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He said similar protests will also take place in cities, towns and communities nationwide under strict working-class discipline and decorum, “to relaunch the campaign for an end to unabating looting of public resources and revamping of the social and economic fabric of our country.”
The demonstrations come as thousands of people marched in the Russian Far East city of Khabarovsk for the fourth weekend Saturday, angered by the arrest of the region’s popular governor and his replacement with a Kremlin favorite.
Thousands marched in Berlin on Saturday to protest against measures imposed in Germany to stem the coronavirus pandemic, saying they violated people's rights and freedoms.
Streets were deserted and businesses shut in Zimbabwe’s two main cities on Friday after security forces were deployed to prevent anti-government marches called by activists over corruption and economic hardship.
At least 20 people died and 22 others were injured after gunmen from an unidentified militia attacked a village in the Sudanese state of South Darfur, witnesses and a local community leader said on Saturday.
A major DNA study has shed new light on the fate of millions of Africans who were traded as slaves to the Americas between the 16th and 19th centuries.
Anti-government protests resumed in Guinea’s capital Conakry, with heavy clashes between the protesters and the security forces, resulting in injuries
Former President Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday he had no problems with his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari.
Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and some of his former allies went on trial on Tuesday on charges of leading a military coup that brought the autocrat to power in 1989.
An influential opposition group in Mali rejected a proposal by regional mediators on Sunday aimed at ending a political crisis in which at least 11 people have been killed this month during protests against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
The security arrangements of French President Emmanuel Macron were brought into question on Wednesday after he was confronted by protesters during a walk in a public garden in Paris.
Belarus said Wednesday that protesters could face serious criminal charges after dozens were arrested at demonstrations over the removal of opposition candidates from presidential polls.
Sudan declared a state of emergency in part of the conflict-ridden western region of Darfur after violence and unrest in two towns, state news agency SUNA said.
The United Nations and the European Union on Monday condemned the Malian government’s use of lethal force during protests calling for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to resign, and urged it to release detained opposition leaders.
To this end, the government has recommended early initiation of breastfeeding within an hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life, continued breastfeeding up to two years of age or beyond, and introduction of appropriate complementary food as from six months.
The Police Command in Enugu State on Tuesday says it arrested 10 suspects in July for various criminal offences within the state.
Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru rejoined Ligue 1 club Monaco on Tuesday ahead of the new season.
Petroleum dealers in Anambra have threatened to shut down operations in 21 days over alleged government multiple levies and indebtedness.
During the unveiling of the Reviewed Broadcasting code, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said the amendments were necessitated by a presidential directive in the wake of the 2019 general elections.
The Ogun State government says SSS 3 students who are resuming next week must undergo COVID-19 tests before they can be re-admitted into boarding houses.
Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the constituency of a former Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, have commended his defection to the party.
The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has tasked Nigerian Air Force, NAF, personnel of the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji not to relent in their efforts, but to press on with air strikes until acts of banditry, kidnapping and other forms of criminality are brought to an end.
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has urged Nigerians to do everything possible to rid the country of corruption before it is too late.
The African Action Congress (AAC) said it would take legal action against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for replacing the name of its Ondo deputy governorship candidate with an unknown one.