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29 Apr
Kenya is holding a state funeral on Friday for former president Mwai Kibaki, who died aged 90 last week and whose decade in power was marked by economic revival as well as scandal and violence.
28 Apr
Africa is facing an explosion of preventable diseases due to delays in vaccinating children, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday, with measles cases jumping 400 percent.
28 Apr
Guinea has detained two ex-leaders on corruption charges, prosecutors said Thursday, as the ruling junta widens its crackdown on prominent figures close to ousted president Alpha Conde.
27 Apr
At least 130 people, mainly civilians, have been killed by landmines and other explosives left after heavy fighting in 2020 around the Libyan capital, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
27 Apr
The Central African Republic has adopted bitcoin as legal tender, the president's office said Wednesday, becoming the second country in the world to do so behind El Salvador.
27 Apr
Mali on Tuesday accused the French army of "spying" and "subversion" when it used a drone to film what France alleged was mercenaries burying bodies near a military base.
27 Apr
Political leaders in Guinea have reacted angrily after the country's military junta spurned demands by West Africa's regional bloc to spell out a timeline for restoring civilian rule.
26 Apr
Sudanese authorities on Tuesday released a former minister and key opponent of last year's military coup after detaining him for more than two months, a lawyer said.
26 Apr
The crisis rocking Ukraine may have started taking a toll on Nigeria and Africa in general, a development that may have prompted the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) to earmark a $1.5 billion emergency food plan for Africa. The food plan is, however, awaiting the ratification of the AfDB board. President of the AfDB, Dr Akinwumi…
25 Apr
At least 72 civilians were killed over a seven-week period in a single county in South Sudan, with some beheaded and others burned alive, as interethnic violence roils the oil-rich region, the United Nations said on Monday.
25 Apr
Six soldiers were killed and 20 injured in simultaneous attacks targeting three army bases in central Mali Sunday, the Malian army said.
22 Apr
Former Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, who led the East African nation for more than a decade, has died, his successor Uhuru Kenyatta announced on Friday. He was 90.

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The confusion within the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was palpable, yesterday when the National Working Committee (NWC) released yet another revised timetable...
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), yesterday, kicked against what it described as marginalisation of women in the political space
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As political parties begin primaries to elect their candidates, former Military Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar has counselled them to rise above sectional sentiments...
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Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo, has sued the Federal Government (FG), Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Lagos State government and its attorney general,
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Following the absence of the usual contenders for the goalkeeping position, Maduka Okoye, Francis Uzoho, Daniel Akpeyi and John Noble, the coast is clear for home-based players...