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Kenya: al-Shabaab kills 147 Christians students

al-Shabaab singled out Christians students for the killing, sparing the life if muslims. At least 147 people, mostly students, have been killed in an assault by al-Shabaab militants on a university in Garissa, north-eastern Kenya, 150 km from Somalia. al-Shabaab heavily armed attackers stormed Garissa University early on Thursday, killing two security guards then firing indiscriminately and randomly on students. ...

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Nigeria: Why Goodluck lost to retired Gen, Muhammadu Buhari

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria. It is alleged Gen Buhari’s opponent, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, had admitted defeat and congratulated him. Mr Jonathan trailed Gen Buhari by about two million votes yesterday and the margin deepened when he conceded. Observers have generally praised the election but there have been ...

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Nigeria and Ivory Coast agree to be partner on Tourism Development

Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) and Ivory Coast embassy in Nigeria have signed a partnership on the economic development of the tourism industry as a major revenue earner in the two countries. The areas of partnership includes Model Fashion Parade, Opening of UNIWAX Boutiques in the Nigerian biggest Cities Lagos and Abuja, Invitation for Tourism fair, Organization of pilgrimage in Côte ...

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Patience Jonathan, wife of a sitting President of Nigeria, to be investigated by ICC…

The wife of the Nigerian President, Mrs. Patience Jonathan, may become the first wife of a sitting President to be investigated by the International Criminal Court (ICC) which is tasked with the duty of investigating and prosecuting conflict-related crimes. The ICC has said it will take into consideration the allegations levelled against Patience by the All Progressives Congress (APC). The ...

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Burkina Faso joins other African countries that have banned non-biodegradable plastic bags.

Over 2,000 tons of plastic waste was collected in 2014 in Burkina Faso after the launch of a national project to recycle plastic waste, an official source has said. The national program also enabled authorities to sensitize the population and business operators on management of plastic waste, the statement issued after a cabinet meeting held on Thursday in Ouagadougou indicated. ...

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Voluntary repatriation of Cote d’Ivoire refugees from Liberia to resume

The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) will resume voluntary repatriation of Cote d’Ivoire refugees from Liberia after the program was suspended in July last year due to Ebola outbreak in Liberia. “UNHCR and the Cote d’Ivoire as well as Liberian governments have agreed on the lifting of this suspension,” UNHCR resident representative in Cote d’Ivoire Mohamed Toure said ...

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Musa Muhammed: Ivorians­ begged me to miss penalty

A report on sunnewsonline.com read the flying Eagles skipper, Musa Muhammed said Cote d’Ivoire players begged him to throw away his second-half penalty in Saturday’s final AYC Group A match in Mbour. The penalty goal, the third by the right fullback at Senegal 2015, drew the Flying Eagles level at 2-2 and eventually eliminated the Ivorians from the tour­nament. “The ...

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