Nigeria polls: INEC warns against declaration of unofficial results

A handful of polling stations remained open to allow more Nigerians to vote on Sunday in what is expected to be a tight presidential race between President Muhammadu Buhari and businessman Atiku Abubakar in Africa’s top oil producer.

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Zambia seizes ‘erection-causing’ energy drink

Authorities in Zambia have ordered a local manufacturer to stop the production and distribution of an energy drink that reportedly caused a prolonged erection in a man. The move comes after the Uganda National Drug Authority (NDA) said in a letter dated 28 December that it had tested samples from a bottle of Natural Power […]

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Tunis Attack: Woman Blows Herself Up In Tunisia

At least nine people were injured when a 30-year-old woman blew herself up in the centre of Tunisia’s capital, Tunis, the interior ministry says. Describing the blast as a “terrorist explosion”, the ministry said the woman had had no previous known militant background. Eight of those hurt in the explosion on Avenue Habib Bourguiba, which […]

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Kenya Airways staff issue strike notice ahead of U.S. flights

An airline workers’ union asked members to “stay away” from operations on Oct. 28 when Kenya Airways Plc’s is scheduled to have its inaugural flight to New York should management fail to conclude pay talks before then. “Management is proposing a pay cut, in total disregard to immense sacrifices that our members made in the recent past […]

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Kidnapped African Billionaire Released

Kidnapped Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji has been released, 10 days after he was seized by armed men in the city of Dar es Salaam. “I have returned home safely,” he said in a tweet from his company METL Group’s account. The businessman, known locally as Mo, thanked Tanzania’s police “and everyone around the world for […]

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