ABUJA- Nigerian authorities on Sunday confirmed that nine youths drowned during a riverside picnic in the northeastern state of Taraba.Responders have recovered only seven bodies since the incident on Saturday, said the National Youth Service Corps (NY…

KHARTOUM- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has reiterated his country’s commitment to support peace and stability in South Sudan and follow through the implementation of a peace deal signed by South Sudan’s rivals.South Sudan’s conflicting parties on …

ADDIS ABABA- The African Union (AU) has urged political actors in Zimbabwe to rise above their differences and work together to ensure peace, stability and development in their country.The Chairperson of the AU Commission, MoussaFakiMahamat, has deeply…

MOGADISAHU- Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire appointed five cabinet ministers and one deputy minister in a reshuffle announced on Sunday.In the changes, Khaire appointed AbdullahiGodahBarre, a former minister for interior in the previous adminis…

ABUJA- The Nigerian army on Sunday confirmed that one of the most wanted commanders of the Boko Haram terror group has been nabbed.The suspect, identified as MajeLawan, is believed to be number 96 on the list of wanted terrorists earlier published by t…

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