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
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
Nigeria chopper crashes as Boko Haram mounts raids Locals and a government official said later that about 200 vigilantes and hunters armed with home-made guns, spears, clubs, bows and arrows, and machetes took back Mubi. "It is true Mubi has fallen back into the hands of Nigerian soldiers with the help of ... 11/13/2014 - 10:50 pm | View Link
Taliban survivor Malala in Nigeria, pledges to help free girls “I can see those girls as my sisters ... and I’m going to speak up for them until they are released,” said Malala, who celebrates her 17th birthday today in Nigeria, where she is scheduled to meet the president, Goodluck Jonathan. “I’m going to ... 07/14/2014 - 6:45 am | View Link
Nigeria celebrates first home-made warship "Proudly Nigerian" does not just apply to the people of this vast land - the West African giant is now building its own warships. After nearly five years in the making, the Nigerian navy ship or NNS Andoni was launched with a colourful event. At 31m (100ft ... 06/7/2012 - 2:07 am | View Link
Nigeria celebrates first home-made warship "Proudly Nigerian" does not just apply to the people of this vast land - the West African giant is now building its own warships. After nearly five years in the making, the Nigerian navy ship or NNS Andoni was launched with a colourful event. At 31m (100ft ... 06/6/2012 - 9:07 pm | View Link
Boko Haram kills four in Nigeria church attack In the attack in Kano on Sunday, gunmen arrived on motorbikes at a university lecture theatre used for Christian services and threw small home made bombs into the building before shooting fleeing worshippers. "President Goodluck Jonathan condemns the ... 04/29/2012 - 10:04 pm | View Link
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An apartment building in Egypt’s capital collapsed Tuesday, killing at least 19 people as rescuers and neighbors frantically dug through rubble with their hands to find survivors, authorities said.
The collapse in Cairo’s eastern Matariya district highlights the longtime problem of shoddy construction across Egypt, as neighbors said the seven-story building had several floors illegally added onto it.
Egyptian developers seeking bigger profits frequently build without permits amid a nationwide housing shortage, rampant corruption and lax government oversight.
The French president’s office announced the suspension “until further notice” after growing pressure from allies due to tensions over Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
Seven minority students stood trial on separatism charges Tuesday for working on a website run by a prominent Muslim Uighur scholar convicted on the same charge in far western China, a rights lawyer said.
Ships from Greece rushed to help after a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants floundered for hours Tuesday in gale-force winds and high waves in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said.
Pakistan’s army says its fighter jets have killed 20 “terrorists” in the North Waziristan tribal region near the Afghan border, where the military has been carrying out a major operation since June.