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Monday, April 28, 2014 - 09:50
Clashes between rival tribes have left at least 34 people dead with homes and barns torched in a village in central Nigeria, the state government told AFP on Sunday.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:11
The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle, has urged Nigerians to take a pledge against violence ahead of the 2015 elections.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 09:04
The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered the immediate massive deployment of Special Forces to counter terrorism in Zamfara State.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 10:06
War-torn South Sudan could become the scene of the worst famine catastrophe in Africa in decades without more aid and a ceasefire to let farmers reach their fields, the UN warned Thursday.
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 08:44
The leader of a military coup that plunged Mali into chaos two years ago and allowed Islamists to seize its desert north has started a hunger strike to protest against the conditions of his detention, legal and military sources said on Thursday.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 08:20
Nigeria's national security advisor on Tuesday said the authorities would begin using a "soft approach" to stem the Boko Haram Islamist violence raging across the northeast.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 09:27
A military source said the car parked in front of the academy blew up as soldiers emerged from an awards ceremony for army promotions.`
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 09:12
More than 80 Ugandans have reportedly lost their jobs after the US government, in an expression of its displeasure over an anti-gay law, suspended financing for a project employing them.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 08:35
Ex-army general Mohammed Gusau formally took charge of Nigeria's defence ministry on Wednesday, a choice analysts said may lead to a change in strategy in the raging battle against Boko Haram.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 06:25
The United States’ Office of the Spokesperson outlined the Department of State’s Counselor, Thomas Shannon’s itinerary to Nigeria.