Libya's UN-backed government and eastern parliament reach cease-fire deal
A ceasefire has been called in Libya, a move heralded by the UN, the EU and Egypt, which is raising hopes of an end to years of violence in the country. In Mali, thousands take to the streets in Bamako to show their support for the military that ousted former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. And a Nigerian filmmaker has decided to release her film online in a bid to avoid censors who may take issue with the lesbian love story.
NBA President clarifies withdrawal of El-Rufai as calls grow to withdraw Gov Wike from conference, Adekunle Gold, DJ Cuppy drop albums and more
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UN human rights experts demand probe into Beirut deadly explosion
Nearly 40 UN human rights experts have called for a swift and independent probe into the Beirut port blast. The group has raised concerns over “irresponsibility” and “impunity” in Lebanon.
Police arrest 67 IPOB members for unlawful assembly, Nigerian soldier jailed for killing WHO staff and more
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United Nations hikes coronavirus aid demand for third time
The UN has warned of a massive price to pay if rich nations don't go to the aid of developing countries hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Research suggests that many of the world's least-stable nations are on the brink.
Magu: VP Yemi Osinbajo's lawyer writes IGP, demands probe of 4bn allegation, Jeff Bezos' net worth now $180 Billion
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Keeping a 'fragile' peace on Lebanon's border with Israel
Stationed in Lebanon for more than 40 years, the UN's blue helmets work to preserve a fragile peace along the border with Israel. Since the 2006 war between Hezbollah and Israel, the border area has enjoyed a period of relative calm, one which UNIFIL hopes to maintain. But just a few weeks away from the renewal of its mandate, the UN force is facing criticism on multiple fronts.
Ondo governor Rotimi Akeredolu tests positive for coronavirus, CAF postpones 2021 AFCON and more
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UN: 'Me first' approach to coronavirus must end
In a wide-ranging interview, Amina Mohammed told DW the world must show solidarity against coronavirus. She also said the Security Council needs reform and offered an olive branch to the US in its standoff with the WHO.