Chad army in fresh clashes with rebels, hundreds quizzed over protests

Nigeria, April 30 -- Government troops and rebels clashed on Thursday in a region of western Chad, Nigeria's neighbour, where the late president Idriss Deby was killed earlier this month, military off... Read More

WHO mulls next steps in COVID-19 origins probe

Nigeria, April 22 -- After an international mission to China turned up more questions than answers about the pandemic origins, the WHO is evaluating how to move forward through a diplomatic quagmire t... Read More

Governments 'gender blind' to COVID-19's 'greater impact' on women - Reports

Nigeria, April 9 -- Governments are putting women and girls at greater risk of the health and socio-economic impacts posed by the coronavirus pandemic, two global studies released Wednesday show. The... Read More

COVID-19 sets gender equality back a generation- Report

Nigeria, March 31 -- The pandemic has rolled back years of progress towards equality between men and women, according a report Wednesday showing the crisis had added decades to the trajectory towards ... Read More

Suu Kyi to face prosecution after Myanmar's bloodiest day since coup

Nigeria, March 15 -- Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to appear in court on Monday, after one of the country's bloodiest days since the February 1 coup. At least 38 protesters wer... Read More

Ivory Coast heads into elections after political turmoil

Nigeria, March 6 -- Ivory Coast is set to vote in a parliamentary ballot on Saturday in a key test of stability after presidential elections last year marked by violence. Grappling with a deep politi... Read More

Deadly riots in Senegal after opposition leader held

Nigeria, March 6 -- The Senegal government on Friday vowed to use "all means necessary" to return order after police fired tear gas in clashes with supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko as the... Read More

U.S. tightens trade restrictions against Myanmar after bloody protest crackdown

Nigeria, March 5 -- The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar's army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomer... Read More

Sentenced for corruption, Sarkozy goes on media offensive

Nigeria, March 4 -- France's former right-wing president Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday vowed to "go all the way" to clear his name, two days after being handed a three-year sentence for corruption foll... Read More

Myanmar anti-coup protesters return after deadliest day

Nigeria, March 4 -- Defiant anti-coup protesters returned to cities and towns across Myanmar on Thursday after dozens of people were killed on the deadliest day of the junta's crackdown, with global p... Read More