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Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 02:02
A queen from southern Nigerian argues that she is better placed to know what her people need.
BBC News - Africa
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 01:59

Efforts to fight vaccine hesitancy among Black people often miss African immigrants who have a different colonial history and experience with Western medicine, which grassroots groups are addressing.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 01:19

At least 40 people have been killed in Sudan's West Darfur region after three days of ethnic clashes that have prompted the government to declare a state of emergency, the United Nations announced Monday. 

The clashes in El Geneina, which is close to the border with Chad, also left at...

VOA Articles
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 01:02
Seafarer Mohammed Aisha has been living on an abandoned cargo ship for four years, part of that time completely on his own.
BBC News - Africa
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 00:20
The most powerful of the Central African Republic's armed groups said in a statement Monday it will quit a rebel coalition aiming to unseat President Faustin Archange Touadera.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 23:12
In tonight's edition: Mozambique says the army has secured the town of Palma. It was attacked by extremist militants in March sending tens of thousands fleeing from their homes.  And communities in Namibia's Okavango Delta are worried that their livelihoods and wildlife are at risk because of huge...
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 22:40
Gunmen stormed the jail and used explosives, allowing inmates to make a run for it.
BBC News - Africa
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 22:11

President Buhari condemns ‘act of terrorism’ after gunmen destroy part of prison walls in Owerri, Imo state

Almost 2,000 prisoners have escaped after a jailbreak in south-east Nigeria blamed on armed separatists, in the latest in a string of armed attacks on law enforcement authorities...

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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 22:01
An Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane flying into Zambia accidentally landed at an airport that is still under construction, a government official says.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 21:53
The fight against racism in football continues in La Liga after Valencia's Mouctar Diakhaby said he heard a racial insult from Cadiz's Juan Cala.
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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 21:52
Rwandan President Paul Kagame is often portrayed as his nation’s savior. But in her new book “Do Not Disturb: The Story of a Political Murder and an African Regime Gone Bad”, former Financial Times journalist Michela Wrong presents him as a ruthless dictator.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 21:51
Khartoum signed a peace agreement in October with several rebel groups, particularly from Darfur. But some insurgent groups in the region have not signed the accord
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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 21:23

More than 1,800 inmates have escaped after a heavily armed gang attacked a prison in southern Nigeria using explosives, correctional authorities said Monday. It is one of the West African country's largest prison breaks. 

The attackers blasted their way into the Owerri prison in Imo state...

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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 20:36
"I could never tell my children that they are the fruit of Boko Haram members," says Zara Oumar, who was held by Boko Haram for four years.
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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 20:28
Mali’s military government paid two million euros for the release of opposition leader Soumaïla Cissé, who was freed in October after being kidnapped by gunmen, according to an intermediary who negotiated on behalf of the Malian authorities.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 19:37
Imo state authorities confirmed the attack
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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 19:15
More than 1,800 inmates have escaped after heavily armed men attacked a prison in southwest Nigeria using explosives, prison authorities said Monday
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 19:04
Ms. Malagodi fled wartime Germany, married a Cuban sculptor and an Italian politician, then helped children and mothers in West Africa. She died of Covid-19.
Monday, April 5, 2021 - 18:55
[Premium Times] The armed men used guns and dynamite and also attacked a police facility in the area.
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Monday, April 5, 2021 - 18:53
[Premium Times] IPOB has denied its involvement in the Imo attack.
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