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Tough Talking Nigerian General Takes Guard of Best Stocks Rally
La Repubblica - 3/31/2015
(Bloomberg) -- Muhammadu Buhari won the race to lead Africa’s biggest economy by talking tough. The former Nigerian military ruler now faces the challenge of persuading investors he can assemble the right
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In historic first, Nigeria's former dictator Buhari beats incumbent president
Christian Science Monitor - 3/31/2015
President Goodluck Jonathan conceded the election to Muhammadu Buhari in a move that could dissuade post-election violence. Buhari has called for peaceful celebrations from his supporters. In this Saturday,
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CORRECTED-Obama, Egypt's Sisi talked on the phone Tuesday -White House
Reuters Africa - 3/31/2015
CORRECTED-WHITE HOUSE SAYS OBAMA SPOKE WITH EGYPT PRESIDENT AL-SISI ON TUESDAY (NOT MONDAY)
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UPDATE 3-U.S. officials cautiously positive about Nigeria's Buhari after election
Reuters UK - 3/31/2015
(Adds comment by second U.S. official, background) By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, March 31 (Reuters) - Nigerian opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari, who appears to have defeated President Goodluck
U.S. officials cautiously positive about Nigeria's Buhari after election Yahoo! UK and Ireland
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Obama, Egypt's Sisi talked on the phone Tuesday - White House
Reuters UK - 3/31/2015
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday, the White House National Security Council said. There were no immediate details about what
Obama, Egypt's Sisi talked on the phone Tuesday: White House Reuters
Obama, Egypt's Sisi talked on the phone Tuesday -White House AlertNet
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Africa Oil Updated Share Capital and Voting Rights
Bloomberg - 3/31/2015
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/15 -- (TSX: AOI)(OMX: AOI) - Africa Oil Corp As a result of the issuance of shares pursuant to the exercise of employee stock options, as at March
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Egypt to get U.S. weapons
CNN - 3/31/2015
Obama told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in a phone call that he was lifting the holds on delivering F-16 fighter planes, Harpoon missiles and tank kits, and said he would ask Congress to continue
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South Africa Is Psyched to See Trevor Noah Host 'The Daily Show'
MSNBC Newsweek - 3/31/2015
Culture Trevor Noah poses for photos ahead of a taping for the Comedy Central Roast of Steve Hofmeyr at the Lyric theater, Gold Reef City, in Johannesburg on September 11, 2012. Dominic Barnardt/Gallo/Getty
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A Win for Democracy in Nigeria
Bloomberg View - 3/31/2015
Nothing invigorates democracy more than an incumbent's defeat. In that and other respects, challenger Muhammadu Buhari's win over President Goodluck Jonathan represents a potentially transformative moment
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Obama lifts freeze, ships arms to Egypt
CNN - 3/31/2015
Obama told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in a phone call that he was lifting the holds on delivering F-16 fighter planes, Harpoon missiles and tank kits, and said he would ask Congress to continue
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Why Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan lost
BBC - 3/31/2015
Nigerians are so used to the idea that an incumbent should win presidential elections that President Goodluck Jonathan's failure to beat Gen Muhammadu Buhari needs some explaining. Here are five reasons
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Soccer-Sako penalty earns Mali draw with Ghana
Reuters Africa - 3/31/2015
PARIS, March 31 (Reuters) - Bakary Sako converted a 71st-minute penalty to earn Mali a 1-1 draw with fellow west Africans Ghana in a friendly on Tuesday. The striker, who plays for Wolverhampton
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How Nigerians forgave Buhari's high-handed military manner
Reuters Africa - 3/31/2015
* Buhari reinvention as democrat required forgiveness * Nigerians yearning for discipline and social order * Fourth attempt at taking power at ballot box succeeds By Tim Cocks
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How Nigerians forgave Buhari's high-handed military manner
Reuters - 3/31/2015
(Reuters) - Nigerians had to forgive former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari many sins for him to win this weekend's election. "The General", as his supporters now affectionately call him, kicked out
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OBAMA SPOKE WITH PRESIDENT JOSEPH KABILA OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO ON
Reuters Africa - 3/31/2015
OBAMA SPOKE WITH PRESIDENT JOSEPH KABILA OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO ON TUESDAY- WHITE HOUSE
UPDATE 1-Obama spoke with Congo President Kabila -White House Reuters Africa
Obama spoke with Congo President Kabila:... The Fiscal Times
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VIDEO: Joy and elation on Nigeria streets
BBC - 3/31/2015
Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria. Gen Buhari's party said his opponent, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, had admitted
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White House: Obama releases military aid to Egypt suspended after 2013 coup
San Francisco Chronicle - 3/31/2015
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Nigerian President Goodluck loses re-election
USA Today - 3/31/2015
ABUJA, Nigeria — President Goodluck Jonathan conceded Tuesday to a former military general in a close and tense election that was ultimately decided over voter fury at corruption and at Boko Haram militants
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Goodluck Jonathan losing in Nigerian polls
Washington Post - 3/31/2015
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What's Next for Nigeria?
Bloomberg - 3/31/2015
Nigeria Elections: What Happened and Why it Matters 10:39 - As Nigerians awaited the release of official results from fractious elections, tensions mounted in the key oil-producing Rivers state where
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Obama lifts hold on U.S. military aid to Egypt
Reuters India - 3/31/2015
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Monday told Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that he would lift a hold on U.S. military aid to Cairo, but also said the United States would stop
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Genuine democracy? Nigeria has a chance
Reuters - 3/31/2015
(Reuters) - The victory of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's presidential election could mark a turning point toward genuine democracy for the country, improving the image and moral standing
News24.com | Nigeria has chance to rewrite script News24
Nigeria's Vote Could Mark Turning Point In Country's History Huffington Post
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Obama spoke with Congo President Kabila: White House
Reuters UK - 3/31/2015
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke with President Joseph Kabila of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Tuesday, the White House National Security Council said via Twitter. The
U.S. dollar posts its highest daily-gain against the euro since Mar. 19 Investing.com
Morocco court jails investigative reporter on adultery charges Investing.com
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Obama administration ends long hold on military aid to Egypt
Washington Post - 3/31/2015
By , The United States will resume its paused military aid to Egypt, the White House said Tuesday, signaling the Obama administration’s desire to help a key Middle Eastern ally confront militant threats
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Northern Nigeria erupts in celebration at Buhari win
Reuters - 3/31/2015
(Reuters) - Nigerians streamed down the streets of flashpoint northern cities on Tuesday, waving flags and chanting in celebration of a stunning election victory by opposition candidate, northerner Muhammadu
Northern Nigeria erupts in celebration at... The Fiscal Times
UPDATE 1-Northern Nigeria erupts in celebration at Buhari win Reuters
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