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Prominent Nigerian Muslim leader abducted

A prominent Muslim leader has been abducted by gunmen during a night raid in Nigeria's north-western state of Kaduna.

SA rattled by Rwanda troops’ arrival in Mozambique

South Africa's Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has said the Rwandan troops were not supposed to arrive in Mozambique before the regional ones.

Babies, nurses abducted from Nigerian hospital

Gunmen have abducted babies, nurses and security guards from a hospital in north-west Nigeria, the police say. The exact...

Museveni: Vaccine inequality Africa’s wake-up call

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has called out "vaccine selfishness" in the world but said it will "wake up" Africans to be self-sufficient.

Ethiopia army denies targeting civilians in airstrike

The Ethiopian army has denied that civilians were targeted or killed in the airstrike at Togoga village outside Tigray’s capital, Mekelle.

Soldiers injured in Mali base attack

Several French soldiers were injured in an attack on a base in central Mali. The soldiers who are part...

African Union to probe rights abuse in Tigray

The African Union says it will launch an inquiry into allegations of abuses in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region. The...

Trump backs Nigeria on Twitter ban

Former US President Donald Trump has congratulated Nigeria on its decision to block Twitter - and that other countries should do the...

Mali junta boss to be sworn in as interim president

Mali's Colonel Assimi Goita, following his second coup in nine months, will be sworn into office Monday as transitional president despite international...
Nigerian commander dies after Boko Haram ambush

ISWAP militant group says Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader is dead

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, June 6 (Reuters) - The Islamic State West African Province (ISWAP) militant group said in an audio recording heard by...

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