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  • Nigeria releases Boko Haram suspects after rehabilitation

    Date: 2018-01-16 16:20:03 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:84 - ID:7194495

    ABUJA, Jan 16 (MENA) - Nigeria's military says it has released 244 "repentant" Boko Haram suspects who have undergone rehabilitation, the BBC reported on Tuesday. The authorities say they have been de-radicalized and can re-enter society, but ....

  • Nigeria protests Trump’s 'shithole' remark

    Date: 2018-01-15 19:41:51 GMT - Nigeria - Africa - SN:104 - ID:7192936

    ABUJA, Jan 15 (MENA) - Nigeria has protested remarks made by US President Donald Trump over countries of immigrants in his country including Africans. The African government, on Monday, summoned US Ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington to ....

  • 1 killed in suspected Al-Shabab attack in Kenya

    Date: 2018-01-13 16:48:05 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:45 - ID:7189134

    NAIROBI, Jan 13 (MENA) - Kenyan officials said a civilian was killed and several policemen wounded when suspected members of the Somalia-based extremist group Al Shabab attacked a convoy of vehicles, ABC news reported Saturday Kenyan Interior ....

  • Mali plans operation to flush Islamists from lawless center

    Date: 2018-01-12 22:22:45 GMT - Mali - Africa - SN:75 - ID:7188020

    BAMAKO , Jan 12 (MENA) – Mali and neighboring Senegal will deploy 1,000 troops in an operation to pacify central Mali, which has suffered growing violence by Islamists previously confined to its desert north, The Daily Mail quoted a security source ....

  • AU says 'frankly alarmed' by Trump's 'very racist' comments

    Date: 2018-01-12 20:15:07 GMT - Ethiopia - Africa - SN:69 - ID:7187942

    ADDIS ABABA, Jan 12 (MENA) – The African Union said it was "frankly alarmed" by the US President Donald Trump's "very racist" comments, ABC reported on Friday. "Given the historical reality of how many Africans arrived in the United States as ....

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