I have not decided on 2023 presidential race, says Tinubu, Oshiomhole accepts dissolution of NWC and more
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US refuses to release data on Taliban attacks in Afghanistan — watchdog
A US watchdog has said the NATO-led mission to Afghanistan has withheld information on the number of Taliban attacks in 2020. President Trump is keen on the success of a peace agreement between the US and the Taliban.
Afghanistan: Taliban breaks off 'fruitless' prisoner exchange talks
The success of the US-brokered peace pact in Afghanistan is dependent on a prisoner swap between the Afghan government and the Taliban. The Taliban has said they will no longer take part in these "fruitless meetings."
Nigeria tracing 4,370 people for COVID-19 test, Lagos sets up temporary food markets in schools
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US-Taliban deal comes under pressure just days after signing
The historic US-Taliban agreement in Doha over the weekend raised hopes for a lasting peace in Afghanistan, but the disagreements between the Afghan government and the insurgents could nullify the deal's gains.
Afghanistan: Explosion kills 3 at football match, as truce falters
The blast happened at a football match in Afghanistan's southeastern Khost province. Earlier, the Taliban had said they would end the partial ceasefire against Afghan security forces and would resume military operations.
Robot waitress serves up smiles in war-torn Afghanistan
Afghanistan's first-ever robot waitress is serving curious diners in central Kabul. Restaurant manager Mohammad Rafi Shirzad says the humanoid robot, imported from Japan and designed to look vaguely like a women wearing a hijab, has already pulled in new customers since it started working last month.
Surviving loss in Afghanistan: A family of amputees
This work has earned the 2019 Grand Prix Varenne for international video reporting. Last year, ten children from an Afghan family picked up unexploded mortar bomb -a common sight in Afghanistan. The deadly device went off, killing three children and an older relative. The remaining seven lost at least one limb each. One year on, the survivors are struggling to adapt to their new reality.
Decades on, Soviet bombs still killing people in Afghanistan
Forty years after the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan -- and three decades since the conflict ended -- the war's legacy continues to claim lives across the country. A humanitarian organisation has been working in several Afghan provinces since 1999 to clear explosives left from a war most of the country's current, young population never lived through.