional and local elections that will test President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz's record before next year's presidential vote.
White supremacists are set to rally outside the White House on Sunday, one year after torch-wielding neo-Nazis clashed with counter demonstrators in a deadly protest that highlighted the growing boldness of the extreme right in the United States.
The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria on Sunday lamented that the federal government was excluding Islamic scholars (Ulamas) from the process of deradicalising captured suspected Boko Haram members.
Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle on Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul.
A Professor of Islamic Eschatology at the Lagos State University, Ojo, Ishaq Akintola, has called on the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to demonstrate capacity and will to sanction erring members over unprofessional conduct.
Eight Muslim extremists who plotted terror attacks against Israeli footballers and fans during a 2016 World Cup qualifier in Albania were jailed for up to 10 years on Friday.
The massacre of more than 300 worshippers at a mosque in Egypt's Sinai crossed a new line - even by militants' brutal standards - and could be a sign the Islamic State group is trying to make up for the loss of its "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria or that an even more ultra-extremist faction is rising in power.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), on Tuesday took two Hilux truck and a Toyota Hiace bus loaded with 201 sacks of cannabis sativa as exhibits to the Federal High Court Abuja.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday organized a one day retreat to review the 2019 elections.
A suit instituted against the nomination of Senator Bala Na’Allah’s as the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for Kebbi South Senatorial District was on Tuesday stalled due to the absence of trial judges.
The Bade Emirate council in Yobe state has commended senators of the ninth assembly for electing their title holder, Ahmed Lawan as Senate president of the ninth senate.
As Sen. Ahmed Lawan emerged as the Senate President, a Plateau PDP Chieftain, Chief Alexander Mwolwus, has challenged the 9th Assembly to hit the ground running by making laws that would cushion the suffering of Nigerians.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has reiterated that his second term appointments will be based on absolute loyalty, commitment to the vision of the administration and the capacity to deliver.
The Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2019 election, Uche Nwosu, has challenged the state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, to unfold the programmes he has for the people of the state instead of embarking on a “wild goose chase”.
Agege Stadium was thrown into chaos on Monday (today) after the NPFL Super Six match between Kano Pillars and Rangers which ended 1-1.
A rematch between Anthony Joshua and his conqueror Andy Ruiz Jr will take place in November or December, says Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn.
The wife of the president, Aisha Buhari, has called on parents to intensify efforts at ensuring moral upbringing and education of their children so as to protect them against drug abuse.