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Rescuers use heavy machine to search for survivors under the rubble of a collapsed building after an earthquake in Pidie Jaya, Aceh province, Indonesia, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at a number of people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)
General Stories September 22, 2017

Facebook to donate $1million to Mexico quake victims

Following the massive earthquake that hit Mexico on Tuesday, Facebook has said that it will donate $1m to the Red Cross in […]


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General Stories September 22, 2017

NAFDAC workers begin indefinite strike

The medical and health workers union chapter of National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has commenced indefinite […]


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General Stories September 22, 2017

India to make affordable HIV/Aids drugs for Africa

Makers of generic HIV/Aids drugs in India will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine […]


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General Stories September 22, 2017

Uber loses licence to operate in London

London’s transport authority announced Friday that it will not renew Uber’s license, thus barring the transport company from running in […]


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General Stories September 22, 2017

FG affirms Biafra as terrorist group

The Nigerian government has affirmed that separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), as a terrorist organisation. This affirmation […]


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General Stories September 22, 2017

Several displaced in Imo after heavy rainfall

Many residents of Owerri, the Imo State capital, have been reportedly displaced following a heavy downpour that lasted for 12 […]


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General Stories September 22, 2017

World’s richest woman dies at 94

World’s richest woman, Liliane Bettencourt, aged 94 has died at her home in a chic Parisian suburb. Bettencourt’s death was […]


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General Stories September 22, 2017

Over 50 dead in Chad cholera outbreak

More than 50 people have been declared dead after a cholera outbreak struck Chad, the country’s government told AFP news […]


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General Stories September 21, 2017

Kenya’s election re-run date changed

Following reports of probable change of date for the Kenya election re-run, the chairman of Kenya’s electoral commission (IEBC), Wafula […]


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General Stories September 21, 2017

12 dead, 92 missing as flood hit eastern DR Congo

At least 12 people have been reported dead with 92 missing after heavy rains caused flooding in two villages in […]


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General Stories September 21, 2017

Hurricane Maria causes blackout in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria has knocked out power across the island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, officials have said. Head […]