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Light at the end of the tunnel

Light at the end of the tunnel

Much ado over Africa’s power sector By Kingsley Ighobor Apapa is an industrial hub in Lagos, Nigeria’s bustling commercial capital that’s home to some 17 million people.…

The Special Court for Sierra Leone rests – for good

The Special Court for Sierra Leone rests – for good

By Lansana Gberie The Special Court for Sierra Leone made its final major decision on 26 September 2013 when its Appeals Chamber upheld the 50-year sentence handed…

No longer a curse?

No longer a curse?

African leaders take action that could transform the mining sector By Kingsley Ighobor The Hollywood blockbuster movie, Blood Diamond, tells a gripping story of how diamonds fuelled Sierra…

Special forces capture B’Haram leader, kill 70 insurgents

Special forces capture B’Haram leader, kill 70 insurgents

The campaign against insurgents in the North-East intensified with the capture of a top leader of Boko Haram and the killing of about 70 insurgents at the…

Pro-Russian forces storm Ukrainian base in Crimea

Ukraine’s armed forces took what may prove to be one of their final stands Saturday in Crimea, as pro-Russian forces stormed and seized control of an air…

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Search resumes after Chinese satellites spot object in Indian Ocean

Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Search resumes after Chinese satellites spot object in Indian Ocean

Debris including a wooden pallet has been spotted by one of the aircraft searching for missing flight MH370, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has revealed. Mr Abbott said…

Nigeria Immigration Recruitment Tragedy:

Nigeria Immigration Recruitment Tragedy:

Jonathan, Tambuwal furious over job seekers’ death There was outrage yesterday over the death at the weekend of no fewer than 19 Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) job…

Boko Haram dealt another blow, free dozens of insurgents

Boko Haram Islamists attacked a military base in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Friday and freed dozens of insurgents from custody, the military said of…

Missing passenger jet brought down by shoe bomber?

Missing passenger jet brought down by shoe bomber?

•Chinese satellite images of ‘crash site’ fake British terror plotter Saajid Badat prompted fears about the fate of the vanished passenger jet as the mystery continued to…

Ex-British Foreign Secretary: Life Has Been So Rough in Nigeria Advocates stiffer penalties for corrupt officers

Ex-British Foreign Secretary: Life Has Been So Rough in Nigeria Advocates stiffer penalties for corrupt officers

Former British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, Wednesday bemoaned the spate of destruction by insurgents in North-eastern part of Nigeria, saying it had been so rough. Straw, who…