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Nigerians boycott trips to Sou

There are strong indications that many Nigerians have been shunning trips to South Africa  in the last two weeks.   The PUNCH gathered on Thursday t

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Posted On: 20 Sep 2019

Xenophobia: Nigerians’ shops

Nigerians resident in South Africa have been advised to avoid the Pretoria Central Business District (CBD) until the Police authorities certify the area safe fo

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Posted On: 29 Aug 2019

Cameroon separatist leaders co

A Cameroonian court handed life sentences to 10 separatist leaders on Tuesday after finding them guilty of charges including terrorism in their fight to break a

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Posted On: 21 Aug 2019

Dozens dead in fresh Chad ethn

At least 37 people have been killed in fresh fighting this week between farmers and herders from rival ethnic groups in Chad, President Idriss Deby said on Frid

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Posted On: 10 Aug 2019

Seventeen dead in car explosio

Seventeen people have died and 32 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt’s health minis

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Posted On: 05 Aug 2019

Congo Islamist ADF rebels kill

Islamist rebels killed twelve people in two attacks in an area of east Congo that is struggling to contain an Ebola epidemic, local authorities said on Tuesday.

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Posted On: 24 Jul 2019

Kenya orders deportation of 17

Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week after orde

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Posted On: 17 Jul 2019

WHO reports new Ebola incident

The World Health Organization reported a new incidence of Ebola in Uganda on Wednesday, fuelling concerns that the virus may be spreading beyond Democratic Repu

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Posted On: 17 Jul 2019

FIFA Begins Investigations Aga

Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad is coming under growing pressure as FIFA investigates allegations against him.   Investigat

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Posted On: 16 Jul 2019

Death toll in hotel attack in

The death toll from the attack on a hotel in Somalia’s port city of Kismayu has risen to 26, with Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians among the de

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Posted On: 13 Jul 2019

Sudan Government Arrests Maste

Sudan's ruling military council (TMC) says it foiled a coup attempt on Thursday.   The TMC said 16 officers were arrested.   General Jamal Omar sa

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Posted On: 13 Jul 2019

Zimbabwe public workers reject

Public sector workers in Zimbabwe on Tuesday rejected a government offer of 180 million Zimbabwe dollars ($21 million) in added pay for the July-December period

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Posted On: 10 Jul 2019

Uganda, DR Congo launch regio

Tax authorities of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday launched a Regional Electronic Cargo Tracking System (RECTS) to reduce the risk

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Posted On: 10 Jul 2019

WHO: Libya’s clashes leave 1

Clashes between the Libyan National Army and Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord near the country’s capital of Tripoli have left over 1,

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Posted On: 09 Jul 2019

Reason Buhari Finally Signed A

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says that Nigeria will sustain its strong leadership role in ensuring the implementation of the African Continent Free Trad

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Posted On: 08 Jul 2019

ECOWAS adopts ECO as name of s

The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government on Saturday adopted ECO as the name of the single currency to be issued in January 2020.   The lead

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Posted On: 30 Jun 2019

Buhari claims to extend war on

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the determination of his government to extend the fight against corruption and insecurity in Nigeria to the border area

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Posted On: 29 Jun 2019

Bodyguard Who Shot And Killed

The Ethiopian authorities have revealed the identity of the man accused of killing Ethiopia's Army Chief, Gen. Seare Mekonnen, and another general.   The

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Posted On: 28 Jun 2019

Gambia: He Rubbed His Genitals

Fatou Jallow, a 23-year old former beauty queen from The Gambia, told the BBC that she was sodomized by Yaya Jammeh, the country’s former President. &nbs

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Posted On: 26 Jun 2019

Opioid use booming as tramadol

Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still ri

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Posted On: 25 Jun 2019

Sudan must end repression, giv

Sudanese authorities must grant human rights monitors access to the country and end “repression” against protesters and restore the country’s

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Posted On: 24 Jun 2019

Sudan opposition chief demands

Sudan’s veteran opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi called Friday for an “objective” international investigation into last week’s deadly cr

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Posted On: 14 Jun 2019

Adesina to African leaders, 'p

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank has urged African Governments to work towards the elimination of non-tariff barriers in the regio

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Posted On: 13 Jun 2019

Two Sudan protesting leaders a

Two Sudanese rebel leaders were arrested early on Saturday, opposition sources said, shortly after meeting visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is

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Posted On: 08 Jun 2019

Death toll in Sudan violence r

The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan’s Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen signi

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Posted On: 05 Jun 2019

Sudan's military scraps deal w

Sudan’s ruling military council said on Tuesday it was canceling all agreements with the main opposition coalition and called for elections within nine mo

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Posted On: 04 Jun 2019

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