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Nigeria: Suspected Islamist Group Attack School and kill Dozens

Suspected Islamist gunmen on motorbikes stormed a primary school in Nigeria's main northern city of Kano on Tuesday and opened fire on teachers, wounding...

Nigeria’s Smartphones

The use of mobile phones for business transactions is quickly gaining popularity in Nigeria supported by a growing use of smart phones. The latest...

Libyan plane crashes in Tunisia

A Libyan military plane crashed in Tunisia south of the capital early on Friday morning. The plane was carrying patients to Tunicia for medical care.  Officials have...

Car bomb explodes near Somali Presidential Palace

A car bomb has exploded outside the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu followed by an ensuing gunfire, police have reported. https://twitter.com/NICOLAS_NEGOCE/status/436815755771125760 https://twitter.com/cctvnewsafrica/status/436820396206473216 The UN envoy to Somalia...

Nigeria’s president suspends the Central Bank Governor

The Nigerian president has suspended the country's Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi for alleged misconduct and distracting the bank from its core mandate. Sanusi will...

Latest spate of fighting in the C.A.R

The Central African Republic continues to witness violence with the latest spate being reported near the airport in Bangui. Chadian troops were trying to evacuate...

Egyptian Tourism Under Threat

The recent suicide bombing in Egypt's Sinai region will see tourism negatively affected. In the last 3 months, the country witnessed a 31% rise...

Egypt: Political Turmoil Delay’s Judicial Reforms

Judicial reform was one of the main demands that made protesters in Tunisia, Libya and Egypt take to the streets against their rulers three...

Nigeria’s Naira Dwindling Fortune

These are certainly not the very best of times for the Nigerian currency, the naira. For much last year it traded fairly well against...

Hijacked Ethiopian AirLine

Passengers aboard an Ethiopian Airlines flight that was hijacked by the co-pilot on Monday have finally landed in Rome. The flight from Addis Ababa...