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Taliban ban barbers from trimming beards in Afghanistan province

    Taliban ban barbers from trimming beards in Afghanistan province

The Taliban have banned barbers in Helmand province in Afghanistan from shaving or trimming beards. The Taliban said shaving off beards breaches their interpretation of Islamic law. The Taliban police

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El-Rufai: North-west like Afghanistan — the region is in crisis

    El-Rufai: North-west like Afghanistan — the region is in crisis

Nasir El-Rufai , governor of Kaduna state, says the north-west region can be likened to Afghanistan that is afflicted by crisis and the worst human development indices.  Speaking at the

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Taliban: Women in Afghanistan can study at universities — but in separate classrooms

    Taliban: Women in Afghanistan can study at universities — but in separate classrooms

The Taliban says women in Afghanistan can continue to study at universities but classrooms will be “gender-segregated” and Islamic dress is compulsory. According to Associated Press, Abdul Baqi Haqqani, education

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Nigeria can’t end up like Afghanistan, says US envoy

    Nigeria can’t end up like Afghanistan, says US envoy

The United States says Nigeria cannot end up like Afghanistan. Speaking with journalists in Abuja, on Monday, Mary Leonard, US ambassador to Nigeria, said the type of insecurity experienced in

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12 US troops, 60 Afghans killed in Kabul airport attack (updated)

  12 US troops, 60 Afghans killed in Kabul airport attack (updated)

Many casualties were recorded following twin blasts at Kabul airport in Afghanistan amid efforts to evacuate people out of the

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World Bank halts payment for projects in Afghanistan — 10 days after Taliban takeover

  World Bank halts payment for projects in Afghanistan — 10 days after Taliban takeover

The World Bank says it has paused disbursements and funding for projects in Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban

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EXPLAINER: Can Boko Haram take over Nigeria like Taliban did Afghanistan?

  EXPLAINER: Can Boko Haram take over Nigeria like Taliban did Afghanistan?

The news cycle in virtually every nation on earth has been dominated by reports detailing how the Taliban, a fundamentalist

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Recent events in Afghanistan: Quick lessons for Nigeria

  Recent events in Afghanistan: Quick lessons for Nigeria

BY JOHNSON OLAWUNMI On Monday 16 August 2021, the sight on CNN of an American military aircraft C-17 taxing on

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Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani resurfaces in UAE after fleeing

  Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani resurfaces in UAE after fleeing

Ashraf Ghani, the Afghanistan president, is presently in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ghani had fled Kabul, the country’s capital,

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Taliban: Afghanistan won’t be used as terror haven… women will be allowed to work

  Taliban: Afghanistan won’t be used as terror haven… women will be allowed to work

The Taliban says Afghanistan will not be used as a base for terror activities, and women will be allowed to

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