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Tunisia president meets unions, employers after unrest

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi held talks Saturday with political parties, unions and employers to discuss means to overcome a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures.

Sudanese protest over rising price of bread

Sudanese have expressed their wrath over the increasing hike in the prices of bread, following protests across the country on Sunday, in which one student died.

Protests hit Tunisia for 3rd night as prime minister warns of clampdown

A third night of unrest has shaken Tunisia where authorities said Thursday more than 600 people have been arrested this week as anger at austerity measures boils over on the streets.

Tunisian govt denounces unrest after protester dies

Tunisia's prime minister promised on Tuesday to crack down on rioters after violent protests over price hikes left one person dead and raised fears of broader unrest in the country that was the birthplace of the Arab Spring.

Niger Assembly screens commissioner nominees

Protests and petition almost stopped the commencement of the screening of commissioner nominees by the Niger State of Assembly on Tuesday.

Student’s suicide sparks violence in Indian university

Violent protests broke out at a University in Southern India after a student allegedly committed suicide after she was caught cheating in an exam, officials said Thursday.

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NACDC nabs man for allegedly charging N12,000 to register candidates for UTME

The National Security and Civil Defence Corps on Tuesday announced the arrest of a fraudster allegedly collecting N12,000 to register candidates for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in Lagos.

EFCC arrests staff, girlfriend over casefile theft.

Mr. Aliyu Ado Aliyu, the EFCC Zonal Head in Maiduguri who disclosed this to newsmen at a press briefing on Tuesday in Maiduguri said the trio are currently at the EFCC detention facility awaiting completion of investigation before prosecution.

Olisa Metuh admitted in intensive care of NAUTH Nnewi

A former Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metu, has been admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi.

President Buhari mourns ex-Chief Justice Dahiru Musdapher

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Jigawa over the passing away of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, according to a statement.

Angola’s Joao Lourenco vows to kill corruption

Since taking office four months ago, Angola’s new president has made some attention-grabbing moves that he says are part of his campaign promise to clean up the nation’s ailing, corruption-riddled economy.

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Ex-Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini agrees 18-month contract with Getafe

Former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini has agreed an 18-month contract with La Liga side Getafe, Sky Sports reports.

Tens of thousands protest against corruption in Romania

Tens of thousands of people rallied against anti-corruption legislation in Romania's capital Bucharest, braving heavy snow, as well as a large police presence.

Buhari: Ex-President Obasanjo has right to talk – Arewa CF

The Arewa Consultative Forum said on Tuesday that the statement credited to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest the 2019 election, was his (Obasanjo’s) democratic rights.

Angola’s Joao Lourenco vows to kill corruption

Since taking office four months ago, Angola’s new president has made some attention-grabbing moves that he says are part of his campaign promise to clean up the nation’s ailing, corruption-riddled economy.

Tanzanian govt bans posting of nude photos on social media

Tanzania has banned celebrities, models and video vixens from posting nude pictures on social media.