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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Mahama is a credible personality, ignore Somalia – Bombande to AU

A former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs under the Mahama administration, Mr Emmanuel Bombande, has asked the African Union to ignore the concerns raised...

Shocking! Reasons Somalia rejected Mahama as mediator

Somalia has formally written to the African Union to stall its decision to send former Ghana President John Dramani Mahama to the country as...

Niger’s Mahamadou Issoufou – why he won a $5m prize

To win the 2020 Ibrahim award for African leadership, and the $5m (£3.6m) prize attached to it, Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou had to leave...

Cabo Delgado residents decry rise in attacks

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Nigeria kidnappings: The Chibok captive who defied Boko Haram

Mass kidnappings of children in Nigeria have been making global headlines recently and this has been hard to watch for a young woman who...

Taking helm of divided nation, U.S. President Biden calls for end to ‘uncivil war’

Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, vowing to end the ‘uncivil war’ in a deeply divided...

Biden signs 10 executive orders as part of ‘wartime’ Covid plan

President Joe Biden has signed a raft of executive orders to boost the fight against Covid which has ravaged the US. Vaccination will be accelerated...

Donald Trump’s farewell: We did what we came to do

US President Donald Trump has made his farewell address before leaving office, saying: “We did what we came to do – and so much...

How Gambia is grappling with gruesome past under Yahya Jammeh

The 'peace-loving' country grappling with a gruesome past Gambia's truth commission has revealed tales of murder and torture that jar with Gambians' self image. In our...

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni declared election winner

Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote fraud by his main rival Bobi Wine. Mr Museveni won...

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