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  • Ebola outbreak not hurting investment in Sierra Leone: foreign minister

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Ebola outbreak has not hurt foreign investment in Sierra Leone but will inevitably require more spending to fight it, the country's foreign minister said on Monday. Sierra Leone is among a group of West African countries...
  • Nigeria's free-wheeling media fears crackdown over Boko Haram battle

    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone - whether it's true or not. But reporters fear a government sensitive to criticism is now cracking down, especially on coverage of the battle against...
  • Nigeria Islamists kill more than 40 in northeast

    MAIDUGURI Nigeria - Suspected Islamists raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa over the weekend, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses in a familiar pattern of killing that has forced tens of thousands to flee their...
  • Chop & Quench brings Fela Kuti's 'The '69 L.A. Sessions' to life

    Chop & Quench brings Fela Kuti's 'The '69 L.A. Sessions' to life
    It was proclaimed more than once over the evening at California Plaza that history was being made in downtown Los Angeles on Friday night as part of the Grand Performances series. For the first time, a choice selection of the iconic Nigerian bandleader...
  • Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village

    Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village
    Nigerian militants attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media. The gunmen attacked Damboa, about 50 miles south of Maiduguri, throwing explosives...
  • Así llegó Argentina a la final: cinco triunfos y un empate

     Así llegó Argentina a la final: cinco triunfos y un empate
    Belo Horizonte (Brasil), 11 jul (EFE).- La selección de Argentina, que el domingo se enfrentará a Alemania en la final del Campeonato del Mundo de Brasil 2014, alcanzó este partido decisivo después de cinco victorias y un empate en los seis encuentros...
  • Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives

    Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives
    When Boko Haram invaded her village last year, the Islamist extremists burned the churches, destroyed Bibles and photographs and forced Hamatu Juwanda to renounce Christianity. "They said we should never go back to church because they had brought a...
  • FIFA suspends Nigeria from soccer events over political controversy

    FIFA suspends Nigeria from soccer events over political controversy
    Nigeria has been suspended from all international soccer competition effective immediately, FIFA announced Wednesday. The move comes less than a week after the country’s government dissolved the Nigeria Football Federation, firing its entire...
  • Ciudades del mundo sumarán 2.500 millones de personas más para 2050: ONU

    NACIONES UNIDAS (Reuters) - Más de la mitad de las 7.000 millones de personas del mundo viven en áreas urbanas y las principales "mega ciudades", con más de 10 millones de habitantes, son Tokio, Delhi, Shanghái, Ciudad de México y Sao Paulo, según un...
  • Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

    Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say
    Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine. Two weeks ago, Islamic...
  • Argentina, Netherlands set for duel while Brazil wonders what happened

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 — Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil's humiliating exit gathered pace. The hopes of a South America winner...
  • FIFA suspende a federación nigeriana por interferencia del Gobierno

    RÍO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - La FIFA suspendió el miércoles a la Federación Nigeriana de Fútbol (NFF, por su sigla en inglés) como consecuencia de una interferencia gubernamental, dijo en un comunicado la entidad que rige el fútbol a nivel mundial. La...