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World outraged by Nigerian terror attacks

Map of NigeriaThe international community has condemned the recent terror attacks by extremist Islamist group Boko Haram, which has left over 100 people dead in north eastern Nigeria.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 January 2017 13:27

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Ghana: MPs reject British PM's aid conditions

Ghananian MPs have backed President Evans Atta Mills' rejection of British Prime Minister David Cameron's attempts to force countries that receive aid from the UK to embrace homosexuality.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 November 2011 18:22

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Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt: world’s most optimistic

Nigeria, together with Kenya and Egypt showed enthusiasm towards better days/Photo/ReutersNigerians have shown enthusiasm in the economic prospects of their country, a BBC World Service survey, which measured financial outlook between rich and developing countries, says.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 12:18

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Ghana’s largest opposition party launches electronic payment to raise funds

photo/reutersGhana’s main opposition political party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has launched an electronic payment system and computerised membership identification cards in a fundraising drive as it prepares for the December 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 November 2011 10:38

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Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo get fibre optic connectivity

photo/reutersWork on a 120 kilometre fibre cable project, that will offer automatic broadband Internet connectivity between Ghana, Burkina Faso and Togo begins on Tuesday at Bolgatanga, north of Ghana.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 17:12

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Outcry over 1000 Nigerians in UK jails

Map of NigeriaA prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer has challenged a deal that will see over 1000 people from the West African country in British jails being sent back home saying it was illegal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 November 2011 12:03

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