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Hundreds of youths protest in Nigeria's Kano over alleged blasphemy - police| Reuters

May 23, 2015

Hundreds of youths protest in Nigeria's Kano over alleged blasphemy - police| Reuters

KANO, Nigeria Hundreds of youths ran through the streets of the northern Nigerian city of Kano shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) on Friday to protest against a Muslim cleric accused of blasphemy, and set fire to a sharia court, police said. The young men took to the streets around 10 a.m. #Economy #India #Middle East #science #Health #markets #Africa #Argentina #Nigeria #Copyright #Latin America #opinion
Suicide bomber in northern Nigeria kills at least 7 - witnesses| Reuters

May 16, 2015

Suicide bomber in northern Nigeria kills at least 7 - witnesses| Reuters

DAMATURU, Nigeria A young female suicide bomber blew herself up in Damaturu, the capital of northern Nigeria's Yobe State, killing at least seven people on Saturday, witnesses said. The girl detonated the explosives at a busy market near a bus station #Business #Economy #Sports #China #Technology #France #Africa #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Belgium #opinion #lifestyle
Boko Haram retakes Nigerian town of Marte in Borno state| Reuters

May 16, 2015

Boko Haram retakes Nigerian town of Marte in Borno state| Reuters

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Boko Haram militants retook the Nigerian town of Marte in Borno state, which had been liberated in February, the state deputy governor said. "It is sad as we have been made to understand that Marte is today completely fallen under the control of the insurgents, which to us is a very huge set back," Borno's deputy governor Zannah Umar Mustapha said #Economy #Sports #United States #science #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment #lifestyle
Focus on Islamic State and Libya as NATO foreign ministers meet| Reuters

May 12, 2015

Focus on Islamic State and Libya as NATO foreign ministers meet| Reuters

ANTALYA, Turkey Preoccupied for more than a year by the Ukraine crisis, NATO foreign ministers meeting in Turkey this week will focus on instability on the alliances southern flank, ranging from Islamic State in Iraq and Syria to turmoil in Libya. By meeting in Turkey, which shares a 1,200 km (750-mile) border with Iraq and Syria, NATO hopes to show it is responsive to the concerns of its southern members, as well as reinforcing eastern European allies worried by Russias actions in Ukraine. "Turkey is the only country which neighbours areas under Islamic State control in Syria and Iraq," Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told a news conference in the southern city of Antalya before the meetings on Wednesday and Thursday #Business #Economy #India #Afghanistan #science #markets #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Latin America #Ukraine #opinion #lifestyle
Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Cameroon - sources| Reuters

May 11, 2015

Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Cameroon - sources| Reuters

YAOUNDE Gunmen from Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militant group killed two Cameroonian soldiers in fighting at the weekend that also left three militants dead, military officers said on Monday. The clash highlights how pockets of Boko Haram fighters remain active despite progress this year by troops from Nigeria and neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon in breaking the militants' hold on vast swathes of territory. #Economy #United States #India #Technology #France #science #Argentina #Nigeria #Latin America #Mexico

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Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

Jan 22, 2013

Why hasn't a team from Africa won the FIFA World Cup?

The African Nations Cup gives us a chance of looking at Africa's finest teams and wonder once again: why have they despite all their talent not yet won the World Cup #OnOurMind #Nigeria #KickingAround #Ghana #Cameroon