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Insecurity: Buhari Urges U.S to Relocate AFRICOM Headquarters to Africa

Insecurity: Buhari Urges U.S to Relocate AFRICOM Headquarters to Africa

[responsivevoice buttonposition=”after”] As the insecurity in the Lake Chad Basin worsens with the killing of President Idris Deby of Chad, President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday, urged the United States of America, USA to reconsider relocating US Africa Command, AFRICOM, from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer the theatre of operation, to avoid spillovers in the sub-region.  In

Xenophobic Attacks: Lawan Says Enough is Enough

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has expressed concern over the worsening xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa, warning that enough is enough. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday, Lawan said Nigeria has had enough of its citizens being targets of these attacks and will no longer tolerate hate crimes in any form

Mozambique and Zimbabwe Cyclone Attack

100 Killed in Mozambique and Zimbabwe Cyclone Attack

Over 100 people have died and many more are missing in Mozambique and neighbouring Zimbabwe following a tropical cyclone attack on Sunday. Report confirmed by a lawmaker named Chimanimani in Zimbabwe that the toll there had risen to 65 in the east of the country, while Mozambique indicated that 48 people were killed in affected

Zimbabwe Government Imposes Total Internet Shutdown

A total internet shutdown has been imposed in Zimbabwe. A major network provider announced this to its customers, after protests triggered a ruthless security crackdown earlier this week. The country’s biggest service provider, Econet, sent a text message to its customers informing them of a directive served to them by the authorities: “We were served

Yahya Jammeh

Gambian President Gets New Title

The Gambia’s long-serving President Yahya Jammeh has had the title of Babili Mansa added to his name. The Mandika-language phrase can be translated as “chief bridge builder” or “conqueror of rivers.” A statement from the presidency said Jammeh should now be known as “His Excellency Sheikh Professor Alhaji Dr Yahya AJJ Jammeh Babili Mansa.” He

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