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A prize-winning New York-based Cameroonian novelist will be freed from jail and expelled from his native country after being held for nearly three weeks on charges of insulting and threatening the president, his lawyer said on Wednesday.
A Cameroonian journalist jailed for over two years for contact with Islamist militant group Boko Haram is set to be freed after a court on Thursday shortened his sentence, his lawyer said.
International and local journalists from renowned media outlets have completed a media-training workshop in Kasane, Botswana, to enhance their knowledge on sustainable tourism and wildlife and analyze the impact of their work and their contribution to the topic.
Niger on Saturday buried soldiers killed in an ambush this week on the Niger-Mali border, which also claimed the lives of US special forces troops in the country to provide anti-terror support.
Cameroon's anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, creating a climate fear among political reporters, according to an international media watchdog.
Iceland have named Everton midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, who finished the season with a knee injury, in the squad for the country's first World Cup.
US President Donald Trump demanded Sunday that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential campaign was "infiltrated" or spied on for political purposes, prompting it to announce it would look into those issues.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akwa Ibom has said that the emergence of Udoma Bob Ekarika as the new Chairman of the party is in line with the directive from the national headquarters of the party on the zoning of offices during its recently conducted guided Congresses.
Security has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohanaeze Ndigbo summit on restructuring.
Philippines on Monday expressed “serious concerns’’ over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea.
A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says his incarceration by the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, was a sort of a blessing in disguise as it shaped his thought profoundly which aided his performance while he was the President of the country.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, says Rivers people will sack Governor Nyesom Wike in the 2019 general elections.
A presidential aspirant on the platform of National Conscience Party (NCP), Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, on Monday renounced his membership of the party.
The Kaduna state chapter of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has directed its members to join the ongoing strike.
The All Progressives Congress in Ekiti State has chided Governor Ayodele Fayose over his allegation that the party has colluded with the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Professor Kayode Soremekun, to recruit the students of the institution to act as presiding officers to rig the July 14 governorship election in favour of the APC.