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Topic - Nigeria
Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124.
A massive explosion ripped through a bus station during the morning rush hour in Nigeria's capital, killing at least 71 people and wounding 124 in a bombing that marked the bloodiest terrorist attack ever in Abuja.
Nigeria has leap-frogged South Africa to become Africa's biggest economy, worth $510 billion, figures revealed Sunday.
An openly gay judge on South Africa's Constitutional Court recently hosted a launch for his new book in the foyer of the court, a symbol-laden structure partly built with exposed brick from the apartheid-era prison that once stood on the same hilltop. At the event, another judge praised Edwin Cameron, loftily describing their workplace as a shrine to democracy but also ribbing the colleague he sees often.
NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW:: A key player in Nigeria's emergence as Africa's largest economy says U.S. companies are ceding investment opportunities to China and the Obama administration should do more to reverse the trend.
I stepped into the elevator to head down for dinner. It jerked to a stop and went silent, leaving me in darkness.
A 15-second drum roll and the title of the film, "Deceptive Heart," comes crashing onto the screen in a groovy 1970s font.
A shootout at Nigeria's State Security Services headquarters near the presidential villa killed at least 21 people Sunday, a government spokeswoman said of what appears to be an attempted jailbreak by Islamic extremists.
Living in fear and hunger, some quarter million Nigerians forced from their homes this year by an Islamic uprising are surviving in the bush, overcrowded with relatives and friends or in squalid camps where 500 share one latrine, a new report says.
No snow accumulated on roads or sidewalks Tuesday, and that was bad news for Abiola Ogungbenle.
Catholics in a northern Nigerian city are risking their lives to attend Sunday Mass, as their community has fallen prey to violence from radical extremists.
Hundreds of militants believed to be members of the Islamist group Boko Haram attacked an army barracks in Nigeria March 14, the latest event in the country’s years of violence from the group.
Gunmen attacked three Christian villages and killed more than 100 civilians in central Nigeria, government officials said Sunday.
Islamic militants struck the northern city of Maiduguri Friday morning, attacking the main military barracks with gunfire and explosions, but the Ministry of Defense said it repelled the insurgents and inflicted "heavy casualties."
On March 8, dozens packed into the Vatican's tiny San Carlo Cinema for what was hailed as a "unique storytelling event" on the dramatic narratives of women who give their lives in service to the Church.