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Nigeria steps up security after school attack
Move comes after dozens of college students were shot while they slept by Boko Haram fighters.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2013 20:22 GMT
Nigeria university closures prompt protests
Students take to the streets against closures triggered by prolonged strike by professors over pay.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 08:33 GMT
Mali awaits results in presidential poll
Former PM Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is in direct fight with ex-finance minister in presidential run-off year after coup.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 06:48 GMT
Voting ends in Mali presidential poll
Result of run-off between ex-PM and former finance minister expected to be known by the end of the week.
Last updated: 12 Aug 2013 03:12 GMT
Nigerian employment scheme criticised
Government business competition aimed at youth as quarter of population is out of work, half of them under age of 24.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2013 13:09 GMT
Nigeria lagging in child education
Sub-Saharan nation has worst record with over 10 million children out of school in 2010.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 09:58 GMT
Herbal remedies 'hurt' Nigeria malaria fight
Nigeria doctors say unorthodox remedies thwart battle against mosquito-borne infectious disease.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 12:37 GMT
Nigeria battles deadly meningitis outbreak
Epidemic claim more than 100 lives in northwest alone as health workers warn of more outbreaks.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2013 11:33 GMT
Seven foreigners abducted in northern Nigeria
Four Lebanese workers, a Briton, an Italian, and a Greek seized in Bauchi State, police say.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2013 23:21 GMT
Nigeria hit by mass unemployment
Nigerians forced into tough working conditions as unemployment rises in one of Africa's most resourced nations.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2012 10:38 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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