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At least 90 migrants feared drowned after boat capsizes off Libya

At least 90 migrants are feared to have drowned after a smuggler's boat capsized off Libya, the UN Migration Agency has said.

Smuggler drowns 50 African teen migrants

Roughly 50 teenage Somali and Ethiopian migrants were “deliberately drowned’’ on Wednesday by a smuggler.

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Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar petitions President Buhari over alleged threat to life

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar says he and his family have received death threats via text messages because of his decision to contest the 2019 presidential election.
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WHO: Cholera spreading rapidly in Zimbabwean capital Harare

The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has risen to 25, the government said on Thursday as the World Health Organisation warned that the water-borne disease is spreading rapidly in the capital Harare.

ANED: We have constitutional right to protect interest of DisCos

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) says the constitution empowers it to protect the interest of electricity distribution companies (DisCos).

Sudan ruling party unveils new, smaller cabinet

Sudan's ruling party unveiled a new 21-member cabinet Thursday after President Omar al-Bashir sacked the previous government for failing to tackle a growing economic crisis.
Tradermoni beneficiaries in Osun State

Trader Moni: 27,000 to benefit in Oyo

No fewer than 27,000 traders from Oyo State are to benefit in the Federal Government empowerment programme, ‘Trader Moni.’