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Benin police killed two protesters Saturday while trying to break up a demonstration by people who have erected barricades and blockaded the national road since Tuesday, the city’s mayor told AFP.

Benin police open fire on protesters, kill two

Benin police killed two protesters Saturday while trying to break up a demonstration by people who have erected barricades and blockaded the national road since Tuesday, the city’s mayor told AFP.
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Sudan police fire tear gas as civil disobedience campaign begins

Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters taking part in the first day of a civil disobedience campaign, called in the wake of a deadly crackdown on demonstrators.
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the new head of the Sudanese interim military council, met with gulf envoys on Tuesday (AFP)

Sudan army rulers, protesters agree on 3-year transition period

Sudanese army rulers and protest leaders Wednesday agreed on a three-year transition period for transferring power to a full civilian administration, even as negotiations over a new sovereign ruling body remain unfinished.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

President Buhari: I will act on IGP Ibrahim idris’ retirement

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that he will act on the lingering controversy surrounding the retirement of Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
A protestor gestures during a traffic slow down operation on the fourth day of action by the "yellow vest" (Gilets Jaunes in French) movement against high fuel prices which has mushroomed into a widespread protest against stagnant spending power under French President, in Rennes western France, on November 20, 2018. - Hundreds of thousands of people blockaded roads across France on November 17, 2018 wearing high-visibility yellow vests in a national wave of defiance aimed at centrist President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo by SEBASTIEN SALOM GOMIS / AFP)

French police dislodge fuel protesters as movement wanes

French police moved to dislodge protesters blocking roads and fuel depots on Tuesday as the government took a harder line on the so-called "yellow vest" movement against environmental taxes on fuel.

Ugandan police disperse protesters in capital as unrest goes on

Ugandan police fired tear gas to disperse a demonstration in the capital on Monday as protests against the beating of detained lawmakers continued for a second day.

Biafra: IPOB restates plan to disrupt Ohanaeze summit

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has restated its plan to disrupt the proposed summit on restructuring by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo scheduled for May 21, 2018 at Awka, Anambra State.

ECOWAS: Multiple check-points an impediment to trade

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Taskforce on Trade Liberalisation Scheme says multiple check-points is one of the impediments to trade integration along the Nigerian-Benin corridor.

Anambra guber: No roadblocks during, after polls – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said there would not be roadblocks in and out of Anambra State, before and during the November 18 governorship election in the state.

Bangladesh imposes mobile phone ban on Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh has banned telecommunication companies from selling mobile phone connections to Rohingya refugees, citing security concerns for the latest restrictions, officials said Sunday.

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