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Nigeria confirms three cases of monkeypox

2017-10-17 09:05

Nigeria says it had confirmed three cases of monkeypox after receiving dozens of reports of the disease since last month in seven states across the country's south.

Nigeria: Pro-Biafran leader missing on eve of treason trial

2017-10-16 16:34

The leader of a pro-Biafran separatist group in Nigeria has apparently gone missing, prompting speculation as to his whereabouts on the eve of his trial on treason charges.

In Africa, LGBT rights activists worry about Trump impact

2017-10-16 06:00

Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon.

Boko Haram fighters surrender in northern Cameroon

2017-10-14 11:00

Nearly 60 men who said they were captured by the Boko Haram Islamist group and forced to fight for them in Nigeria have surrendered to authorities in northern Cameroon.

UN fears 2017 will be record year for attacks on schools

2017-10-13 20:57

With 500 attacks on schools documented in just six months, 2017 is shaping up as a record year for the number of schools bombed and destroyed in war zones like Yemen, South Sudan and Syria, a UN official has said.

Nigeria says 45 jailed at Boko Haram secret trials

2017-10-13 20:00

Nigeria's government has said 45 Boko Haram members had been sentenced to between three and 31 years in jail after being convicted at secret trials.

Nigeria parliament backs probe into president's clinic

2017-10-13 15:39

Nigerian lawmakers are to look into the financing of the country's presidential health facility, after criticism it lacks drugs and equipment despite massive government funding.

Nigerian singer Davido questioned by police after three deaths

2017-10-12 19:30

Nigerian pop star Davido has been questioned twice by police over the suspicious death of his friend after two other members of his entourage died later in the same week.

Top Africa Stories: Zimbabwe, Kenya

2017-10-12 06:01

Zimbabwe's new cyber attacks tzar doesn’t use social media, President Robert Mugabe warned that no-one owns Zanu-PF and Kenyan police use tear gas to disperse opposition protesters.

Nigerian courts remand 300 Boko Haram suspects

2017-10-11 13:01

Nigeria has officially remanded 300 Boko Haram suspects as hearings got under way in the first mass trials linked to the Islamist insurgency.

 

DRC wins seat on UN rights council despite US opposition

2017-10-17 07:14

The Democratic Republic of Congo has been elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday despite opposition from the United States and a leading rights group.

Nigeria says no plan to issue visas on arrival for all Africans

2017-10-16 08:23

Nigeria's government says no plans to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans

Nigeria to start issuing visas on arrival for Africans: AU

2017-10-14 15:01

Nigeria has decided to start issuing visas on arrival for all Africans, the African Union has said, in a major step toward the goal of free movement on the continent.

UN chief: Donors kept famine at bay, but more aid needed

2017-10-14 11:00

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the need for humanitarian aid in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen and northeast Nigeria has increased.

Nigerian gets 3 years in US prison for $1.3m online fraud

2017-10-13 20:00

Prosecutors say a Nigerian man living in Texas must serve three years in a US prison for a more than $1.3m internet scam with fake passports and romance schemes.

Nigerian pop music: in the shadow of Fela Kuti

2017-10-13 16:52

Fela Kuti was known as "the King of Afrobeat". Krizbeatz calls himself "the King of AfroDance", the Nigerian music that has got millions dancing across Africa and the world.

Top Africa stories: Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe

2017-10-13 07:25

An expert says Kenya is "unlikely going to hold" a free and fair presidential vote, and Zimbabwean police have launched a campaign to clear Harare’s streets of illegal vendors.

Boko Haram displaced need long-term foreign aid: charity group

2017-10-12 08:36

People made homeless by Boko Haram's brutal insurgency will need years of support to help rebuild their lives, even if security improves, the head of the Norwegian Refugee Council has said.

Amnesty voices doubts about secret Boko Haram trials

2017-10-11 21:05

Amnesty International has said it had "huge concerns" about the mass trials of Boko Haram suspects, with press and the public banned from the hearings on security grounds.

Growth to strengthen in sub-Saharan Africa: IMF

2017-10-11 10:32

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is set to accelerate to 3.4% next year, the International Monetary Fund has said, citing Nigeria's recovering oil and agricultural sectors.

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