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NIGERIA: Illegal arms factory discovered in Kaduna

The Kaduna state Commissioner of Police, Shehu Usman, while speaking to newsmen, confirmed the arrest of the owners of an illegal arms factory in the state. He said detectives attached to the command, acting on a tip off, arrested the suspects in Kaura and Zangon Kataf council areas of Kduna …

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Burkina Faso interim leaders detained by Soldiers

Soldiers have detained Burkina Faso’s transitional president, prime minister and an unknown number of cabinet members, raising fears of a coup. Members of the military showed up at the presidential offices on Wednesday afternoon and barred the transitional leaders from leaving, Achille Tapsoba, who works at the presidency, told the …

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Prez. Mugabe Reads Wrong Speech in Parliament

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has read out the wrong speech at the opening of parliament. He gave the same one during his state-of-the-nation address on 25 August, when he was heckled by opposition MPs. His spokesman told the state-run Herald paper the error was because of a mix-up in the …

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Islamic school collapse kills Nigerian children

At least four children have died after a primary school building collapsed near the central Nigerian city of Jos, according to officials. Twenty-four pupils were injured in the incident at the Abu Naima Islamic school on Sunday, Mohammed Abdulsalam, from the National Emergency Management Agency said. It is unclear whether …

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