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Prosecutors appeal against Pistorius’ murder sentence

South African prosecutors say they are appealing against the six-year murder sentence handed to Oscar Pistorius last year. South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal will...

Expect more war, hunger & extremism in 2018 – report

Humanitarian crises around the world will worsen next year, with no let-up in civil wars in Africa, near-famines in war-torn regions and the threat...

800,000 children face death by starvation – report

More than 800,000 children risk death by starvation in East Africa and aid agencies have just weeks - months at most - to save...

Nigeria brands pro-Biafra group ‘terrorists’

The Nigerian military has declared the pro-Biafra separatist group, IPOB, a “terrorist organisation.” The military made the declaration in a statement on Friday by the...

Could the total eclipse sign a major financial markets turning point?

Were you one of the lucky ones able to witness the total eclipse yesterday, as it moved on its west to east path across...

Emenalo leaves Chelsea

One of the influential figures behind-the-scenes at Stamford Bridge, Michael Emenalo has "decided to stand down from his role" at English champions Chelsea. The club...

Weah sworn in as Liberia president

Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office on Monday as Liberia’s new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West...

Zimbabwe president Mugabe ‘resigns’

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says. A letter from Mugabe said the decision was voluntary, Reuters news agency reports. The surprise...

Mugabe agrees to stand down as Zimbabwe president

Robert Mugabe agreed on Sunday to resign as Zimbabwe’s president hours after the ruling ZANU-PF party fired him as its leader after 37 years...

Migrant deaths in the Sahara higher than Mediterranean – UN

West African migrants trying to reach Europe are dying in far greater numbers in the Sahara than in the Mediterranean but efforts to dissuade...

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One dies in clash at OAU

Security personnel at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife have arrested some persons in connection with a fight which led to the death of one...

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