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Nigerian first lady bemoans high rates of bandit attacks

Nigeria's first lady Aisha Buhari has expressed concern over the high incidence of bandits attacks in the country, urging security agencies to quickly put an end to insecurity challenges. The...

Thousands of child soldiers still trapped after South Sudan war – U.N.

GENEVA - Thousands of child soldiers dragged into South Sudan's civil war are unlikely to be freed soon because aid agencies lack the funds to look after them, a...

Germany turns to teenagers to teach kids about digital stress

How do you teach tech-savvy children to deal with digital stress? In Germany, they're turning to teenagers. Experts and teachers say peer projects in which older pupils teach younger kids...

Rwanda gov’t set to extend plastic ban

The Rwandan government wants Parliament to pass a Bill banning single use plastics in the country to protect the environment. The draft Bill suggests a two-year moratorium for companies to...

Two Saudi pilots killed in helicopter crash – state media

DUBAI - Two Saudi pilots were killed when their helicopter came down in the eastern Yemeni province of al-Mahra on Friday, the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Houthi group in...

Son of Angola ex-president in custody

A son of Angola's long-serving former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has been remanded in custody in connection with a one point five billion dollar embezzlement case. Prosecutors said Jose...

Peter Tabichi from Kenya wins Global Teacher Prize 2019

The Global Teacher Prize is the largest prize of its kind and is referred to as the Nobel Prize for teaching. This award is given to an outstanding teacher...

Russia launches biggest war games since Cold War

Russia has launched its biggest military exercise since the Cold War, involving about 300,000 service personnel, in eastern Siberia. China is sending 3,200 troops to take part in "Vostok-2018", with...

Tunisian President voices support for equal inheritance draft bill

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has announced his support for a bill that will ensure that men and women have equal rights to inheritance. The draft inheritance equality bill has...

World leaders debate Iran, North Korea sanctions and non-proliferation

US President Donald Trump told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday that the United States would impose sanctions on Iran that would be “tougher than ever before” in...

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AFCON 2019: South Africa’s Baxter defiant in defeat

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter said his team's display in a 1-0 loss to Ivory Coast on Monday showed they could provide a tough...

Girl murdered and dumped in gutter

Two suspects, Kwao Noah, 20, and Abass Teye, 20, have been arrested to assist Police investigations into the death of a 21 year old...

Angola fightback to hold Tunisia in Group E

Angola fought back to hold Tunisia 1-1 in the opening Group E match at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Monday night. The Carthage...