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UN human rights experts have raised new concerns about the treatment of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh following a deadly backlash over the killing of a ruling party official.
Scores were injured while many Nigerians including journalists were arrested and brutalised by the police during protests against the alleged ineptitude of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration on Monday.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), said it is studying the order of the federal high court proscribing the organization as a terrorist group.
Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp has confirmed a vulnerability that allowed hackers to install spyware on smartphones.
North Korea has replaced its long-serving head of state with a close aide to leader Kim Jong Un, promoting a man who was placed on a US sanctions list last year for alleged human rights abuses, state media said Friday.
France is guilty of human rights abuses of homeless people and laws guaranteeing a home for all, and also failed to protect the most vulnerable, a UN Special Rapporteur said on Friday.
The South African government and the ANC are singing from different hymn books when it comes to the current crisis in Zimbabwe, whose citizens have taken to the streets over the past few weeks in protest against massive fuel price hikes recently imposed by the government.
US pop star Mariah Carey performed in Saudi Arabia, despite calls for her to cancel the show in protest at human rights abuses in the gulf kingdom.
Mariah Carey has defended her decision to perform in Saudi Arabia, insisting her appearance is “a positive step” towards ending gender segregation.
The Network On Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) has called for urgent reforms in the Nigeria Police Force to check cases of human rights abuses and other challenges bedeviling the force.
Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday urged his ministers to "take advantage" of refugee crises and make money by selling food to international aid organisations.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said it would make a case for the closure of the Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging the human rights group “is working hard to destabilise the country.”
The Nigerian Army has called for the closure of Amnesty International offices in Nigeria, alleging there is credible evidence the organisation is working hard to destabilise the country.
The EU's lawmaking body has condemned Egyptian authorities for human rights abuses and is urging them to lift restrictions on free speech and assembly, halt mass trials and stop sentencing minors to death, and release political prisoners.
Amnesty International asks the International Criminal Court to start full-blown investigation into atrocities committed in the Boko Haram insurgency, accusing Nigeria of failing to bring those responsible to justice
Angolan President Joao Lourenco has met longtime critics of the government, generating some goodwill from activists who struggled to have their voices heard during the long rule of former leader Jose Eduardo dos Santos.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad, to preside over the Summit of Heads of State and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).
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.
The U.S. seeks to use the recent drone attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities to its utmost advantage by striking billion-dollar deals and attaining a permanent presence in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, on Monday commenced a three-day visit to the U.S. amid a controversy over a recent phone call between the Ukrainian leader and U.S. President Donald Trump.
Barcelona legend Xavi has revealed that he would welcome the chance to manage in the Premier League, should a return to Camp Nou fail to materialise.
Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim insists he is unfazed by the speculation over his future as the 2017 French champions go into a midweek derby against Patrick Vieira’s Nice still without a win this season.
Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Adel Al-Jubeir said yesterday that his country wants “good relations” with Iran, but Tehran meets this with “death and destruction”, the Anadolu Agency reported.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, said Biafra’s case can no longer be ignored by Nigeria, as he had lodged it with various arms of the United Nations.
Brazil would have been playing Germany in the next FIFA window not Nigeria or Senegal according to Selecao coach Tite.
Andy Murray said Sunday it would be “naive” and “silly” to think he will ever return to being the player that surged to number one in the world.
A Taliban suicide blast in central Kabul earlier on Tuesday killed at least 22 people and wounded 38, the interior ministry said, hours after the lunchtime explosion rocked the Afghan capital.
House of Representatives member for Udi/Ezeagu federal constituency, Rep Dennis Amadi, has commended the Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for acquiring security equipment for the state.