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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

West Africa

Nigerian Naira Continues to Appreciate Against US Dollar

The Naira has continued to appreciate against the dollar at the parallel market. The Nigerian currency on Tuesday afternoon traded at N420 (buying rate) and...

Gambia: Intel officers accused of Solo Sandeng’s death back in Court

It's more trouble for some of Gambia's former strongmen, as citizens have intensified calls for their execution on charges of the death of a...

Nigeria’s central bank to hold in March, cut in third quarter...

TVC NEWS Nigeria's central bank will leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Tuesday to try and curtail high inflation as Africa's top economy...

At least 20 Persons Die in Ghana’s Kintampo Waterfalls Accident

Ghana Fire Service said no fewer than 20 people were killed by a falling tree while swimming at a popular waterfall spot in southern Ghana. Students...

Akufo-Addo defends choice of expansive cabinet

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo has defended his choice of a large-cabinet government calling it a "necessary investment. The new government which includes dozens of lower-level...

Somali pirates release seized ship without conditions

TVC NEWS Pirates who seized a Comoros-flagged oil tanker in Somalia have released the ship without conditions. Security official Ahmed Mohamed says the pirates have...

French forces arrest eight Jihadists in Mali’s restive north

Eight jihadists have been arrested in nothern Mali. According to a Malian security official, the arrests were made by French forces in the Timbuktu region. France...

Sierra Leone pastor unearths 706-carat diamond

The Sierra Leonian government has pledged transparency in the auction of a massive 706-carat diamond. The gem was unearth by a pastor who is one...

Cameroon says regional forces free 5,000 from Boko Haram-held villages

West African forces freed 5,000 people being held in villages by Boko Haram, in an operation that killed more than 60 fighters and destroyed...

Four suicide bombers kill two in northeast Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Four female teenage suicide bombers killed two people and injured 16 others in a residential area in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a...
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