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What started on Tuesday with the total block of internet access in Ethiopia is in its third day, according to internet rights monitoring group, NetBlocks.
The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) says it will support countries of the Sahel region, particularly Nigeria, Chad, Niger and Cameroon, by building their defence and security forces to counter terrorism and combat organised crime.
If current trends are not checked, there will be more than 70 million babies born to teenage girls globally between now and 2030, a new report by Save the Children has found.
Pan-Yoruba socio cultural organisation, Afenifere, has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to end all forms of extra-judicial killings, especially the ones perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in the South West geopolitical zone.
Authorities in Somalia over the weekend arrested and deported a former commander of Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden, located in the eastern Somali regional state.
Veteran Ghanaian coach Joseph Emmanuel 'JE' Sarpong wants Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan to offer an apology to national team boss James Kwasi Appiah after rescinding a decision to retire from international duty.
Ghana national team captain Asamoah Gyan on Wednesday reversed his decision to retire from international football, just weeks before the Africa Cup of Nations.
Eighteen people were killed when Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab attacked an army base in southern Somalia, a local official said on Monday.
National secondary exams in Somalia have been cancelled by authorities after papers were leaked on social media platforms, the Minister of Education confirmed late Monday.
Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China.
The 33-year-old Kayserispor striker made his international debut against Somalia in 2003 and is expected to spearhead the Black Stars at the June 21 - July 19 tournament in Egypt. The Kwesi Appiah outfit has been drawn against Cameroon, Benin and Guinea-Bissau in Group F.
It has been revealed that 11 out of the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have not domesticated the Child Rights Act (CRA). Mrs. Sharoon Oladiji, UNICEF, Child Protection specialist, made the disclosure.
African leaders are meeting in Egypt on Tuesday where they will address developments in Sudan and Libya, in the first emergency summits since the two nations were rocked by popular protests and an invasion on the capital respectively.
Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.
A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.
Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.
The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.
The Appeal Court in Calabar, Cross River state, has ordered a re-run election in Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial district where Godswill Akpabio took on Chris Ekpeyong, a former deputy governor of the state, in February.
The Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Nicholas Okoh, has attributed the upsurge in crime, immorality and other social vices in Nigeria to “loose” families produced loose children.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has presented a budget proposal of N197.6 billion for 2020 before Kano State House of Assembly.
Super Eagles ace Peter Olayinka was in the thick of the action as his Czech Republic side Slavia Prague played out an impressive 0-0 against Barcelona at Camp Nuo on Tuesday night.
A former minister of Petroleum and consultant virologist, Prof Tam David West, has passed on