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At least three Mali soldiers were killed and five wounded Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack on an army camp in the far north of the country, the Malian military said
Three Mali soldiers were killed Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack on an outpost in the far north of the country, military and local sources said.
The conflict in Mali which was reported a few days ago to have resulted in the killings of at least 25 soldiers and 60 more missing according to AFP news has caused 920 schools listed closed ― robbing displaced children the opportunity of schooling.
Mali's army reinforced security on Wednesday around two ethnic Dogon villages where 41 people were killed, according to a UN count, as survivors recounted how attackers from a rival community identified victims one by one before executing them.
The Embassy of France in Abuja has condemned the recent attacks by terrorists on the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Timbuktu.
A Nigerian soldier was killed and several injured in two attacks on the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, UN officials said on Sunday.
France’s Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday said French troops fighting Islamist militants in Mali have killed one of the Sahel region’s leading jihadists.
Two UN peacekeepers from Sri Lanka died and several were wounded on Friday in central Mali when their vehicle hit a mine, UN mission in Mali (MINUSMA) sources announced.
France's ministry for the armed forces says its anti-terrorism forces in Mali have killed at least 30 al-Qaeda-linked extremists in central Mali.
Members of the UN Security Council have welcomed the publication of the final results of the presidential polls in Mali, which saw the re-election of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.
Vote counting was underway across Mali on Monday after a tense presidential runoff marked by violence, polling station closures and low turnout.
Opposition candidates who fell short in Mali's presidential election have refused to back either of the frontrunners who will contest a runoff vote on Sunday.
Mali's Constitutional Court on Wednesday rejected a legal challenge to the first round of voting in presidential elections, confirming August 12 as the date for the runoff between President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.
Gunmen attacked a convoy carrying election materials in central Mali, triggering a shootout in which four soldiers and eight attackers were killed, a Defence Ministry spokesman said by telephone on Wednesday.
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The normally bustling markets have thinned out and the notoriously clogged roads are eerily free: Lagos is lurching towards shutdown as Nigeria tries to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Prof. Akin Abayomi, the State Commissioner for Health, made this known on his Twitter handle
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has supported the call by Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, for decongestion of Correctional Centres to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku has banned travel in and out of the state with effect from Sunday, March 29th until further notice.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria says the recent emergency visa appointment for medical professionals is only for individuals with approved H or J petition.
South Africa saw a dip in foreign direct investment in 2019 compared to the previous year, with inflows falling to 66.8 billion rand ($3.78 billion) from 72.1 billion rand, the central bank said on Tuesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is missing personal contact with colleagues while working from home during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lagos State Government has paid the sum of N1. 8 billion accrued pension rights into the Retirement Savings Account (RSA) of 418 Retirees for the month of March.
Comedian Ayo Makun, aka, AY, has on Wednesday advised that politicians with coronavirus should be taken to the poor health centres they built for the poor masses.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Borno Command, has deployed 250 personnel to create awareness on coronavirus in the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Maiduguri.