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Rice exports slump as traders fall foul of Nigerian customs
NAGPUR: A cheeky move to dodge taxes has backfired, leaving Indian rice exporters high and dry, with the Nigerian customs sleuths hounding them to boot.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
VIPs caught up in security commotion
There was a near fight at the FNB Stadium on Tuesday as kings, queens, princes, princesses, presidents and prime ministers were caught up in a melee of security officials as they tried to get to their seats in time for the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
AWA starts Accra-Lagos flights
Africa World Airlines on Monday flew its maiden flight from Accra to Lagos; a journey its founder described as an important milestone in the achievement of its goal of connecting West Africa.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
West Africa: Piracy in West Africa
For many people, the phrase maritime piracy evokes images of a one-eyed sailor drinking rum and singing obscene songs.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Benin: French Court Blocks Extradition in Alleged Assassination Plot
A French appeal court has ruled against the extradition of Beninese businessman Patrice Talon, who is accused of plottting to kill President Thomas Boni Yaya.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Benin judge tries to flee to United States
The Supreme Court has refused to consider throwing out New York State's taxes on Internet purchases on websites like Amazon.com, a move that could change the way Internet commerce works.
Ethiopia: Ambassador Berhane Receives the New Ambassador From the Republic of Benin
Ambassador Naim Akibou, the new Ambassador of Benin to Ethiopia, presented a copy of his credentials to the State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Berhane Gebre-Christos on Friday .
Sat Nov 30, 2013
I was arrested for being a Boko Haram leader - Asari Dokubo
A former President of Ijaw Youth Council and leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force , Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, who was arrested last week in Republic of Benin, has accused those opposed to the second term ambition of President Goodluck Jonathan of masterminding his arrest.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Star Online
Benin says frees Nigerian ex-militant after Jonathan intervenes
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan arrives for the extraordinary session of the African Union's Assembly of Heads of State and Government on the case of African Relationship with the International Criminal Court , in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, October 12, 2013.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Militants to Benin Republic govt: Release Asari-Dokubo or
A group loyal to the Niger Delta activist, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, Niger Delta People's Volunteer Force, NDPVF, has warned the authorities of Benin Republic to free the former militant leader or be ready to face its wrath.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Bank of Africa posts 28.02pc drop in net income on subsidiary losses
Bank of Africa has posted a 28.02 per cent drop in net income in the first nine months of this year on losses associated with its subsidiaries.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Child Poverty: Difference Between Africa and America
As an advocate for the orphans and other less fortunate children in my African village, one of the comments I often get during my presentations is this: "But there are poor communities and children here in America, too".
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Africa: UN High-Level Briefing Addresses Humanitarian Crises in Africa
On Oct. 1, the fourth annual meeting on the work of African Regional Economic Communities took place on the sidelines of the United Nations 68th General Assembly.