West Africa Headlines

TOR debunks causing ¢1.5bn financial loss to state

Joy FM News - 6 hours 12 min ago
The Tema Oil Refinery says reports about its inability to reconcile monthly bank accounts which cost the state over ¢1.5 billion in 2015 are unfounded.
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Nigerian law graduate denied call to bar for wearing hijab

BBC Africa - 6 hours 25 min ago
Amasa Firdaus was refused entry in Nigeria after insisting on wearing a headscarf under her wig.
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Namibia:West African Immigrants 'Dumped in Sea' Off Namibian Coast

Allafrica.com - 7 hours 12 min ago
[New Era] Keetmanshoop -Two foreign nationals were on Tuesday found wandering around Oranjemund's protected diamond area after they were allegedly dumped at sea and left for dead by a Chinese ship.
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Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

BBC Africa - 7 hours 28 min ago
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho.
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Senegal air traffic control strike at new Dakar airport

BBC Africa - 7 hours 28 min ago
Flights at the hub, opened only last week, are disrupted in a stoppage by air traffic controllers.
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Ethiopia 'Red Terror' aide Alemu jailed for war crimes

BBC Africa - 7 hours 33 min ago
Dutch judges give Eshetu Alemu a life term for his role in the "Red Terror" purges of the 1970s.
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After Zuma

BBC Africa - 8 hours 20 min ago
South Africa's ruling party is getting ready to choose a new leader. Here is what you need to know.
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Nigeria:I Never Thought of Graduating With 1st Class - Abu Graduand

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 39 min ago
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Aliu Abdullateef Eleran, an indigene of Ilorin, Kwara State, was the cynosure during the recent convocation of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria having emerged as the best graduate.
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Nigeria:The Dangers of a Self-Serving Judiciary

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 41 min ago
[Daily Trust] On Tuesday, the Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, struck out criminal charges filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against a serving judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Hyeladzira Nganjiwa. The judge had been arraigned on a 14-count charge before Justice Adedayo Akintoye of the Lagos State High Court. The judge was alleged to have received a total of $260,000 and N8.65 million (about N81,705,000) gratification from some lawyers to enrich himself. Trial had already started when a
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Cameroon:Religious Leaders Call for Peace, Dialogue

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 41 min ago
[VOA] Cameroon Christian and Muslim religious leaders are calling for peace and talks to end the crisis in English-speaking regions of the central African nation that has prompted secession calls.
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Nigeria:Redoubling Effort in Anti-Insurgency Battle

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 42 min ago
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari knows the appealing burden of leadership. Anywhere a leader finds him, there are huge responsibilities and enormous expectations, no matter how infinitesimal the position entrusted to him.
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Nigeria:Rapper Tours 25 Tertiary Institutions, Thrills 20,000 Students

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 44 min ago
[Daily Trust] Lagos -Raymond Aboriomoh popularly called Dremo Drizzy has toured over 25 tertiary institutions during his three months nationwide tour, he said.
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Nigeria:NFF Aware of Shehu's Suspension, Says Sanusi

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 45 min ago
[Daily Trust] Nigeria Football Federation General Secretary Dr. Mohammed Sanusi has made comments on FIFA sanctioning Nigeria for lining up an ineligible player against Algeria on the final day of qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup, according to allnigeriasoccer.com.
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Nigeria:Contract Cost of 150km Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project May Go Up

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 46 min ago
[Daily Trust] Lagos -With a growing list of unexpected obstructions in the construction of the 150km Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project, the contract cost estimated at $1.5bn (N458bn) may increase, Daily Trust can report.
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Nigeria:Ex-Labour Party Scribe Backs NGO Bill

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 46 min ago
[Daily Trust] A former National Secretary of Labour Party (LP), Mr Kayode Ajulo, has thrown his weight behind the NGO Regulatory Commission Bill.
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Sierra Leone:Questions Emerge As Presidential Aspirant Detained

Allafrica.com - 8 hours 47 min ago
[East African] Freetown -Police in Sierra Leone have detained presidential aspirant Musa Tarawally, months into next year's General Election.
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Liberia:'Liberty Party Dumps Boakai'

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 8 min ago
[NEWS] It appears that the marriage that was between Liberty Party and Unity Party during the legal process against the National Elections Commission (NEC) relative to irregularities and fraud in the October 10 polls has fallen apart, with top executives of the party endorsing Ambassador George M. Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) in the run-off.
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Scientist requests $6bn out of $21.5bn railway money to build bullet trains

Joy FM News - 10 hours 11 min ago
Ghanaian chemical engineer, Dr Thomas Mensah says he could revamp the country’s railway system at the cost of $6billion.
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Nigeria:Nigerians Score Buhari 52% On Governance

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 13 min ago
[This Day] Abuja -Nigerians have given President Muhammadu Buhari a job performance rating of 52 per cent on governance in the 2017 national poll conducted by NOIPOLLS.
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Africa:Africa's Must-Do Decade

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 21 min ago
[New Dawn] Since 2000, Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic growth, owing largely to development assistance and a prolonged commodity boom. While the continent shows great diversity in the socioeconomic trajectories, growth rates have generally masked an underlying lack of structural transformation.
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