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Aderogba Obisesan

Aderogba Obisesan

    Nigeria on edge as terror-triggered lockdown continues
    Nigeria on edge as terror-triggered lockdown continues
    Nigeria has begun the new year under a state of emergency in areas targeted by Boko Haram terrorist attacks as soldiers patrolled hard-hit cities...
    'Rooting' out hunger in Africa, and making Darwin proud
    'Rooting' out hunger in Africa, and making Darwin proud
    The "magic" cassava roots the Nigerian farmer pointed to might have made Charles Darwin smile -- and they may also turn out to be part of the...
    Fresh oil war threat for new Nigerian leader
    Fresh oil war threat for new Nigerian leader
    Militants in the Niger Delta have threatened a fresh wave of potentially crippling attacks on Nigeria's oil industry, giving the African country's...
    Kidnapping: Nigeria's latest booming business
    Kidnapping: Nigeria's latest booming business
    Kidnapping for ransom, popularised by armed militants in Nigeria's southern troubled oil hub, is spreading across the vast West African country to...
    Rebels warn of fresh attacks on Nigeria's oil industry
    Rebels warn of fresh attacks on Nigeria's oil industry
    A rebel group that has wreaked havoc in Nigeria's oil hub on Friday ended a 90-day ceasefire, warning the oil industry and military to brace for...
    Nigerian militants vow to expand attacks
    Nigerian militants vow to expand attacks
    The main armed group in southern Nigeria said on Wednesday it will resume attacks on the oil industry when its ceasefire expires on October 15.
    Fans warm to Bafana ahead of Confederations Cup
    Fans warm to Bafana ahead of Confederations Cup
    South Africans have a love-hate relationship with Bafana Bafana -- they love to see them win, but hate how much they lose.
    MDC: There is a 'war' being waged in Zim
    MDC: There is a 'war' being waged in Zim
    Zimbabwe's opposition on Sunday accused the authorities of waging a "war" that has killed 10 people and injured 500 others since disputed parliamentary and presidential elections....
    Slowing growth threatens SA's poverty targets
    Slowing growth threatens SA's poverty targets
    South African government plans to halve poverty and unemployment by 2014 appeared increasingly at risk on Tuesday as official statistics confirmed...
    Grim memories of Rwanda genocide come alive
    Grim memories of Rwanda genocide come alive
    Marguerite Sabamahoro, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide, remembers the moment she was woken at her home in Kigali on April 7 1994 by the sound of...
    Mugabe blows hole in quiet diplomacy
    Mugabe blows hole in quiet diplomacy
    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe may have dealt a fatal blow to Pretoria's "quiet diplomacy" by calling an election in the middle of mediation...
    Dept of Home Affairs -- a red-tape nightmare
    Dept of Home Affairs -- a red-tape nightmare
    When Kabelo Thibedi finally reached breaking point and pulled a gun on a civil servant at South Africa's Department of Home Affairs, his act of...