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Nigerian troops kill 4 terrorists in gunfight

Abuja, Nigeria | Xinhua |  Nigerian troops killed four terrorists in a gunfight in the southeastern state of Anambra earlier this week, the army said Wednesday. The military received a distress call on Monday, which reported that some terrorists were enforcing an illegal sit-at-home order and firing gunshots sporadically in …

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ICJ orders Uganda to pay $325 million in DRC case

DECISIONS ✳ The total amount of compensation awarded to the DRC is US$325,000,000. This global sum includes US$225,000,000 for damage to persons, US$40,000,000 for damage to property, and US$60,000,000 for damage related to natural resources. ✳ The total sum is to be paid in annual instalments of US$65,000,000, due on 1 September …

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Libyan gov’t to remain in office until elections: PM

Tripoli, Libya | Xinhua | Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah on Tuesday said his government will remain in office until elections are held, and will only hand over to an elected government. “We will not allow new transitional phases and will not abandon our role in the Government until the elections …

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13 million people facing hunger across Horn of Africa: WFP

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | The World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday warned that an estimated 13 million people are facing hunger across Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia, as the Horn of Africa grappled with severe drought caused by the driest conditions since 1981. Tomson Phiri, spokesperson for the WFP, told a …

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Namibia’s president labels gender-based violence as taboo

Windhoek, Namibia | Xinhua | Namibia’s president, Hage Geingob castigated gender-based violence (GBV) on Tuesday, during a virtual official opening of the fifth session of the seventh parliament in Windhoek. Geingob said this while highlighting the Combating of Domestic Violence Amendment Bill, which made part of the 14 possible bills set …

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19 arrested for stealing oil in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria | Xinhua | The Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) said Monday that it had arrested 19 people on suspicion of stealing oil in southern Nigeria’s River State in recent operations against vandalism. The suspects were found on Friday and Saturday with three tanker trucks, a large wooden …

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🔴 Senegal 0 (4) Egypt 0 (2) #TeamSenegal | ✅ ✅ ❌ ✅ ✅ #TeamEgypt | ✅ ❌ ✅ ❌ ✳ Player of tournament -Mane ✳ Goalkeeper of tournament – Mendy ✳ Golden boot – Aboubakar Yaounde, Cameroon | THE INDEPENDENT | Sadio Mane secured Senegal their first Africa Cup …

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Salah says Egypt resolute to win eighth AFCON trophy

🔴 CAF FINAL 10pm ✳ Senegal vs Egypt Yaounde, Cameroon | Xinhua | Egypt captain and forward Mohamed Salah said on Saturday that the North African nation was looking forward to winning its eighth Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title when they face Senegal on Sunday. “After a lost final …

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