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Mali: Detained former Prime Minister released

The interim government of Mali has said that the country's former prime minister, Boubou Cissé who was detained following August's coup has now been...

Libya: Nigerian man set on fire at Tripoli factory

A Nigerian man has been set on fire by three Libyans at a factory in Tripoli, according to officials. Libyan authorities say the three Libyans...

Mali: French aid worker, veteran politician freed by Jihadists

Jihadists in Mali have freed a French aid worker, Sophie Pétronin who has been held hostage since 2016. Sophie Pétronin's family have confirmed her release,...

Ghana’s President Akufo Addo files nomination for second term bid

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo has filed his nomination at the country's Electoral Commission (EC) to seek re-election. He is leading the ruling New Patriotic Party...

UN says 6 million people affected by flooding in East Africa

Nearly six million people have been affected by flooding this year in East Africa. Data from the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said...

Ecowas lifts sanctions imposed on Mali

The West African regional group, Ecowas has announced the lifting of sanctions imposed on Mali after soldiers toppled the government of ex-President Ibrahim Boubacar...

WHO estimates 1 in 10 people globally infected with COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that its "best estimates" suggest 1 in 10 people worldwide may have been infected by the...

Malian officials free hundreds of jailed jihadists

Officials in Mali have freed more than 100 jihadists jailed for carrying out violent acts. The prisoners were released in the central region of Niono...

Nigeria bans notorious police unit from ‘stop and search’ duties

Nigeria's notorious police unit called the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has been banned from routine patrols. The country's Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu in...

Sudan’s govt, rebel groups sign landmark peace deal

Sudan's government and rebel groups on Saturday inked a landmark peace deal aimed at ending decades of war in which hundreds of thousands died. Ululations...

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Guinea: Tension heightens after Alpha Condé secures third term

Tension is high in Guinea with some streets reportedly deserted as security forces patrol them to contain a post election violence. Supporters of the opposition...

Opposition in Seychelles wins presidential poll after 43 years

The opposition in the Seychelles has won the country's presidential election for the first time since 1977. Wavel Ramkalawan, an Anglican priest defeated incumbent President...

Nigeria: At least 69 killed in anti-police brutality protests

The Nigerian presidency has said that at least sixty-nine people have been killed so far across the country in protests against police brutality. A spokesman...

Libya: Warring factions sign accord for permanent ceasefire

The warring factions in Libya have signed an agreement for a permanent ceasefire to end the years of violence. The agreement was reached in Geneva...

Pep Guardiola: Major blow as Fernandinho faces four to six weeks on the sidelines

Ahead of matches yet to come both European and domestic, Premier League giants Manchester City have been issued a blow to their team as...
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