Thousands Fleeing Escalating Violence in Africa's Sahel Region
GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says more than 700,000 people in Africa's Sahel region have fled attacks by militants and armed groups in the last 12 months, a 10-fold increase compared to January
Nigeria court frees scores of Shiites
A Nigerian court on Friday freed 87 members of a pro-Iranian Shiite group accused of killing a soldier following clashes with troops more than four years ago, their lawyer said.
The court in
Burkina violence displacing 4 000 people daily: UN
More than 4,000 people are being forced to flee their homes each day in Burkina Faso, as attacks on civilians by jihadist militants increase in number and frequency, the UN's refugee agency said on
How Cameroon Plans to Save Disappearing Languages
YAOUNDE - Cameroon is commemorating International Mother Language Day, February 21, by launching what it calls an ambitious program to save its endangered national languages.
The central Afri
New Visa Rules Set Off Panic Wave in Immigrant Communities
BOSTON - After nearly a dozen years moving through the U.S. visa system, Sai Kyaw's brother and sister and their families were at the finish line: a final interview before they could leave Myanmar
Should Nigeria have released Boko Haram suspects?
The Nigerian government recently announced that it had released about
Akpeyi or Khune? Stick to your guns, Ernst!
Cape Town - Kaizer Chiefs are at the summit of the Absa Premiership and appear to be heading to their first domestic title in five seasons.
With just 10 matc
Lassa fever hits Lagos as Nigeria deaths top 100
An outbreak of Lassa in Nigeria has killed 103 people this year, health authorities said, as the first confirmed case was reported in the economic hub Lagos.
"Cumulatively from week 1 to week
Two Nigerians arrested for staying without valid documents in Delhi
New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Delhi Police have arrested two Nigerians, who were staying without any valid visa or other documents on Thursday. They were arrested under NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psy
Chad says it has repelled rebel attack in gold region
Chadian soldiers on Wednesday repelled an incursion into a volatile northern gold-mining region from neighbouring Libya, the army said.
The rebel group, the Military Command Council for the S
A Nigerian Christian Girl Is Still Missing. We Must Bring Her Home
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Reading family helping victims of Nigerian sex trafficking
The Thomas family are aiming to raise thousands of pounds to help Nigerian sex trafficking victims in Dubai to return home.
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