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
Boko Haram 'kills 100' in Nigeria The only defence came from vigilantes armed with clubs and home-made rifles, Mr Gava said. The town had been under siege for two weeks since Boko Haram dislodged soldiers from a new tank battalion camp on its outskirts. It seemed that instead of offering ... 07/19/2014 - 6:44 am | 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 ... 07/12/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
In Nigeria over 90 women and children kidnapped by Boko Haram YEREVAN, JUNE 24, ARMENPRESS. Over 90 Nigerians in Borno and Yobe States are dead following recent attacks from militant group Boko Haram. As reports "Armenpress", this was informed on June 24 by the Associated Press, referring to the incident witnesses ... 06/24/2014 - 1:23 am | View Link
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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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Its Kemi's Blog.: Photos: Tuface' Son Innocent Celebrates ... Tuface's last born, a male child named Innocent Ejeh Oluwakitan Idibia turned a year old yesterday, april 8th 2013. 08/31/2014 - 7:59 am | View Website
China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different.
Japan is urging local authorities to be on the lookout for further outbreaks of dengue fever, after confirming another 19 cases that were contracted at a popular local park in downtown Tokyo.
Japan sees dozens of imported cases of dengue fever each year, mostly in tourists who catch the illness while traveling in tropical regions.
Police are searching for a gunman who robbed two workers outside a Macon bank.
The stickup happened Sunday afternoon at a State Bank & Trust branch near Eisenhower Parkway.
The Telegraph of Macon (http://bit.ly/1nNGuQH ) reports the suspect demanded that two store employees hand over a bank deposit bag. The thief took the bag and fled.
No inures were reported.
Information from: The Macon Telegraph, http://www.macontelegraph.com
The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month, with some 1,420 killed.
The U. N. mission to Iraq said in a statement released Monday that the death toll includes 1,265 civilians and 155 members of Iraq's security forces.