Nigeria to be declared Ebola-free
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:19:11 GMT
The World Health Organisation is expected to declare Nigeria officially free of Ebola on Monday, after six weeks with no new cases. Anni Dewani murderer dies in prison
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 18:46:38 GMT
Xolile Mngeni, one of two South African men jailed for the 2010 murder of Anni Dewani on her honeymoon, dies in prison. New massacre reported in DR Congo
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:02:31 GMT
Militants kill at least 20 people, said to be mostly women and children, in the second massacre in two days near the DR Congo town of Beni. Nigeria and Boko Haram 'agree truce'
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:40:42 GMT
Nigeria's military says it has agreed a truce with Islamist militants Boko Haram, and the schoolgirls the group has abducted will be released. Mozambique party rejects poll result
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:42:12 GMT
Mozambique's main opposition party rejects the results of presidential and parliamentary elections, saying they were riddled with irregularities.
Nigeria expected to be declared Ebola-free
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:57:26 -0700
Lagos (AFP) - Nigeria is expected to be declared Ebola-free on Monday, just three months after fears that the virus could spread like wildfire through Africa's most populous nation. Anxious wait for Nigeria girls after Boko Haram 'deal'
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:52:38 -0700
Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - More than 24 hours after Nigerian officials claimed to have reached a deal with Boko Haram militants to free more than 200 schoolgirls, relatives of the teenagers were still anxiously waiting for news about their return. Suspected Boko Haram fighters mount two deadly attacks after Nigeria "ceasefire"
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 09:14:35 -0700
By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed several people in two attacks on Nigerian villages that occurred after the government announced a ceasefire to enable 200 abducted girls to be freed, security sources and witnesses said on Saturday. However, the government cast doubt on whether the attacks really were Boko Haram or one of several criminal ... Nigeria aims to have abducted girls freed by Tuesday - presidency source
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:32:27 -0700
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria aims to have secured the release of 200 girls kidnapped by Islamist Boko Haram militants by Tuesday, a senior source at the presidency told Reuters on Saturday, although he declined to comment on where the transfer would take place. "I can confirm that FG (the federal government) is working hard to meet its own part of the agreement so that the release of the abductees ...