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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...

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...

110 Dapchi schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State are so far unaccounted for,...

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...

Kenya lose CHAN hosting rights

Kenya were stripped on Saturday of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after a CAF executive committee meeting in Accra. The...

Liberia retire number 14 for African legend Weah

Liberia has decided to retire the country's number 14 jersey from their men's national team, the Lone Star, in recognition of former World Footballer...

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

The parliament of Catalonia has voted to declare independence from Spain. Seventy legislators voted in favour, 10 voted against, while two cast blank ballots.  The decision...

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...

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...

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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Italy rescues more than 250 migrants in Mediterranean

More than 250 migrants were rescued in the central Mediterranean during the night between Monday and Tuesday, Italy’s Coast Guard said. A statement said the...

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