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Nigerian leaders call to defeat "evil" Boko Haram

Map of NigeriaFears of an escalation of violence are growing after the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Wednesday vowed to "respond appropriately" should another attack on the Christian community occur.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 December 2011 14:22

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Fuel price goes up in Ghana

the prices of petrol and diesel had gone up by 15 percent each/Photo/ReutersPrices of petroleum products in Ghana have risen significantly with effect from Thursday, with the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) citing rising world oil prices and depreciation of the Cedi, the local currency as reasons for the increase.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 December 2011 13:44

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Ghana police in pirated Microsft software bust

Ghanaian security forces have raided the premises of a computer firm in the capital, Accra following reports of suspected sale of counterfeit Microsoft Windows software.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 December 2011 16:16

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Ghana president told to live up to nickname

President Atta-Mills of Ghana's nickname

The intrigue surrounding Ghana's elections slated for next year took an interesting turn on Christmas Day when a Methodist Church bishop demanded that President John Atta-Mills must explain the idea behind his nickname "Asomdwehene" or King of Peace.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 December 2011 11:22

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Nigeria: Boko Haram condemned amid rising death toll

Map of NigeriaWorld leaders have condemned the deadly Christmas day attacks on churches across Nigeria, claimed by Boko Haram, as death toll continues to rise.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 December 2011 15:43

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Nigeria: US, Israel pledge support after Christmas attacks

The attacks have been condemned by world leaders/photo/ReutersThe United States will assist Nigeria bring members of extreme Islamist group, Boko Haram to justice, while Israel has promised medical aid to the West African nation to assist with victims of Christmas Day terror attacks.

Last Updated on Monday, 26 December 2011 13:22

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