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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...

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...

Mugabe ‘expelled’ as Zimbabwe’s ruling party leader

President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party on Sunday in a move to force a peaceful end to his...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

US President Donald Trump recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday - a historic decision that overturns decades of US...

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...

Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun resigns

Troubled Nigeria finance minister has quit her post after several weeks of pressure following allegations of forgery pinned on her an online media outlet...

South Africa in recession for first time since 2009; rand slumps

South Africa entered recession in the second quarter for the first time since 2009, data showed on Tuesday, in a stinging blow to President...

Mugabe gets deadline to quit as Zimbabwe president

Zimbabwe’s ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of...

Killings in central Nigeria assume worrying dimension

Nomadic herders have been accused of killing at least 18 people in central Nigeria, including two priests. But there are unanswered questions about who...

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...

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12 killed in suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri

About 12 people have been killed and 48 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri on Wednesday. Eye witnesses told the News Agency...

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