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2 Apr 2015
Nigeria's outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan condemned Thursday's attack by Shebab Islamist group on a university in Kenya that left at least 70 students dead, describing it as "heinous" and "barbaric".
2 Apr 2015
Fifteen soldiers were killed in five simultaneous attacks Thursday targeting security checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai, where the army is battling the local branch of the Islamic State group, police said.
2 Apr 2015
Gunmen were on Thursday holding an "unknown number of student hostages" at a university in northern Kenya after storming the campus at dawn, the Kenya Red Cross said in a statement.
2 Apr 2015
DOZENS of Yemenis have crossed the Gulf of Aden in small boats to get to Somalia, Djibouti and Somaliland to escape fighting and Saudi air strikes, the United Nations refugee agency has said.
2 Apr 2015
THE leader of one of Libya’s rival governments - backed by Islamists and based in Tripoli - has been sacked by its parliament, officials said.
2 Apr 2015
SOUTH Sudan rejected a proposal by IGAD, the regional bloc leading peace talks, to include members of the troika as mediators in the next round of talks.
2 Apr 2015
POLITICAL storm clouds have been gathering over Burundi, with worries the president’s ambitions for a constitutionally-questionable third term in office could reignite violence in a country still regaining its footing after years of civil war.
1 Apr 2015
Kagezi was targeted on her way home by motorbike gunmen, officials say.
1 Apr 2015
There was a strong call for action to the ministers of finance present for policy makers to do more to push for industrialisation. For this they called for more integration, less dependent on others and more ownership of our project. This was in line with the Africa Union’s Agenda 2063 vision and action plan, and a need for a common African position leading up to the third Financing for Development conference, COP21 and the Post-2015 socialdevelopment goals.

1 Apr 2015
Hunched up in the prow of his canoe, Mahamat simply watches time slip by, like dozens of boatmen in Guite on Lake Chad who no longer dare sail for fear of Boko Haram fighters.
31 Mar 2015
LIBYA’S legally installed government, the General National Congress (GNC), has removed Omar al-Hassi from his post as prime minister. Omar Hemidan, the spokesman for the GNC, said yesterday that the decision was the first step for dialogue among Libya’s warring factions. The GNC operates out of the capital, Tripoli, while the UN-recognised government, the House of Representatives…
31 Mar 2015
A magistrates’ court in Mthatha, in Eastern Cape province, heard charges brought against Mandla Mandela by a local motorist, who accused the 40-year-old of assaulting him during a road-rage incident.

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Ejigbo Satellite Depot of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd. (NNPCL) to give same window given to Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) to buy fuel at regulated depot price of N148.17 per litre.
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The National Universities Commission (NUC), says it has no influence over the selection of vice-chancellors for the nation's tertiary institutions.
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A fire outbreak has reportedly razed property worth millions of Naira at Wimpey -Eliopranwo link road in Obio Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State. According to some eyewitnesses, the fire started as a result of an electrical surge from one of the rooms in the compound. However, one of the victims of the fire…
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In a bid to ensure the wellbeing of the citizenry, the House of Representatives has directed the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources to ascertain the availability of hydro-carbon in commercial quantity in Bida
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A socio-cultural group known as Kwande United People Organisation, (KWUPO) has appealed to the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari to fulfil its promise of converting the proposed Federal Polytechnic Adikpo, in Kwande local government area of Benue state into a mega skill acquisition centre.