Jun 28, 2012 08:13 EDT
A suspicious car accident involving a governor's convoy and the murder of one of his top aides leads to accusations against an elderly political "godfather".
Jan 24, 2012 01:51 EST
Ghana will again be counting on goals by star striker Asamoah Gyan to get them past debutants Botswana in an Africa Cup of Nations Group D match Tuesday.
Apr 17, 2011 17:21 EDT
Nigeria coach Austin Eguavoen slammed hosts Liberia Sunday after a 1-1 draw in the first leg of a 2011 All-Africa Games qualifier.
Nov 10, 2010 12:55 EST
Two main labour unions after emergency talks said they had "resolved to suspend the three-day warning strike given the desired attention the issue has drawn from various organs of government."
Nov 10, 2010 10:32 EST
The strike comes just months ahead of a crunch presidential election in one of the world's leading oil exporters and a regional economic powerhouse.
Aug 30, 2010 06:37 EDT
Gunmen have kidnapped a politician in southern Nigeria months ahead of elections, police said on Monday, after a prominent supporter of President Goodluck Jonathan was also abducted.
Jun 01, 2010 00:42 EDT
Pope appoints 9-member panel to investigate Ireland abuse, including bishops from US. Pope Benedict XVI has appointed nine prelates, including the archbishops of Boston and New York, to investigate child abuse in Ireland's Catholic institutions.
Apr 30, 2010 18:23 EDT
A Nigerian court on Friday sentenced six Ghanaians and a Nigerian to eight years in prison each after they were found guilty of stealing 4,000 tonnes of oil products, anti-graft agency EFCC said.
Jan 25, 2010 07:29 EST
An Anglican bishop has been kidnapped in Nigeria's southern state of Edo shortly after saying mass, a Christian leader said on Monday.
Apr 27, 2009 20:00 EDT
Gunmen have kidnapped the brother of the owner of one of Nigeria's biggest private airlines, a company official said Tuesday.