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Niger Delta leeches threaten anarchy if their man loses

Niger Delta insurgents say they're ready to take up arms again if President Goodluck Jonathan doesn't win Saturday's elections.

Ebola’s latest victim – the economy

Sierra Leone's markets have crumbled under the widespread panic that has affected most of Africa.

Soyinka razor-sharp and defiant at 80

Nobel prizewinner hits out at 'Boko Haramism' of Nigerian culture and the banalisation of graft.

Fela Kuti finally gets a welcome home

Fifteen years after his death, the man who was a thorn in the side of officials in Nigeria has been honoured by the authorities with whom he tangled.

Aeroplane thriller flies close to Nigeria’s reality

In Nigeria, Last Flight to Abuja has become the first home-grown production to outsell Hollywood films this year.

Ghana’s azonto dance goes cheerily global

It is not the first dance craze to ripple through West Africa, but the azonto style even has the Ghana soccer stars showing off their moves.

London pulls in Nigerian shoppers

Nigeria's middle class is flocking to the UK to spend its cash on everything from meat to undies and is the UK's fourth biggest foreign spender.

Wary Nigerian church bans towering headgear

St Theresa's Cathedral Church in Enugu state says the tall, colourful geles worn by women congregants in its parish are a potential security risk.

Damning oil fraud probe offers hope to Nigerians

For weary Nigerians, the damning parliamentary probe into Africa's largest oil sector has offered a glimmer of progress against entrenched corruption.

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Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

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Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

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