[UN News] Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with dozens of civilians also wounded.
[UN News] Voicing great concern over a sharp increase in the killing and maiming of children in Mali due to ongoing fighting and instability, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners on Tuesday, called on all warring parties to stop attacks and “keep them out of harm’s way”.
[Premium Times] The number of Nigerian pilgrims that died while performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the chairman, medical team of the National Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON), Ibrahim Kana, has announced.
[The Herald] Government has warned foreigners to either stay away from local politics or be ready to face the full wrath of the law.
[Nation] Tanzania authorities finally produced investigative journalist and author Erick Kabendera in court on Monday and charged him with a crime.
[News24Wire] More than 600 foreigners were detained on Wednesday after the police carried out a second raid in the Johannesburg CBD.
[Vanguard] Calabar -United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF new data on percentage of Nigerians practicing open defecation across the geopolitical zones, has revealed that the North Central region topped the chart with about 59.9 per cent.
[Premium Times] The Kaduna State Government has filed at the Kaduna High Court “terms for strict supervision of the medical leave” granted an Islamic cleric, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah
[RFI] For the first time since Tunisia transformed into a democracy, Ennahda, the country’s biggest political party, has put up a candidate for the upcoming presidential polls.
[New Zimbabwe] The United Nations Tuesday launched a US$331.5 million international aid appeal to help Zimbabwe tackle a drought which has left a third of its population in need of relief over the next nine months.