'Boko Haram' kills Nigeria fishermen
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 13:43:44 GMT
Islamist militants from Nigeria's Boko Haram kill 48 fishermen in an attack near the border with Chad, reports from the area say. Kenya 'kills 100 Shabab militants'
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 19:29:53 GMT
The Kenyan military has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says. Tunisia in landmark presidency poll
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:25:09 GMT
Polls close after Tunisia's first presidential election since the Arab Spring, with two frontrunners claiming a narrow victory with a run-off likely. Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 15:33:53 GMT
The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. Madagascar plague outbreak kills 40
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:38:35 GMT
An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected dozens of others, the World Health Organization says.
Nigeria: Dozens dead in suspected extremist attack
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 09:32:46 -0800
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — An attack by Islamic extremists killed dozens in the northeastern Nigerian village of Doron Baga, a major fishing center on the shores of Lake Chad, witnesses said. Nigeria must adjust to 'permanent' oil price shock: Finance Minister
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:40:07 -0800
By Karin Strohecker LONDON (Reuters) - Nigeria will have to adjust to oil prices heading lower for some time to come, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said on Thursday in an interview in which she also cut the outlook for economic growth next year. Africa's largest economy relies on oil exports for 70 percent of government revenues and has been hit hard as crude prices have fallen to four ... Nigeria to cut petrol subsidy by half in 2015 as oil price falls
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:41:12 -0800
By Camillus Eboh ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria plans to cut subsidies on petroleum products by half next year after sharp falls in global crude prices, spurred the government to revise its 2015 budget downwards, data from the revised budget seen by Reuters showed on Friday. President Goodluck Jonathan submitted the revised budget figures to lawmakers this week, proposing to spend 458.68 billion ... Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:14:56 -0800
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in an attack on a village.