When the International Court of Justice handed over a contested, oil-rich peninsula to Cameroon, a decade-long nightmare began for its Nigerian residents.
The attack was a robbery, according to a Malian security source who added that the three victims were from Guinea, which contributes some 900 soldiers to the 15,000-strong UN stabilisation mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
Women are often portrayed simply as victims of war playing a passive role in the conflict. The truth is that they have a far more crucial capacity in determining the fate of a conflict.
The French team of 2018 is truly multicultural and should be celebrated across France. A number of African countries can also take pride in the victory.
Health officials say they are working hard to get out accurate information about the deadly hemorrhagic fever but face significant mistrust in a part of Africa where many place more faith in clerics in white collars than doctors in white coats.
Gambian President Adama Barrow, who took charge last year after defeating Yahyah Jammeh, said the death penalty had been kept in place to create fear in people.
The Panama-registered MT Marine Express, loaded with 13,500 tonnes of petrol, had been anchored off the Benin city of Cotonou before authorities lost contact with the vessel.
India has had a stable democracy for its entire existence and an enviable economic growth rate for decades now. As the country spends lavishly on its military, it's important to ask why it consistently fails to reduce human deprivation.
Video footage appearing to show sub-Saharan migrants being auctioned off as potential farmhands in Libya sparked international outrage.
The new restrictions are aimed at Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone - four countries that have refused to take back citizens who've been deported - according to the US State Department cables.
President Xi Jinping is calling on Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa to join China in pushing for better representation for emerging, developing nations in international bodies.
The first mass burials will begin at 3 pm (1500 GMT) in Waterloo, in the Western area of Sierra Leone.
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