S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 433 Rescuers found more bodies in the concrete debris of a collapsed garment factory building Thursday and authorities say it may take another five days to clear the rubble. In addition to the 433 confirmed dead, police report that 149 people are still missing in what has become the worst disaster for Bangladesh’s $20 billion-a-year garment industry. More
Adichie focuses on Nigeria's present for new novel Modern life in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city, has become almost a character itself in novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new book, "Americanah." Within its pages, one catches self-acknowledged glimpses of the writer herself, who shot to fame with her previous novel, a love story set during Nigeria's civil war entitled "Half of a Yellow Sun." More
Jones called 'greatest country singer of all time' The country music world reacted with deep emotion upon learning of the death of legendary singer George Jones. Here's a sampling of quotes and tweets about Jones: "The world has lost the greatest country singer of all time. Amen." - Merle Haggard More
Nigerian 'Mend' militants claim Niger Delta ambush Nigerian ... were reported missing, presumed dead, after gunmen attacked a police boat in the creeks of the Niger Delta, officials said. The boat carrying some 50 police officers was on its way to a funeral when it developed engine trouble in one of ... 04/7/2013 - 1:03 pm | View Link
A search for bodies in Nigeria Pilots on the flight from Nigeria's capital Abuja to its largest city, Lagos, radioed the tower that they had engine trouble shortly before the crash ... is ready to provide technical assistance to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority through the U.S ... 06/6/2012 - 1:32 am | View Link
Engine Trouble Reported In Nigerian Plane Crash LAGOS, Nigeria — Emergency crews searched for bodies in a smoldering, shattered neighborhood near the Lagos airport Monday, a day after the crash of an airliner killed all 153 people on board and an unknown number on the ground. Apartment buildings ... 06/4/2012 - 4:52 pm | View Link
Engine trouble reported before Nigerian plane crash BAMAKO, Mali — The crew of a Nigerian airliner that crashed into a crowded neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria, on Sunday, killing all 153 on board, reported engine trouble just before the plane, once flown by Seattle-based Alaska Airlines, went down, an ... 06/4/2012 - 3:44 pm | View Link
Dogs search for bodies in rubble of Nigerian plane crash The pilots reported engine trouble before the plane fell out of the sky on a clear ... Some emergency workers wore masks to try and protect themselves from the stench of the dead. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan spent about 20 minutes looking at ... 06/4/2012 - 1:39 pm | View Link
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The Nigerian Civil War: Causes, Strategies, And Lessons Learnt Case study by Major Abubakar A. Atofarati of the Nigerian Army, examining the causes of the war, the strategies employed by the belligerents, and the lessons ... 03/24/2015 - 8:02 pm | View Website
Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao don’t square off until May 2, but the media companies behind the highly anticipated welterweight title bout are already coming to blows over how to split up the money.
Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to meet this week with members of the FTC ahead of a final decision by the agency on whether to allow the companies to merge, according to people familiar with the matter.