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  • Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction&...
  • Uganda anti-gay law called 'abhorrent,' 'deeply offensive'

    Uganda anti-gay law called 'abhorrent,' 'deeply offensive'
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Human rights groups and Western leaders condemned harsh anti-gay legislation signed into law Monday by Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni, calling it draconian, offensive and an affront to basic rights. But Ugandan...
  • Nigerian anti-gay law prompts arrests, international condemnation

    A draconian anti-gay law passed by the Nigerian parliament last year and quietly signed by President Goodluck Jonathan this month has led to the arrest of scores of homosexuals and set off an international wave of condemnation. The Same Sex Marriage...
  • Ugandan president slams gays while refusing to sign anti-gay bill

    Ugandan president slams gays while refusing to sign anti-gay bill
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni refused to sign into law a tough anti-homosexual bill passed by parliament last month. But the tone of his remarks offered little cheer for the country's beleaguered gay rights groups. In a...
  • Mandela: Reacciona el mundo en recuerdo del hombre que derrotó al "apartheid" | FOTOS DE SU VIDA

    Mandela: Reacciona el mundo en recuerdo del hombre que derrotó al "apartheid" | FOTOS DE SU VIDA
    Gobiernos, casas reales e instituciones de todo el mundo han mostrado sus condolencias por la muerte de Nelson Mandela y han destacado su lucha pacífica contra el apartheid, especialmente en África, donde muchas personalidades expresaron su orgullo por el...
  • Al Qaeda-linked group blamed in Nigerian college attack

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Gunmen in northern Nigeria burst into a college dormitory early Sunday morning, spraying bullets and killing students indiscriminately, in an attack that carried an echo of the terror eight days earlier at a shopping...
  • Chinua Achebe dies at 82; Nigerian writer

    JOHNANNESBURG, South Africa — When Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe was in college, a European professor assigned "Mister Johnson," which portrayed Africa as a land of grinning, shrieking savages. Time magazine called it "the best novel ever written...
  • Obama's Kenyan step-grandmother congratulates him on victory

     
    Congratulations on President Obama’s reelection flooded in from leaders across Africa on Wednesday, but the sweetest words of all came from a 90-year-old Kenyan villager. Sarah Onyango Obama is the president’s step-grandmother, from the...
  • Femi Kuti talks Nigerian elections, the music of his father and 'Fela!' in Lagos

     
    Just a few weeks ago, Nigeria celebrated a relatively peaceful election, with incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan and his People’s Democratic Party emerging victorious in a process unmarked by the violence and rioting that has scarred polls in the...
  • Gas for 37 cents? Why fuel costs more or less elsewhere

     
    Nigerian oil prices. Why oil price vary so much among countries....
  • Multiple bomb blasts hit northern Nigerian city of Kano

     
    At least two bombs hit northern Nigerian city of Kano: Nigeria's troubled north, plagued by successive terrorist bombings and drive-by killings over the past year, faced a major attack Friday evening, with miltuple in Kano, the region's largest city....
  • Death toll rises to more than 150 in attacks in Nigerian city

     
    More than 150 people were killed in the northern Nigerian city of Kano in Friday's terror attacks, which saw suicide bombers and gunmen from the northern Nigerian terror group Boko Haram hit several police stations and other government buildings....