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Nigeria schoolchildren seized in Lagos

Added: 26.05.2017 18:09 | 5 views | 0 comments

The children were kidnapped from their school on the outskirts of Lagos.


Search for children abducted from school in Nigeria

Added: 26.05.2017 12:19 | 2 views | 0 comments

The children were kidnapped from their school on the outskirts of Lagos.


'Why is she here?': the Nigerian herder’s daughter who became UN deputy chief

Added: 26.05.2017 8:12 | 11 views | 0 comments

Mother of six Amina Mohammed rose from a humble upbringing in the Lake Chad region to become a government minister and second in command at the UN...

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A trade deal between the EU and east Africa is in trouble

Added: 25.05.2017 15:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

THE winds that waft along the Swahili coast change direction with the seasons, a boon to traders in times past. Shifts in the political winds are harder to predict. Last July a proposed trade deal between five countries of the East African Community (EAC) and the EU was thrown into disarray when Tanzania backed out at the last minute. An EAC summit, scheduled for months ago, was meant to find a way forward. Held at last on May 20th in Dar es Salaam, after many postponements, only two presidents showed up. The deal is in the doldrums.
The pact is one of seven “Economic Partnership Agreements” (EPAs) the EU wants to sign with regional groups in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. The first was agreed with the Caribbean in 2008; southern Africa followed suit last year. But progress in west Africa has also stalled, with Nigeria raising objections. The EPAs were promoted as a new breed of trade deal, and...


Baxter wants 'warriors' for Nigeria tie

Added: 25.05.2017 12:43 | 4 views | 0 comments

New South Africa coach Stuart Baxter says he is looking for "warriors" for next month's opening Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Nigeria.


Alastair Leithead: After Boko Haram

Added: 24.05.2017 15:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

In April 2014 Islamist militants kidnapped 276 girls from their school in Chibok in north-eastern Nigeria.

Tags: Nigeria, DNA, Girls

Nigerian tutoring app Tuteria wins UK engineering award

Added: 24.05.2017 13:26 | 6 views | 0 comments

The app links qualified tutors to students in their area and within their budget.


Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Price of sinning

Added: 24.05.2017 11:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks into the culture of blind belief in destiny.


The deal maker

Added: 24.05.2017 9:09 | 1 views | 0 comments

The lawyer behind the release of 82 women captured by Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram.

Tags: Women, Nigeria

Convicted Nigerian fraudster James Ibori wins £1 from UK

Added: 23.05.2017 13:56 | 4 views | 0 comments

Ex-state governor James Ibori was illegally held in immigration detention, a UK court rules.


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