West Africa Headlines

Liberia:Ruling Party Wants Election Run-Off Halted Again

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 21 min ago
[New Dawn] Liberia's ruling Unity Party (UP) is requesting the Supreme Court to issue another stay order against the conduct of a presidential runoff scheduled by the National Elections Commission (NEC) for 26 December, informing the Court that NEC has failed to clean-up the Final Registration Roll (FRR) as mandated.
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Liberia:Boakai Commits to One-Term Presidency

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 36 min ago
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Unity Party Standard Bearer Joseph Boakai has for the first time announced his intention to serve a one-term bid if elected President in the ensuing runoff election.
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Nigeria:300 Doctors Left Nigeria in 2016 - Medical Association

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 44 min ago
[Premium Times] Three hundred Nigerian doctors left the country in 2016, the national president also of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Mike Ogirima, has revealed.
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Liberia:Defense Authorities Plead With Ecowas

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 47 min ago
[New Democrat] The Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations of Liberia, Honorable Jerome Larbelle, has urged the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue its support towards the electoral process in Liberia.
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Liberia:Ruling Party Makes Court Bid to Stop Election Run-Off

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 52 min ago
[New Democrat] The ruling Unity Party has filed a bill of information with the Supreme Court calling for the issuance of an immediate stay order on the holding of the run-off election on December 26, 2017 due to "irregular and the premature" way the National Election Commission (NEC) is proceeding with the run-off process.
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Nigeria:Oil Firms Given Two Weeks to Remit U.S.250 Million to Govt

Allafrica.com - 10 hours 52 min ago
[Premium Times] The House of Representatives Committee on Oil and Gas on Thursday gave 10 indigenous oil companies in the country two weeks to remit 250 million dollars oil royalty to federal government's coffers.
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LPG Marketers in possible legal showdown with gov't

Joy FM News - 11 hours 8 min ago
A Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) crisis is imminent as the LPG Marketers Association braces up for a possible legal showdown with government.
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Digitally preserving Africa's artefacts

BBC Africa - 11 hours 25 min ago
The National Museum of Kenya has started a new programme to digitally preserve African artefacts.
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South Africa's Jacob Zuma: Scandals and successes

BBC Africa - 11 hours 29 min ago
Jacob Zuma has faced some controversies during his time as ANC leader.
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Egypt: Ancient child burials found near Aswan

BBC Africa - 11 hours 30 min ago
The more than 3,000-year-old burials are among three recent discoveries near the city of Aswan.
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Turning the cactus into a cash crop

BBC Africa - 11 hours 38 min ago
Food technologist and entrepreneur Dr Evelyn Okoth is turning cactus into a cash crop.
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Kenya's disputed election has hit growth

BBC Africa - 11 hours 56 min ago
Post-election uncertainty in Kenya has affected business.
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Omnibank partners with Intercity STC

Joy FM News - 12 hours 8 min ago
OmniBank has signed a partnership agreement to provide total banking solutions to Intercity State Transport Corporation (ISTC).
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Africa:Afrobeats Music - Mass Appeal With African Control

Allafrica.com - 12 hours 46 min ago
[This is Africa] Nigerian businessman and impresario Paul Okoye organised one of the most impressive showcase of African and Afrobeats talent in the inaugural One Africa Music Fest at the Barclays Center Arena in Brooklyn, New York City.
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Mame Biram Diouf admits Senegal of 2002 are a hard act to follow

BBC Africa - 13 hours 38 min ago
Stoke City's Mame Biram Diouf says matching Senegal's World Cup quarter-final place of 2002 is going to be very tough for the current squad.
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Nigeria:Christmas Concert Held at Presidential Villa

Allafrica.com - 13 hours 56 min ago
[Premium Times] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State Yakubu Gowon and ex Head of the Interim National Government, Ernest Shonekan, were among dignitaries who graced the 2017 Christmas Praise Concert on Thursday in Abuja.
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Nigeria:Senate Rejects DPR's N355 Million Budget for Foreign Trips

Allafrica.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) on Thursday rejected Department of Petroleum Resources' (DPR) proposal of N355 million for foreign trips in the 2018 fiscal year.
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Libya confirm Egyptian Hany Ramzy as new coach

BBC Africa - 14 hours 4 min ago
Former Egypt international defender Hany Ramzy is named as the new coach of Libya.
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Nigeria:Husband Murder - Court Denies Maryam Sanda Bail

Allafrica.com - 15 hours 35 min ago
[Daily Trust] An FCT High Court in Jabi has sent Maryam Sanda back to prisons after refusing a bail application filed on her behalf for the second time.
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Nigeria:A New Dawn for Nigerians Living in Ghana

Allafrica.com - 16 hours 12 min ago
[Leadership] The Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Ambassador Olufemi Michael Abikoye, has hit the ground running since resuming office in Accra in July. AMINA ALHASSAN chronicles his activities, one of which is attending the 7th Ghana- Nigeria Permanent Joint Commission meeting between 18th and 20th October, 2017 to cement and foster both bilateral and multilateral relationships that exists between Ghana and Nigeria.
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