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23 Oct
The missionaries had been heading home from building an orphanage when they were pulled off a bus by a gang, according to media reports. Haiti has witnessed more than 300 kidnappings already this year.
18 Aug
Afghan refugees in India say they are worried about their family members back home, as many are unable to leave the country. Ayaan Rashid, an Afghan refugee in India, says his family in Kabul tried to get out, but they could not. He says that under Taliban rule, women will have no rights and "the whole country for all women is a jail".
28 Jul
Triathlete Flora Duffy has made history as the first person from Bermuda to win gold at the Olympics. Her parents describe in an interview from Bermuda how they were blown away by the crowd watching her at a pub on the tiny island.
12 Jul
The chief of Kajuru, Alhaji Alhassan Adamu, and 10 family members have been kidnapped. Police have deployed rescue operations in Kaduna state.
2 Jul
Watch till the very end to see how arguably the best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in the world and UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru 'The Nigerian Nightmare' Usman, translated the above sentence into English in this GuardianTV exclusive, in which he discusses life in and out of the octagon, his relationship with his parents and siblings, his daughter, and much more.⁣
23 Jun
While in Nigeria, we think of shaving a widow's head as a strange funeral tradition, but these four traditions make that pale into nothing.
21 Jun
Nigeria’s renowned architect, Fola Alade died on Saturday at the age of 87 according to a statement released by his family. Alade was the brain behind architectural masterpieces including the 1004 Housing Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos; the National Stadium, Lagos; and the Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square.
16 Jun
The charges come after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the murders "a terrorist attack motivated by hatred."
15 Jun
The 76-year-old had 39 wives and 94 children. The head of a Christian sect that practices polygamy, he and his family lived in a four-story house with 100 rooms.
9 Jun
When his father lost his job last year, Togi, then 16, wasted little time in looking for work himself. He ended up working at a fast food restaurant in a suburb of Washington, DC juggling the job with attending school held virtually as the world's largest Covid-19 outbreak tore through the United States.
26 May
The family has called on the White House and lawmakers to pass police reform legislation.
26 May
"It was great. He's a genuine guy...we just want this George Floyd Justice and Policing Act to be passed in the future," Floyd's younger brother, Philonise, tells reporters after he and other family members met privately with President Biden and Vice President Harris on the first anniversary of the African-American man's murder by police.

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2 hours ago
Clashes erupted in Nairobi after a Kenyan police officer shot dead six people in a rampage on Tuesday (December 7) and then shot and killed himself, a senior police officer and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said. The officer first shot and killed his wife at their home before setting off with his service-issued AK-47 rifle to shoot dead another four people, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations said on its Twitter account, describing the shooter as a "rogue officer".
2 hours ago
Thousands of Sudanese protest across the country in a show of anger over a government deal that reinstated the prime minister but gave the military majority control. Also, Gambia's president wins re-election, but the opposition is crying foul. One competitor has since accepted the result, but two others are refusing to. Finally, protesters take to South African beaches in opposition to oil and gas exploration by energy giant Shell. Activists say the project endangers marine animals and tourism.
4 hours ago
The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
4 hours ago
Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
4 hours ago
At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
5 hours ago
Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.