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26 May
Firefighters have contained a large blaze that erupted in a cargo area of the Sudanese Red Sea port of Suakin, the port's director said Thursday.
25 May
The Gambian government said Wednesday it is willing to prosecute former dictator Yahya Jammeh for a "myriad of crimes" committed by the regime during his more than 20-year rule.
24 May
Burkina Faso president Roch Marc Christian Kabore, who was overthrown in an army putsch, has been "totally locked up", his People's Movement for Progress (MPP) party complained on Tuesday.
21 May
Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.
20 May
Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
20 May
The first batch of asylum seekers sent to Rwanda from the UK under a controversial new deal will likely arrive in the East African nation "in the next few weeks", officials in Kigali said Thursday.
20 May
In Burundi, this has been an open question since President Evariste Ndayishimiye took power two years ago, ending years of isolationism to great fanfare, but failing to improve its dire record on rights abuses.
20 May
Sudanese authorities released on Friday two anti-coup figures from the Communist Party a day after their arrest, the party said.
17 May
Mali's military junta on Monday said it thwarted an attempted coup last week led by army officers and supported by an unnamed Western state.
17 May
The capital of war-battered Libya was rocked by fighting between backers of two rival administrations for several hours Tuesday, threatening renewed chaos in the oil-rich North African country. The side backed by an eastern-based military strongman then pulled out of the western city of Tripoli, citing the "security and safety of citizens", as the United…
16 May
More than 10.5m people in the Sahel region of Africa are at risk of hunger in the coming months, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has warned. A so-called green famine, when stores of food have been used up in winter and spring, but the next harvest is not yet ripe, is being…
16 May
Around 40 people, many of them civilian volunteers with the army, have been killed in suspected jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso, local sources and security officials said on Monday.

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The Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki, says the Onitsha river port is positioned to generate over N23billion to the Federal Government in 30 years.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved renewal of the appointment of Patience Oniha as the Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO) for a second term of 5 years.
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US President Joe Biden on Thursday called for an "exception" to the Senate filibuster rule so that Democrats can pass an abortion rights law, reversing the recent Supreme Court decision. The "exception to the filibuster" called for by Biden would allow Democrats to pass a law enshrining abortion access rights with their current thin majority…