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Buhari saddened by death of Nigeria army chief

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari said he is deeply hit by the plane crash that has claimed the lives of Nigeria Chief of Army Staff...

Nigeria Chief of Army Staff killed in plane crash

Nigeria Chief of Army Staff General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in plane crash in Kaduna on Friday, TopStories can confirm. According to the Nigerian Air...

Diana interview: PM concerned after inquiry into BBC deceit

The BBC should take "every possible step" to ensure that nothing like its deceit of the Princess of Wales to secure an interview ever...

Groupe Nduom sued in the US for $63m in alleged money laundering, wire fraud

Ghanaian businessman and politician, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom and 18 others have been sued by a US-based company for $63m in alleged money laundering,...

John Mahama withdraws acceptance as AU High Rep to Somalia

Former president of Ghana John Dramani Mahama has withdrawn his acceptance of the African Union's appointment as its High Representative for Somalia. In a letter...

UK returns $5.8m stolen loot to Nigeria

Some $5.8m (£4.2m) recovered by UK agencies that was stolen by a Nigerian former governor and laundered in Britain have now been returned to...

Sierra Leone sells rainforest for Chinese harbour

A $55m (£39m) deal struck by the government of Sierra Leone with China to build an industrial fishing harbour on 100 hectares (250 acres) of beach...

Former President Zuma to face trial over bribery allegations

Former South Africa president Jacob Zuma will face trail over allegedly taking bribe on Monday, May 26, 2021. Zuma face 16 charges of fraud, graft...

Former President Mahama appointed AU High Representative to Somalia

African Union(AU) has appointed the former president of Ghana John Mahama as its High Representative to Somalia to resolve the dreadful political crisis in...

Chad’s President Idriss Déby dies after ‘clashes with rebels’

Chad's President Idriss Déby has died of his injuries following clashes with rebels in the north of the country at the weekend, the army...

International aid group offices set ablaze in northeast Nigeria

Offices of several international aid groups in northeast Nigeria were attacked and set on fire on Saturday. Although there was no immediate claim of responsibility...

Somalia’s parliament extends president’s term after election dispute

Somalia’s lower house of parliament voted on Monday to extend the president’s term by two years. 149 legislators backed the proposal. The resolution also orders...

Ghana’s farmers eye sweet success from chocolate

There is a lot of money in chocolate but the producers of the raw material see very little of it. Last year the retail industry...

Chad presidential election: Idriss Déby seeks sixth term amid boycott

People in Chad have been voting in a presidential election that is expected to give one of Africa's longest-serving leaders a sixth term. President Idriss...

Church of England offers to return Benin Bronzes

The Church of England has offered to return two Benin Bronze sculptures to Nigeria. It says the artefacts were acquired as gifts from Nigerian institutions...

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