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Thursday, March 30, 2017

West Africa

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...

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...

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...

Faki Mahama assumes AU Commission leadership, pledges reform

The new head of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat has now assumed office, pledging to reform the institution and tackle the continent's...

Kwame Nkrumah’s son decries Ghana’s development

The son of Ghana’s first president, Doctor Onsy Kwame Nkrumah is unhappy with the pace of development in in the country since the overthrow...

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...

Hundreds protest against hike in fuel prices in Togo

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Lome to protest against a hike in fuel prices. The protesters are also calling for justice after...

Gabon’s opposition dismisses Bongo’s call for dialogue

Gabon's Opposition remains at loggerheads with President Ali Bongo and will honour his calls for a dialogue. The leader of the opposition, Jean Ping branded...

Mali plans new Senate chamber in shake up of constitution

TVC E. Mali's government proposed a bill on Friday to establish a new Senate chamber as part of a shake up of its constitution...

UK, France, Senegal’s ambassadors address Security issues

Ambassadors of the United Kingdom, France and Senegal have briefed members of the Security Council on their recent visit to the Lake Chad region. They...
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