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    • Kenyatta leads tribute to fallen Kenyan multiparty icon

      APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday led Kenyans in paying emotional tributes to Kenneth Matiba, a revered icon of the fight for multiparty democracy in what became known as the se...

    • Big diamond discovered in Botswana

      APA-Gaborone(Botswana) — Diamond miner Lucara Diamond Corp late Thursday announced the recovery of a 472 carat, top light brown gem diamond, the third largest diamond ever discovered from its 100% owned Ka...

    • SADC picks Chissano as Madagascar crisis mediator

      APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The 15-nation Southern African Development Community (SADC) has picked Mozambique's former president-cum diplomat Joaquim Chissano to mediate in Madagascar’s political crisis.

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    26-Apr-2018 to 18:12

    Nigerian bourse to host 2018 ASEA conference

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) has emerged the preferred host of the 22nd Annual Conference of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) scheduled to hold from 25 to 27 November, 2018, in Lagos.

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    26-Apr-2018 to 18:11

    Nigeria: Turning Sambisa forest into tourist resort

    APA – Lagos (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army will work with National Park Service and the Borno State Government to revive the Sambisa forest, the former stronghold of the Boko Haram terrorists, to attract tourists into the country.

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    26-Apr-2018 to 16:19

    Senate summons Buhari over killings

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s Senate on Thursday resolved to invite President Muhammadu Buhari to address a joint session of the National Assembly over the rising level of killings in the country.

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    26-Apr-2018 to 15:58

    Buhari blames insecurity for ECOWAS failure on free movements

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday blamed the non-implementation of two ECOWAS protocols on free movement of persons, goods and services for the lingering herders and farmers conflicts in West Africa.

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    26-Apr-2018 to 08:22

    16 people killed again in Nigeria’s Benue state

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Sixteen persons have been killed by suspected herdsmen in fresh attacks after the killing on Tuesday of two Catholic priests and 17 worshippers in Nigeria’s Benue state.

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    26-Apr-2018 to 08:18

    U.S. accuses Nigeria of human rights abuse

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The United States Government has accused the Nigerian Government of failing to adequately investigate widespread human rights abuses and impunity.

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    26-Apr-2018 to 08:12

    Court nullifies bill tinkering with Nigeria’s election sequence

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Federal High Court in Abuja has nullified the tinkering with the election sequence by the National Assembly.

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