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Nigerian singer Mr Eazi reveals how absent father influenced new video

Nigerian music star Mr Eazi has told how his new military-themed music video was inspired by his pilot father’s absence from family life. The video...

20 killed in stampede at Niger refugee camp

At least 20 people have died in a stampede in Niger as they were being given food and goods at a refugee camp, a...

Canada will provide money to families of those in plane shot down by Iran

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said his government will provide financial support to the families of the 57 citizens and 29 permanent residents...

Church minister who heckled Jeremy Corbyn suspended over tweets

A Church of Scotland minister who branded Jeremy Corbyn a “terrorist sympathiser” has been suspended after controversial tweets emerged. While campaigning in Glasgow on Wednesday,...

Academy under fire for disqualifying Nigeria’s Oscar submission

The body behind the Oscars has come under fire after banning Nigeria’s first submission for best international feature film. Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, which was acquired...

Firefighters in battle to extinguish market blaze in Nigeria

Nigerian firefighters are trying to extinguish a major fire at the Balogun market in central Lagos. Thick black smoke and flames are shooting up Tuesday...

Israeli PM Netanyahu asked by president to form new government

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given the difficult task of forming a new government, the president’s office said. The decision came after President...

Ighalo on target to earn Nigeria third place

Odion Ighalo’s early strike earned Nigeria third spot at the Africa Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Tunisia. The former Watford forward scored...

20 confirmed dead after children caught in Nigeria building collapse

Twenty people have been confirmed dead in a school building that collapsed in Nigeria, most of them children. Lagos state health commissioner Jide Idris said...

Nigerian president urges unity after contested election victory

Nigeria’s president has defended his sweeping win of a second term as free and fair and appealed to a “common love of country” as...

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Putin orders most Russians to stay off work until end of April

President Vladimir Putin has ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking...

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Quarantine! Quarantine! Quarantine! This global lockdown has created a lot of boredom for many, but some are finding new ways to be creative using the...

1,500 ventilators a week to roll off UK production lines by May, say manufacturers

At least 1,500 ventilators a week could be rolling off British production lines by the end of the month to help in the fight...

Effectiveness of school closures in historic pandemics put under the microscope

New research has given some insight into the effectiveness of school closures during a pandemic, by studying behaviours during disease outbreaks of the past. A...

Coronavirus poses existential threat to Africa, says health expert

African is facing an “existential threat” as some countries will have more than 10,000 coronavirus cases by the end of April, a health expert...
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