Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said he should be examined by a psychiatrist, if he joins the Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CNM, spear-headed by ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.
A total of 183 Rwandan police officers, including 30 women, were on Monday awarded UN medals for their diligence and dedicated service under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
According to multiple sources, Boko Haram attacked Dapchi, a remote town in Yobe state North East Nigeria, killing at least 3 persons and destroying houses.
A Nigerian bishop whom Pope Francis had fiercely defended has resigned after a five-year, sometimes violent, standoff with rebel priests and faithful who rejected him as an ethnic outsider, the Vatican said on Monday.
Heavy rainfall triggered the collapse at the Hulene dump in the capital Maputo at around 3am local time (1:00 GMT) on Monday, burying five homes.
Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and thoughtful, warm-voiced commentary.
Despite 13 million people now needing emergency assistance, the aid response falls far from meeting even minimum lifesaving needs in worst affected areas.
Three drivers have appeared in court in Swaziland on charges relating to the deaths of 13 people, mostly children aged 11 to 16, who were being transported on the back of a truck that crashed going to the Reed Dance in 2015.
Official sources say the military is even exercising veto power in some instances, while also influencing the operations of government and other security organs.
Unicef says it has recorded at least 76 killings – mostly of women and children – since violence broke out between the Hema and Lendu groups.
At least five Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army, the Congolese military says.