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UN: ‘Disturbing’ allegations of rape in Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

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The UN says it has received “disturbing” reports of sexual violence and abuse in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region, including of individuals forced to rape members...
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Coronavirus: NANTA gets 4.9 percent share of N5 billion funds, warns against further lockdown

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The National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has received about N196 million out of N5bn given to the aviation industry as Covid-19 Palliative to...
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NNPC seeks $1 billion funding to revive PHC refinery

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, is currently shopping for $1 billion to revamp Nigeria’s biggest refinery located in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. To realise...
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AfDB appoints directors-general, deputy directors-general in regional offices

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The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of directors-general for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and deputy general for the East,...
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British Airways suffers multiple bird strikes at Lagos airport

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A Boeing 777-300, registration G-STBE belonging to British Airways, performing flight BA-75 from Heathrow airport, London to Lagos, suffered multiple bird strikes on December 30,...
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Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia agree to hold more talks over Nile dam dispute

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Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold further talks this month to resolve their long-running dispute over the Addis Ababa’s huge dam on...
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Ever-present Boko Haram threat casts shadow in Niger

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Seven years after the first Boko Haram attacks in southeastern Niger, people in the city of Diffa, dare not even speak the group’s name. Residents...
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UN peacekeepers say CAR rebel push ‘under control’

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Rebel forces advancing on the Central African Republic’s capital Bangui have been pushed back and the situation is “under control”, a spokesperson for UN peacekeeping...
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Ethiopian crisis: Humanitarian aid for children must be a priority – UNICEF

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Providing aid to millions of children uprooted by the ongoing crisis in the Tigray region of Ethiopia must be a priority, the head of the...