Africa

US President Obama begins landmark Kenya visit

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US President Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya on a trip that will also include a stop in the Ethiopian capital, and a visit to the home of the African Union. 00 read more

Dozens of migrants feared dead as boat sinks off Libya

The vast majority of the migrants fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East depart from Libya [AP]

Up to 40 African migrants are believed to have drowned after their inflatable boat sank near the Libyan coast, survivors have told the United Nations refugee agency after reaching Italy. 00 read more

Rivers APC hails ‪President ‎Buhari‬ on a succesful U.S. tour and rejection of gay marriage

President Muhammadu Buhari

The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari and his entourage on their successful three days successful tour of the United States of America which ended with their return to the country … read more

Nigeria Boko Haram areas ‘to get $2bn in World Bank aid’

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(BBC) – The World Bank has pledged $2.1bn (£1.4bn; €1.9bn) to help rebuild north-eastern parts of Nigeria, wracked by years of Boko Haram militancy, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says. 00 read more

Boosting US-Nigerian Ties at Heart of Obama-Buhari Meeting

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari

When they meet at the White House Monday, U.S. President Barack Obama and his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari will no doubt discuss ways of beating Islamist extremist group Boko Haram. But their second, equally important priority is ending the strain … read more

Tribunal Judgement: Start Packing Your Bags, Rivers APC Tells Gov. Wike

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has advised the Caretaker Governor of the State, Chief Nyesom Ezebunwo Wike, to start packing his bags with a view to vacating the Brick House Government House in Port Harcourt as there … read more

Mozambique lion numbers ‘grow as elephants poached’

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(BBC) – The lion population at Mozambique’s largest game reserve has risen partly because they are feeding on elephants killed by poachers, a conservationist has told the BBC. 00 read more

Former Enugu Gov. Nnamani To Forfeit Properties To Federal Government

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The former Enugu State Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani is to forfeit his multibillion Naira properties to the Federal Government. 00 read more