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December 21, 2018 9:01 PM Boeing heads for expected 2018 plane order victory over Airbus

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) looked poised to beat European arch-rival Airbus for aircraft orders in 2018 by a wide margin after clinching billions of dollars in new business from Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways and Saudi Arabia’s flyadeal. The world’s largest planemaker had already notched 690 net airplane orders through end-November, the last full month 143

December 9, 2018 4:01 PM Nigerian opposition accuses government of blocking VP candidate's account

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s main opposition party said authorities had frozen the bank accounts of its vice presidential candidate in the run-up to elections next February. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) said late on Saturday accounts belonging to Peter Obi, its vice presidential candidate, his wife, family members and their businesses had been blocked 99

November 21, 2018 1:23 PM Nigeria must not forget value of experience in hunt for AFCON gold

Within a space of three days, Nigeria sealed qualification for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, and then began preparations for the competition with an international friendly against Uganda in Asaba. Failure to qualify for the last two editions of the flagship continental tournament since their 2013 title-winning feat has seen almost an entire generation 97

November 18, 2018 4:00 PM Zambia out of AFCON running after Mozambique defeat

2012 Africa Cup of Nations champions Zambia were defeated 1-0 in Mozambique on Sunday as their hopes of reaching next year's tournament in Cameroon were extinguished. After five matches, Chipolopolo sit bottom of Group K on four points, four behind Guinea-Bissau and Namibia in first and second, and three off Mozambique. Reginaldo scored the only goal of the game - in the 63rd minute 84

November 8, 2018 10:53 AM Henry Onyekuru replaces Odion Ighalo in Nigeria squad

Galatasary forward Henry Onyekuru has been called up from the standby list to replace Odion Ighalo ahead of Nigeria's Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in South Africa on November 17. Ighalo sustained an injury on Wednesday while playing for Changchun Yatai against Tianjin Quanjian in the Chinese Super League, and will now sit out the Super Eagles' meeting 87

November 7, 2018 4:23 PM Kidnapped children released in Cameroon, two teachers still held

BAMENDA, Cameroon (Reuters) - Kidnappers freed scores of school children and a driver in west Cameroon early on Wednesday, but kept hold of a principal and one teacher, officials said. Armed men who seized the youngsters on Monday in the city of Bamenda - a commercial hub of Cameroon’s restive English-speaking region - released them about 18 km (11 miles) 99

October 21, 2018 9:35 AM Fifty-five people killed in violence in northern Nigerian state of Kaduna

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Communal violence in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna over the last few days has killed 55 people, the local police commissioner said on Sunday. Ahmad Abdur-Rahman, in a telephone interview, said the clashes between two communities in the Kasuwan Magani area of southern Kaduna had led to 22 arrests. He did not give details 93

October 19, 2018 10:59 AM Exclusive: OPEC, allies struggle to fully deliver pledged oil output boost

LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC is struggling to add barrels to the market after agreeing in June to increase output, an internal document seen by Reuters showed, as an increase in Saudi Arabia was offset by declines in Iran, Venezuela and Angola. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies agreed in June to boost supply as U.S. President 97

October 17, 2018 9:59 AM Factbox: Russian military cooperation deals with African countries

(Reuters) - Russia has signed at least 19 military cooperation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify its economic and diplomatic partnerships. The agreements are typically valid for five years renewable and include Russian promises of hardware 91

October 9, 2018 12:48 PM Nigeria's central bank head to meet MTN and banks over $8.1 billion repatriation row: sources

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s central bank governor is to meet representatives of telecommunications company MTN (MTNJ.J) and banks on Tuesday to discuss a dispute over the repatriation of $8.1 billion, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. The dispute is over the transfer of $8.1 billion of funds which Nigeria’s central bank said the company 70