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[DW] Military commander Khalifa Haftar's forces have stepped up their attack on the Libyan capital Tripoli. The UN-backed government said negotiations were..
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[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General has extended his deepest condolences to the families of those killed in an attack on a village in northwest Cameroon.
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Artist Sokari Douglas Camp wanted to honour Nigerian environmentalist Ken Saro Wiwa who was controversially executed in 1995
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There is no cure for a type of elephantiasis caused by minerals in western Uganda's volcanic soil.
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The gunmen were said to have attacked the farmers in their farms and opened fire on them.

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Libya's internationally recognised government on Tuesday halted talks hosted by the United Nations to halt war over the capital after eastern forces shelled..
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"As at 2015, we had 103 convictions, in 2016,195 convictions, 314 in 2018, over 1218 convictions were secured in 2019," he said.

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Khalifa Hifter’s Virginia properties could make him vulnerable to a new lawsuit filed under a 1991 anti-torture law.
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Residents said soldiers carried out retaliatory attacks.

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This is Liverpool’s third defeat of what has been an astonishing season.

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In tonight's edition: the world's  ongoing plague of desert locusts is devastating crops in East Africa. The insects pose a serious threat to food security in..
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The ex-lawmaker represented Ibadan North Federal Constituency between 1999 and 2003.

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Mr Bello is a professor at the department of chemistry, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa, promotes partnerships with American companies, but finds China’s presence..
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The men may face a jail sentence or fines of up to $40,000 under the country's strict laws.
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New documents show top presidential aides have been locked in a superiority clash over the use of presidential powers.

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Nelson Mandela’s trial nearly 60 years ago was not filmed, but the words spoken still echo loudly.
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The Oluwo says he merely had an altercation with the Obaagba monarch and not physical combat during a peace meeting.

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The ministry said the situation at the runway at the MMIA is being rectified and normal flights will resume shortly.

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The official worked in her office on Monday till 8 p.m.

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The defendants, pleaded not guilty to the new charges when read to them.

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Most of the bills have been reintroduced in the ninth Senate.

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The 12 states missed out of the N1.37 billion for not meeting the eligibility criteria.

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Mr Netanyahu is charged with bribery, fraud and breach of trust in three corruption cases.

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The six public officers were first arraigned by EFCC in 2013 on 20-count charge bordering on conspiracy and criminal breach of trust.

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Resource-dependent economies hit by slump in Chinese requirement for oil
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Budget expected to paint grim picture of debt position and growth potential
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The UN called on Cameroon Tuesday to conduct an independent investigation into the "shocking" killing of 23 villagers in a troubled English-speaking region and..
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Mr Magu said the EFCC is working with foreign security outfits to bring the former minister back to Nigeria.

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[VOA] U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the African Union chairman Tuesday in Addis Ababa at the end of a..
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The review is part of the state government’s efforts to implement the Administration of Criminal Justice Law.

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The production of lead batteries is growing rapidly in Africa as the market for lead batteries expands.

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The index lost 23.38 points or 0.08 per cent to close at 27,547.56 compared with 27, 570.94 following sell-offs of tier-1 banking stocks.

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“As we redouble our efforts for Leah’s return, we can never allow the terrorists to divide us."

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Several inscriptions calling for freedom for Mr El-Zakzaky have appeared in toilets inside the National Assembly complex.

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There have been initiatives in Nigeria to develop local technology. But in my experience, these initiatives fail to get traction.

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By taking ownership of English and using it as their own medium of expression, Nigerians have made, and are continuing to make, a unique and distinctive..
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The ravenous pests have devoured crops and pasture threatening a food crisis in East Africa.
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Hundreds of truck drivers in Anambra State on Tuesday blocked the Onitsha -Enugu expressway

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Earlier in January, the IMF projected that Nigeria’s real Gross Domestic Product will grow by 2.5 per cent in 2020 and 2021.

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South Africa could host either the Champions League final or the Confederation Cup finals if they find a willing city.
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Undercover filming showed the Ghanaian academics breaching university policies on sexual harassment.
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Mr Omoluwa, whose Pinnacle Communications Ltd is embroiled in the alleged digital switchover fraud, passed on in Abuja on Tuesday.

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The drug is said to possess high sedative effect and is rarely used except when prescribed by licensed medical officers.

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The Supreme Court fixed March 2 for hearing an application, seeking it to review its judgement

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[Nyasa Times] President of the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Lazarus Chakwera says he will not take up the position of Leader of Opposition in parliament.
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[News24Wire] Legal representatives for the EFF and its leader Julius Malema presented a leave to appeal application in the Constitutional Court on Tuesday with..
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This development will go a long way in helping cassava farmers address the numerous challenges they face in each planting season.

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The NITDA boss lamented the abuse of social media in spreading fake news.

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A new data published by the Chinese government about the ongoing Covid-19 (coronavirus) disease has shown that elderly people and the sick are most at risk of..
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