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Israel seizes pro-Palestinian activist ship off Gaza

The Israeli navy seized an international pro-Palestinian activist ship on the Mediterranean high seas on Saturday to prevent it breaching Israel's blockade of...

Ghaddafi’s spokesman captured in Libya

The office of Libya's prime minister says that Moussa Ibrahim, the spokesman for late leader Muammar Gaddafi, has been captured. ...

Explosions, gunfire shake Potiskum, Nigeria

Explosions and gunfire shook northeast Nigeria’s Potiskum for the second day running on Thursday, further rattling the city previously hit hard by Islamist...

UK court asks Nigerian couple to keep stolen baby

A couple, who could not have children, have been told by the High Court in United Kingdom they can keep a baby born in...

Sack Oteh, Nigeria Senate urges Jonathan

Senate, yesterday, urged President Goodluck Jonathan to sack Ms. Aruma Oteh, Director-General, Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, saying it would not have anything...

Nigeria’s Diamond Bank seeks to buy “niche” European bank

Nigeria's Diamond Bank is in talks to buy a niche European bank to tap into direct investment and trade flows from Europe into...

Egyptian court to rule on constitutional assembly on Oct. 23

A court will rule on Oct. 23 on whether the assembly drafting Egypt's new constitution is legal, a judge said on Tuesday. ...

France Telecom buys service contract from Egyptian partner

France Telecom will pay Egyptian partner Orascom Telecom Media and Technology (OTMT) 110 million euros ($142.30 million) for taking over a management services...

Egyptian Islamists vow revenge against Israel for Gaza killings

An Islamist group in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula bordering Israel said on Tuesday it will take revenge against the Jewish state for the killing...

CAF reveals seeds for 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

The Confederation of African Football has revealed the seeding for the draw for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.  ...

Nigeria want Ameobi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi says he will give striker Shola Ameobi a chance to represent his country of birth at the 2013 African...

Egypt Nile Capital, Qatari royal to form education fund

Egypt-based Nile Capital is teaming up with a member of Qatar's royal family to establish a fund of up to $300 million that...

Explosion rocks motor park in Minna, Northern Nigeria

A bomb explosion has rocked the Abdaulsalami motor park, Minna, Niger State with unspecified number of casualty. An eyewitness account...

Nigeria Police unable to stop lynchings of students in Aluu

The Nigerian police were unable to stop an angry mob from stoning and burning to death four students accused of armed robbery because...

Absenteeism: Nigerian Governor Dismisses 4 Teachers

Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo on Monday dismissed four secondary school teachers and sanctioned one other for absenteeism and lateness. ...

Shot Mauritania President flown to France

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz is being flown to the French capital, Paris, after he was shot in what officials say was an...

Mauritania President Abdelaziz shot

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz has been shot and wounded, security sources say.   They say he is now being...

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