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Hundreds of demobilised rebels took to the streets of Bouake, Ivory Coast's second biggest city, to demand that the government pay them, reports AFP news agency. AFP adds that they also disrupted a funeral attended by a cabinet minister. The minister had offered assistance to help the country's around 6,000 demobilised...
The outgoing governor of Jakarta has been sentenced to two years in prison for blasphemy and inciting violence. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, was the first ethnic Chinese Christian to run Indonesia's capital, and the case was seen as a test of the country's religious tolerance. He was accused of...
President John Dramani Mahama will on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 join other regional leaders to Banjul, The Gambia, to hold talks with the country's leader Yahya Jammeh after he rejected results of that country’s election held earlier this month. President Jammeh who has ruled The Gambia for over 22 years...
A middle aged man has allegedly poisoned has five month old son over lack of money for naming ceremony. Operatives of the Nigeria Police in Bauchi State on Friday arrested one Habibu Bala of Ningi Local Government Area of the state for allegedly killing his five-day-old son with insecticide. The man allegedly said...
Former world football player of the year George Weah will lead a coalition of three political parties in his second attempt to became the president of Liberia in the 10 October election. Mr Weah has chosen Jewel Taylor, the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor who is serving a 50-year...
Tanzanian public broadcaster TBC has suspended nine staff after it aired a hoax story saying that US President Donald Trump had praised President John Magufuli's performance. The article appeared on a website called Fox Channel. The story, which was broadcast last week, said Mr Trump called Mr Magufuli an "African hero"...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has returned home after weeks of medical leave in the UK and speculation over his condition. The 74-year-old landed at an air force base in the northern city of Kaduna and is expected to travel to the capital, Abuja. The former military ruler left Nigeria on 19...
At least 40 people have been tested HIV positive in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh, where an unqualified doctor had allegedly used a single syringe to treat all of his patients in the area, according to local media reports. The news broke on Tuesday, months after the victims, including children, were diagnosed...
President of Cote d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara, will today, 16th October, 2017, begin a 2-day Official Visit to Ghana. The purpose of the visit is to deepen further the already strong relations that exist between the two countries, as well as explore other areas of co-operation to their mutual benefit. This...
 More than 200 people were killed by twin bomb blasts that struck busy junctions in the heart of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, officials said on Sunday, marking the deadliest attacks since an Islamist insurgency began in 2007. President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo declared three days of national mourning and called for donations...
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