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The report analyses major developments from the past year including the deposition of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, the Zimbabwean government’s response to mass protests, and increasing attacks on civilians in Mozambique and Mali.
More than 20 million Nigerians on Monday went into lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent struggles to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Several government offices, schools and a police station were attacked to destroy voting material in Guinea ahead of a controversial constitutional referendum scheduled for Sunday.
The Pentagon on Tuesday identified the two U.S. Marine Raiders killed in Iraq on Sunday during an anti-ISIS mission, a deadly reminder of the terror group’s ongoing presence there.
The Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on Media, Salihu Yakasai, says the immediate past Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, refused to leave the palace even after he had been formally informed of his dethronement on Monday.
Sudanese security forces deliberately killed 241 people in a crackdown on a pro-democracy protesters in June, an international rights group said Thursday.
Supporters of Togo President Faure Gnassingbe claimed Sunday that he had won re-election after his main challenger said he could stage an upset despite “revelations of fraud”.
Nigerian soldiers have torched many homes across southern and central Nigeria after recent attacks by armed groups that left six soldiers dead, security sources and residents said Tuesday.
Nigerian soldiers torched more than 20 homes in a community in the oil-rich Niger Delta after "suspected pirates" killed six people, security sources and residents said on Tuesday.
The Supreme Council for Shari’ah in Nigeria, on Monday described Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, as a coward and challenged him to come out of hiding.
An armed group attacked a police post in northern Benin near the frontier with Burkina Faso, where several jihadist groups operate, leaving at one officer wounded, police and residents said on Sunday.
Jihadists on Wednesday regained control of a village in central Mali, locals said, returning to the site of a recent attack that killed 20 members of the security forces.
Security forces shot live rounds to clear protest hotspots in Baghdad and southern Iraq for a second day Sunday, sparking skirmishes with demonstrators determined to keep up their movement.
As New York City faced one of its darkest days with the death toll from the coronavirus surging past 4,000 — more than the number killed on 9/11 — the Chinese city where the global pandemic began lifted its final restrictions on movement Wednesday as deaths there plummeted.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will not wait for the Federal Government in its commitment to provide palliatives for Rivers people during the trying period of checking the spread of coronavirus.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful Bukayo Saka from Arsenal instead of £120m top target Jadon Sancho in the summer transfer window.
The Lekki-Epe Expressway was on traffic gridlock, yesterday, for the second day, despite the lockdown introduced by the Federal Government to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic shows no sign of abating in more than 200 countries as the World Health Organisation’s latest updates put global confirmed cases at least 1,282,931.
Life can only fully return to normal once a vaccine to combat the new coronavirus is available globally, according to Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates.
While there’s zero factual support for a conspiracy theory linking the COVID-19 virus to 5G cellular technology — and the scientific community has concluded that 5G is safe — the UK government was forced today to explicitly address the topic after arsonists burned down a cell tower over 5G, and used Facebook to encourage others to follow suit.
Ghana goalkeeper Fafali Dumehasi has announced she will be teaming up with the Police Force to combat the spread of the coronavirus in the West African country.
The Ogun State government, yesterday, insisted that the target of the distribution of its COVID-19 relief food items is poor and the vulnerable, hence its insistence on direct distribution to the intended beneficiaries.
Manchester United centre-forward Odion Ighalo has stated he is bored without football action and eager to play again.