South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar is to be relocated to a neutral country outside the region as part of a deal to end more than four years of civil war in the country. The plan is endorsed by regional leaders. Mr Machar has been under house arrest in South Africa since fleeing South Sudan’s […]

The Court of Appeal sitting in Bénin City has thrown out the fundamental human right bail application filed by a dismissed police officer, Adedeji Adeleke. Adedeji and four other policemen were arraigned for allegedly torturing and killing a car dealer, Benson Obode, in Benin City in 2015. The dismissed policemen, who were serving in the […]

The management of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, has reinstated two of the students that were suspended last year. This was made by the Vice Chancellor of the University, Eyitope Ogunbodede, during a meeting conveyed by the Dean of Students Affairs, Isiaka Aransi, amongst other official of the varsity. Newsmen reported that Omole Ibukun, a […]

The foreign minister of the Central African Republic (CAR) says the German former tennis star Boris Becker could face prosecution in the country if he is found to have gained a diplomatic passport illegally. Mr Becker’s lawyers told the High Court in London that he could not undergo bankruptcy proceedings because he had diplomatic immunity […]

Ethiopia’s foreign ministry has hailed relations with Eritrea as “very encouraging” following this month’s announcement it would implement the 2002 peace deal that ended their deadly border war. A spokesman for Ethiopian Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu would not reveal the topic of any future discussions between the two nations, but said “Ethiopia has the willingness […]

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