By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 4th, 2014
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The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Adesola Amosu has assured that the Nigerian Armed Forces have the capacity to crush the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeastern part of the country as soon as possible. Amosu gave the assurance yesterday while receiving the Commandant of the Armed Forces Co...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 4th, 2014
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•New MDs for FAAN, NCAA, NAMA, NCAT A massive shake-up hit aviation agencies yesterday – three weeks after Princess Stella Oduah was removed as minister. The sudden sack gale provoked mixed feelings at the headquarters of the agencies in Lagos. A statement from the office of the Secretary ...
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Mar 4th, 2014
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Thirty of the 98 applicants, who participated yesterday in the first public draw of the Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme (HOMS), have emerged winners. The draw was held at the Blue Roof Hall on the premises of the Lagos State Television in Ikeja. HOMS gives residents an opportunity to own their o...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 4th, 2014
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Nigeria’s military is losing control of swathes of the largely Muslim northeast to radical Islamist insurgents who are killing civilians almost daily, and the run-up to elections next year risks aggravating the violence further. By Joe Brock. var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 4th, 2014
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Published on March 5, 2014 by pmnews   ·   2 Comments Abiodun Onafuye/Abeokuta A Nigerian pastor has been arrested in the western Nigerian state of Ogun after the police were told he serially fingered a female member of his church to test her virginity. Identified as Adekun...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 4th, 2014
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Craig Venter, the U.S. scientist who raced the U.S. government to map the human genome over a decade ago and created synthetic life in 2010, is now on a quest to treat age-related disease. By Julie Steenhuysen. var addthis_config = {“data_track_clickback”:true,”data_track_addressbar...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 4th, 2014
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Russia said it had successfully test-fired an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) on Tuesday, with tensions running high over its military intervention in Ukraine’s Crimea region.
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By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 4th, 2014
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President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defence of Russia’s actions in Crimea on Tuesday and said he would use force in Ukraine only as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic could lead to war. By Vladimir Soldatkin and Alexei Anishchuk.
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 4th, 2014
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There are nine weeks to go before South Africa’s fifth democratic elections, and hype should be mounting as the campaign season is now in full swing. Leaders of all political parties are fanning out across the country trying to whip up support and ignite excitement about the elections. But as o...
By IAfrica
In South Africa
Mar 4th, 2014
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In dissecting the character of Oscar Pistorius, much has been written about a certain culture of South African hyper-masculinity within which Pistorius is taken to fall: valorising guns, fast cars, anger, speed, physical strength and violence. If his defence against murder is that he “screams l...