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Somalia reopens UK embassy after 32 years

Somalia has reopened its embassy in the UK after 32 years, in a ceremony attended by ambassador Abdulkadir Ahmed Kheyr, Olympic champion Mo Farah and Somali-Canadian model Sabrina Dhowre, among others.

Nigerian universities ordered to close ahead of poll

The Nigerian National Universities Commission (NUC) has ordered the country’s universities to close from 22 February to 14 March because of the general elections, which will be held on 25 February.

Nigeria election 2023: 'You let kidnappers take me, now you want my vote'

Many Nigerians live in constant fear of being kidnapped and held for ransom by armed gangs, especially in the north-west of the country, where thousands of people have had to flee their homes. The insecurity means many in the region, which has the country's largest number of registered voters, may not take part in the 25 February elections.