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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...

Have PSG broken financial fair play rules?

The transfer of Kylian Mbappe to Paris Saint-Germain from AS Monaco on Thursday on loan with an option to buy reportedly worth an eye-watering...

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...

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,...

Malaria cases rise in DR Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda

A report released this week in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizing...

Cameroon deports 100,000 Nigerian refugees

Cameroon has forcibly returned 100,000 Nigerian refugees in breach of international agreements, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said. The rights group accused soldiers of deporting...

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...

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...

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Reggae star Ras Kimono passes on

Nigerian reggae icon, Ras Kimono, has died, sources close to the musician said, according to multiple reports on Sunday. He was 60 years old. The...

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