Tag: egypt

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Isime EseneOctober 14, 2014

Another Al Jazeera journalist sentenced in Egypt

by Isi Esene One of Al Jazeera Arabic’s presenters, Ahmed Mansour, has been sentenced in absentia to 15 years imprisonment ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 23, 2014

Nigerian diplomats owing over $500,000 in parking tickets in New York

by Damilola Jagun According to the United States’ Department of Finance, New York City is being owed over $16 million ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 17, 2014

Femi Falana weighs in and appeals for the pardon of the Maimalari 12

by Mayowa Aboah Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN) has called on military authorities to reconsider the decision taken against ...

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Isime EseneAugust 28, 2014

“Ask your mother to forgive me…”: Jailed Al Jazeera journalist writes to his newborn child (READ)

by Isi Esene Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohamed will become a father again today. His imprisonment has, however, meant ...

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December 15, 2013

It’s a White Christmas! Snow falls in Egypt for the first time in over 100 years (PHOTOS)

by Akintomiwa Agbaje A lot of Egyptians did not expect a white Christmas, but that is what they will be ...

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September 9, 2013

Elnathan John: Confusion in the camp of the enemy

by Elnathan John Farouk Lawan tweeted on Tuesday that “the New PDP is committed to rescuing our dear country from ...

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August 17, 2013

HORRIFIC: Protesters ‘jumping and falling off’ Cairo bridge to escape gunfire in Egypt (PHOTOS)

As many sought to escape the violence that rang out on the streets of Cairo Friday, some risked life and limb to ...

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August 14, 2013

HORRIFYING: Moment Egyptian protesters pushed a police van 50ft off a bridge (PHOTOS)

This is the horrifying moment an armoured police vehicle was pushed off a bridge by protestors in Cairo today. The ...

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August 4, 2013

Opinion: How the Egyptian crisis escalated

by Nader Bakkar Generally, the Muslim Brotherhood didn’t neglect a single opportunity to make enemies with all their opponents and ...

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July 31, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Africa’s 20-year-olds and the future of freedom (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa The deregulation of the media on the continent via social media and cable television have brought Africa ...

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July 22, 2013

Opinion: Child marriage debate and the ignorance of emergency activists

by Adeola Adelabu All the energy and airtime we spend criticizing President Jonathan can address legal and political impediments to ...

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July 8, 2013

Opinion: Egypt – What is all this fuss about democracy?

by Kayode Faniyi  “The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it ...

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July 8, 2013

HORRIFIC: Islamist lynch mob throw teenage boy off 20ft ledge before beating him to death (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

A teenager has been killed in Egypt after an Islamist mob threw him off a ledge on top of a roof ...

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July 7, 2013

Opinion: The Egyptian revolution and the true cost of freedom

by Frank Onuoha  The Egyptians who chanted for “freedom” from Mubarak years ago suddenly found themselves at the mercy of ...

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July 7, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Egypt – From Arab Spring to Arab Fall

by Simon Kolawole We can say Morsi has been successfully ousted as President of Egypt, but there is no assurance ...

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July 6, 2013

Dele Momodu: A coup by the River Nile

by Dele Momodu The major lesson to learn from Egypt is that stubbornness of leaders can easily derail democracy. Fellow ...

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July 4, 2013

Egypt Coup: New president, Adly Mansour sworn-in as Muslim Brotherhood members get arrested

Egypt’s dramatic military coup has been completed after an interim President was sworn in. Less than 24 hours after President ...

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July 4, 2013

Olusegun Adeniyi: Egypt’s coup and the danger it portends for Nigeria

by Olusegun Adeniyi “Like most human follies, military coups sound good at the time; and always fail. They sound good ...

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July 3, 2013

Just In: Military overthrows Morsi in Egypt coup

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi was forced out of office Wednesday by the Egyptian military and opposition leaders, just a couple ...

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June 30, 2013

Femi Falana: The protest against President Obama in South Africa is justified

by Femi Falana As President Obama rounds up his visit to Africa on July 3, he should be told that ...

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June 29, 2013

“Free women”: Feminist activists bare breasts in protest at Swedish mosque

Three feminist activists from the radical protest group Femen staged a topless protest inside a Stockholm mosque on Saturday before they were ...

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June 15, 2013

Bomb threat on New York-bound plane prompts emergency landing

British fighter aircraft escorted a plane from Cairo bound for New York to an emergency landing in the U.K. after ...

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May 20, 2013

So sad: Last photo of 5-year-old girl playing in water just moments before she drowned

This is the final picture of a five-year-old girl playing in the water just an hour before she drowned in ...

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May 7, 2013

That bear is mine: Sex-starved female bears fight each other to death over male partner

A trio of sex-starved female bears mauled each other to death at an Egyptian zoo as they fought over a ...

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April 25, 2013

How American mum went undercover in Egypt and took back her kidnapped son, 12 from her ex-husband (PICTURED)

A mother dressed up in a burka and flew to Egypt to take back her son who had been kidnapped ...

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April 24, 2013

Woman ordered to pay ex-husband $7,000 for lying that she was a virgin… in fact, she was a divorcee

You oftentimes hear men complain about their wives changing upon marriage. The girlfriend who cooked gourmet meals weekly becomes a ...

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April 23, 2013

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Nigeria – The role of technology in driving the new economy (Y! FrontPage)

Nigeria needs to acknowledge how dire the situation is and correct its educational system especially at the tertiary level. Our ...

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March 19, 2013

Lynch mob strip, beat and hang 2 men accused of stealing in Egypt (PHOTOS, VIDEO – Both extremely disturbing)

They are horrific pictures which highlight the worrying deterioration in Egypt’s security. Two men – accused of stealing a motorised rickshaw – ...

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February 6, 2013

Islamic Summit Conference: President Goodluck Jonathan and wife arrive in Cairo (PHOTOS)

by Isi Esene President Goodluck and wife, Dame Patience Jonathan were today in Cairo, Egypt for the 12th Session of ...

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January 31, 2013

AFCON 2013: NFF lied about referee suspension

by Rachel Lawal A football website is reporting that Grisha Ghead, the Egyptian referee who was purportedly punished by the ...

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