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Iranian PM rejects Nigeria spying allegations

February 22, 2013 |

Iran on Friday rejected it had committed any “illegal act” in Nigeria¬†after the West African nation’s secret police arrested three Nigerians accused of spying for the Islamic republic.

Iran denied Nigerian allegations that it had trained militants arrested in Nigeria … Read More

Heat on Nigeria’s Petroleum Industry As Execs Gather

February 21, 2013 |
Heat on Nigeria’s petroleum industry as oil execs gather (via AFP)

Major oil industry executives gather in Nigeria’s capital for an annual conference this week with Africa’s largest crude producer under pressure over reports alleging large-scale corruption and mismanagement. The conference kicking off Monday evening in Abuja is expected to see appearances by government…

Nigeria’s Geographic Challenge

February 21, 2013 |
Nigeria’s Geographic Challenge (via NewsLook)

Stratfor explains Nigeria’s primary geographic challenge of managing the competition for natural resources between the ethnically divided regions.

Somalia: Somalis Enjoy First Major Music Concert in Two Decades

February 20, 2013 |

Music is back in Mogadishu after being banned by Islamists who controlled much of south and central Somalia two years ago. A concert this week saw a top Somali performer appear before a happy crowd, which included government officials.

Rock, rap and love songs, which most Somalis deem among their few pleasures in life, were banned by al-Shebab, who ordered music off the radio waves and, of course, forbade live performaces.

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