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A Burkina Faso court charged former President Blaise Compaore in absentia on Tuesday in connection with the 1987 murder of then-President Thomas Sankara, one of the most infamous killings in Africa’s post-independence history.
Michael Numa, counsel for Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has explained that the minister, many years ago, engaged the late Boko Haram leader, Mohammed Yusuf in a public debate “to challenge his (Yusuf’s) doctrinal teachings as being entirely antithesis to Islamic doctrine”.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has debunked reports alleging that the United States placed him on a ‘terror watch list’ for alleged ties with the late Boko Haram founder, Mohammed Yusuf.
People in Myanmar opposed to the military junta marched, observed strikes and scrambled to overcome a shutdown of the internet on Friday, undaunted by the generals’ bloody suppression of protests during the past two months.
Thousands of survivors of coordinated attacks in northern Mozambique’s Palma town were arriving in the provincial capital Pemba on boats, according to sources in the city.
After a seven-year ban on home football internationals, Libya hosted neighbouring Tunisia in the coastal city of Benghazi on Thursday for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
The prophecy follows the death of former Tanzanian President, John Magufuli who was pronounced dead after an Illness, paving the way for Samia Suluhu-Hassan his vice to be sworn-in as the new President of the country.
Myanmar’s most violent day was “like a war,” according to frontline medical workers, as the military crackdown continued since the coup on Feb. 1.
The acting leader of Myanmar’s parallel civilian government said it will seek to give people the legal right to defend themselves as the death toll in protests against last month’s coup exceeded 80, according to an advocacy group.
Libya’s first woman foreign minister, Najla el-Mangoush, will be sworn in next week as part of a new unity government, a rare female voice at the top table whose appointment many Libyan women welcomed on Thursday.
The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has said that Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, and Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, fooled the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, AUFCDN, to suspend its strike action and resume supply of food items to the South.
Gunmen opened fire on the motorcade of Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha in the capital Tripoli on Sunday but he escaped unharmed, a source close to Bashagha said.
Private security contractor Erik Prince, a close ally of former US President Donald Trump, violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, UN investigators have found in a report detailed by US media.
As revolution swept their region in 2011, three young Libyans joined mass protests against Muammar Gaddafi’s four-decade rule. They now live divided by Libya’s frontlines, their futures irrevocably shaped by the uprising.
Angolan police on Thursday fired tear gas at youths rallying in Luanda against police brutality and economic hardship, days after several protesters were killed in a crackdown in the country's northeast.
Libyan delegates meet Monday for UN-backed talks in Geneva to choose a new temporary executive to lead the war-scarred country through a transition until scheduled December elections.
Participants at Libya’s UN-sponsored peace talks have approved a list of candidates seeking to lead a transitional government, the United Nations said.
Forensics teams in Libya have discovered 10 more bodies in mass graves in a once militia-controlled town outside the capital Tripoli, the Government of National Accord said on Thursday.
"We Moroccan Jews, did not have this possibility in our minds to return, but now it exists. His Majesty paved the way. It is a true revolution but the impact will not be seen until much later when we come out of this pandemic," said Fanny Mergui, a saleswoman.
US Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf announced his resignation unexpectedly Monday as worries rose over more violence during President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.
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The ground-breaking of the proposed 200,000 barrels per day BUA Refinery will hold later this year, even as the BUA Group and Axens of France signed a progress acknowledgement statement on the project in Lagos yesterday.
The 25-year-old has been out on loan with Atletico Madrid for the 2020-21 campaign but has been used sparingly by Diego Simeone's side, with most of his appearances having come off the bench.
After the final whistle, Neymar was captured celebrating euphorically right in front of Bayern’s Kimmich, who had been vocal about his side’s ability to potentially overcome PSG ahead of the second leg despite their first-leg defeat, but the Brazil star has since insisted he was not trying to mock his opponent.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, yesterday, highlighted the importance of women in Yoruba’s strive for freedom, stating that the new twist to the agitation for self-determination is that women are now involved.
Zinedine Zidane has Real Madrid chasing down a Liga and Champions League double, but is wary of biting back at his critics as his side "haven't won anything yet".
The Nigeria government has extended the work from home directive to civil servants from Grade Level 12 and below until the end of April.
Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is considering leaving Atletico Madrid in the summer transfer window to return to his former club Liverpool, according to reports in Spain.
“As I speak to you now, the Ekori Police station has been placed under lock and key while the policeman whose gun was taken away is being detained at Ugep Divisional Police Station where others who were working at the Ekori station have been asked to report’. Likpi, a resident of the area told newsmen on phone.
The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Ogun Council, has embarked on strike over the kidnapping of its members and insecurity in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Edo chapter, on Saturday in Benin, felicitated Chief Tom Ikimi, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs, on the occasion of his 77th birthday.