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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 09:00
In a surprising twist of events in Rivers State politics, former Governor Peter Odili has thrown his full weight behind Governor Siminalayi Fubara declaring him as the political leader of the state, while also showering praises on him for defending the interests of the people. Odili, who was the...
Breaking News from Africa
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:59
Ten years after nearly 300 girls were abducted from a school in the northeast Nigerian town of Chibok by jihadist group Boko Haram, a third of them are still being […]
Stay Smart About Africa
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:57
Leading to the arrest of 77 people, including 22 Chinese nationals. It was a “significant breakthrough in the fight against cybercrime”, the authorities said after a multi-agency raid on a […]
Stay Smart About Africa
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:56
In October 2022, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) published a study that found women who used hair relaxers more than four times a year were at a higher […]
Stay Smart About Africa
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:54
Environmental and human rights activists are calling on the Nigerian government to withhold approval of plans by the London-based oil giant Shell to sell off its operations in the Niger […]
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:53
The reforms would see Togo move from a presidential to a parliamentary system, essentially ushering in the country’s fifth republic. But opposition activists believe it’s all a ruse designed to […]
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:52
The government of the United Kingdom has finally returned dozens of artefacts looted from what is today Ghana – more than 150 years after they were forcefully moved out of Africa.  Africa Today News, New York reports that at least 32 gold and silver items have been sent on ‘long-term...
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:49
[Premium Times] The tribunal heard that the pair had consensual sexual intercourse in the hospital toilet cubicle and at her home.
All Africa, All the Time.
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:46
A former Vice President of Nigeria and the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last year’s election, Atiku Abubakar, has bemoaned claims being made by the President Bola Tinubu-led administration about the Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway Project which has become a...
Breaking News from Africa
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:41
[HRW] Nairobi -- Action Undermines Fundamental Freedoms
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:40
The United Nations (UN) has called on the military junta in Mali to lift its recent ban on political activity in the West African country to allow democracy to thrive.  In a statement posted on X, formerly Twitter which was sighted by Africa Today News, New York, the UN has said; “We are...
Breaking News from Africa
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:30

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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:28
The outspoken former federal lawmaker from Kaduna State, Shehu Sani, has narrated how the late Ogbonaya Onu was displaced from being the President of Nigeria in 1999. Africa Today News, New York reported that Onu who was a presidential aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress,...
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:22
The leaders of the United States, Japan and the Philippines have voiced “serious concern” over the recent moves by China in the disputed South China Sea which is brewing tensions.   Africa Today News, New York understands that in recent years, Beijing has stepped up its activities in the strategic...
Breaking News from Africa
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:20
Port Sudan, Sudan — Millions displaced and on the brink of famine. Sexual and ethnic violence. Infrastructure destroyed. Aid workers say a year of war between rival generals in Sudan has led to catastrophe, but the world has turned away. The northeast African country is experiencing "one of the...
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 08:06
The Police Command in Abia State, in joint efforts with Local Government Area authorities, has inspected volatile spots in the state intending to enhance security across the state. The command, through its Divisional Police Officers, inspected volatile spots within their areas of operations. Africa...
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 07:51
[Shabelle] Nairobi, Kenya -- President William Ruto of Kenya and President Hassan Mohamud of Somalia held a meeting at State House, Nairobi, on Thursday, focusing on joint initiatives to combat terrorism and general insecurity in the region.
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Friday, April 12, 2024 - 07:51
[VOA] Yaounde, Cameroon -- Opposition candidates are accusing Chad's military ruler, General Mahamat Idriss Deby, of flouting election rules and launching his campaign before the official starting date of April 14.
All Africa, All the Time.
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 07:51
[Shabelle] Nairobi, Kenya -- President William Ruto of Kenya and President Hassan Mohamud of Somalia held a meeting at State House, Nairobi, on Thursday, focusing on joint initiatives to combat terrorism and general insecurity in the region.
All Africa, All the Time.

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