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DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Failing to improve the lives of girls and women trapped in poverty and domestic drudgery in northeast Nigeria could drive them into the ranks of extremist groups, analysts said on Monday.
NAIROBI Police fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of striking doctors demonstrating over pay and conditions outside Kenya's health ministry on Monday.
BUEA, Cameroon (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An initiative by youth organisations in Cameroon to turn human waste into biogas is reducing pollution and providing cheap, renewable energy to the growing populations of the university towns of Buea and Bamenda.
ACCRA Ghana's main opposition leader on Sunday called on voters to rally behind him, saying he has the credentials to quickly turn the economy around and is not looking to amass personal wealth.
ABUJA Nigeria is expecting the arrival of warplanes and helicopters it ordered from Pakistan and Russia, its latest effort to counter terrorist and militant activities, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar said on Sunday.
CHIBOK/ABUJA - When local people warned that hundreds of Islamist militants were heading towards his remote town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria, Danuma Mphur hurried to summon help. Full Article