Nigerian Military Rejects Complaint About Incident That Killed 380 Muslims

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The Nigerian Human Rights Commission has accused the military of using disproportionate force in Zaria, in the country’s north, where at least 380 Shiite Muslims were killed in 2015. In a report More...

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Morocco Asks to Re-join African Union After 4 Decades

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ADDIS ABABA —  The African Union says Morocco has officially submitted a request to join the continental body again after more than four decades. An AU statement Friday says More...

Critics Skeptical that Prisoner Release Signals Change in Ethiopia

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The Ethiopian government pardoned more than 700 prisoners in celebration of New Year’s Day on the Ethiopian calendar and the Muslim holiday Eid. Among those released were More...

Mutiu Adepoju to promote La Liga in Africa

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Former Nigeria World Cup star Mutiu Adepoju has been appointed by the Spanish top-flight to promote La Liga in the football-mad African country where the English Premier League More...

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Congo Threatens to Punish Those Behind Anti-Kabila Riots

Congo’s government vowed on Wednesday to hunt down and punish those responsible for riots in which around three dozen people were killed, as small pockets of protest continued More...

S. Sudan Opposition Dismisses US Position on Machar’s Return

WASHINGTON —  South Sudan’s political opposition has dismissed remarks by U.S. officials urging former First Vice President Riek Machar not to return to South Sudan More...

Gabon court upholds Ali Bongo election win

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Gabon’s constitutional court has upheld President Ali Bongo’s election victory, rejecting opposition calls for More...

Emmy Awards: Game of Thrones breaks record, takes haul to 38

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Fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” made television history at the 68th Emmys on Sunday, becoming the most decorated More...

Game-of-Thrones--696x431 Emmy Awards: Game of Thrones breaks record, takes haul to 38

Fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” made television history at the 68th Emmys on Sunday, becoming the...

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160707110931-zuvva-dresses-african-fashion-pair-exlarge-169 How one 26-year-old African turned $500 into $2 million online

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Mutiu Adepoju to promote La Liga in Africa

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Former Nigeria World Cup star Mutiu Adepoju has been appointed by the Spanish top-flight to promote La Liga More...

Ivory Coast Wins First Olympic Gold Ever

ABIDJAN —  Ivory Coast won its first Olympic gold medal in history on Friday in Rio. Taekwondo athlete Cheick Cisse won..

Chinese takeover bid for Liverpool – report

Premier League giants Liverpool are the target of an 800 million pounds ($1 billion, 924 million euros) takeover bid backed by..

What’s the real size of Africa? How Western states used maps to downplay size of continent

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On a typical world map, Canada is a vast nation. Home to six time zones, its endless plains spread from ocean More...

Fears Mount of Full-scale Ukraine-Russia Clash

The sound of battle has long gone. But the ghosts remain in Ukraine’s Independence Square, where more than two years ago..

Democrats Clinton, Kaine Offer ‘Very Different Vision’ Than Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine campaigned together for the first time Saturday, sounding an optimistic message..
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Nigeria’s Startups Get Boost from Buhari, Zuckerberg

Nigeria has a growing technology scene full of ambitious young entrepreneurs who are seeking out solutions to various social challenges. There..
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With Trains of Cattle, Nigeria Eyes Railroad Revival

Exactly 36 hours after it left a northern Nigerian town, a freight train brimming with cattle and sheep rumbled into the..
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African-Japanese Trade Deals Expected From Summit

  African heads of state and VIPs from around the world have converged in this Kenyan capital for the sixth Tokyo..
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Nigerian Government Creating corrupt billionaires through Foreign Currency Exchange policy

The practice whereby Nigerian businessmen obtain dollars at official rate and resell at a higher rate at the parallel market is..
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Black lives matter; every life matters

“Now is the time to make real the promises of democracy. Now is the time to rise from the dark and..
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Notorious US Study May Still Influence Black Men’s Trust in Doctors

The word “Tuskegee” recalls one of the most shameful chapters in U.S. medical history, one that has inspired generations of mistrust...
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Whenever I am privileged to tell couples that good marital relationship actually has a true link to good sex and that..
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Naira devaluation causing drug shortage in Nigeria – Pharmacists

Nigerian pharmacists, under the aegis of the Association of Hospital and Administrative Pharmacists of Nigeria, have lamented the declining value of..