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4 African Writers nominated for Man Booker International Prize

Four African authors are among 10 finalists for the Man Booker International Prize. The finalists for the prestigious literary award were announced Tuesday by the...

Boko Haram shuts out voters in Nigeria

  Thousands of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency will be shut out of the election that will take place on Saturday in Nigeria. Electoral...

Will it be a two horse race in Nigeria’s Elections?

Nigerians are waiting with bated breath to go to the polls this Saturday. The election was postponed for six weeks due to security concerns...

Germanwings plane crashes with 150 people on board

  An Airbus A320 operated by the Germanwings airline has crashed in southern France. French Officials say the plane was carrying 150 people between Barcelona and...

Karim Wade to appeal his jail sentence

Karim Wade, who is bidding to follow his father Abdoulaye Wade as Senegal's president, will appeal his prison sentence. This is according to his lawyer...

Former tennis star Bob Hewitt guilty of rape in SA

Fommer Tennis  Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt was found guilty Monday in South Africa of raping and assaulting young girls he was coaching there...

Angelia Jolie has her Ovaries and Fallopian Tubes removed

  Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed. The actress made the announcement on Tuesday saying she made the decision to...

Morocco: How Militants sneaked in Weapons

  Moroccan authorities say a "terrorist cell" they dismantled on Monday had brought in arms through the Spanish enclave of Melilla to carry out attacks...

Tunisia set to reopen museum after attack

Tunisia is set to reopen the Bardo Museum to the public with a grand ceremony on Tuesday less than a week after gunmen killed...

Multi drug resistant TB a threat to the world

  Today as the world marks the world TB day  activists worldwide are worried that 75 million people will die from Multi Drug resistant Tuberculosis...
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