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UK gives green light for travels to most parts of Tunisia

The UK government says it is no longer advising its citizens against travelling to Tunisia. The Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said risk to British nationals travelling to Tunisia has changed, and that they can now...

UN names three investigators to probe Kasai killings

The United Nations has named three human rights experts to take charge of an international investigation into the killings and other crimes in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. This move is...

Thousands are at risk as Senegal’s coast crumbles

Global climate change has already depicted observable effects on the environment. Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner. Effects...

UN chief condemns Nigeria’s suicide attacks, calls for justice

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned this week's suicide attacks in north-eastern Nigeria. At least eight people were killed in camps for internally displaced persons near Maiduguri. Guterres has urged the Nigerian government...

Oral HIV/Aids pills could be replaced by injectable drug

Scientists have revealed that the daily oral HIV/Aids pills could be replaced with injectable drug that will be given six times a year. If approved the injectable formulation of HIV medicines could offer a highly...

Kenya calls on African countries to join efforts to combat piracy on the continent

Kenya on Tuesday challenged African countries to establish an inter-agency coordination to help in the fight piracy. James Macharia, the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development said that piracy is still on...

Buhari to resume presidential duties upon doctors’ advise – presidency

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will return to his country and resume his official duties as soon as his doctors give the green-light, the country’s presidency said on Tuesday. The presidency on Sunday released a photograph...

Better times ahead for Libya as rivals agree to end war, hold elections

The two main rivals in the Libyan conflict have reached an agreement to end the deadly war and allow the country hold its elections as soon as possible. Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, the leader of...

Nigeria’s Chibok Girls: U.N. says government must intensify efforts to free remaining girls

The United Nations (U.N.) has called on Nigeria to intensify its efforts to find and free the remaining girls abducted by Boko Haram. A U.N. panel of experts has been assessing discrimination against women in...

Paddleboarder crosses 42km from Tanzania to Zanzibar

A man in Tanzania is believed to be the first person to have paddle-boarded from the mainland to the isles of Zanzibar, crossing 42 kilometres of ocean. Glenn Davies faced three metre waves, and fell...