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Ousted Mali President, Keita suffers mini-stroke

Although the symptoms are typically short-lasting, they are often a warning sign for future strokes, experts say.

Saudi removes top Yemen war commander, citing corruption

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman issued a royal decree on Tuesday to remove the commander in charge of allied forces fighting in Yemen and start a corruption probe, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said.

Firm moves to seize 33 Nigerian properties in UK over breach of agreement

Eurafric Power Limited, an energy firm, says it has identified 33 properties of Nigeria in the United Kingdom for sale over the enforcement of a judgement in its favour.

Mali junta gives ECOWAS conditions, seeks removal of sanctions

The military junta in Mali is asking for the sanctions placed on the country lifted, saying they were already affecting the country.

Coup d’etat: ECOWAS imposes economic, diplomatic sanctions on Mali

Following Tuesday’s military takeover in Mali, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), yesterday, gave vent to its threat by imposing economic and diplomatic sanctions on the landlocked nation.

Hours after attempted coup, Mali’s president resigns, dissolves parliament, govt

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has announced his resignation with immediate effect, a day after rebel soldiers launched a coup.

Oil prices soar as China doubles crude oil imports from U.S

Chinese state-owned oil firms have tentatively booked tankers to transport at least 20 million barrels of U.S. crude for August and September, Reuters reported on Friday.

COVID-19: UK enters recession as GDP plunged by record 20.4% in 2nd quarter

GDP (gross domestic product) expanded by 8.7% in June as government lockdown measures eased, having shown a meek 1.8% recovery in May following April's 20.4% contraction.

WWE superstar, Kamala the Ugandan giant, dies of COVID-19 complications

Harris’s wife confirmed he had tested positive for coronavirus last week and his autobiography’s co-author, Kenny Casanova, has stated: “Corona took him.”

US warns citizens against travelling to Nigeria over insecurity, COVID-19

The United States has warned its citizens against travelling to Nigeria due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maryam Abacha varsity loses pioneer lecturer, Jamilu Sambo at 54

A pioneer lecturer with the Maryam Abacha American University Niger (MAAUN), Malam Jamilu Sambo is dead.

Death in Beirut’s twin blasts hit 73 as number of injuries spike

The number of deaths as a result of the enormous explosions which devastated Beirut’s port on Tuesday, have crested to 73 people with thousands others injured.
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