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Northeast Nigeria massacre claimed at least 110 lives: UN

A weekend attack on farm workers in northeast Nigeria blamed on the Boko Haram jihadist group left at least 110…

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UN says Sudan needs $150 million to help Ethiopian refugees

Sudan needs $150 million in aid to cope with the flood of Ethiopian refugees crossing its border from conflict-stricken Tigray,…

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Tigray crisis: Ethiopian soldiers accused of blocking border with Sudan

The number of refugees fleeing the northern Tigray region of Ethiopia – where federal and regional forces are engaged in…

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Nigeria gets back 600-year-old artefact from the Netherlands

Nigeria has received a “priceless” terracotta head believed to be at least 600 years old which was smuggled to the…

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Trump imposes new rule for some African travellers

Citizens of 15 African countries will have to post bonds of up to $15,000 (£11,000) to visit the US, according to…

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Jollof wars: Nigeria food inflation spikes on weak naira, economy

Given Nigeria’s ethnic heterogeneity, with over 300 ethnic groups scattered across its 36 states, it’s pretty difficult to settle on…

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Ethiopia army accuses WHO boss Dr Tedros of supporting Tigray leaders

Ethiopia’s army chief has accused the head of the World Health Organization of procuring weapons for the Tigray People’s Liberation…

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Uganda’s Reggae Star Turned Politician Bobi Wine Puts His Future on the Line for a Shot at the Presidency

To find the most famous musician in Uganda, simply punch his name into uber. If you follow directions to Bobi…

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General News

Papers of 2,383 candidates cancelled as WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE results

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released provisional results of candidates who sat for the West African Senior School…

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Peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in Egypt

A handful of peacekeepers have reportedly died in a helicopter crash that occurred in the Sinai Peninsula. Israeli and Egyptian…

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UN migration agency: 74 drown after boat capsizes near Libya

At least 74 migrants drowned after their Europe-bound ship capsized off the coast of Libya on Thursday, the U.N.’s migration…

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Business

World Bank approves $130 million for Ghana to fight covid-19, open economy

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an additional credit of $130 million from the International Development Association…

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