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  • Uganda protests police killing of two nationals in Rwanda 12th November 2019
    Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished in a further sign of fraying relations between the neighboring states.
  • Lebanon's Aoun says found Hariri hesitant about being PM 12th November 2019
    Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday he had found outgoing Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri hesitant about taking the job again and he backed a cabinet mixing technocrats and politicians.
  • Canada's Trudeau to seek formal backing for minority government 12th November 2019
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday reconvened parliament for Dec. 5, when he will reach out to the opposition to back his minority government and its agenda, which includes tax cuts and measures to fight climate change.
  • How a preacher sent gunmen into Burkina Faso's schools 12th November 2019
    When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Faso's northern borderlands almost a decade ago, his only weapon was a radio station. The words he spoke kindled the anger of a frustrated population, and helped turn their homes into a breeding ground for jihad.

RSS Nigeria News

  • Petrol stations on Nigeria's borders close after fuel delivery ban 12th November 2019
    ABUJA/BAUCHI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Fuel stations along Nigeria's land borders have closed and prices have spiked after customs authorities banned deliveries of petroleum products to stations within 20 kilometres (12 miles) of the border in an attempt to curb smuggling.
  • UPDATE 3-Nigerian 'unicorn' Interswitch sells stake to Visa 12th November 2019
    LAGOS, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Visa Inc will buy a significant minority stake in Nigerian payments platform Interswitch, creating "an instant acceptance network across Africa" that will help drive expansion, both companies said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • W. Africa Crude-Angolan cargoes dwindle, Nigerian strong 12th November 2019
    LONDON, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Angolan cargoes are steadily finding buyers while demand from refiners seeking grades suitable to make fuel oil compliant with new shipping rules was supporting the light, sweet Nigerian crude market. ANGOLA * About 8 Angolan cargoes remain from the December programme after a flurry of deals last week, traders said, […]
  • Badminton-Mauritian Foo Kune loses African silver medal after doping violation 12th November 2019
    Nov 12 (Reuters) - Mauritian Kate Foo Kune has been stripped of her silver medal from this year's All African Badminton Championship after she was found to have breached anti-doping regulations, the sport's governing body said on Tuesday.