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Nigerian War That Killed Many People


JOS, Nigeria — It may well have been the bloodiest seven days in recent times. In north-central Nigeria, cattle herders and four farming communities armed with guns and machetes waged pitched battles last month. Nigerian war was the latest round of violence in a long-running fight over grazing rights in the region. Check also: Where girls are being kidnapped and ...

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I Will Step Down In 2018, Jose Eduardo


Africa’s second longest-serving leader, Angola’s President Jose Eduardo dos Santos has unexpectedly announced he will step down in 2018, having been president since 1979. If dos Santos steps down in 2018, he would have been in power for 39 years. How sincere is dos Santos’ proposal? Jose Dos Santos reportedly told a congress of the ruling MPLA: “I took the ...

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Police Accused Of Stealing Evidence In Election


An opposition group that launched a court case against the re-election of Uganda’s long-time president is accusing the police of breaking into a lawyer’s office and seizing crucial evidence. Check also: Lawyer’s offices were robbed ahead of Uganda’s poll petition The group, known as Go Forward, said Wednesday that men in uniform jumped over a wall and broke into the ...

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MTN Offers To Pay $1.5 Billion To Settle Its Penalty In Nigeria

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MTN Group Ltd has proposed to pay 300 billion naira ($1.5 billion) to settle a record $3.9 billion fine in Nigeria for missing a deadline to disconnect unregistered subscribers that the government claims included Boko Haram Islamic insurgents.[2] Check also: Mtn contributed to boko-haram insurgency, says Buhari Africa’s biggest wireless operator made the written offer, made up of cash installments,[8] bond ...

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MTN Contributed To Boko Haram Insurgency

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said that a South African mobile giant’s MTN failure to disconnect unregistered SIM cards in Nigeria “contributed” to Boko Haram’s insurgency. Check also: MTNin talks with Nigerian regulator on $3.9 billion fine, says Buhari The Nigerian telecoms regulator imposed a record 1.04 trillion naira ($5.2 billion) fine on South Africa’s MTN in October 2015 for ...

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