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Organizers of anti-government demonstrations in Sudan have reiterated their determination to continue mobilizing people until they overthrow the regime, excluding any dialogue with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.
The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said that he is not working for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election or former Vice President and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar in next Saturday’s election but he is in total support of a referendum for restoration of Biafra.
Sudan says it will release all the journalists it detained for covering protests in recent weeks calling for the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015 on a wave of hope that he could defeat Boko Haram Islamists and turn around a country blighted by decades of corruption and poor governance.
The Chadian military on Saturday said it had captured more than 250 rebels, including some top leaders, after an operation against an convoy of militants trying to cross into the country from Libya in late January that also involved French airstrikes.
Sudan's Doctors Syndicate says the government crackdown on protests has left at least 57 dead, including three who died of torture, since they began in mid-December.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday acknowledged that a controversial public order law and the country's deteriorating economic situation had fuelled anger among youths leading protests calling for him to step down.
A long-time critic of South Sudan President Salva Kiir returned to Juba on Thursday to help speed up implementation of a peace deal that is running several months behind schedule.
The government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups inked a new peace accord on Tuesday seeking to end years of fighting that have left thousands of people dead.
Sudan’s prime minister on Saturday appeared to soften the official stance on more than a month of anti-government protests, describing demonstrators’ calls for better living conditions as “legitimate”.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has ridiculed his opponents' use of social media to organise recent protests against his rule.
Rwandan authorities have seized skin bleaching products and other illegal products worth $46,000 in a joint operation conducted in different parts of the country, the Rwanda Investigation Bureau said on Friday.
The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Lokoja, Kogi State, says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive materials for the Presidential and National Assembly elections to all the 21 local government areas of the state.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has written to banks, directing them to lift the lien on tax defaulters’ bank accounts for 30 days.
French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.
A Benin High Court has ordered three persons to be remanded in prison custody for alleged abduction and insertion of raw pepper into the vagina of one Favour Ada Friday, whom they accused of stealing a phone.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday inaugurated the NSIA-LUTH advanced cancer treatment centre located in the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos.
The office of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Quan’pan Local Government Area of Plateau State has been engulfed by fire, burning uncollected PVCs, newly printed manual and electronic voters register.
The Federal Road Safety Corps says it will certify all vehicles that would convey election materials and personnel.
Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Osun government has declared Friday a public holiday.