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At least 22 “armed criminals” and two police officers were killed in clashes between Burundi security forces and an unnamed armed group at the weekend, police said late Tuesday.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has warned Russia to stay out of the 2020 presidential elections after US officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign.
Barcelona have denied trying to boost the image of club president Josep Maria Bartomeu by hiring a company that criticised current and former players, including Lionel Messi, on social media.
Malawi’s electoral commission chief Wednesday defended the use of results sheets that had been altered with correctional fluid in last year’s disputed presidential elections.
Voters in Cameroon will cast their ballots Sunday in a country where the mood has been darkened by separatist violence and calls for an election boycott.
Malawi’s constitutional court on Monday ordered new elections after annulling the results of a vote that reelected President Peter Mutharika in May, citing widespread irregularities.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday advised Nigerian youths to brace up for leadership roles because “whether we like it or not, we will someday handover to Nigerian youths.”
Algeria's powerful army chief General Ahmed Gaid Salah has died, state television reported Monday, without giving details on the cause of his death.
Following the re-arrest of convener of RevolutionNow Movement, Omoyele Sowore, by the Department of State Services, DSS, at the Federal High Court Abuja, last Friday, Amnesty International Nigeria, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, and other civil society groups have threatened to embark on mass action, if the Federal Government failed to release him unconditionally within 14 days.
Voting in Sri Lanka’s presidential elections was underway on Saturday, with a record 35 candidates contesting the poll.
Guinea Bissau President José Mário Vaz remains defiant in the face of condemnation from the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas).
A Gambian former beauty queen on Thursday accused former President Yahya Jammeh of raping her to punish her for rejecting his marriage proposal, in evidence to the country's truth and reconciliation commission.
The Presidential Support Committee (PSC) on Sunday told politicians to stop distracting President Muhammadu Buhari with 2023 presidential elections.
The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday carried out an operation at the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Zamfara State leading to the recovery of N65,548, 000 (Sixty-five Million, Five Hundred and Forty-eight Thousand Naira).
Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata, has urged footballers across the world to do more to try and help with the fight against coronavirus.
Thousands of musicians across the country would heave a sigh of relief as the Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, on Tuesday, started disbursing the sum of N50 million to them to cushion the adverse effects of the ongoing coronavirus lockdown on them.
The Kano State Government said over 6,000 medical and health professionals have applied to assist the state as volunteers in the fight against the spread of coronavirus.
While Hansi Flick's side have endured a tough battle to date in their bid to win an eighth consecutive Bundesliga title, they have enjoyed better fortunes in Europe.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, the oldest man in the race for White House, has announced his withdrawal.
Seven people were killed when two suicide bombers, suspected to be members of Nigeria’s Boko Haram jihadist group, attacked a village in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police and a local official said.
Cameroon and Abia Warriors Goalkeeper Charles Tambe was reportedly shot in Apata area of Ibadan, Nigeria by hoodlums on Friday morning.
Following announcement on Monday that wife of the controversial patient who died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital on the 3rd of April, Alhaji Muhideen Obamomo Jimoh, has tested positive for coronavirus which implied that the deceased may have also died from the deadly disease, the management of the hospital has set up a ten-member panel headed by Prof E. O Afolayan with Mrs. O.O Olu-bolaji as secretary.
Many churches in Awka, Anambra capital witnessed a low turnout of worshippers on Sunday for the Palm Sunday service as they comply with social distancing orders by the government.
Uganda’s central bank cut its policy rate by 100 basis points on Monday to 8% to support the economy which has been hit by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.