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Guinea reject a June Nations Cup to accommodate Qatar 2022

Guinea reject a June Nations Cup to accommodate Qatar 2022

(BBC) – Hosts Guinea have ruled out switching the dates of the 2023 African Nations Cup finals to June to accommodate the Qatar World Cup, their sports minister said. 00    Read More »

Many South Sudan boys ‘kidnapped to be child soldiers’

Many South Sudan boys ‘kidnapped to be child soldiers’

(BBC) – Hundreds of boys in South Sudan have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the United Nations children’s agency says. 00    Read More »

Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone vice-president quarantined

Ebola outbreak: Sierra Leone vice-president quarantined

(BBC) – The vice-president of Sierra Leone has put himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards died from Ebola. 00    Read More »

A 72 year old man has nothing to offer Nigerians – Dame Jonathan

A 72 year old man has nothing to offer Nigerians – Dame Jonathan

The First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan yesterday stated that her husband, President Goodluck Jonathan deserved the support of women in the country because he had delivered on the promises he made to Nigerian women in 2011. She spoke during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Women Campaign Rally held  in Makurdi, the state capital. Dame Jonathan said, “today pregnant ... Read More »

Khalid al-Fawwaz guilty of US embassy bombings

Khalid al-Fawwaz guilty of US embassy bombings

(BBC) – A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998 that killed 224 people. 00    Read More »

Witch hunts increase in Tanzania as albino deaths jump

Witch hunts increase in Tanzania as albino deaths jump

TABORA, Tanzania — Many women are living in fear in this rural part of northwestern Tanzania because they are increasingly being targeted by witch hunts — literally. 00    Read More »

30 RIVERS APC SUPPORTERS KILLED

30 RIVERS APC SUPPORTERS KILLED

•We are now endangered species, party cries out     *Demands for the immediate rescue of kidnapped Ndigbara Over 30 supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State have been killed in the political violence that has rocked the State in the past few months, the party said on Thursday. “Our investigations showed that we have lost no fewer ... Read More »

Boko Haram crisis: Bombers hit Jos and Biu

Boko Haram crisis: Bombers hit Jos and Biu

(BBC) – Two suicide bombers have killed at least 15 people at a bus station in north-eastern Nigeria, witnesses say. 00    Read More »

Ideye deserves Nigeria recall – Amokachi

Ideye deserves Nigeria recall – Amokachi

(BBC) – Nigeria caretaker coach Daniel Amokachi says in-form West Brom striker Brown Ideye deserves an international recall. 00    Read More »

Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone’s Augustine Baker dies

Ebola crisis: Sierra Leone’s Augustine Baker dies

A Sierra Leonean who worked with children orphaned by Ebola has died of the disease himself. 00    Read More »