Though weakened, Boko Haram still active in Nigeria, Buhari tells world leaders at UNGA and more
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24 September 2021 | 7:35 pm
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An NGO is trying to bring access to reliable electricity by implementing small solar systems to make villages independent from the national grid. Importantly, they also show locals how to maintain the systems.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged financial assistance to the victims of the deadly earthquake. During the visit to area, he also urged rescuers to focus on people still trapped under the rubble.
Fears of violence are surging ahead of Nigeria's 2023 general elections. Widespread insecurity as well as economic and environmental challenges represent a threat to the upcoming polls.
Boxing is rapidly gaining traction among young Nigerians — and female boxers have not been left behind. Sekinat Quadri, has her heart set on boxing professionally. She is only 11 years old but has bagged several bouts in different categories.
Gyms and public baths are now also off limits to Afghan women, the Taliban confirmed Sunday, days after banning them from parks and funfairs.
Rescuers have been facing rainfall, landslides and aftershocks following the devastating earthquake in Java. Over 61,000 have been displaced by the quake.
A week after a deadly quake struck Indonesia's main island of Java, rescuers are still finding more bodies. Aid workers have also reached remote areas to assist those displaced by the catastrophe.
London's Horniman Museum signed over ownership of 72 artefacts, looted by British soldiers in 1897, to the Nigerian government on Monday.
When the Taliban seized power in 2021, many people, including some Western diplomats, expected the fundamentalist group to rule differently this time around. A year later, Afghanistan's rulers have proven them wrong.
The World Bank says the level and quality of Nigeria’s infrastructure quality is low, ranked at 132 out of 137 countries, stressing that the country's physical infrastructure gap would likely reach 3 trillion dollars in the next 30 years.
Nigeria's state railway company resumed a popular train service between the capital Abuja and the northern state of Kaduna that was suspended in March after gunmen killed passengers and kidnapped several dozens.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Managing Director of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading over the ₦4 trillion debt owed by some international electricity customers since 2018.
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