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42 wedding guests fall sick after food poisoning in northern Afghanistan

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By UMMUL IDRIS Afghanistan- Forty-two wedding guests have fallen ill from mass food poisoning in Afghanistan’s northern province of Takhar, local police said on Monday....

Afghans Now Selling Their Kidneys To Survive Under Taliban Rule

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People living in Afghanistan are selling their kidneys just to survive under the rule of The Taliban, it has been revealed. This comes after a...

U.N. chief tells Security Council: Afghanistan ‘hanging by thread’

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 Afghanistan is "hanging by a thread," United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council on Wednesday, calling for countries to authorize all transactions...

UN wants $5bn aid for Afghanistan in 2022

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The United Nations on Tuesday said it needed $5 billion in aid for Afghanistan in 2022 to avert a humanitarian catastrophe and offer the...

Release Afghan funds, Russia tells US, others

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The Kremlin has urged Western leaders to unfreeze Afghanistan’s assets to fund humanitarian relief and avert an exodus of migrants to Europe fuelled by...

19 dead, 50 injured in Kabul military hospital attack

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At least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in an attack on a military hospital in Kabul on Tuesday, the latest assault...

German Defence Ministry to begin debate on Afghanistan

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German Defence Ministry says it will, from Oct. 6, begin a debate on the lessons learned from the German armed forces’ 2nd decade-long mission...

Top NGO presses Taliban to let women work in Afghanistan

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The Taliban have “basically agreed” to let one of Afghanistan’s biggest foreign aid organisations continue employing women, the group’s head said, but told him...

Boko Haram: 720 surrendered fighters now in Borno custody

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No fewer than 720 deadly Boko Haram fighters have surrendered to the Borno State Government from the swathe of forests in Sambisa and Cameroon...

CEO of Afghanistan cricket board sacked

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The Taliban have sacked the head of Afghanistan’s cricket board, replacing him with a member of the feared Haqqani network, responsible for some of...

Names of Nigerians Financing Terrorism Exposed

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According to a report by Sahara Reporters, names of six Nigerians accused of financing terrorism have been made public by the United Arab Emirates...

Taliban Agrees To Let 200 Americans And Foreigners Fly Out Of...

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The Taliban interim government have agreed to allow 200 Americans and other foreigners to depart on charter flights from Kabul airport, a U.S. official...

Taliban announces leader, ministers in new government

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The Taliban announced Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund as the leader of their new government in Afghanistan on Tuesday. Chief spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid also told a...

Buhari meets security chiefs, others

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The president, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, received briefings from the Chief of Defence Staff, Service Chiefs, the Inspector General of Police,...

Yesterday Was Better Than Today By Lasisi Olagunju

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By Lasisi Olagunju Ph.D Somehow, we’ve all, individually, managed to get by and get better but the country gets progressively worse every new day. I...

Sacking of ministers, a continuous process, says Buhari

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that due to periodic “self-reviews,” more members of his cabinet may be made to leave. This...

Afghanistan: Why Aso Rock must be free of terrorists’ agents –Ex-NIIA...

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A former Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Prof Bola Akinterinwa, has cautioned on the need to prevent the “Afghanistanisation” of Nigeria. According...

Taliban, UK officials start talks on letting people leave Afghanistan

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The United Kingdom (UK) officials and the Taliban were in talks over how to secure “safe passage” out of Afghanistan for British nationals and...

5 challenges for the Taliban in Afghanistan

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An image grab taken from Qatar-based Al-Jazeera television on August 16, 2021, shows Members of Taliban taking control of the presidential palace in Kabul...

Boko Haram: Why Nigeria can’t end up like Afghanistan -US envoy

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The United States has assured Nigeria that a repeat of what happened in Afghanistan won’t happen in the West Africa country. The US Ambassador to...