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Nigerians will decide whether Goodluck Jonathan remains president.
Nigerians will decide whether Goodluck Jonathan remains president.

Electricity a pressing issue in Nigeria ahead of elections

Thursday 26 March 2015 16:50

Nigerians are set go to the polls on Saturday.

Electricity a pressing issue in Nigeria ahead of elections

Thursday 26 March 2015 16:50

Nigerians are set go to the polls on Saturday.

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Lesotho Senate nominees mum about future appointments

Thursday 26 March 2015 15:19

Political nominees of Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili have remained mum about their future cabinet appointments as they are sworn in as members of the Senate.

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Nigeria uses technology to curb election fraud

Thursday 26 March 2015 10:15

Nigeria will be relying on technology to curb cases of electoral fraud. Nigeria's Electoral Commission - INEC says it will use biometric card readers in Saturday's elections.

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Ex-Congo child soldier apologizes at UN for 1990s killings

Thursday 26 March 2015 06:10

A former child soldier from the DRC told the UN Security Council on Wednesday he was sorry for the harm he caused after he was forcefully recruited from his school by an armed group at age 12.

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Nigerians prepare for the presidential elections

Wednesday 25 March 2015 20:34

Nigerians are preparing to go to the ballot on Saturday to elect a president amid security threats from the Boko Haram militant group.

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UCT Rhodes statue protest revives debate in Zimbabwe

Wednesday 25 March 2015 18:32

Zimbabwe has taken a position on its colonial monuments, it will block any attempts to have Cecil John Rhodes remains exhumed and repatriated to Britain.

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Boko Haram kidnapped hundreds in Nigeria: Residents

Wednesday 25 March 2015 05:50

Boko Haram militant shave kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad.

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Lesotho council set to meet King Letsie to approve Senate nominees

Tuesday 24 March 2015 13:58

The Lesotho State Council is meeting King Letsie the third on Tuesday afternoon to approve 11 nominees of Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili's government who will go into the Senate.

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DJ Sbu denies fabricating bogus Forbes magazine cover

Tuesday 24 March 2015 11:21

DJ Sbu has denied allegation made by Forbes Africa that he fabricated a bogus cover of the magazines.

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UN, US urge for free, transparent and credible Nigeria polls

Monday 23 March 2015 20:53

As Nigeria heads into elections on Saturday, the UN and the US have urged a process that is free, transparent and credible where all citizens are able to cast votes without fear and intimidation.

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