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Catholic Bishop kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive region

Armed separatists kidnapped a prominent Catholic Bishop early Saturday in Bui, a division in Cameroon's restive region of Northwest, according to officials of the...

Dr. Da Costa commends Ag IGP on his new appointment

A renowned Lecturer at the University of West London, Dr Da Costa Aboagye, on Wednesday 14th August, 2019, paid a courtesy call on the...
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Village leader kidnapped in northwestern Nigeria

A village leader was on Tuesday abducted in Nigeria's northwestern Katsina state by unidentified men, police said Wednesday. Bature Mai'unguwa, the village head of Labo...
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Police Rescued Ho Kidnapped Girl

A 17-year old girl who was allegedly “kidnapped” in Ho on January 21, around Stanbic Bank where she went to pay her school fees...
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A Canadian Man Reported Missing in Burkina Faso

A Canadian man was kidnapped in Burkina Faso in West Africa Tuesday night, CTV reported Wednesday. The Canadian man, identified as Kirk Woodman, was abducted...
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Former African foreign affairs minister kidnapped by the US government!

There is corruption in many countries in Africa, but it pales by comparison to that done in every sphere of the United States of...

Zuma Seeks Public Help in Finding Charlotte Nikoi

Almost two months since Unicef director Charlotte Nikoi’s disappearance, President Jacob Zuma appealed to anyone who may have information to come forward and assist...
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South Sudan not prepared to release any kidnapped oil workers soon

South Sudanese rebels allied to former first Vice President Riek Machar on Monday vowed never to release again any foreign oil workers captured near...
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7 Kidnapped in Mexican restaurant includes son of el-chapo

Jalisco State Attorney General Eduardo Almaguer told news media that Salazar and six other men were abducted during a raid late Monday at the...
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American University of Afghanistan closed following kidnapping of two profs

The professors were driving through the western part of Kabul on the Darulaman Road when they were kidnapped by two armed gunmen, one of...
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U.S. and Australian professors Abducted in Kabul

The two men are lecturers for the American University of Afghanistan and were driving through the western part of the city when they were...
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Kaduna’s deputy high commissioner’s ordeal in the hands of gunmen

Sources in the embassy in Abuja‎ stated that he left the embassy at the Sierra Leone mission to attend a military graduation ceremony in...
TWITTER/AFP/File (L to R) Spanish freelance journalists Angel Sastre, Antonio Pampliega and Jose Manuel Lopez were kidnapped in Syria about 10 months ago

Kidnapped Spanish Journalists Return Home

"The Spanish journalists Jose Manuel Lopez, Angel Sastre and Antonio Pampliega who were kidnapped in Aleppo in northern Syria almost 10 months ago have...

Families of kidnapped Chibok girls find new hope in video

And there's a chance their horror can still turn into a dream come true. They are the families of the hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls who...
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Unknown gunmen held siblings hostage in Beirut

According to the report, the armed men, who were riding a silver Hyundai, abducted Diala Ali al-Amine, 6, and her four-year-old brother Nouh while...
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15 Killed In Security Forces’ Crackdown Against Militants In Afghanistan

The security forces in crackdown against militants in the northern Kunduz province have killed eight armed insurgents, an army spokesman in the province, Nasratullah...

Seamen kidnapped in Philippines to be rescued

"To handle this case, the ministry continues to communicate and coordinate with all related institutions in Indonesia and the Philippines, including the foreign affairs...

Libyan airstrikes is believed to have killed embassy worker

Speaking at a press conference, Dacic said the ministry received photos that confirmed their identity with high level of certainty, although victims were not...

Ex-Nigerian President Relation seized by kidnappers

Former President Goodluck Jonathan's relative who was abducted some days ago with the former President's foster father has been found dead. Samuel Oki, 35 years...
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Afghanistan worried over ex-governor’s kidnap

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped former governor of Afghanistan's western Herat province Sayed Fazalullah Wahidi in Islamabad on Friday. "Given the fact...
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Australian hostage kidnapped in Burkina Faso finally freed

The same source said the former hostage was under the protection of Nigerien authorities. In a video recording released earlier on...
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Police rescue two abducted persons in Nigeria

State police spokesperson Ahmad Muhammad told Xinhua that the victims were safely rescued during the operation. Muhammad said an Ak-47 assault rifle, one locally...
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Humanitarian group negotiates release of kidnapped South African

Stephen McGown, together with Johan Gustafsson, a Swede, was abducted by al-Qaeda in Mali in November 2011. On Tuesday, Dr. Imtiaz Sooliman, founder of the...

Samson Siasia’s Mother Abducted in Bayelsa

Gunmen have kidnapped the 72-year-old mother of ex-international Nigerian footballer Samson Siasia. Three kidnappers took Ogere Siasia from the family home in Bayelsa...

Keita’s Journey From Slum to Stardom

Africa’s first independent nation was gradually propelling to an admirable height of universal honor and respect. It was time to send a memo of...

16 kidnapped by suspected FDLR rebels in eastern DR Congo

Rutshuru administrative authorities on Monday confirmed to Xinhua the kidnapping, but did not give the identity of the perpetrators. A statement...
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Cameroonian mayor kidnapped for 7 months, whereabouts still unknown

Over seven months since the abduction of a mayor in eastern Cameroon, together with 15 other people, their whereabouts and the identity of the...
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3 Nigerian oil workers kidnapped in Niger Delta

Three Nigerians working with the state-run Department of Petroleum Resources have been kidnapped by gunmen in the creeks of the southern Niger Delta, the...

Four Indian University Teachers kidnapped in Sirte

The Indians were teaching at the University of Sirte The four were abducted at a checkpoint near the city of Sirte, where they were...