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South Africa offers ‘profuse’ apologies to Nigeria after attacks
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South Africa offers ‘profuse’ apologies to Nigeria after attacks

A South African envoy to President Cyril Ramaphosa apologised "profusely" to the Nigerian government after a spate of deadly xenophobic...
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Nigeria Ore road helicopter ‘picked up stroke victim’
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Nigeria Ore road helicopter ‘picked up stroke victim’

A man who was picked up by a helicopter in the middle of a huge traffic jam in Nigeria had...
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Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media
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Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media

The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social...
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Lost childhood: Boko Haram victims gripped by thoughts of revenge
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Lost childhood: Boko Haram victims gripped by thoughts of revenge

As children affected by violence dream of being soldiers to exact retribution, experts call for mental health support. Yola, Nigeria...
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At China-Africa summit, officials dismiss debt criticism
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At China-Africa summit, officials dismiss debt criticism

Chinese and African officials have rejected criticism of Beijing's development projects on the continent as they ended a summit that...
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Over 20 passengers die after Nigeria boat capsizes
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Over 20 passengers die after Nigeria boat capsizes

Rescue teams recover the bodies of 17 women and four children on board the boat in northwestern state of Sokoto....
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UNICEF Nigeria welcomes release of child Boko Haram suspects
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UNICEF Nigeria welcomes release of child Boko Haram suspects

UNICEF Nigeria praises the release of children suspected of Boko Haram ties from administrative custody. Nine years of war against...
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Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad
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Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad

Authorities in Chad ordered a precautionary evacuation of a village near Niger after Boko Haram's deadly attack. At least 3,000...
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Israel passes controversial ‘Jewish nation-state’ law
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Israel passes controversial ‘Jewish nation-state’ law

Law defines the country as Jewish homeland, further marginalising 1.8 million Palestinian citizens of Israel. Israel's parliament on Thursday adopted...
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Putin: Powerful forces trying to sabotage US-Russia ties
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Putin: Powerful forces trying to sabotage US-Russia ties

The Russian president says relations between Moscow and Washington remain in 'an extremely unsatisfactory state'. Russian President Vladimir Putin accused...
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Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls
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Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls

The eight men were among a group of 22 fighters arrested within the past two week in connection with the...
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EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world’s economy
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EU and Japan sign trade deal covering a third of the world’s economy

The European Union and Japan signed a huge free trade deal on Tuesday that cuts or eliminates tariffs on nearly...
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Trump, facing fury, says he misspoke with Putin
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Trump, facing fury, says he misspoke with Putin

President Donald Trump, facing an onslaught of bipartisan fury over his glowing remarks about Vladimir Putin, said more than 24...
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Republicans and Democrats alike assail Trump after summit with Putin
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Republicans and Democrats alike assail Trump after summit with Putin

An extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that...
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Japan floods and landslides kill dozens; millions evacuated
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Japan floods and landslides kill dozens; millions evacuated

Heavy rains pounded southwest Japan, triggering flooding and landslides that killed 57 people and forced 2 million others to flee...
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China warns of ‘counterattack’ as Trump’s trade tariffs imposed
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China warns of ‘counterattack’ as Trump’s trade tariffs imposed

Official newspaper China Daily accused the Trump administration of "behaving like a gang of hoodlums". The United States hiked tariffs...
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May claims victory as UK weighs up her ‘soft Brexit’ plan
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May claims victory as UK weighs up her ‘soft Brexit’ plan

Britain's prime minister presents her solution to the seemingly intractable problems of Brexit. Britain's prime minister is claiming victory in...
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Jacinda Ardern will be back running a country weeks after giving birth – what does that mean for other women?
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Jacinda Ardern will be back running a country weeks after giving birth – what does that mean for other women?

New Zealand’s prime minister may be remarkable, but that doesn’t mean other new mothers should feel they have to follow...
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WE’LL RESTORE YOUR DEVASTATED COMMUNITIES, PRESIDENT BUHARI ASSURES IDP
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WE’LL RESTORE YOUR DEVASTATED COMMUNITIES, PRESIDENT BUHARI ASSURES IDP

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday assured internally displaced persons, IDPs, that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their...
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FURTHER CLARIFICATIONS ON THE DISTORTED 2018 BUDGET – PRESIDENCY
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FURTHER CLARIFICATIONS ON THE DISTORTED 2018 BUDGET – PRESIDENCY

Sequel to the response of the National Assembly justifying its distortion of the 2018 Budget, the following clarifications have become...
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