Egypt starts voting in parliamentary polls

EL-AYYAT, Egypt: A man casts his ballot at a polling station south of Cairo yesterday during the first stage of lower...

Armed gangs in Lagos despite Buhari’s plea

LAGOS: People are obliged to walk with their hands upon their heads as they pass security checkpoints in Obalende Market on...

Nigeria’s largest city under lock down; violence rages

LAGOS: A general view of smoke arising from the Ikoyi prison that is on fire in Lagos yesterday. Gunshots could be...

Lagos locked down, army under scrutiny after protesters fired on

LAGOS: Lagos was placed under a round-the-clock curfew yesterday enforced by police roadblocks, the day after witnesses reported soldiers had opened...

Lagos at standstill as Nigeria protests spiral

ABUJA: Nigerian police fire teargas at people during clashes between youths in Apo yesterday. – AFP LAGOS: Nigerian...

With Instagram, hashtags and bitcoin, Nigerians boost anti-police protests

LAGOS: A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest over alleged police brutality in Lagos on Sunday. LAGOS:...

Gathering the guns: After Sudan’s peace deal, hard task begins

Members of the Sudanese army stand as weapons that were collected from Sudanese citizens are destroyed at the Hajar al-Asal base...

Egypt town fears worst for men lost en route to Europe

DAHMASHA, Egypt: Egyptian Rawya Abdalla shows a phone picture of her relatives, who are among 17 Egyptians who went missing in...

Sufi pilgrims begin to converge on Senegal’s holy city

Hordes of pilgrims in Senegal have begun to converge on the holy city of Touba, ahead of a giant traditional celebration...

Egypt unveils coffins buried 2,500 yrs ago

SAQQARA, Egypt: A sarcophagus excavated by the Egyptian archaeological mission working at the Saqqara necropolis is opened yesterday. - AFP

Hopes dashed but still dreaming, Nigeria turns 60

ABUJA: In this file photo taken on October 01, 2010 Nigerian soldiers march in Eagle Square during the celebrations to mark...

Egypt’s Nasser still a polarising figure, 50 years on

KHARTOUM: This file photo released on September 1, 1967, shows King Faisal of Saudi Arabia (L), Egypt's president Gamal Abdel Nasser...

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27th October