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Edward Harris

Edward Harris

    German workers kidnapped in Nigeria to be freed
    German workers kidnapped in Nigeria to be freed
    The main militant group in Nigeria said on Thursday that two German workers kidnapped more than a month ago will be freed, and it rescinded a...
    Rights group: 800 000 have been evicted in Abuja
    Rights group: 800 000 have been evicted in Abuja
    A human rights group said on Thursday that 800 000 residents of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, were forcibly evicted over a four-year period as...
    Nigeria militants claim another oil-pipeline bombing
    Nigeria militants claim another oil-pipeline bombing
    The main militant group behind a string of recent attacks in Nigeria's southern oil region said on Friday it had sabotaged another pipeline.
    Nigerian militant group announces end to ceasefire
    Nigerian militant group announces end to ceasefire
    A Nigerian militant group whose attacks have slashed crude production in Africa's oil giant apparently announced an end to its voluntary ceasefire...
    Gunmen occupy oil installation in Nigeria
    Gunmen occupy oil installation in Nigeria
    Unidentified gunmen have occupied an oil pipeline-switching centre in Nigeria and are preventing local security forces from leaving, company...
    Nigerian police say at least 21 dead in poll violence
    Nigerian police say at least 21 dead in poll violence
    Nigeria's national police chief called for calm on Sunday as he announced that preliminary figures showed 21 people were killed in violence during...
    Captors release nine Chinese oil workers in Nigeria
    Captors release nine Chinese oil workers in Nigeria
    Hostage takers in Nigeria released nine Chinese oil-worker captives, officials said on Sunday, amid rising violence in Africa's biggest petroleum...
    Abducted S Korean oil workers released in Nigeria
    Abducted S Korean oil workers released in Nigeria
    Nine South Korean pipeline workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive southern oil region have been released, officials said.
    DRC's colonial-era statues wait in graveyard
    DRC's colonial-era statues wait in graveyard
    Up a hill, inside the heavily guarded compound of a former Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) dictator, lies a graveyard of Belgian colonial-era...
    DRC makes a new beginning
    DRC makes a new beginning
    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) held its first multiparty election in more than four decades on Sunday, a colossal democratic exercise many...
    UN: Militia groups to down arms ahead of DRC elections
    UN: Militia groups to down arms ahead of DRC elections
    Three main militia groups in a strife-torn eastern province have agreed to lay down their arms ahead of the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC)...
    EU blacklist highlights trouble in African skies
    EU blacklist highlights trouble in African skies
    The Russian-speaking pilots sat coolly behind locked cockpit doors, unaware of the failed air conditioning in the passenger-packed cabin of their...