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Refugees packed into motorized canoes arrive in Ngouboua, Chad after fleeing previous violence in the Lake Chad and Sahel area. Credit: UNHCR/Aristophane Ngargoune
Refugees packed into motorized canoes arrive in Ngouboua, Chad after fleeing previous violence in the Lake Chad and Sahel area. Credit: UNHCR/Aristophane Ngargoune

Buhari laments Covid-19 impact on Nigeria

President Buhari has said the country has no money to import food and urged farmers to get back to work to produce enough food for the country.

Tanzania to redeploy pot-bellied policemen

Traffic police officers with pot bellies in Tanzania are to redeployed because they embarrass the police service, Interior Minister George Simbachewere said over the weekend, local media report. He said: They are not popular, how can a police officer have a pot belly? Some of our police officers are using their uniforms to extort bribes […]

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