Nigeria

Nigerian Man Dies at 93, Leaves His 130 Wives Alone

A Nigerian man, who used to be a Muslim preacher, has died at the age of 93 with at least 130 wives.

Islamic Movement Leader Describes Boko Haram as Failed Plot of Spy Agencies

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky underlined that the Boko Haram terrorist group doesn’t exist and it is a failed plot hatched by Nigeria's spy agencies.

Iran’s FM Zarif Meet Ghanaian President in Accra

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama in a meeting at the African country's capital, Accra, on Tuesday explored avenues for the further expansion of ties between the two countries.
Ebola

Int’l Ebola response ‘dangerously inadequate’

The international response to West Africa’s Ebola outbreak is “dangerously inadequate,” says an official with the humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

Iran’s FM Says West Africa Tour ‘Successful’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described his recent four-nation tour of West Africa as “successful”.

1st Iranian Tanker in Post-Sanctions Setting calls at African Port

An Iranian oil tanker has called at an African port for the first time since the removal of US-led sanctions on Tehran's nuclear program, an official said.
new ambassadors

Iran’s President Meets New Ambassadors of Germany, Ecuador, Morocco, Romania

In separate meetings on Saturday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani received the credentials of new ambassadors of Germany, Ecuador, Morocco, and Romania, calling for closer ties with the four states.

Iran condemns deadly bomb blasts in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Iran has condemned deadly triple bomb blasts in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri in Borno State.

Iran Eyes Investment in Zimbabwe Ostrich Breeding

Zimbabwe’s Small to Medium Enterprises and Cooperative Development Minister Sithembiso Nyoni said on Tuesday that Iran has expressed interest in partnering in a project to breed up to 2,000 ostriches in the African country.

Scores Killed, Hundreds Injured in Cameroon Train Crash

Dozens were killed and hundreds wounded after crowded passenger train has gone off the tracks along the route that links capital Yaounde with economic hub Douala.

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