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June, 2017

  • 21 June

    Nigeria’s newest airline prepares for take off

    Nigeria's aviation industry has suffered a prolonged

  • 21 June

    Corruption, conflict, cruelty: the other price of Uganda’s gold rush

    Uganda's mineral industry has enjoyed a spectacular surge in recent years.

  • 21 June

    US targets Al-Shabaab

    The Pentagon said it conducted an air strike against the Al-Shabaab group in Somalia early Sunday morning.

  • 19 June

    Over 80, 000 job seekers jostle for NIS 1112 vacancies – Vanguard

    VanguardOver 80, 000 job seekers jostle for NIS 1112 vacanciesVanguardABUJA – In what might sound as a heartbreaking news to thousands of unemployed Nigerians who are frantically applying for the recently-advertised vacancies in the Nigeria Immigration Service NIS, the federal government has declared that only 1, 112 ...NIS recruitment: Only 1112 vacancies available, says ministerThe Nation NewspaperImmigration To Grant Visas To Foreign Investors Within 48 HoursCHANNELS TELEVISIONMinister tasks NIS on operational order, service deliveryP.M

  • 14 June

    US targets Al-Shabaab in Somalia

    The Pentagon said it conducted an air strike against the Al-Shabaab group in Somalia early Sunday morning.

  • 13 June

    Worst drought in century hits Cape Town

    The worst drought in a century is forcing the most stringent water restrictions ever implemented for South Africa's second largest city.

  • 13 June

    Memorial service for Ivory Coast star Tiote

    Chinese club Beijing Enterprises FC is set to hold a memorial service on Tuesday for former Ivory Coast and Newcastle footballer Cheick Tiote.

  • 5 June

    Gunmen kill 26 Coptic Christians

    Unidentified gunmen in Egypt opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians, killing several people, Egypt's state news agency MENA reported, citing security sources.

May, 2017

  • 29 May

    Questioning and captivating audiences across Africa

    Performer Nora Chipaumire is using her shows to challenge traditional roles in society

  • 29 May

    Fascination with flames

    The Mauritian performance group 'Fire Tribe' lights up the stage with daring fire twirling

  • 26 May

    Wounded elephant crushes hunter to death

    A big game hunter was crushed to death after an elephant, that his friends had shot, collapsed on top of him.

  • 26 May

    African national voted to head WHO

    An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history.

  • 23 May

    Report: 3,000 teens, many in Africa, die daily

    More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world -- an average of 3,000 deaths per day -- from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.

  • 20 May

    Freed Chibok girls reunited with parents – Aljazeera.com

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    Aljazeera.comFreed Chibok girls reunited with parentsAljazeera.comScenes of joy as 82 schoolgirls released from Boko Haram see their parents for the first time since April 2014. 20 May 2017 21:30 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. The schools met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (C) after ...Joy as 82 Chibok schoolgirls hug and kiss their families againThe GuardianFreed Nigerian

  • 16 May

    Officials: Meningitis linked to Liberia illness

    Meningitis may be to blame for a cluster of sudden deaths and infections over the past month in Liberia, global health officials said.

  • 16 May

    Ebola kills 3 in DRC

    Three people have died from an Ebola outbreak in a remote northern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as health officials travel to the central African country in response to a rising number of suspected cases, the World Health Organization says.

  • 15 May

    How Chibok girls are recovering

    The heavy presence of armed guards at a nondescript building on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital is the only clue of its elusive residents -- the Chibok girls, many of whom are now young women.

  • 15 May

    82 freed Chibok girls in Nigerian capital

    The 82 Chibok schoolgirls who were released after negotiations between terrorist group Boko Haram and the Nigerian government have arrived in the capital city of Abuja, the government said Sunday.

  • 12 May

    Nigerians accuse Damien Hirst of copying ancient art at Venice Biennale

    English artist Damien Hirst has been called out for cultural appropriation after his exhibition "Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable," featured a 'golden head' which mirrors sculpted heads created by African artists from Ile-Ife Nigeria, with no reference to the origin.