01-Oct-2014 to 18:15

Nigerian First Lady wary of insurgency

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — As children join low-key celebration of Nigeria’s 54th year of independence, First Lady, Patience Jonathan has demanded young people to be on a state of high alert in the face of security challenges caused by a five-year insurgency.

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01-Oct-2014 to 17:43

B/Faso: Veteran opposition leader Ardo Diallo dies

APA-Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) — Veteran Burkinabe opposition leader, Hama Arba Diallo has died at the age of 75.

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01-Oct-2014 to 17:30

Nigeria’s role in anti-Ebola fight priceless - Sirleaf

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described Nigeria’s role in the fight against the further spread of the Ebola disease as invaluable to the affected countries in the region.

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01-Oct-2014 to 17:08

Nigeria anniversary celebrations low-key

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — For the third year running, Nigeria on Wednesday celebrated its anniversary without fanfare as President Goodluck Jonathan appealed to militants waging an insurgency to lay down their arms and embrace peace.

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01-Oct-2014 to 16:28

Liberia values China ties - Sirleaf

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that her country values its relations with China and would go out of her way to protect and promote them for the future.

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01-Oct-2014 to 16:18

Nigeria: Buhari wants attitudinal change among voters

APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigeria’s foremost opposition leader and former head of state, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari on Wednesday urged attitudinal change among people of voting age ahead of next year’s general elections.

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01-Oct-2014 to 14:33

Angola, Mozambique eliminated from world women’s basketball tourney

APA-Dakar (Senegal) – — Angola and Mozambique the two representatives of the African continent at the world basketball championships being held in Turkey, have been eliminated from the tournament after conceding their third defeat during the third and last round played on Tuesday.

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