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14 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

APC accuses FG of shielding Sheriff, condemns harassment of Goje, others

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party led Federal Government of engaging in a systematic harassment of members of the opposition party, while at the same time shielding accused Boko Haram sponsor, Ali Modu Sheriff, from the law. In a statement issued in Ilorin on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Lai Mohammed, the party specifically condemned the harassment and intimidation of Danjuma Goje of the APC during a visit to his constituency in Gombe this week.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Nigeria mulls $20-billion offers to sell transmission assets

Chadian President Idris Deby Itno, right, welcomes his Nigerian counterpart Goodluck Jonathan at N'Djamena's airport on September 8, 2014. Chadian President Idris Deby Itno, right, welcomes his Nigerian counterpart Goodluck Jonathan at N'Djamena's airport on September 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Goodluck Jonathan, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Airtel launches 3G in Chad

Indian-backed cellco Airtel Chad has launched 3G services in Chad, the Economic Times reports. The announcement was made at a ceremony attended by Chad's President Idriss Deby, and the heads of state of Nigeria and Mauritania, President Goodluck Jonathon and President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz respectively.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Vanguard

Why President Jonathan couldn't avoid Modu Sheriff in Chad - Aide

By Ben Agande After the dilemma the presidential delegation was allegedly thrown into when they arrived the Chadian capital and found that the former Borno State governor was not only in Chad but was also part of the Chadian President's delegation that came to receive the president at the airport, more facts have emerged on why Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, the former governor of Borno State was in Ndjamena, Chad during the visit of President Jonathan to the country recently. According to Saturday Vanguard' s investigations, Senator Modu Sheriff is deeply entrenched in the affairs of Nigeria's north eastern neighbour more than it is publicly known to most Nigerians.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Idriss Deby

Thu Sep 11, 2014

ABC News

Heartbreaking Video Shows Elephant Calf Rescue Flight

It's not often a baby elephant takes to the skies above central Africa . The reason for this extraordinary flight is rooted in the ruthless decimation of the elephant population in Africa.

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In-depth Africa

GEJ won't interfere with ongoing investigation of accusation against Ali Modu Sheriff

We have noted with surprise, the unnecessary hue and cry raised by the All Progressives Congress and other bigoted critics of the Jonathan Administration over the claim that the President is "hobnobbing" with the former governor of Borno State, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff who was recently accused by the Australian, Stephen Davis of being one of the chief sponsors of the terrorist group, Boko Haram. Continue The totally erroneous basis for that charge was the spurious claim that Senator Sheriff accompanied President Jonathan on his recent trip to Ndjamena as a member of his entourage.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

The Daily Star

Africa must tackle terrorism, leaders warn

Ugandan soldiers serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia patrol in a formation near the Jilacow underground cell inside a national security compound after an attack by suspected militants in Mogadishu August 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Somalia, World News, Africa, Kenya, Idriss Deby

Fri Aug 22, 2014

AlertNet

Rebel-held mine collapses in Central African Republic, killing 25

At least 25 people died when a gold mine collapsed near the Central African Republic town of Bambari, a spokesman for the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels which run the mine said on Friday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Chad: Chad Makes Progress Through a 'Desert Sandstorm'

On August 1, Chad obtained the approval of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund to institute a three-year program under its Extended Credit Facility for about U.S. $122.4 million, with a first disbursement of about $20.4 million.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Central African Republic

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