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Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja Dies At Age 82

The West African nation of Niger is observing three days of national mourning following the death of former President Mamadou ...


Former Niger president Mamadou Tandja dies

Niger's former president Mamadou Tandja, ousted from power in 2010 after attempting to stay on beyond a two-term limit, has ...


Cameroon women's opposition figure jailed for six months

A Cameroonian military tribunal has jailed the head of the main opposition party's women's wing for six months for "plotting ...


The perils of mixing music and politics in Nigeria

Musicians play a prominent role in Nigeria's dynamic political landscape, especially since the country became a democracy. Politics and music ...


Al-Qaeda in North Africa appoints new leader after killing

The al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) group has chosen a new leader to replace Abdelmalek Droukdel, who was killed ...


Global Covid-19 lockdowns inflame violence against women

No country has been spared the coronavirus, nor the scourge of domestic violence which has surged during lockdowns, as the ...


Nigerian security forces kill 23 militants in operations

LAGOS, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- At least 23 Boko Haram militants have been killed by Nigerian troops during recent operations ...


Africa CDC launches week-long mask-wearing campaign across continent

ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Monday launched a ...


Timaya shares hacks of wholesome life in Gratitude album

Gratitude is both Timayas most anticipated new album and his most unique collection yet.The 15-track piece is his 7th studio ...


Music prodigy, Realonyechi releases EP 'The Boss for every mood

By Ayo Onikoyi Budding music prodigy, Ndibunwa Onyinyechukwu Emmanuel known professionally as Realonyechi, who hails from Anambra State but raised ...


Sara not my husband's 7th wife Regina Daniels

By Juliet Ebirim Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels has reacted to viral reports that her billionaire husband, Ned Nwoko is set ...


International

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Shattered Iraq once again prepares for elections

As authorities in Iraq continue to operate "in the eye of multiple storms", international support remains essential for resolving ongoing ...

19-year old IAF cadet and flight instructor die in light plane crash

TEL AVIV, Israel - Two Israel Air Force personnel have been killed in a light plane crash in Southern Israel.The ...

White House formally engages in transition to Biden presidency

WASHINGTON, DC - The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the "apparent winner" of the November ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

Trump-appointed head of VOA has authority dashed by court judgement

The chief executive overseeing the Voice of America and its sister networks has acted unconstitutionally in investigating what he claimed ...

Nicaraguan passenger truck crashes, killing 17, injuring dozens

MANAGUA, Nicaragua, November 24 (ANI): At least seventeen people died and 25 others sustained injuries in a single-vehicle road collision ...

Business

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China designates special status for Irish whiskey and Irish cream

DUBLIN, Ireland - Irish whiskey and Irish cream have been given a boost by their special designation by one of ...

Easing U.S. political tensions buoy Asian stock markets

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets celebrated the extraordinary milestone attained by the Dow Jones overnight, when it reached ...

Philippine Department of Energy preparing for low carbon scenario

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, Nov. 25 (PIA) - The Department of Energy (DOE) is preparing for a low carbon scenario as ...

Microsoft to increase Dublin workforce to 2,700

DUBLIN, Ireland - Microsoft Ireland is to create 200 engineering roles to strengthen its existing Dublin-based team of over 600 ...

China's double-digit export growth surprises analysts

SHANGHAI, China - China's double-digit export growth has surprised analysts, lifting hopes for a faster recovery as the COVID-19 crisis ...

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Banners rolled out in Durban, protest against Pakistan

Durban [South Africa], November 25 (ANI): Several mobile banners have been rolled out in Durban, South Africa, protesting against human ...


As cobalt demand booms, companies must do more to protect Congolese miners

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household ...


BREAKING | Full Fundudzi report into CSA's affairs finally released

As promised, Cricket South Africa (CSA) released the full Fundudzi Forensic Services report into the affairs of cricket dating back ...


Trump's legacy in Africa and what to expect from Biden

Donald Trump was propelled to the US presidency by promising to rewrite globalisation rules. This included restricting trade when it ...


How values, interests and power must shape South Africa's foreign policy

The COVID-19 crisis is one of many indicators that we live in dangerous and uncertain times. Others include the international ...


Athletics South Africa releases fixtures for 2021 season

Athletics South Africa (ASA) on Wednesday announced provisional fixtures for the upcoming 2021 season.The sport has been somewhat on hold ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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