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26 Mar 2015
South Africa's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.75 percent on Thursday, warning that inflationary pressure was growing due to a rebound in oil prices, the declining rand and rising wages.
24 Mar 2015
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will provide $18.1 million to Malawi after its government promised to tackle corruption.
24 Mar 2015
The leaders of the three main Guinean opposition parties met in Paris Tuesday and called for renewed protests against President Alpha Conde, who they claimed has "lost all legitimacy".
24 Mar 2015
War-torn South Sudan's parliament extends president's term to 2018: official
23 Mar 2015
An Egyptian woman who says she had to dress as a man to get work has been hailed as an "exemplary working mother" by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
23 Mar 2015
Egypt Monday agreed to a preliminary deal with Ethiopia on a new dam project that Cairo feared would hamper the flow of the Nile, the river on which it depends.
23 Mar 2015
Somali government forces backed by African Union troops have recaptured a strategic island on the country's south coast from Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, officials and witnesses said Monday.
21 Mar 2015
Chadian troops on Saturday returned to the northeast Nigerian border town of Gamboru, locals said, after Boko Haram took advantage of a lack of military presence to kill 11 people.
Ebola-Virus
21 Mar 2015
Sierra Leone's President Ernest Koromo ordered the country's entire population Saturday to keep to their homes on March 27-29 in a bid to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic.
21 Mar 2015
The teenage girls singing in a state-of-the-art music studio near the Panzi hospital outside the city of Bukavu are young enough to be in school, but some are already mothers after being raped in the atrocities sweeping eastern parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
21 Mar 2015
The United States said Friday it was "deeply concerned" by the abduction of a Zimbabwe opposition activist known for his open criticism of long-running President Robert Mugabe.
21 Mar 2015
With a president who won't go and an opposition determined to blow the final whistle, battle lines are being drawn ahead of elections in the central African nation of Burundi.

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2 hours ago
The Police in Ogun, on Sunday, arrested a man, Michael Ogundele, for allegedly shooting his younger sister’s boyfriend and injured him at Idiroko area of the state.
2 hours ago
Real Madrid's hopes of retaining La Liga were dented Sunday as the champions fell 1-0 at Real Mallorca, to remain five points behind leaders Barcelona.
3 hours ago
The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the Indian Government on total eradication of fake Nigerian passports into India.
3 hours ago
As part of his long term plans to develop long distance running in Nigeria to world class standard, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the first national cross country championship to be organised by the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development will hold on February 18 in Jos, the capital…
3 hours ago
Civil rights advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), condemned recurring attacks on political opponents and non-members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State. The National Coordinator, HURIWA, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, made this call in Abuja, at the press briefing, urged the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba to change…