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  • Setback won't break Nigerians' resolve to end polio

    Setback won’t break Nigerians’ resolve to end polio

    Like many of you, I was saddened to learn that two young children had been paralysed by polio in Nigeria’s Borno state – my country’s first victims of this horrible disease in more than two years. The fact that just a month ago, on July 24, the world marked two years since Nigeria’s last polio […]

  • Boko Haram: 'Senior fighters killed' in Nigeria raid

    Boko Haram: ‘Senior fighters killed’ in Nigeria raid

    The leader of the Boko Haram group is believed to be fatally wounded in an air strike carried out by the Nigerian military in the country’s northeast, according to a news-media report citing senior official sources. The report said a number of fighters were targeted last week in the Sambisa Forest near Gambaru in Borno […]

  • Libya's UN-backed government gets 'no confidence' vote

    Libya’s UN-backed government gets ‘no confidence’ vote

    Libya’s UN-backed government in the capital, Tripoli, has suffered a major setback following a vote of no confidence by the country’s eastern parliament. The vote on Monday by members of the House of Representatives, which is based in the eastern city of Tobruk, rejected the Tripoli administration’s proposed line-up for a government of national unity. […]