Lesotho Pm Heading Home After 'coup'

Governor Akpabio, Amosun, Yero, Christine Ohuruogu And Others Bagged Nigeria Arise Awards In London

Monday, September 01, 2014

[B]THE NIGERIA ARISE AWARD As a way of branding, motivating and encouraging our leaders and mentors, The Nigeria Arise Team put together the Nigeria Arise series and Award for 2014 in London. It is ...

SADC regional bloc to send observers to Lesotho after 'coup'

Soldiers inside the Makoanyane Barracks in Maseru on September 1, 2014.  By Mujahid Safodien (AFP) Monday, September 01, 2014

Pretoria (AFP) - A Southern African regional bloc Monday agreed to dispatch a team of observers to crisis-torn Lesotho following an apparent coup, while coalition leaders agreed to restore parliament ...

South South TAN Rally: PDP Slams APC For Politicizing Ebola Virus Disease

Monday, September 01, 2014

[B]The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Rivers State Chapter says the All Progressives Congress, APC, is one flock of same minds suffering from the calamity of being ignorant of everything simply becaus ...

April June Joins Other African Entrepreneurs In AU Forum

Esther Nyarko Monday, September 01, 2014

[B]April June Company Limited, a Ghanaian-owned company has participated in the first African Women and Youth Business Linkages Forum in Nairobi, Kenya organized by the African Union Commission (AUC) ...

Nigerian ‘Bigshot’ Murder Will Spark Political Crisis—T.B. Joshua

Monday, September 01, 2014

[B]Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua sounded a prophetic alarm in his church service yesterday, stating that a “very big ‘bigshot’” in Nigeria would soon be attacked and killed.[/B] “Last time, I said ...

Al Shabab Attacks Intelligence Prison In Mogadishu With Car Bombs; 12 Dead

Monday, September 01, 2014

[B]MOGADISHU, Somalia (ModernGhana) - On Sunday noon at around 12am, heavily armed Al shabab militants attacked a highly protected Somali Intelligence prison in Mogadishu, killing 12 people, wounding ...

Ex-rebel movement ousts members joining new C. African government

Members of the ex-Seleka rebels drive near a convoy of Chadian soldiers (Unseen) leaving Bangui escorted by the African-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (MISCA) on April 4, 2014.  By Miguel Medina (AFP/File) Monday, September 01, 2014

Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) - The Seleka former rebel alliance in the troubled Central African Republic has ousted members who have joined a broad-based new government, accusing them on Mo ...

Switzerland steps up aid to fight Ebola epidemic in West Africa

Monday, September 01, 2014

BERN, Switzerland, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Switzerland is stepping up its aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Swiss Humanitarian Aid has committed an additio ...

The African Union warns against any Unconstitutional Change of Government in Lesotho: The AU expresses full support to SADC efforts to address the crisis

Monday, September 01, 2014

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, is following with deep concern th ...

Thousands flee Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria for Cameroon

A screengrab taken on August 24, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows alleged members of group at an undisclosed location.  By  (Boko Haram/AFP/File) Sunday, August 31, 2014

Yaoundé (AFP) - Sustained Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria's far northeast have for ...

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Malawi president rejects ministers' 600% pay-hike bid

Malawi President Peter Mutharika, pictured during the US Africa Leaders Summit on August 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.  By Brendan Smialowski (AFP/File) Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Blantyre (Malawi) (AFP) - Malawian President Peter Mutharika has shot down a pro ...

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South Africa beat Zimbabwe despite Utseya hat-trick

South Africa's bowler Wayne Parnell (C) is seen in action as Zimbabwe's captain Elton Chigumbura (R) looks on at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, August 17, 2014.  By Jekesia Njikizana (AFP) Friday, August 29, 2014

Harare (AFP) - Prosper Utseya became just the second Zimbabwean to take a hat-tr ...

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Algeria president dismisses Islamist-leaning ex-premier

Algerian former prime minister Abdelaziz Belkhadem is surrounded by journalists during a meeting of the FLN party Central Committee in Algiers, June 24, 2014.  By Farouk Batiche (AFP/File) Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Algiers (AFP) - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika dismissed regime veteran ...

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Boko Haram kill scores in captured Nigeria town

This photo taken on June 17, 2014 in Dabanga, northern Cameroon, shows Cameroon's army soldiers deploying as part of a reinforcement of its military forces against Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram.  By Reinnier Kaze (AFP/File) Sunday, August 31, 2014

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Boko Haram gunmen have killed scores of residents in a Ni ...

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Suspected Islamists attack UN camp in northern Mali

File photo shows United Nations (UN) soldiers on patrol in the northern Malian town of Kidal on July 27, 2013.  By Kenzo Tribouillard (AFP/File) Friday, August 29, 2014

Bamako (AFP) - Suspected armed Islamist extremists on Friday fired rockets at a ...

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