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: Impact of Sponsorships, Talent Hunt Initiatives on Entertainment The transformation has seen the country take a lead role in placing Nigeria and Africa's sound and music strongly on the world scene. Apart from the consciousness of the need to embrace home- made sounds ... As Nigeria celebrates its current enviable ... 01/6/2016 - 10:17 pm | View Link
Impact of Sponsorships, Talent Hunt Initiatives on Entertainment The transformation has seen the country take a lead role in placing Nigeria and Africa’s sound and music strongly on the world scene. Apart from the consciousness of the need to embrace home- made sounds ... As Nigeria celebrates its current enviable ... 01/6/2016 - 11:06 am | View Link
The most glorious year to be a Brit: Twiggy, the best Beatles album, a World Cup win By far the most important programme that year was the play Cathy Come Home, made by the young team of Ken Loach and ... and we remember those, too. The crisis in Nigeria as the Biafra region fought for independence, the ongoing Vietnam War — to which ... 01/1/2016 - 1:12 pm | View Link
In Their ‘One Love’ Doctrine, Nigerians Must Embrace The Concept Of ‘Unity In Diversity’ At the closure of the military adventure into the country's governance, it became necessary to institute a home-made Nigerian constitution which ... bank holiday all over the country. But before Nigeria celebrates its Democracy Day in the next couple ... 05/5/2014 - 4:28 am | View Link
Hip-hop skipping across continents. "I hated the song because of the way he portrayed Nigeria as a hungry nation ... Now, no self–respecting African country is without a home–made, distinctive hip–hop scene. Although African hip–hop celebrates excess just like its American ... 10/12/2012 - 3:37 am | View Link
New Video: Diff – Dance Etighi a dance track which celebrates the new dance craze out of the South-South an which is designed to get your feet moving to the beat. The song Dance Etighi was originally released in March (2012) and a home made dance video was put up on youtube HERE which ... 08/1/2012 - 1:00 pm | 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu is defending South Africa's reconciliation policy that followed white-minority rule, saying the country has social and economic problems largely because of later mismanagement.
Dozens of Greek riot police have been deployed to a demonstration organized by the extreme right Golden Dawn party against plans to build a new transit camp for refugees and migrants near Athens.
Four of the party's 18 lawmakers were present at the rally Monday outside the port of Perama, about 15 kilometers (9.5 miles) west of Athens, where the government is planning to build the camp with the help of the armed forces.
Greece is under pressure from the European Union to complete screening centers on five islands and increase its capacity to house asylum-seekers and detain migrants facing deportation.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe.
As Islamic State forces lose ground in Iraq and Syria, fighters loyal to the group have seized territory in oil-rich Libya, levying taxes at gunpoint and creating sanctuaries to launch possible attacks in North Africa and Europe, U. S. officials say. The Pentagon has sent special operations teams
March 30 trial set for teen accused of killing jail officer
The boy has pleaded not guilty to charges of first-degree murder, aggravated assault and drive-by-shooting in the August 2013 death of detention officer Jorge Vargas.
Vermont paid sick leave bill heading back to Senate
(AP) — The Vermont Senate is set to take another stab at completing its work on a bill to require the state's employers to provide workers with paid sick days after a hiccup this past week.
The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says a Powerball ticket sold in Louisiana is worth $50,000, but that game is among three big weekend lotteries where jackpots are going up because nobody won the top prize.
According to its summary of winning numbers, Wednesday's estimated jackpots rise to $160,000 for Easy 5, $375,000 for Lotto and $157 million for the Powerball.
The next-most-valuable tickets sold in Louisiana for Saturday's drawings were 16 Lotto tickets matching five of six numbers.