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South Sudan Stalemate

Peace talks aimed at ending the South Sudan conflict have been extended indefinitely after the government and rebels missed the deadline for a deal....

Libyan Factions Upbeat about UN-Mediated Talks

Rival Libyan factions say they are upbeat about the course of UN-mediated talks under way in Morocco . The talks are aimed at brokering...

Four Killed In Bamako Shooting

Four people, two Europeans and two Malians, have been killed after gunmen raided a restaurant in the capital of Mali, Bamako. Two armed suspects...

Liberia Releases last known Ebola Patient from Care

Liberia's last Ebola patient left hospital on Thursday to cheers of delight from friends and family, a year after the west African country reported...

Nigeria’s First Lady attacks the opposition

The Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO) on Thursday rose in defence of the First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, saying that she was...

Nigeria’s Football Organizers face Boko Haram Dilemma

With just one day to go until Nigeria's Premier League kicks off, anticipation has turned to dread among the country's football fans and organizers....

Afghan men march in burqas to campaign for women’s rights

A small group of Afghan men wearing sky-blue burqas marched through the capital Kabul on Thursday to draw attention to women’s rights in the...

Sepp Blatter wants autonomy in African football

  FIFA President Sepp Blatter is calling for autonomy in football, urging that national federations be allowed to operate without government interference. Speaking specifically about South...

Boston marathon bomber trial Day 2

The second day of the federal trial of Dzokhar Tsarnaev resumed on Thursday in Boston.  He is accused of setting bombs during the 2013...

Aliou Cisse appointed Senegal Coach

Former Senegal international midfielder Aliou Cisse  has been appointed as the new manager for the national side. The country's football federation made the announcement in a...

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DR Congo President Kabila says December elections to go on as planned

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Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila on Thursday said that a presidential election planned for December would go on as planned, but declined...

UAE Crown Prince bestows highest civil award on President Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping was on Friday bestowed with the Order of Zayed by the United Arab Emirates’ Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander...

Twitter adds former Nigerian Finance Minister to its board

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A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc. Mrs Okonjo-Iweala, who served in...

Super Eagles striker Igboun signs two-year extension with FC Ufa

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Russian Premier League side FC Ufa have announced on their official webpage that Super Eagles striker Sylvester Igboun has put pen to paper on a contract extension...

Opinion

Deji Badmus

NIGERIA: BUHARI’S ANTI-CORRUPTION WAR

There is something about corruption in Nigeria that is, for me, a huge contradiction. Everyone in the country knows it is about the biggest...

How did Zimbabwe get here?

In 2013 a resounding electoral victory handed back full control of Zimbabwe’s Government to ZANU- PF, ending an uncomfortable coalition with the opposition. The four-year...
Robert Kagiri

What China’s ‘New Era’ means for Africa

The curtain finally came down on the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) 19th Congress held between October 18-24, 2017 at the Great Hall of...
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