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Nigeria's Shia leader flies to India for medical treatment

7 days ago   |   ABC News

The leader of Nigeria's Shia community, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife have flown to India for medical treatment after their temporary release from prison
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In Africa, China Is the News

In Africa, China Is the News

7 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

Beijing's infrastructure projects may grab headlines, but its efforts to shape the media are more dangerous.
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U.N. Investigating 35 North Korean Cyberattacks in 17 Countries

7 days ago   |   Time

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for its nuclear...
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New oil boss seeks to turn Nigeria into fuel exporter

12 days ago   |   Reuters

Mele Kolo Kyari, the new managing director for Nigeria's state oil company, has plans to turn partner with a private refinery and turn the oil-producing nation into a fuel...
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West African slavery lives on, 400 years after transatlantic trade began

West African slavery lives on, 400 years after transatlantic trade began

12 days ago   |   New York Post

LAGOS - Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the promise they would put...
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Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution

Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution

15 days ago   |   New York Post

ABUJA - Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security...
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Nigeria to allow detained Shi'ite Muslim leader to seek medical treatment abroad

15 days ago   |   National Post

KADUNA - A Nigerian judge ruled on Monday that the detained leader of a banned Nigerian Shi'ite Muslim group could seek medical treatment abroad, after a series of protests...
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Nigeria security agents arrest activist for calling for revolution

16 days ago   |   National Post

ABUJA - Nigerian security agents arrested Omoyele Sowore, an activist, news organization founder and former presidential candidate who was calling for revolution, the security...
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Nigerian Street Food and the Full Power of Spice at Brooklyn Suya

18 days ago   |   NY Times

At this Crown Heights spot, suya - grilled meat coated with spices - is more of a composed dish, served in a bowl over rice with a choice of sides.
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Nigeria is winning the war on polio, thanks to women

19 days ago   |   NBC News

UNICEF and volunteers, mostly young mothers, have spearheaded vaccination efforts that many experts believe will soon lead to a polio-free Nigeria.
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Wendy Anderson died Tuesday morning after a battle with cancer. She was diagnosed in 2017. Read more ...

Jeffrey Epstein Signed Will Two Days Before Suicide, Records Show

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