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UNCTAD: 17m Africans migrate for greener pastures

No fewer than 17 million Africans left the continent in 2017 in search of greener pastures, a new report by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said.

Federal govt urges African countries to scale up innovation, industrialisation

Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama has called on African countries to scale up employment generation, infrastructure development, innovation and industrialisation.

President Buhari in Addis Ababa for AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 30th summit of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

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President Buhari calls for APC unity before election

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday called for his ruling party to set aside internal differences before elections next year, as it held its national convention under tight security.

Nigerian Army kills 20 armed bandits terrorising Zamfara

The Nigerian Army, 1 Division Kaduna, on Saturday said it killed 20 armed bandits and arrested three suspects at Jambrini Village in Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez | IANS

Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez ruled out of World Cup group decider

Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez is out of his country’s World Cup game against hosts Russia, which will determine who will top Group A, because of a thigh injury, officials said Saturday.

World Cup: Fan reportedly commits suicide after Argentina loss

There are insinuations that an Argentina fan, Dinu Alex, committed suicide after the humiliation of his country’s national team by Croatia at the ongoing World Cup in Russia.
Ethiopian security forces intervened on Meskel Square after the blast at the rally [Dereje Berhanu | Al Jazeera]

Top Ethiopia police officials arrested over Addis rally attack

The deputy commissioner of police in charge of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, has been arrested following Saturday’s grenade attack on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at a rally, state media reports.