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20 Oct
Villagers count the dead after gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked the village market in Goronyo in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people.
4 Oct
Pyongyang last cut off the hotline in August after joint US-South Korea military drills. The move comes amid a series of weapons tests by the North.
22 Jul
The arrest of another separatist activist wanted by Nigeria sends a clear message that President Buhari won't tolerate secessionist aspirations. But critics say there's much more at play than just arresting figureheads.
30 Jun
The rebel Tigray Defense Forces claimed Mekele and Shire were under their control. Experts warn of a precarious situation after Ethiopia's federal government called a unilateral cease-fire.
19 Apr
Chad army says rebel column in north 'decimated'
20 Mar
The US secretaries of state and defense are in Seoul for talks on regional security. North Korea's nuclear ambitions will be high on the agenda, as will China's growing territorial assertiveness.
14 Feb
A woman and child were among those killed when a car bomb exploded in the city of Azaz, monitors said. A separate blast targeted a checkpoint in northern Syria, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebels.
19 Jan
Moon Jae-in called on the US president-elect to continue talks with North Korea. Talks between Trump and Kim Jong Un stalled earlier over sanctions and limited progress on the North's nuclear program.
25 Nov 2020
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9 Oct 2020
As the 2020 governorship election draws near, history comes to play in the politics of Ondo state as the Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi (Zenith Labour Party) from the South District, burnt the boat to challenge his boss, the incumbent, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (APC) from North Senatorial District at the poll. The incumbent, Rotimi Akeredolu is seeking re-election under the ruling APC, while Eyitayo Jegede, who hails from Central District, is making a 2nd attempt under PDP.
20 Jun 2020
Tensions rose this week after the North destroyed a liaison office and diplomacy continues to stall. Kim Yeon-chul has now taken responsibility for the worsening ties.
5 Oct 2019
Family planning, an issue that calls for discussion in countries with booming populations, is considered a taboo in many. DW Africa's 77 Percent took the subject to the streets of Kano in the north of Nigeria.

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