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At least three people were killed and several others wounded in Afghanistan’s Ghor province on Saturday during a protest against mismanagement of aid to alleviate the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak, officials said.
At least 10 Afghan soldiers have been killed in a Taliban attack on a military base in the southern Helmand province, officials said.
Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.
Two American service members have been killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, US forces there said Wednesday, adding that the crash appeared to be an accident, though the Taliban claimed they had shot it down.
Villagers searched for the bodies of their loved ones on Saturday in the rubble of a mosque in eastern Afghanistan that collapsed in a blast during Friday prayers, killing 70 people including dozens of children, officials said.
Officials in Afghanistan Saturday announced that security forces have recaptured a key northeastern district from the Taliban after five years, as heavy clashes raged in provinces elsewhere in Afghanistan.
The death toll from a suicide bomb attack inside a wedding hall in the Afghanistan’s capital Kabul has risen to 80.
At least 10 policemen have been killed in clashes with Taliban fighters in the central Afghan province of Wardak, officials said.
A spate of deadly Taliban attacks targeting Afghan forces this week was a show of strength against Donald Trump's new strategy, and signalled a push to strike security bases rather than cities, analysts said.
After more than 15 years of US troops presence in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump unveiled on Monday a new strategy for the country and cleared the way to send thousands more US troops there.
The Abia State Government has relaxed the curfew imposed on Aba and Umuahia cities following the hijack of the EndSARS protest by hoodlums who razed public and private properties in Aba.
The Taraba Government has imposed a curfew on Jalingo, the State capital, following the invasion of government warehouses by hoodlums on Saturday.
Several thousand people ransacked and looted a government food warehouse in central Nigeria on Saturday in the latest in two weeks of unrest sweeping over Africa's most populous country.
The Police Command in Yobe on Sunday said that its personnel had killed six suspected Boko Haram terrorists who earlier attacked Babbangida town in Tarmuwa Local Government Area of the state.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to “promptly, thoroughly, transparently and effectively investigate the circumstances surrounding the alleged hoarding of COVID-19 palliatives in warehouses in several states, which ought to have been distributed to the poorest and most vulnerable people during the lockdown, and to publish the outcome of any such investigation.”
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has assured workers of better welfare and improved working conditions as incentives for quality service delivery.
The use of child labour has risen in cocoa farms in Ghana and Ivory Coast over the past decade despite industry promises to reduce it, academics said on Monday, largely supporting earlier findings that were questioned by both states.
Lagos titled chiefs have condemned the attack on the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, and stealing of his traditional staff.
The Sun says it follows Spurs boss Jose Mourinho calling for the club to give the South Korean, 28, a new deal and tie the rest of his career to the North Londoners.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the appointment of ex-Super Eagles Captain and coach Augustine Eguavoen as the Technical Director of the NFF.