The Environmental Rights Action and Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has raised the alarm on hidden agenda by the Lagos State government to privatize water in the state, warning on the danger ahead.

Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram captivity by the Nigerian Army, Zara John, 16, is still in love with one of the fighters who abducted her.

She was delighted to discover that she was pregnant with his child following a urine and blood test carried out by a doctor in the refugee camp to which she was taken after her rescue.

Nigeria's wealthy elite would be hard pushed to find a clear road in the traffic-clogged city that would allow them to floor the pedal and get anywhere near approaching top speed.

But now sales of luxury sports cars have slumped as Africa's biggest economy and largest oil producer is battered by the fall in global crude prices.



More than 100 UN peacekeepers will be sent home from the Central African Republic after an investigation into sex abuse allegations, the UN says.

The UN says it is investigating eight new reports of sex abuse, following more than 20 previous allegations.

One 14-year-old says she was raped by an armed soldier near the airport.


iMali scored a last-gasp winner to edge out Ivory Coast 1-0 in an enthralling encounter and reach the African Nations Championship final in Rwanda.

Yves Bissoouma struck in the 88th minute, slotting in after Hamidou Sinayoko had headed the ball down.


Mali will meet DR Congo in Sunday’s final, which will be played in Kigali.

A new Speaker has been sworn in at the ECOWAS parliament alongside 115 new members of the regional parliament.

This was at the inaugural session of the 4th legislature of the ECOWAS parliament.


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