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Monthly Archives: September 2017

European rail vision may threaten jobs

Investors welcomed a merger of the rail businesses of Germany’s Siemens and France’s Alstom, billed as creating a European champion, but French unions and...

Cholera hits Boko Haram victims

Cholera is spreading fast through camps housing people displaced by Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, the United Nations said on Wednesday....

Kipchoge keeps Berlin Marathon too

Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge won the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The Kenyan runner clocked 2:03:32 in wet conditions, well short of the 2:02:57...

South Africa plans to host Rugby World Cup

Ireland, France and South Africa all promised millions in the bank, great stadiums and “the best tournament ever” before figuratively plucking on the emotional...

Unions lead protest against Zuma

Thousands of South Africans will march on Wednesday against corruption under President Jacob Zuma’s rule, in protests led by unions which have backed a...

Party card function as bank debit card

Given the prevailing shortage of cash in the country, Zanu-PF has introduced the new electronic membership cards, a move that could prove an effective...

Somali celebrates Africa’s 1st female pilot

Somalia is celebrating the continent’s first female pilot who was an officer of the country’s Air Force decades ago. The 59-year-old Asli Hassan Abade, returned...

Ghana wins WAFU cup

Nigeria's home-based Super Eagles lost the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations trophy to Black Stars of Ghana 4-1 on the night of 24th September. Eagles...

Kenya loses CHAN 2018 rights

According to news from CAF, Kenya has been stripped of the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) following a Confederation of...

Nigeria now generates 7000 megawatts – Fashola

Nigeria’s power generation as at September 2017 has increased up to 7001 megawatts with transmission up to 6,700 megawatts and distribution rising to 4,600...

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