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Seven die in separate Somali bomb attacks

At least seven people have died in two separate bomb attacks in southern and central Somalia. Three militants blew up themselves up in a car...

East African countries count losses after devastating floods

Torrential rains have triggered devastating floods and landslides across East Africa in recent weeks, aggravating an already challenging situation as countries in the region battle the coronavirus pandemic.

Anger in Somalia after police kill civilian in COVID-19 curfew

A police officer in Somalia's capital has been arrested in the fatal shooting of at least one civilian while enforcing coronavirus restrictions, according to officials

US Travel Ban: Trump restricts immigration from Nigeria, 5 other countries

The US has announced it is expanding its curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation. Citizens from Nigeria,...

Trump plans to add Nigeria to travel ban list

The Trump administration is planning to add seven countries - Nigeria, Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Sudan and Tanzania - to its travel ban list,...

JUST IN: 20 dead in Mogadishu car bomb blast

At least 20 people are reported to have been killed by a car bomb during morning rush hour in Somalia's capital. The blast took place...

Northeast Nigeria among 2020 most dangerous places in the world

Nigeria has been listed in the 2020 report of the most dangerous countries in the world because of the insurgency in the northeast of...

#TICAD7: And serious business begins by Femi Adesina

By Femi Adesina When we arrived Yokohama on Monday, among questions I was asked by Nigerian media here was whether the Presidency was worried by...

Many feared dead as gunmen attack Somali hotel

At least 26 people, including a prominent journalist and several foreigners, have been killed in an attack on a hotel in southern Somalia.

No Nigerian property mortgaged for China loans – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure China loans.