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Democratic Republic of Congo will start a phased return of residents who fled Goma in the aftermath of a volcanic eruption that destroyed thousands of homes and threatened to overrun the city, the government said on Monday.
At least 13 people died and three were seriously injured on Sunday when a cable car linking Italy’s Lake Maggiore with a nearby mountain in the Alps plunged 20 metres to the ground, local officials and rescuers said.
Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday said the failure of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, to reproach the armed herdsmen militia responsible for the killings in Benue state smacks of complicity and tacit support for the killer herders.
The son of Chad's slain leader Idriss Deby took over as president and armed forces commander on Wednesday as rebel forces threatened to march on the capital, deepening the turmoil in a country vital to international efforts to combat Islamist militants in Africa.
The French Champions Trophy, the traditional curtain-raiser to the football season in the country, will be played this year in Israel, it was announced on Thursday.
A former New York City police officer has, before his death, implicated the NYPD and FBI in the murder of civil rights leader Malcolm X on February 21, 1965.
Schools and institutions of higher learning in Uganda still remain closed as the country grapples with a surge in Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, a senior government official said on Monday.
The Federal Government, yesterday, said that the economic and social implications may make it difficult for it to impose another lock-down in the country.
Dr Ken Ukaoha, a trade and economic development advocate, has urged ECOWAS to ensure that trade and border related laws and policies within West Africa are implemented dutifully.
Amid anxiety of second wave of COVID-19 pandemic and the rising cases of patients in recent times, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, expressed his concerns, saying the state could not afford to lose the gains as well as relax the battle against the pandemic in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the release of kidnapped students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State.
Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, the Vice Chancellor, Alex-Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi, has said that idleness among students leads them into cultism.
The Federal Government on Wednesday postponed the negotiation meeting earlier scheduled today with the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU.
The Federal Government yesterday faulted claims by the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi that the government had failed to deliver on the timelines on offers made to the union.
International Air Transport Association (IATA), a trade association of the world’s airlines, says aviation industry in Africa will lose $2 billion in 2020 while global losses is expected to drop deeper at $118.5 billion in 2020.
The Education Right Campaign has urged parents and students to prepare for a nationwide protest over the ongoing strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.
The Lagos State Government has shutdown 16 health facilities across the State for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Prime Minister Dean Barrow in February handed the reins of his United Democratic Party (UDP) to Patrick Faber, who is seeking on Wednesday to secure a fourth consecutive term in power for Belize’s conservative rulers against a centre-left adversary, the People’s United Party (PUP).
The Police Command in Akwa Ibom said it arrested 15 suspected cultists in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.
UEFA has abolished the away goals rule for all of its club competitions from next season.
Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen, is warming-up his engine in Lagos by playing regularly with local footballers in the community.
Jack Grealish's stock in the footballing world has been on the rise for quite some time now.
BBNaija reunion on Thursday night witnessed a brawl as two female housemates, Kaisha and Lucy, engaged in a physical fight.
A media organization, Signature TV has called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to probe some staff of the National Examination Council (NECO) for involving in examination scandals at a centre in Kaduna State.
Onovo, who is based in Hungary, was handed a call-up by Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr as the replacement for injured William Troost-Ekong ahead of Super Eagles’ second friendly match against Cameroon a week ago.
Emmanuel Dennis has ended a rather difficult time at Belgian champions Club Brugge with a transfer to the Premier League with newly promoted Watford.
Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed has been reappointed to serve as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) for a second term.
An official of Lagos State Government, Joe Igbokwe, on Tuesday attacked Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe, for wearing a tee-shirt inscribed with “The Dot Nation”.