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South Sudan authorities have banned the chief editor of an Arabic newspaper, Al Watan, from leaving the country for allegedly publishing content critical of the government.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over worldwide negligence of vaccination against measles and some other diseases.
Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with customers when truck-loads of heavily armed men in fatigues rolled up across the road outside the local government headquarters in Ethiopia’s Amhara region.
Burundi forward Selemani Yamini Ndikumana has been sent home by the Swallows’ officials hours to the side’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations first Group B fixture against the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
Nigeria has been ranked 148th among 163 countries in the Global Peace Index (GPI).
Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, the Ugandan health minister said on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed Nigeria’s commitment to stabilising the West-African sub-region within available resources.
The US State Department nominated experienced Africa hand Donald Booth as a special envoy to Sudan on Wednesday, hoping he can help craft a "peaceful political solution" between the military rulers and groups seeking civilian rule.
Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, on Wednesday said the United Nations Security Council had “failed to live up to its responsibilities” in conflict prevention.
A five-year-old boy in Uganda has died of Ebola, the health minister told AFP on Wednesday, as his grandmother and younger brother also tested positive for the virus after joining the child on a visit to neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
A Sudanese rebel chief said Monday he was deported from Khartoum to South Sudan with two comrades hours after authorities claimed to have released the three men from detention.
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.
A two-day general strike in Sudan started in the wee hours of Tuesday morning with public services largely grounded across the country, multiple reports have shown.
FIFA, the international football governing body, has banned South Sudanese official Chabur Goc Alei for 10 years for corruption, the organisation said on Friday.
Weak rays of early morning sun seep through the smoke rising from smouldering piles of dried dung, keeping flies away from the precious cattle.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned it may not be possible to contain the Democratic Republic of the Congo's (DRC) latest Ebola outbreak to two affected provinces in the country's east if violent attacks on health workers and treatment centres continue.
The United States of America and Nigeria have signed a declaration of partnership to launch a five-year plan to improve food security, build greater resilience, and improve household nutrition in the country.
Among the villages noted were Kamitau Mala Faru, and Dan Tatsako Some residents of one of the affected areas Kamitau said, the bandits attacked the area around 5:45am yesterday.
The Republic of Korea, through its grant aid and technical cooperation agency, Korea International Cooperation Agency, (KOICA), has organised a three-year training programme for 45 Nigerian police personnel.
Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship.
The Senate yesterday invited the United Nations Resident Team in Nigeria and the Nigeria Boundary Commission to brief it on the status of Nigeria’s claim of extended continental shelf.
Senegal has never been close to the finals of the African Cup of Nations after 17 years in its history.
Three Super Eagles players of Odion Ighalo, Ahmed Musa, and Chidozie Awaziem has been declared fit ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash against Algeria on Sunday night at Cairo International Stadium.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
BBNaija introduced a new task ‘Pepsi Know Da Lyrics challenge’ for Pepper Dem Gang, in which every housemate will choose from the written lyrics of Pepsi brand Ambassadors, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Davido, Burna Boy and Teni and perform
Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the lending policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will normalise the credit markets, spur economic growth and broaden the interface between entrepreneurs and the banking industry.