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ECOWAS, partners rally to find long-lasting solution to the plight of stranded migrants in Niger

ECOWAS, partners rally to find long-lasting solution to the plight of st...

11 hours ago

In response to the situation of thousands of migrants stranded in Niger, th ...

 Koen Van WeelPool via Reuters

Trial of suspected Rwandan genocide financier Felicien Kabuga opens in T...

16 hours ago

The trial of one of the last fugitives charged over the 1994 Rwandan genoci ...

Soldiers have been targeted in recent attacks in southeast Nigeria.  By Audu Marte AFPFile

Gunmen kill five soldiers, civilian in southeast Nigeria

18 hours ago

Gunmen killed five soldiers and a civilian in southeast Nigeria, police and ...

Felicien Kabuga is accused of setting up hate media during the Rwandan genocide.  By Simon Wohlfahrt AFPFile

Rwandan tycoon had key genocide role, trial hears

18 hours ago

Rwandan tycoon Felicien Kabuga played a "substantial" role in the 1994 geno ...

The World Health Organization says skin whitening products are commonly used in African, Asian and Caribbean countries including Cameroon and Ivory Coast pictured.  By ISSOUF SANOGO AFPFile

Skin whitening products remain popular in Cameroon despite risks

18 hours ago

Wearing a large hat protecting her face from the sun's rays in Cameroon, 63 ...

Since last summer, around 60,000 people have arrived in Bama.  By STEFAN HEUNIS AFPFile

Nigerian town caught between jihadist war and peace

18 hours ago

Once a symbol of the jihadist war in northeast Nigeria, the town of Bama to ...

MeToo rallies kicked off in the United States and swept the world.  By Mark RALSTON AFP

Five years on, how #MeToo shook the world

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By forcing the world to wake up to the daily sexual abuse suffered by women ...

Felicien Kabuga is accused of setting up hate media during the Rwandan genocide.  By Simon Wohlfahrt AFPFile

Top Rwanda genocide suspect Kabuga goes on trial

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Alleged Rwandan genocide financier Felicien Kabuga goes on trial in The Hag ...