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Feb 05, 2019
Somali security forces say the deadly car bomb attack on a mall at Mogadishu’s Hamarweyne district was probably carried out by dreaded militant group Al-Shabab.   The attack which claimed…
Feb 04, 2019
The plane carrying Emiliano Sala has been found and his family have been told.   Wreckage from the aircraft was discovered by a search boat on the seabed of the…
Feb 04, 2019
The South African government’s plan to scrap work experience requirements for first time job seekers in the public sector has been welcomed by the local people.   “Any attempts to…
Feb 04, 2019
Germany, France, Britain, Spain, Portugal, the Netherlands and Belgium have said they will recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as president if Maduro fails to announce a second vote before the…
Feb 04, 2019
Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi sanctioned an impromptu meeting yesterday – dubbed a “special conference” – at the height of disunity within the ruling Botswana Democratic Party. He begged for reconciliation…
Feb 03, 2019
The first-ever report on the health of refugees and migrants in Europe revealed that they tend to be healthier than the residents of host countries.   Australia has announced the…
Feb 03, 2019
Ethiopian Athlete, Sintayehu Legese, on Saturday won the 2019 edition of the Lagos City Marathon.   Legese, who finished the race with a time of 2:17:26 won the grand prize…
Feb 01, 2019
The Commonwealth has deployed a 20-member Observer Group, led by former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, for the February 16 Nigerian presidential election. The Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, constituted the…
Jan 31, 2019
In its attempts to find a way out of the Brexit impasse, the House of Commons has passed an amendment that gives Theresa May the green light to reopen talks…
Jan 30, 2019
United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington on Tuesday said Nigeria should get the 2019 elections right in order not to disappoint those that looked up to it after…
Jan 30, 2019
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday said that $135 million was needed from international communities to respond to the humanitarian and development needs of refugees.  …
Jan 29, 2019
Nigeria moved to 144th from 148th in Transparency International latest corruption perception index worldwide, that also saw the United States dropping four notches out of the top 20 countries in…
Jan 28, 2019
The Trump administration has lifted sanctions on three firms linked to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, an ally of President Vladimir Putin.   Curbs on aluminium giant US Rusal, En+ Group…
Jan 25, 2019
Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari on Friday swore in Ibrahim Tanko as the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria to replace embattled Justice Walter Onnoghen. His swearing-in followed Onnoghen’s suspension by…
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