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· January, 2010

Stories about Nigeria from January, 2010

Nigeria: Uzoma Okere wins court case against the army

Nigerian curiosity writes about the case of Uzoma Okere in Nigeria: “Uzoma Okere is the young Nigerian lady whose assault by military officers became a viral video that raised the...

Africa: When in trouble, say you are a British journalist

When in trouble in Africa, just say, “I am a British journalist.”

Nigeria: Bloggers discuss the massacre in Jos

On January 17th, violence erupted in the central Nigerian city of Jos. In the following hours, reports of the conflict spread as witnesses reported mobs armed with knives and machetes...

Nigeria: Nigerian bloggers take on would-be bomber Umar Abdulmutallab

On December 25th, the world was taken by surprise when news broke that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a 23-year-old Nigerian citizen, had nearly succeeded in detonating explosives on a Northwest Airlines...

Africa: African textiles for contemporary African Art décor

Myweku.com explores the use of African textiles for contemporary African Art décor: “Framed, used as wall hangings or for soft furnishings such as scatter cushions, African textiles with their bold...

Africa: 2010 Africa Cup of Nations Starts: What Do We Expect?

This year Africa’s in the sports arena for all the right reasons. First to shine the spotlight is definitely the Confederation of Africa's (CAF) African Cup of Nations being held...

Nigeria: Quiet optimism around polio elimination

Health Watch Nigeria discusses polio elimination in the country: “There is a sense of quiet optimism around those working on the Polio Elimination in Nigeria.”

Nigeria: Review of Nigeria's first multinational brand

Uche reviews Glo brand 2009 in Nigeria. Glo is the mobile arm of Globacom, Nigeria's first multinational conglomerate.

South Africa: A glowing tribute to Dennis Brutus

The News of the death of Dennis Brutus came as a rude shock to many, not just in South Africa but to the world at large who knew him for...

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