Jigawa records 51 new COVID-19 cases and one death, Gunmen kill five soldiers in Borno and more
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Abba Kyari buried in Abuja after dying of COVID-19, Deaths linked to the coronavirus now over 150,000 globally
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday.
Cartel gunmen free El Chapo's son from police
Heavily armed fighters surrounded security forces in a Mexican city on Thursday and made them free one of drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman's sons, after his capture triggered gun battles and a prison break that sent civilians scurrying for cover.
How Nigeria is confronting girl-child violence and abductions
Some gunmen have kidnapped six girls and two staffs of Engravers College in Kaduna State of Northern Nigeria. Meanwhile, Saturday marks 2000 days since the abduction of 276 female students from a Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Nigeria’s Borno State. To discuss these stories, Oby Ezekwesili, Richard Weizsäcker fellow at Robert Bosch Academy, Berlin joins CNBC Africa for more.
Gunmen denied me access to Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti alleges
Gunmen denied me access to Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti alleges.
At least 15 confirmed dead in Kenya attack
Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 15 people and sending workers diving under desks to escape an attack claimed by Somalia-based Islamist group al Shabaab.
Gunmen kill five police officers in South Africa
Gunmen attacked a police station in a small South African town on Wednesday, stealing weapons and a vehicle.
Afghan forces end deadly 13 hour Kabul hotel siege
Gunmen dressed in army uniforms who stormed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel battled Afghan Special Forces for 13 hours in an overnight siege that left at least five people dead, officials and witnesses said on Sunday.