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Nigeria and U.S in terrorism fight

Extremist group, Boko Haram has caused widespread havoc in Nigeria in recent years/Photo/ReutersThe United States has reiterated its willingness to capacitate the Nigerian security services in dealing with a terrorist onslaught posed by extreme Islamist group, Boko Haram.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 January 2012 19:39

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AU's big elections and the Arab Springers

The African Union is made up of 54 states/Photo/ReutersAs the African Union summit gets underway, the memory of former Libyan strongman, Muammar Gaddafi looms ominously, as this will be the first meeting without the maverick leader.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 18:12

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Nigeria: Igbo leaders to meet over Boko Haram as death toll rises

Friday attacks killed over 178 people dead in Kano/ReutersGovernors in Nigeria's southeast have resolved to formulate a position on the increasing security threat posed by the Islamist group Boko Haram.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 January 2012 16:09

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Nigeria: A Police Boko Haram turncoat

Sokoto is believed to have planned the bombing of St Theresa Roman Catholic church in Madalla/Photo/ReutersA red flag has been raised in the Nigerian police force after a key suspect in the Christmas Day bombing which killed over 40 people escaped from police custody.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 January 2012 19:54

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Financing affordable homes in Ghana

Ghana needs about half a million homes annually for the next ten years to address its housing problems/Photo/ReutersShelter Afrique (SA), a Nairobi-based pan-African housing finance company, has signed a five-million dollar agreement with a Ghanaian housing firm to support the delivery of affordable housing in Ghana.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 January 2012 16:01

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Ghana: Unions warn government over fuel subsidy removal

Organised labour and professional bodies in Ghana are mounting pressure on the country's government to restore subsidies on petroleum products.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 January 2012 21:00

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