The Britain Prime Minister, Mr David Cameroon whilst reacting to questions from a Nigerian, Name, Bisi, living in Britain, who asked for his reaction to a bill approved by Nigerian lawmakers last month banning same-sex marriage – setting jail terms of up to 14 years for offenders – and making it illegal to form gay [...]
ABUJA, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Nigeria arrived home on Tuesday to wild celebrations as tens of thousands lined the streets to catch a glimpse of their heroes after the team ended a 19-year wait to win the African Nations Cup at the weekend. The players landed at Abuja’s disorganised airport to the sound of beating [...]
Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomole, has threatened to publish the report submitted to him by the police to drive home his accusations that the police was involved in the murder of his private secretary, Olaitan Oyerinde. This is coming after the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, labelled the accusation by the former Labour Union [...]
A gang-rape in Delhi, India, that resulted in the death of a university student has prompted nationwide protests that activists hope will change a culture in which harassment and violence is said to be common. By Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press / January 7, 2013 In this photo taken last Wednesday, Indian women carry placards as they [...]
By Kate Kelland LONDON | Fri Jan 4, 2013 5:42am EST LONDON (Reuters) – A Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban for advocating girls’ education has been discharged from a British hospital after doctors said she was well enough to spend time recovering with her family. Fifteen-year-old Malala Yousufzai, who was shot [...]
The story of how a 23-year-old physiotherapy student was battered and raped for an hour aboard the private bus as it cruised the streets of the capital last month has shocked much of India. She was left for dead after the gang of men used an iron bar to inflict horrific injuries, and died at [...]
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The doctors treating former South African leader Nelson Mandela believe he should remain in Johannesburg for now to be close to medical facilities that can provide care to the 94-year-old, the government said Thursday. Mandela left a hospital Wednesday evening after nearly three weeks of treatment there, and was brought to his [...]
YouTube Residents Flee Damascus Suburb NPR is not identifying the author, a Syrian citizen, for security reasons. Daily fighting in Syria has become so commonplace that it often merits little attention. But recent Syrian air strikes against Yarmouk, a densely populated area outside the capital Damascus, touched off an exodus of residents and demonstrated the [...]
A basketball match between Lagos and Delta states female teams at the Rowe Park venue. | credits: Saheed Olugbon Delta State female basketball team coach Nosa Uyigue says the host, Lagos State, is employing home advantage to subdue opponents in order to finish among the top teams at the 18th National Sports Festival. Delta lost [...]
Asaba — No fewer than 10,000 flood victims accommodated in several camps in Delta State, have returned home, even as experts from the state Ministry of Environment have commenced the fumigation of the flood ravaged areas, including homes, farmlands, hospitals and schools affected with a view to preventing possible diseases and attack by dangerous reptiles. [...]
NOAKCHOTT (Reuters) – Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz returned home on Saturday after more than a month of medical convalescence in France, calming fears concerning the state of his health and uncertainty over who was managing the country in his absence. Abdel Aziz, an ally of the West in its fight against al Qaeda in Africa, flew to Paris on October 14 after soldiers opened fire on his unescorted car as he returned to the capital Noakchott from his country residence. The government and Abdel Aziz himself have said the shooting was accidental. …
[CAF]Esperance Sportive de Tunis 1-2 Al Ahly
[SA Info]Banyana Banyana returned home from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) African Women’s Championship on Tuesday to a rapturous welcome from hordes of supporters who brought the arrivals hall at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport to a standstill.
South Africa/Equatorial Guinea: Banyana Banyana Fall At the Final Hurdle Against Hosts Equatorial Guinea
[SAFA]Banyana Banyana found themselves on the end of a 4-0 drubbing by hosts Equatorial Guinea in the final of the 8th CAF African Women Championship, played in Malabo on Sunday, 11 November 2012.
South Africa/Equatorial Guinea: Banyana Banyana Out to Beat Hosts Equatorial Guinea and the Red Tide
[SAFA]Banyana Banyana out to beat hosts Equatorial Guinea and the red tide
[This Day]Coach Manu Garba (MFR) has reiterated that the Golden Eaglets would be at the ready to face the Junior Eagles of Mali in the final round qualifier for a place at the 2013 African Under-17 Championship to be hosted by Morocco.