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Nigerian state raises tabs to curb divorces
Conservative state hopes that $300 fine will discourage some from divorcing their wives.
Last updated: 26 Dec 2013 21:06 GMT
Nigeria tackles growing drug problems
Experts say rising tide of drug abuse is linked to increase in poverty, and call for more efforts to aid rehabilitation.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2013 17:03 GMT
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
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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