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14 Apr 2015
The 219 schoolgirls who marched through Nigeria's capital on Tuesday said they will never tire of fighting for the rights of their kidnapped "sisters" who cannot speak for themselves. Each girl carried a placard bearing the name of one of the hostages still missing after they were kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamist militants in the northeast…
14 Apr 2015
Benin demanded Monday an "official explanation" of the torching of its embassy in Gabon during unrest that broke out after the announcement that a senior Gabonese opposition leader had died.
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14 Apr 2015
Sierra Leone's 1.8 million children prepared Tuesday to return to school, eight months after classes were shut to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
14 Apr 2015
A KENYAN court convicted three men yesterday for the brutal gang rape of a schoolgirl, boosting their original punishment of being made to cut grass to 15 years in jail, her legal team said.
14 Apr 2015
A BOMB has exploded at the gate of the Moroccan embassy in the Libyan capital, a security official said.
14 Apr 2015
SUDAN is voting in elections shunned by the opposition and expected to see the incumbent President Omar al-Bashir hold on to power for another five-year term.
14 Apr 2015
OPPOSITION supporters in Gabon have set fire to the embassy of Benin and burnt cars in the streets of the capital Libreville.
13 Apr 2015
A Kenyan court on Monday sentenced three men to 15 years in jail for the gang rape of a schoolgirl after outrage sparked when police ordered them to cut grass as punishment. "Today’s sentencing is sure to have a ripple effect across the nation, and hopefully the region at large," said lawyer Kimberly Brown, from…
13 Apr 2015
Voters in Sudan started casting their votes on Monday to elect a president and members for the national and state parliaments amid boycott by most of the opposition parties. No fewer than 13.6 million registered voters in the country would cast their ballots at 7,000 polling stations. The polling process is to last till Wednesday…
13 Apr 2015
Guinean police opened fire on anti-government protesters wounding several during violent clashes in the capital Conakry on Monday, medical and opposition sources told AFP. Rioting broke out around 9:30 am (0930 GMT) in several suburbs including Simbaya and Hamadallaye, and angry protests continued as at least eight youths were treated for gunshot wounds. The opposition…
13 Apr 2015
Amb. Mogethi Monaisa, Consul-General, South African High Commission in Nigeria, on Monday said the commission sometimes denied issuance of its visas to Nigerians it discovered to be having criminal records. ``The commission does not just deny people visas, but it is either that those it sometimes deny issuance of visas are discovered to have criminal…
13 Apr 2015
SUDAN is set to vote in the country’s general elections, which are expected to see the incumbent President, Omar al-Bashir, hold on to power for another five-year term. More than 13 million people have registered for three days of voting due to start at 8 am local time today at some 11,000 polling stations across…

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Fan Milk Plc, makers of well-loved ice cream brands including Fan Ice and Go Slo, today unveiled its newly completed state-of-the-art frozen dairy product line in Ibadan, Oyo State. Fan Milk Plc is part of the Danone group, a world-leading food company (# 1 globally in fresh dairy products). This new product line is proof of Fan Milk Danone’s commitment to propelling socio-economic growth and investment in Nigeria.
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Top US scientist Anthony Fauci said Tuesday early indications suggested the Covid-19 Omicron variant was not worse than prior strains, and was possibly milder while cautioning
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The chairwoman of a fan-led review of English football on Tuesday rejected claims that its recommendations risked "killing the golden goose" of the globally successful Premier League.
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Kyle Walker was shown a late red card as Manchester City suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at RB Leipzig Tuesday, but City still advanced to the Champions League's last 16 as group winners.
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Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez on Tuesday called on his side to "make history" this week by handing Bayern Munich their first home defeat in the Champions League's group stages since 2013.