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Monthly Archives: February, 2017

Jihadists attack two police posts in northern Burkina Faso

Two police posts in Burkina Faso were attacked by jihadists on Monday night, officials said, just months after 12 soldiers were killed by militants in a raid near the Mali border. It was unclear whether there had been any...

Alpha Conde fires 3 ministers after deadly Guinea protests

Guinea's President Alpha Conde fired three ministers, according to a decree read on state television on Monday, following violent protests over a teachers' strike last week in which seven people were killed and dozens more were injured. Ibrahima Kourouma,...

Public sector workers in Zimbabwe to protest over bonuses

Zimbabwean public sector workers will hold a demonstration on Monday calling on the government to pay bonuses for 2016, the civil service union said, setting them on a collision course with President Robert Mugabe's cash strapped administration. Without balance...

MTN tells stakeholders, prepare for big losses from Nigerian fine and Forex

African telecommunications giant MTN warned shareholders Monday to expect big losses caused by a $1 billion regulatory fine in Nigeria, damaging foreign exchange rates and a share offering to promote black empowerment in South Africa. A statement from the...

Ned Nwoko, his mansion and vision for tourism in Nigeria

By Stanley Nkwazema,I have always been fascinated with History of Arts.From the road that leads you from Edo state to Delta in Southern Nigeria, there is a place called Udumuje Ugboko, it is an incredible view in geography and...

3 Algerian policemen injured in suicide bomb attack

Three police officers were injured late on Sunday as a suicide bomber blew himself out near a police station in the eastern province of Constantine, local media reported. The terrorist attack occurred in the locality of Bab el Kantara...

UNESCO calls for robust investment in education in Namibia

UNESCO Representative to Namibia Jean Pierre Ilboudo on Friday called for robust investment towards the education sector in Namibia. Ilboudo called on the Namibian government to foster investment towards the implementation of the sustainable development goals (SDGs), especially through...

Police kill suspected al Shabaab returnee in Mombasa, Kenya

Kenya's anti-terrorism detectives on Sunday killed a suspected al Shabaab returnee in the coastal town of Kwale. The officers recovered a hand grenade, a thunder flash explosive and a detonating cord with a fuse. Local police boss Joseph Chebusi...

3 killed by grenade explosion during demonstration in Niger State, Nigeria

Three people, including an army personnel, were killed by a handheld grenade that exploded during a demonstration in a village in Nigeria's central state of Niger, a police spokesman said Sunday. The army personnel was holding the grenade late...

Nokia 3310 is back in the market

After 17 years, the Nokia 3310 is back with its old features that made it so famous and a mix of some upgrades to make it a bit modern friendly. First launched in 2000, the Nokia 3310 featured a...
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President Museveni declared winner of Uganda election

Uganda's long-time President Yoweri Museveni has been re-elected, electoral officials say, amid accusations of vote rigging by his main...

French baker saves Guinean migrant from deportation

A French baker who went on hunger strike for more than a week to protest against the planned deportation...

Uganda’s Bobi Wine rejects official poll results

Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine has rejected the results declared so far and calls himself the president-elect, despite the...
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