Tag Archives: Politics

01Apr/15

Boko Haram did not disrupt Nigeria election – UN envoy

As Nigerians celebrate the victory of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari in the just concluded presidential election, the U.N. says the ongoing violent conflict in north-eastern Nigeria by the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency remains a challenge but did not disrupt the elections. In its six-year insurgency, Boko Haram has killed thousands and displaced about 1.5 million people.
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31Mar/15

Senior Ugandan public prosecutor shot and killed in Kampala suburb

Uganda chief prosecutor in a bombing trial Joan Kagezi is shot dead in what police suspect is a targeted assassination.

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31Mar/15

China suspected of launching massive cyber attack against GitHub

China (Next Media) – US coding website GitHub says it is facing the largest cyber attack in its history. China is thought to be behind the attack, which began on Thursday and is ongoing.
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26Mar/15

Saudi Arabia and Arab allies have launched air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters

Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies have launched a military operation involving air strikes in Yemen against Houthi fighters who have tightened their grip on the southern city of Aden where the country’s president had taken refuge.
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