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Namibia:West African Immigrants 'Dumped in Sea' Off Namibian Coast

7 hours 11 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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Nigeria:I Never Thought of Graduating With 1st Class - Abu Graduand

8 hours 38 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

8 hours 40 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

8 hours 40 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

8 hours 41 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

8 hours 43 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

8 hours 44 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
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Nigeria:Contract Cost of 150km Lagos-Ibadan Rail Project May Go Up

8 hours 45 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

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

8 hours 46 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'

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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Nigeria:Nigerians Score Buhari 52% On Governance

10 hours 12 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

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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Liberia:Ruling Party Wants Election Run-Off Halted Again

10 hours 25 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

10 hours 40 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

10 hours 48 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

10 hours 51 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

10 hours 55 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

10 hours 56 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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Africa:Afrobeats Music - Mass Appeal With African Control

12 hours 50 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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