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ECOWAS: Mali military junta must name president by September 15

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The West African regional bloc ECOWAS called on Mali’s new military government that seized power last month to appoint a civilian to head a transition...
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French journalists urge Algeria to free jailed reporter

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French journalists on Monday demanded the release of Algerian reporter Khaled Drareni, who was sentenced to 3 years imprisonment over his coverage of an anti-government...
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President Kagame: ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero was not kidnapped

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie but...
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Joe Okei-Odumakin: Fuel, electricity hike’ll worsen hardship

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Cross River Watch President, Centre for Change and Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, has faulted the increase in electricity tariff and petrol price would worsen...
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Nigeria expects over 15,000 passengers weekly as international flights resume

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Following the resumption of international flights in Lagos and Abuja airports from Saturday, investigations by newsmen have revealed that there will be about 15,000 passengers...
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Mali’s ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup

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Mali’s army, which staged last month’s coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung by a crippling lack...
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Oil marketers list gains of fuel deregulation to Nigerians

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AHA Taxis The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) says the deregulation of the sale of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol,...
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Motorists, commuters groan as petrol sells for N164 per litre

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Pool Photo Vehicle owners and commuters in Lagos on Thursday decried the increment in pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, following...
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Facebook will stop accepting new political ads a week before the US presidential election

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Facebook will stop taking new political advertising in the United States in the seven days leading up to the election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today...