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ICC hands fmr Ugandan child soldier 25 years for war crime

The International Criminal Court sentenced Ugandan former child soldier Dominic Ongwen,  who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25 years’ imprisonment Thursday, with judges saying that his own abduction as a schoolboy and history as a child soldier prevented...

Somalia says it has resumed diplomatic ties with Kenya

Somalia says it has resumed diplomatic ties with neighbouring Kenya after severing relations late last year, over accusations of internal security interference.A government statement on Thursday thanked Qatar for its mediation efforts. Kenya’s presidency tweeted only that President Uhuru...

Rwanda woman denies genocide charges says she was pregnant

A woman who was deported by the US to Rwanda has pleaded not guilty over the 1994 genocide charges - saying she was pregnant soon after having given birth to twins.“Having twins and being pregnant, how could I manage...

30 killed in Jihadists attacks on eastern Burkina Faso

At least 30 people were killed by Jihadists in eastern Burkina Faso as the rebels burned down villagers’ homes and shot people as they tried to escape.The attack occurred in Kodyel village in the Komandjari province on Monday near...

Oxfam say over 5 million face extreme hunger in Tigray

Planting season comes to a halt as thousands of farmers lost tools, seeds and livestock to long down conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, exposing millions to hungerIn a statement released Tuesday, Oxfam warns of impending hunger and devastation as...

Boko Haram threats put police in Abuja-Nigeria on high alert

Threat by the dreaded terror group Boko Haram has put Police in Nigeria federal capital, Abuja on high alert!In response the force has deployed officers on horses and motorcycles to patrol the city, amid reports that the group is...

Somalia PM calls for meeting to end election deadlock

Somalia PM Mohamed Hussein Roble has invited the leaders of federal member states for a meeting to end the elections deadlock after parliament cancelled its move to extend the presidential term.The consultative meeting has been scheduled for 20 May.Puntland...

Sixteen Niger soldiers killed in a Jihadists’ ambush attack

At least 16 Niger soldiers were killed an ambush over the weekend following a militant attack in the western Tahoua Region.The attack was carried out where more than 200 civilians had been killed in an unclaimed attack in March.The...

How a Nigerian nearly had her son taken by Italian officials

In this special story by the BBC, we are sharing how a Nigerian mother who had been trafficked to Italy nearly had her son taken away in a homeless shelter.One sultry afternoon in the main city of the Italian...

Germany to return looted colonial era Benin bronzes

Germany is returning hundreds of artefacts known as Benin Bronzes that were mostly looted from Nigeria, by a British colonial expedition and subsequently sold to collections around the world, including German museums, authorities said Friday.Foreign Minister Heiko Maas welcomed...
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ICC hands fmr Ugandan child soldier 25 years for war crime

The International Criminal Court sentenced Ugandan former child soldier Dominic Ongwen,  who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25...
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