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After several years of encountering challenges in the past while administering vaccination in Taliban controlled area, the Taliban leadership teams have now agreed to allow vaccination. This piece of good news was made public by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a joint statement on Monday that the …

What could have been another military coup have been foiled in Sudan as the Sudanese authorities have reportedly foiled an attempt by a group of soldiers in the country to overthrow the government. According to Mohamed Al Faki Suleiman, a member of the country’s ruling council, the situation has been brought under control, while many …

Following the successful coup carried out in Guinea, the mutinous soldiers who deposed Guinean President Alpha Condé on Sunday after hours of heavy gunfire around the presidential palace said they did so because of the rampant corruption, disregard for human rights and economic mismanagement under the ousted president. This was revealed by Mamadi Doumbouya, the 41-year-old colonel …

The Nigerian government have joined other world leaders including the UN to condemn and reject Sunday’s toppling of the Alpha Condé regime in Guinea. In a statement by the country’s foreign ministry on Sunday, it said the putsch was a violation of the ECOWAS protocol to which Guinea is signatory to. The statement reads “The …

A 28 year old Ghanian footballer has been arrested after he was caught with three human heads found in the refrigerator of a footballer and sports commentator, Richard Gyamfi. The shocking incident which happened in Abesim in the municipality of Sunyami has sent shockwaves and outrage throughout the country, making people wonder whether the man …

Ousted Afghanistan President, Ashraf Ghani, who fled his country is presently in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ghani had fled Kabul, the country’s capital, last Sunday after Taliban fighters surrounded the city. After fleeing, issued a Facebook post and said he believed “countless patriots would be martyred and the city of Kabul would be destroyed” …

Following the take over of the country’s Presidential palace in Kabul by Taliban fighters, President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan says he has fled the country to avoid bloodshed. The Afghan’s president statement was revealed In a Facebook post on Sunday, saying he believed “countless patriots would be martyred and the city of Kabul would be destroyed”, …

Following a viral video which showed a Nigerian diplomat been assaulted by Indonesian officers, the minister for foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has summoned Usra Harahap, the Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, over the unfortunate incident which happened in Jarkarta, Indonesia. Similarly, the federal government had written a protest letter to the Indonesian government after a video …

As the twitter suspension in Nigeria entered the third month, the US consulate in Lagos has described the situation by the Nigerian government as deeply worrisome. The remark was made by Claire Pierangelo, US consul-general, on Wednesday at a programme titled, “Conversation on Press Freedom, Freedom of Expression and Civic Space in Nigeria” held in Lagos. According …

The death toll in the violent protests that has erupted across South Africa has reached 72 following the imprisonment of ex-President Jacob Zuma. It would be recalled that 32 people have been reportedly killed in the violence as of Tuesday afternoon. Former South Africa president, Zuma was sentenced to 15 months in prison for contempt …