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Nigeria President Buhari to meet Trump in Washington.

Nigeria President Buhari to meet Trump in Washington.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will become the first African leader to be received by US President Donald Trump when he arrives in Washington for talks later. They are expected to discuss shared economic and security interests. But many will also be watching the talks closely after a row over Mr Trump’s alleged use of the [&hellip

Bloodshed as deadly blasts rip through Kabul.

Bloodshed as deadly blasts rip through Kabul.

Two back-to-back bomb blasts have hit near government buildings in the Afghan capital, Kabul, during the morning rush hour, leaving at least 25 people dead and 49 others injured. The first bomb attack was carried out by an assailant on a motorcycle, who blew himself up in the Shashdarak area close to the buildings of [&hellip

Mali: Suspected jihadists kill more than 30.

Mali: Suspected jihadists kill more than 30.

More than 30 Tuareg people were killed by suspected jihadists near Mali’s northeastern border with Niger, the AFP and EFE new agencies reported on Saturday, citing local sources. The attack happened just a day after motorbike-riding gunmen killed 12 people near Anderamboukane, the former Tuareg rebel group MSA and tribal leaders said. “There have been [&hellip

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame accuses ICC of bias against Africa.

Rwanda’s Paul Kagame accuses ICC of bias against Africa.

Kigali, Rwanda – Rwandan President Paul Kagame has repeated his harsh criticism of the International Criminal Court (ICC) for what he calls open bias against Africa, saying it has failed to mete out justice in any other part of the world. “The ICC was supposed to address the whole world, but it ended up covering [&hellip

Zakzaky rejects Nigerian government proposal to halt activities.

Zakzaky rejects Nigerian government proposal to halt activities.

The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, has turned down a government proposal to halt his activities in return for his release from prison, Press TV has learned. Zakzaky’s wife said the senior Muslim cleric had stressed that he would not give up the decades-long activities of the Islamic Movement. [&hellip

A big plus as huge plane lands in Dar.

A big plus as huge plane lands in Dar.

The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) is confident that any big passenger aircraft can land at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam on normal or diversion landing. TCAA Director General Hamza Johari said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that the airport had all it takes in an event a pilot of [&hellip

Madagascar opposition calls on president to resign in election law dispute.

Madagascar opposition calls on president to resign in election law dispute.

Supporters of opposition politician Marc Ravalomanana, who served as president from 2002 until he was toppled in a 2009 coup, say the new laws are intended to block him from running in a vote due later this year on an as-yet-unannounced date. The opposition has been holding daily demonstrations. On Saturday, police fired teargas at [&hellip

40 people fleeing violence drown off DR Congo

40 people fleeing violence drown off DR Congo

Forty civilians have drowned after their boats overturned on a storm-swollen river while they were fleeing fighting in the northwest Democratic Republic of the Congo. “As of Wednesday night, we recovered the bodies of 40 people” after their boats capsized, Jean Bakatoye, vice governor of South Ubangi province, said Friday. The number of the victims [&hellip

Govt mulls over educational debate.

Govt mulls over educational debate.

Amid various challenges facing the education sector in the country, the government is mulling over organising a national dialogue to allow stakeholders to air their views on addressing the issues, the National Assembly was told on Wednesday. Former President Benjamin Mkapa is on record to have proposed for the national dialogue to address challenges which [&hellip

UDOM goes ‘paperless in meetings’ note jot.

UDOM goes ‘paperless in meetings’ note jot.

The University of Dodoma (UDOM) has embarked on an ambitious ‘paperless routine’ in addressing meetings and becomes the first higher learning institution in the country to eradicate the use of papers to record minutes in meetings. This was disclosed here in a recent event, mainstreaming planting trees by the UDOM’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof Egid Mubofu, where [&hellip