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[Premium Times] The federal government says the $322.52 million Abacha loot recovered recently from the Swiss government would be ploughed into its national social safety net programmes. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[allAfrica] Johannesburg -Pictures of a policeman standing on the edge of a submerged bridge helping traffic to flow again at Sultan Hamud have sparked a fountain of praise. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[News24Wire] As the nationwide bus strike, now in its sixth day, continues, bus workers appear more defiant than ever with trade unions calling for intensified strike action. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mafoundou -Every year when the pastoralist men in Fatima Demba's Mauritanian village return from their months-long journey to find pastures and water, the women erupt in wild celebrations. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -In the United States, it is a wood-borer beetle that arrived in packaging and which has indirectly caused an estimated 21,000 premature human deaths. In South Korea, it is a worm that forced the government to cut down 10 million pine trees. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[SNA] Atbara -The Wali ( Governor) of the Nile Nahr Elneil State, General Hatem Al-Wasila, revealed the discovery of the ninth pyramid in Al-Bajrawiya area, extending for 10 meters deep in the ground. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] Nigerian Senator Dino Melaye has been arrested. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[News24Wire] The two men charged with public violence and malicious damage to property following a pitch invasion at Moses Mabhida Stadium will appear in the Durban Magistrates' Court on Monday. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Monitor] The Chief of Defence Forces, Gen David Muhoozi, has said Ugandan soldiers deployed in Somalia to fight the al-Shabaab are stranded due to underfunding, logistical deficits and a challenged Somali national force. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Capital FM] Nairobi -Pressure continues to mount on Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati to resign even after insisting that only a tribunal decision will get him out. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Monitor] Kampala -Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) founding president Kizza Besigye has accused the government of interfering with his digital communications, including deleting "some of my Ugandan Twitter followers". [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Monitor] The hearing of the age limit petition came to a conclusion in Mbale following marathon proceedings that took close to two weeks. The five justices of the Court of Appeal led by Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo gave their parting remarks in the open courtroom, promising to return in [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Nation] The Raila Odinga-led Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) clashed with Deputy President William Ruto over calls to amend the constitution in order to expand the executive. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Nairobi News] Bongo flava bitter rivals Alikiba and Diamond Platnumz on Sunday put aside their differences to not only share a platform but also shake hands in public. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[News24Wire] Many commuters must once again look for alternative transport as the nationwide bus strike looks set to intensify as it enters its sixth day on Monday. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Premium Times] The police in Lokoja on Sunday confirmed the death of 10 persons when gunmen invaded Kpanche community in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Daily Trust] The Presidency said an important motivation for President Muhammadu Buhari's bid for second term is that the gains made from 2015 should not be frittered. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[Daily Trust] Washington DC -Finance Minister Mrs Kemi Adeosun has tackled the International Monetary Fund over its rating that places Nigeria among low income countries. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[This Day] Washington DC -The Director General of West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), Professor Akpan Ekpo has said ongoing trade tension between the United States and China, if allowed to continue, would affect Nigeria negatively. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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[The Herald] Bulawayo -President Mnangagwa has pledged leadership by consensus as he works to transform Zimbabwe's economy. In a statement posted on his Facebook page on Saturday, the President hailed Zimbabweans for their resilience, saying their commitment and talent were bigger than minerals sought by investors in the country. [...]
Mon, Apr 23, 2018
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