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Boko Haram kills 2, kidnaps girl in Cameroon

Boko Haram terrorists on Thursday night killed at least two persons in Cameroon and kidnapped one girl.Local newspaper, L'Oeil du Sahel, said the latest attack by Nigeria-based terrorists took place in Tchebetechebe locality in the country's far north.Boko Haram...

We’ve borrowed $3 billion out of $5.5 billion approved by national assembly, says Nigeria’s minister of finance. Read full questions and answers

The Nigerian minister of finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday answered questions on the state of the Nigerian economy, the $5.5 billion loan approved by the national assembly, the interest rates, repayment plans. The questions were sent to Today...

I’m bringing back all Nigerians stranded in slavery-ravaged chaotic Libya, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire, declared that all Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home and rehabilitated, the presidency said in a statement on Wednesday. Pictures and videos...

Anglophone secessionists kill 4 Cameroonian soldiers, 8 since October 19

Anglophone secessionists on Tuesday night killed four Cameroonian soldiers in Mamfe, a locality in the troubled southwest region, in an escalation of acts of terror to pave way for an independent country.The latest attack brought to eight the number...

Chaos at Cameroon’s national assembly, microphone snatched from prime minister

The MPs of the leading opposition party in Cameroon, the Social Democratic Front(SDF), stormed the national assembly on Wednesday and disrupted the session again, snatching the microphone from the Prime Minister, Philémon Yunji Yang, who was about to deliver...

Nigerian woman who cut off husband’s penis attacked him while he was praying 

A Nigerian woman, who cut off her husband's penis after seeing suspicious text messages on his phone from another woman, attacked him while he was praying, a family friend has said.Maryam Sanda had suspected that her husband, Bilyamin Bello,...

Across Africa: 305 killed in Egypt, Zimbabwe’s new man, Cameroon’s secessionists, slavery in Libya

EgyptAt least 305 people were killed in a terrorist attack in the northern African country of Egypt on Friday, including 27 children, an increase from 235 dead earlier announced by the administration of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.Egypt’s chief prosecutor, Nabil...

Opinion | Lai Mohammed, The Buhari Liar

In a recent interview with the Hausa service of BBC, Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, insisted that the federal government’s continued illegal incarceration of our leader, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, against a valid subsisting court order is for some undefined...

Breaking: Trump Bans Citizens Of 3 African Countries From Entering The United States

In a new travel order, U.S. President Donald Trump has announced an indefinite ban on citizens of three African countries from entering the United States.There are also citizens of four other Middle East and Asian countries affected by the...

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In moving film, UN calls for collective action to tackle global challenges, including COVID-19, racism, climate change and poverty

The United Nations, Project Everyone and 72 Films are launching “Nations United - Urgent Solutions for...

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IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

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