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Nigeria’s Kaduna State Closes 13 Schools Following Gunmen Attack

Kidnap-for-ransom industry targeting vulnerable students has severely disrupted education in northern Nigeria. The post Nigeria’s Kaduna State Closes 13 Schools Following Gunmen Attack appeared first on Zenger News.

Ex-Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo Returns Home After ICC Acquittal, Divorces Wife

For 10 years, Gbabgo was facing crimes against humanity charges at the International Criminal Court. The post Ex-Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo Returns Home After ICC Acquittal, Divorces Wife appeared first on Zenger News.

Nigeria’s Kidnap-For-Ransom Industry

Schools in northern Nigeria bear the brunt of kidnap-for-ransom attacks, which has evolved into a lethal industry. The post Nigeria’s Kidnap-For-Ransom Industry appeared first on Zenger News.

Tigray Rebel Forces Decline Ethiopian Government’s Unilateral Ceasefire Declaration

Rebels reject the ceasefire declaration after capturing Tigray's regional capital, Mekelle. The post Tigray Rebel Forces Decline Ethiopian Government’s Unilateral Ceasefire Declaration appeared first on Zenger News.

US Terms Ethiopia’s Ceasefire Declaration A ‘Positive Step’

The ceasefire declaration came after rebel fighters recaptured Mekelle, the capital of the restive Tigray province. The post US Terms Ethiopia’s Ceasefire Declaration A ‘Positive Step’ appeared first on Zenger News.

UN Peacekeeping Chief Accuses Russia Of Human Rights Abuses In Africa

Jean Pierre Lacroix said Russian personnel are responsible for human rights violations in the Central African Republic. The post UN Peacekeeping Chief Accuses Russia Of Human Rights Abuses In Africa appeared first on Zenger News.

U.S. Visa Restrictions Divide Cameroonians

Panic among the belligerents of Cameroon's Anglophone conflict as the U.S. imposes visa restrictions on unnamed individuals. The post U.S. Visa Restrictions Divide Cameroonians appeared first on Zenger News.

World Leaders Condemn Airstrike That Killed 30 Killed In Ethiopia’s Conflict-torn Tigray

Airstrike follows parliamentary elections which Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed touts as the first step towards multiparty democracy. The post World Leaders Condemn Airstrike That Killed 30 Killed In Ethiopia’s Conflict-torn Tigray appeared first on Zenger News.

Tigray Conflict Clouds Ethiopia’s ‘Historic’ Parliamentary Election

Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy claims the polls are the first step toward Ethiopia's “true” democratization. The post Tigray Conflict Clouds Ethiopia’s ‘Historic’ Parliamentary Election appeared first on Zenger News.
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A United Nations report says travel restrictions due to the pandemic disrupted terror activities. The post ISIS, Al-Qaeda Expanding In Africa: United Nations appeared first on Zenger News.

Killer School Kidnapers Release 28 Nigerian Students

Bandits gunned down a police guard and are now demanding more ransom money for a further 81 hostages. The post Killer School Kidnapers Release 28 Nigerian Students appeared first on Zenger News.

Tunisian President Sacks Prime Minister, Freezes Parliament

The sacking of Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi follows violent protests over the government's handling of the pandemic. The post Tunisian President Sacks Prime Minister, Freezes Parliament appeared first on Zenger News.

Ethiopia Completes Second Phase Of Filling Africa’s Largest Dam, Angering Egypt And Sudan 

Egypt and Sudan fear that a severe reduction in the River Nile waters due to the Ethiopian dam could threaten their people. The post Ethiopia Completes Second Phase Of Filling Africa’s Largest Dam, Angering Egypt And Sudan  appeared first on Zenger News.