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Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, accused France on Wednesday of supporting his rival Khalifa Haftar whom he described as a “dictator”.
Sudan's military rulers said on Monday evening that they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible".
A tropical system off Mozambique threatens to unleash a cyclone on the northern Cabo Delgado province just weeks after the country’s central parts were ravaged by a powerful storm, meteorologists warned Tuesday.
President Donald Trump spoke this week with Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan strongman fighting to capture the capital Tripoli, the White House said Friday.
Misinformation risks worsening ethnic and religious tensions in Nigeria, media commentators and researchers say, at a time of heightened concern about internal security and fragile community relations.
Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising by the very people he ruled with an iron fist for 30 years.
Troops loyal to Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar claim to have seized control of the main airport in the capital Tripoli two days after he ordered his forces to take over the seat of the country's UN-backed government.
At least 13 civilians have died in fresh attacks in Mozambique’s volatile northern Cabo Delgado province where Islamists have terrorised villagers in remote communities for more than a year, local sources said on Saturday.
Thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) defied the early Saturday morning explosion scare in Maiduguri and came out en mass to cast their votes in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
More than 150,000 children are not going to school in Burkina Faso because of the threat of jihadist violence, the education minster has said, warning of a “deteriorating” situation in the West African nation.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015 on a wave of hope that he could defeat Boko Haram Islamists and turn around a country blighted by decades of corruption and poor governance.
Tens of thousands of people turned out as President Muhammadu Buhari’s boisterous campaign bandwagon rolled into northern Nigeria’s biggest city, Kano.
Kenyan security forces on Thursday resumed their search of the hotel complex attacked by Islamists with sniffer dogs and bomb experts, as information emerged about one of the attackers who killed 21 people.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that all Islamists who had stormed an upmarket hotel complex had been "eliminated" after an almost 20-hour siege that left at least 14 dead.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday blamed conspirators for violence during deadly anti-government protests, as an impoverished town held a "martyrs' rally" to honour those killed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged setbacks in the fight against Boko Haram, as the jihadists launched fresh attacks in the restive northeast.
A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday altered the Cash Reserves Ratio from 22.5 per cent to 27.5 per cent.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were, at the weekend, locked in a verbal duel over the Supreme Court judgment which replaced PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha with APC’s Hope Uzodinma as governor of Imo State.
Brazil’s culture secretary Roberto Alvim resigned on Friday over a speech in which he appeared to quote Adolf Hitler’s propaganda minister, Joseph Goebbels.
Naomi Osaka said she had been overwhelmed by the pressure of defending her Australian Open title and admitted she does not have a “champion mentality” after losing to 15-year-old Coco Gauff on Friday.
The Odole Oodua, Sir Kensington Adebutu, has vowed to use his resources to support noble cause and ventures that would improve the well-being of the citizenry.
Jigawa State Police Command has paraded a 29-year-old Mustapha Idris, from Ringim Local Government Area of the state, who was arrested for killing his 20-year-old girlfriend, Nafisa Hashimu, who was three months pregnant for him.