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BREAKING: UN body urges Rwanda to end arbitrary detention and beating of street children

Human Rights Watch said on Friday the call by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child for Rwanda to take “urgent measures” to end abuse of street children should be carried out immediately.

BREAKING: Nigeria senate raises concerns over infiltration of national parks by criminals

The Nigerian Senate has raised alarm over the infiltration of national parks by criminal syndicates plying the trade of banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling which has resulted in the killing of Rangers and commuters.Consequently, the upper...

BREAKING: Man threatening to assassinate President Trump arrested outside White House

A man threatening to assassinate President Donald Trump has been arrested outside the White House in Washington D.C.DC Metropolitan Police said 25-year old Roger Hedgpeth approached a US Secret Service police...

Amnesty warns killings in Cameroon Anglophone regions skyrocketing ahead of parliamentary elections

Amnesty International warned on Thursday "a surge in violence meted out by the Cameroon military since recent weeks, has led to dozens of killings and thousands of new displacements in several areas across the Anglophone regions,...

Amnesty warns Lesotho Polihali Dam construction puts nearly 8,000 people at risk of displacement

Amnesty International warned on Thursday (Southern Africa Time) that nearly 8,000 people were at risk of losing everything and facing homelessness and displacement as construction begins around a new dam in Lesotho.Amnesty called...

Amnesty warns killings, sexual violence and displacements continue despite peace agreement in Central African Republic

Amnesty International warned on Wednesday that killings, sexual violence and displacements have continued in Central African Republic (CAR) despite the first anniversary of the Khartoum peace agreement signed between the government and 14 armed groups.

Nigeria: Buhari writes Op-Ed on pastor Lawan Andimi who was beheaded by Boko Haram Islamist terrorists

President Muhammadu Buhari’s op-ed published in Speaking Out; a guest opinion column for Christianity Today on Pastor Lawan Andimi who was beheaded by Boko Haram Islamist terrorists last month.Nigerians everywhere, those of...

Nigeria: Witness tells court he was under pressure to change his statement to favor Suswan

The fourth prosecution witness (PW4), Abubakar Umar, in the ongoing trial of former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam on Monday, on Monday, February 3, 2020, told Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja,...

EFCC arraigns ex-NDDC boss Nicholas Mutu Ebomo for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 3, 2020, arraigned a former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Nicholas Mutu Ebomo, Airworld Technologies LTD, Oyien Homes LTD,...

Amnesty condemns ‘horrific’ Italy-Libya deal that traps migrants in war-ravaged African country

Amnesty International on Friday condemned Italy-Libya deal that traps vulnerable migrants in the war-ravaged north African country, describing it as "a shameful display of how far EU governments are prepared to go to keep refugees and...
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BREAKING: More than 900 people died from coronavirus in U.S. in past 24 hours skyrocketing total death toll above 4000

More than 900 people died from the novel coronavirus in the United States on Tuesday alone,...
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BREAKING: Human Rights Watch says Nobel Peace Prize winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia doing little to investigate deadly October violence in Oromia

The government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia has made little progress in investigating the deadly October 2019 violence...

Sierra Leone schools reopen for pregnant girls, teen moms

The Sierra Leone government’s decision to allow girls who are pregnant or have a child to attend school is an important step to...

U.S. air strikes kill civilians in Somalia then Pentagon brands the dead “terrorists”, Amnesty unearths shocking details

Amnesty International said on Tuesday it had unearthed evidence that the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) killed two civilians, and injured three...

About 800 people already dead from coronavirus in U.S. today as presidential task force projects between 100,000 and 240,000 could die

At least 780 people have already died from the novel coronavirus in the United States today, Tuesday, according to the latest...
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