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Xenophobia attacks FILE PHOTO: Photo: Naijanedu

Xenophobia: South Africa condemns Nigeria’s recall of High Commissioner, jabs Jonathan

South Africa throws jab at Goodluck Jonathan administration for failing to rescue Chibok girls.

Kenyatta

Kenyan president cancels trip to U.S. over airstrikes in Yemen

Mr. Kenyatta was due to meet a host of leading American investors to discuss investment opportunities in Kenya.

Former U.S. CIA director, Petraeus, gets two years sentence, fine for leaking official secret

Prosecutor says Petraeus was entrusted with the government’s highest secrets but that he betrayed that trust

Xenophobia: South Africa deploys troops to quell violence

Nigerians and other African nationals have been target of xenophobic attacks.

Mohammed Morsi

Egypt sentences ousted President Morsi to 20-year in jail

After Mr. Morsi’s removal, the authorities banned his Muslim Brotherhood movement and arrested thousands of his supporters.

DSTV

Multichoice condemns xenophobic attacks in South Africa

The company urges Africans to see themselves as one irrespective of differences in nationalities, traditions and religions

In Zambia, anti-corruption chief’s battle against fraud draws fierce reply

Authorities move against Zambia’s anti-corruption chief in a complex corruption case linked all the way to Nigeria.

15 Nigerians, Ghanians killed in Mediterranean by Ivoriens, Malians, Senegalese

The victims were thrown in the water for being Christians.

Xenophobia attacks FILE PHOTO: Photo: Naijanedu

Xenophobia: Zambian radio station stops playing S/African music

The radio protests the targeting of foreigners in South Africa.

Passengers forgot $675,000 “change” at U.S. airports in 2014

The money, all in pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, was left behind in bins that pass through X-ray machines at airport security checkpoints.

Sudanese vote in presidential, legislative polls

EU says it will not be monitoring the Sudan elections.

Egypt to prosecute 379 Brotherhood members

The 379 were accused of causing the deaths of two policemen at al-Nahda Square in Giza.

​G​enocide experience ​now ​behind us​ –​ Rwandan Ambassado​r​

“We have since forgiven each other and we have moved on as a nation”.

Syrian journalist, Mazen Darwish, wins UNESCO World Press Freedom Prize

The annual award honours a person, organization or institution that has made outstanding contribution to the defence and, or promotion of press freedom anywhere in the world

Ban Ki-Moon, Turkish PM, others congratulate Buhari

The President-elect assures world leaders Nigeria will always act as responsible member of the international community

5 arrested for alleged roles in Kenya university attack

Three people were arrested at the Somalia border while trying to flee on Friday.

Al-Shabaab renews threat of more bloodshed in Kenya

The group has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s attack at a university campus in Kenya.

France moves to ban ultra-skinny models

“Images of bodies that valorise excessive thinness or emaciation and that stigmatise curves undoubtedly contribute to unwellness.”

Death toll in Kenya University attack hits 147

Al-shabab militants stormed the school.

Somali Congress Party writes APC, congratulates Buhari

The Somali party says it believes Mr. Buhari can make Nigeria and Africa great once again

Palestine becomes 123rd member of International Criminal Court

The ICC handles war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.

Court finds Nelson Mandela’s grandson guilty of assault

Prosecutors had charged Mandla Mandela for brandishing a gun at another man.

Ebola patients receiving treatment

New Ebola vaccine safe–​ Researchers​

“One shot of the high-dose vaccine could mount a glycoprotein-specific humoral and T-cell response against the Ebola virus in 14 days”.

How corruption fought back against me – Zambia’s anti-corruption chief

“This is my ‘court’. Ccan I expect Justice!! Judges are being intimidated publicly and judges with possible axes to grind form my tribunal.”

Germanwings Co-Pilot Deliberately Crashed plane — Prosecutor

One pilot was barred from entering the cockpit.