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Sunday, April 30, 2017

West Africa

Sierra Leone pastor unearths 706-carat diamond

The Sierra Leonian government has pledged transparency in the auction of a massive 706-carat diamond. The gem was unearth by a pastor who is one...

Nigerian President Buhari notifies parliament he has resumed duty

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has sent letter to the National Assembly notifying lawmakers that he has resumed his duties, his spokesman said on Monday. It...

At least 20 Persons Die in Ghana’s Kintampo Waterfalls Accident

Ghana Fire Service said no fewer than 20 people were killed by a falling tree while swimming at a popular waterfall spot in southern Ghana. Students...

Court remands seven Boko Haram leaders in Kuje Prison

The Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria's capital, has arraigned seven suspected Boko Haram leaders, who were allegedly involved in the kidnapping, and murder...

Nigeria’s central bank to hold in March, cut in third quarter...

TVC NEWS Nigeria's central bank will leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Tuesday to try and curtail high inflation as Africa's top economy...

Four suicide bombers kill two in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Four female teenage suicide bombers killed two people and injured 16 others in a residential area in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a...

French forces arrest eight Jihadists in Mali’s restive north

Eight jihadists have been arrested in nothern Mali. According to a Malian security official, the arrests were made by French forces in the Timbuktu region. France...

Gambia: Intel officers accused of Solo Sandeng’s death back in Court

It's more trouble for some of Gambia's former strongmen, as citizens have intensified calls for their execution on charges of the death of a...

Cameroon says regional forces free 5,000 from Boko Haram-held villages

West African forces freed 5,000 people being held in villages by Boko Haram, in an operation that killed more than 60 fighters and destroyed...

Nigeria, Cameroon sign agreement to repatriate refugees

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Government of Cameroon and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have signed an agreement for the...
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