UN revises death toll from initial 43 as residents bury scores of victims following a massacre allegedly by Boko Haram militants in northeastern Borno state.
The 57-member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation asks India to refrain from altering the demographic structure of India-administered Kashmir that India unilaterally annexed last August, Pakistani foreign office says.
Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the peace and well-being of millions of Muslims in the West are being threatened under the cover of counterterrorism.
Following his election victory with securing 57.87 percent of the vote, Burkina Faso's Roch Kabore pledges dialogue in his troubled country "for peace and development".
Analysts are expecting a tight race that could go to a second round if no candidate wins more than 50 percent of the vote that was dominated by the threat of terrorist attacks.
Some towns weren’t able to conduct voting at all, including Bartiebougou and Tin Akoff, where 14 soldiers were killed in an ambush by Daesh earlier this month.
Around 100 cattle thieves open fire on Muslim congregation in remote Dutsen Gari village of Zamfara state, killing five and kidnapping 18 others, police say.
Top military official tells a judicial committee that soldiers indeed carried live bullets during October 20 protests in Lagos city where shootings killed several people causing both local and international outrage.
Burkina votes in second election since 2014 revolution with around 400,000 people unable to vote due to violence.
Africa's biggest economy slips into recession as GDP contracts for second consecutive quarter, statistician general says.
Bockarie is of the view that regardless of who's in power, living conditions will remain the same for the poor so long as Sierra Leoneans continue to elect corrupt and incompetent officials.
Nigerian currency of N1,000, N500 and N200 denominations has Ajami – non-Arab language Arabic script – on them. Some argue this is not secular, while others say it is the only way a portion of the population can understand what is written.
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