[SAFA]Two goals from the penalty spot by Victor Moses sent the Super Eagles of Nigeria to the quarterfinals of the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations.
[AIM]Maputo -The reconstruction of Julius Nyerere Avenue in Maputo could be delayed following the heavy rains that hit the Mozambican capital on 15 January.
[ANGOP]Luanda -Angola’s roller skate hockey male team is playing in the group B, in the Montreux (Switzerland) international tournament, set for March 27-31, according to the draw, Angop has learnt.
[OSISA]There is no refuge from the blistering heat at this artisanal gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Any trees that might have provided shade have been consumed by the mine, which covers an area the size of five or six football fields. About a thousand people – men, women and some children – swarm across the open-cast mine near Iga-Barrière, about 25km east of Bunia, the administrative town of the Ituri Region.
[ANGOP]Luanda -The reserve bank (BNA) governor, José de Lima Massano, ruled out on Tuesday a probable chance of currency operation, following the appearance of new bank notes and coins of Kwanza, Angop has learnt.
[Vanguard]Abuja -THE 36 state governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, yesterday dismissed allegations by Elder Statesman and prominent Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark that they had formed an opposition to the President Goodl…
[Vanguard]Abuja -THE National Assembly, yesterday, asked the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, revoke the current Air Operating Certificate, AOC, of Dana Airline on the grounds that its issuance failed to meet the Nigerian Civil Aviation R…
[Vanguard]IRETO Road is a street in Sapele, famed timber capital of Nigeria. It is probably the safest neighborhood in the town and got its name from one Ireto, now late, the founder of Ireto Hotel now called Richards Continental Hotel, still one of th…
[ANGOP]Ondjiva -At least 2,114 cases of HIV/AIDS were diagnosed during 2012 in six districts of the southern Cunene province, said the local director of Health, Eleutério Hivilikua.
[Vanguard]Abuja -Alleged kidnappers of Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus, were yesterday paraded by the State Security Service, SSS, in Abuja.