Nigeria shuts all borders ahead of election

ABUJA, Nigeria– Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the closure of the country's land and sea borders before this weekend's general election, the interior ministry s +

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    Nigeria shuts all borders ahead of election

    ABUJA, Nigeria– Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the closure of the country's land and sea borders before this weekend's general election, the interior ministry s +

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ABUJA, Nigeria– Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the closure of the country's land and sea borders before this weekend's general election, the interior ministry s +

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Egyptian courts on Monday condemned to death Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 21 other members of the banned movement in two separate cases over incitement to violence.

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Zambian president collapses during public ceremony

Zambian President Edgar Lungu collapsed Sunday in the capital, Lusaka, while presiding over a women's day celebration. 

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CAF banned Mauritian referee Rajindraparsad Seechurn for six months and slapped a $50,000 (43,000 euro) fine on Tunisia Tuesday after a controversial Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final in Equatori +

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