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Stanley Eguma retained as Rivers United coach

Stanley Eguma will remain as Rivers United coach, but his trusted assistant Wily Udube was not so lucky after the Port Harcourt club carried out what could best be described as a massive house cleaning exercise ahead of the new NPFL season.

Critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame asks for freedom in court

A critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame asked him to free her and her detained mother and sister as she stood in court on Monday charged with forgery and "inciting insurrection".

Paul Kagame’s critic Diane Rwigara denies insurrection, forgery charges in court

A prominent opponent of Rwandan President Paul Kagame pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of forgery and inciting insurrection and said she was being prevented from accessing her case file to chart her defense.

Rwanda denies torture claims, says HRW report ‘baseless’

Rwanda denied Wednesday that its military used torture to extract confessions from detainees, calling a scathing report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) "baseless".

Unlawful military detention, torture rife in Rwanda – HRW

Rwanda's military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions, and electric shocks, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Tuesday.

Two rebels killed in militia attack on UN base in east DR Congo

Militia fighters in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base on Friday, triggering clashes that left two of the fighters dead and two peacekeepers slightly wounded, the U.N. mission said.

Paul Kagame’s female critic and family to be slapped with multiple charges in Rwanda

Rwandan prosecution has stated that President Paul Kagame’s critic Diane Rwigara, her sister Anne and mother Adeline will be charged with multiple charges including inciting insurrection.

Rwanda files charges against Kagame’s critic Diane Rwigara

Police have charged Rwandan opposition leader Diane Rwigara, who was detained at the weekend along with her mother and sister, with "offenses to state security and forgery," according to a statement issued Monday.

Dangote wants oil prices to remain low

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.

French, Rwandan presidents hold rare meeting amid tense diplomatic ties

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has met with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in New York for rare talks, Kigali said Tuesday, as diplomatic ties remain icy over the 1994 genocide.

Rwanda police rearrests female critic of Kagame, her mom and sister

Diane Rwigara, a fierce critic of Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, has been rearrested by the police days after she was released.

Rwanda arrests leaders of two opposition parties

Several leaders from two Rwandan parties not recognised by the authorities have been arrested, police and opposition officials said Thursday.

South Sudan president fires state oil company chief

South Sudan President Salva Kiir has sacked the head of national oil company Nilepet, according to a government decree.

Rwanda police confirm arrest of Kagame’s female critic, mom and sister

Rwandan police have confirmed the arrest of a female opponent of President Paul Kagame, five days after she was declared missing and police denied holding her.

Rwandans must rise up and tell Kagame ‘enough is enough’ – Group

A group formed by missing critic of Rwandan president Paul Kagame is calling on citizens to rise up and tell the president that enough is enough.

Kagame’s female opponent facing forgery and tax evasion charges

Rwandan police said on Wednesday they were investigating Diane Shima Rwigara – a critic of President Paul Kagame barred from challenging him in elections this month – for tax evasion and forgery.

Africa needs just democracy, not western democracy – Kagame

Rwandan President Paul Kagame says the west should stop forcing its type of democracy on Africa.

We’ve shown we can solve Nigeria’s problems – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday said the present administration, since its inception on May 29, 2015, had proved to Nigerians that it could solve the nation’s problems, irrespective of their nature.

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The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has announced the easing of lockdown in the state despite rising numbers of the coronavirus.

Kano clarifies on ongoing work at Sani Abatcha isolation centre

Kano State Government on Tuesday said the delay in the early completion of the Sani Abacha Stadium (SAS) Isolation Centre was necessitated by the review of the project initial plan.
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UN encourages Africa to invest on digital transformation

The UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has encouraged African countries to make right investments toward developing a digitally transformed economy.

Nnamdi Kanu: No sit-at home for Biafrans from 27th to 30th of May

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
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Tanzania summons US official over coronavirus warning

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Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo has declared he doesn’t care what anyone says, willing he has the belief of his team-mates, manager and fans after scoring a brace in Manchester United’s 3-0 win over Derby County in the FA Cup fifth round.

Manchester United manager gives update on Odion Ighalo’s future

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said no agreement has been reached between United and Shanghai Shenhua over Odion Ighalo’s loan extension.