The move is aimed at improving the payments system in the West African nation.
Clashes erupted as national forces and paramilitaries engaged in fighting with members of Ahlu Sunna Wal Jamaa in an operation to recapture the strategic town of Guricel.
More than 800 inmates were freed by heavily armed gunmen who stormed a jail in Nigeria's Oyo State, raising concerns about how safe detention facilities are in the West African nation where authorities have struggled to stem rising violence.
Recent demonstrations display solid support for civilian rule but some factions' strong pushing to return back to military rule shift the balance in favour of the army.
Amid rising tensions with France, Algerian ministries instruct staff to use Arabic language in officials correspondence.
An independent inquiry commission released a devastating report last month that found that 83 of the WHO's employees committed abuses against dozens of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo during 2018-2020.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Ankara aims to strengthen ties and boost bilateral trade with the African nations.
Civilians gunned down by AMISOM forces were under fire from al-Shabaab terrorists.
Libya is hosting an international conference aimed at resolving key issues ahead of the polls, including maintaining a ceasefire, uniting the country’s many armed groups under a single security body, and the withdrawal of foreign fighters.
Around one million people are expected on the streets of capital Khartoum and other cities to demand a democratic transition to civilian rule amid tensions between PM Hamdok’s government and the military
Government says it targeted facilities to make and repair weapons in Mekelle. Rival Tigray forces deny the site was related to weapons, calling it a garage "with many old tires."
Climate change aggravates social, economic, and security challenges in developing countries that have made the smallest contribution to it.
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