The death toll from rioting in South Africa rose to 45 on Tuesday as police and the military tried to halt the unrest in poor areas of two provinces that began last week after the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma.
An Ivory Coast court on Wednesday sentenced former prime minister and rebel leader Guillaume Soro in absentia to life in prison on charges of plotting a coup against his former ally President Alassane Ouattara.
Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has said on Wednesday that Twitter are in discussions with Nigeria after suspending the US social media giant’s services in the country, branding its use as “unpatriotic”.
When Nigeria’s military claimed Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had been badly wounded in an air strike 2016, the jihadist chief soon appeared in a video to deny another of the many reports of his impending death.
Nigerian preacher Prophet TB Joshua, one of Africa’s most influential evangelists, has died at the age of 57.
Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional secessionists.
The Nigeria Federal Government Friday suspended indefinitely the operations of the microblogging and social media giant, Twitter, in Nigeria.
After a 14-month suspension amid the coronavirus pandemic, Algeria is reopening its airspace and allowing flights to and from a handful of countries.
Former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo plans to return home on June 17 following his acquittal on charges of crimes against humanity at theInternational Criminal Court, his party said on Monday.
Gunmen on Sunday kidnapped scores of children from an Islamic seminary in Niger state, police and residents said.