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Madagascan President Andry Rajoelina used his inauguration speech on Saturday to pledge to fight corruption in a country where politics and business are widely seen as beset by graft.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced honours on Friday for Algerians who fought alongside French troops in Algeria's war of independence, part of fresh moves to confront France's painful legacy in north Africa.
A top aide to former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi says he fears arrest if he returns to Libya over what he may know about corruption allegations against France's ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy and Gadhafi's alleged financial support to the former France leader.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling involving a judge from whom he sought information about an investigation, a legal source told AFP on Thursday.
French President Emmanuel Macron has led tributes to Arnaud Beltrame, the "hero" policeman who died after swapping himself for a hostage in a jihadist attack, saying he symbolised the "French spirit of resistance".
Moammar Gaddafi's cousin says the corruption allegations against former French President Nicolas Sarkozy are "God's punishment" for his role in the NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed the longtime Libyan leader.
Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, has been charged with corruption and illegal campaign financing over allegations that Muammar Gaddafi, the slain Libyan leader, helped fund his 2007 election campaign.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy faced a second day of questioning on Wednesday by investigators who are questioning him about allegations that late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, funded his 2007 election campaign.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday for questioning over suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody over campaign financing, according to reports.
A leading representative of French Muslims has urged Emmanuel Macron not to interfere in the organisation of the country’s second-largest religion, days after the president said he would try to redefine relations between Islam and the state.
A Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday granted a French businessman, suspected of funnelling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s successful 2007 presidential campaign, bail in the sum of one million pounds.
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L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman whose old age was clouded by dementia, has died at the age of 94, her family said Thursday.
Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.
Efforts by the embattled senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Attai Idoko, to retain his seat on Thursday, suffered a setback as a Federal High Court in Abuja struck out his suit seeking to reopen the case decided against him up to the Supreme Court.
Niko Kovac wants Bayern Munich to repeat their defensive performance from the Liverpool game when they return to Bundesliga action against Hertha Berlin on Saturday.
A Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club will soon win a continental trophy.
The Federal Government on Thursday said that it would complete the N5.5 billion Ila-Oragun-Ekanmeje road project, Osun, before the end of the year.
Mr Martin Ilo, one-time Secretary to the Enugu State Government under former Gov. Sullivan Chime’s administration, has passed on at the age of 50, NAN reports.
About 56,000 students have demonstrated their desire to become the Cowbellpedia Maths champion, as they participate in the qualifying examination of the 2019 Cowbellpedia Secondary School Mathematics TV Quiz Show, sponsored by Cowbell, the flagship brand of Promasidor Nigeria Limited.
The South African government on Friday threw its weight behind Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week’s landmark hearing against proposed rules that aim to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says not less than 1.8 million candidates would be registered for its 2019 UTME by the end of the registration exercise scheduled for Feb. 21.
The Federal Government has ordered the closure of all land borders with effect from 12pm on Friday (today) to Sunday due to the Presidential and National Assembly polls scheduled to hold Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Abuja said he was disappointed by the decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the earlier scheduled 2019 general election despite the long period it had to prepare for the polls.