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AllAfrica.com
Malaria Consortium's Support to Planning and Capacity Building in Nigeria Acknowledged At Annual Performance ReviewDuring August, an evaluation team from the UK Department for International Deve
Malaria Consortium's Support to Planning and Capacity Building in Nigeria Acknowledged At Annual Performance Review
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
During August, an evaluation team from the UK Department for International Development (DfID) met with stakeholders and partners in Nigeria as part of its annual programme review of 'Support to National Malaria Programme in Nigeria' (SuNMaP), the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
For Nigeria, a New Day BeckonsIt is yet the beginning, Nigeria has found its voice once again in internationa
For Nigeria, a New Day Beckons
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
It is yet the beginning, Nigeria has found its voice once again in international diplomacy even as Nigerians have also rediscovered their pride and the character traits that separate and underscore the Nigerian spirit - the peculiar Nigerian... Read more
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"Abobaku" and the Northernisation of a Federal RepublicCan we disparage their appointments on the basis of being the President's kinsm
"Abobaku" and the Northernisation of a Federal Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Can we disparage their appointments on the basis of being the President's kinsmen alone or applaud their choice as crusaders being raised up for a good cause and who will not mind being held accountable in the new moral reorientation that Nigeria is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Atmosphere of CorruptionEarly last year, Dr. Hussaini Abdu, the then Nigeria Country Director for Actio
The Atmosphere of Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Early last year, Dr. Hussaini Abdu, the then Nigeria Country Director for ActionAid, invited me to join a team of five members that would help the global institution conduct a research on the relationship between poverty and corruption in Nigeria.... Read more
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FG Suspends Immigration RecruitmentAbuja — The Federal Government has announced the immediate suspension of the re
FG Suspends Immigration Recruitment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Abuja — The Federal Government has announced the immediate suspension of the recent recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) conducted on the directives of the immediate past President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, between March and April... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A President Smaller Than NigeriaInjustice has always been at the bottom of Nigeria's problems. The noise about
A President Smaller Than Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Injustice has always been at the bottom of Nigeria's problems. The noise about fighting corruption cannot mask the gravity of the injustice and inequity taking centre-stage on the national stage today. The powers-that-be in Nigeria take great... Read more
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African Press Review 2 September 2015The African press examines the appointments made by Nigerian President Muhammad
African Press Review 2 September 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The African press examines the appointments made by Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari last week. We start in Nigeria where Punch headlines on a petition filed at the Federal High Court by a lawyer seeking the nullification of appointments made by... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
The Great British Bake Off: How to make a dairy-free Arctic rollBecause, without wishing to brag, I am actually quite a competent baker. I once
The Great British Bake Off: How to make a dairy-free Arctic roll
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Because, without wishing to brag, I am actually quite a competent baker. I once made my sister a birthday cake with chocolate lace trellising up the sides. My treacle tart is legendary. I made a chicken pie with homemade suet pastry and an apple and... Read more
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Polisario Representative Received At Danish ParliamentThe Representative of POLISARIO front to Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, was receiv
Polisario Representative Received At Danish Parliament
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Representative of POLISARIO front to Denmark, Mr. Abba Malainin, was received Tuesday by Mr. Christian Juhl, member of the Danish Parliament and spokesman on development of the Red-Green Alliance Party. The meeting focused on the latest... Read more
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The Local
Ten ways Stockholm is cooler than CopenhagenIs Stockholm better than Copenhagen? Photo: Image Bank Sweden/Ola Ericson Ma
Ten ways Stockholm is cooler than Copenhagen
The Local / Posted yesterday
Is Stockholm better than Copenhagen? Photo: Image Bank Sweden/Ola Ericson Maddy Savage · 12 Jun 2015, 14:27 Published: 17 Mar 2015 16:08 GMT+01:00 Updated: 12 Jun 2015 14:27 GMT+02:00 The Local... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SGF - Our Appointments Not Based on SentimentsThe new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawa
SGF - Our Appointments Not Based on Sentiments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal yesterday said his appointment and that of four others from the north by President Muhammadu Buhari are devoid of ethnic or religious sentiments. President Buhari... Read more
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The Hindu
Soilwork still sailsArtiste: SoilworkAlbum: The Ride Majestic Anyone’s favourite memory of Swedish
Soilwork still sails
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Artiste: SoilworkAlbum: The Ride Majestic Anyone’s favourite memory of Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork will be how they are aggressive and yet hooky all at once – vocalist Bjorn Strid personifying an arena-rocker and growler all in... Read more
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Our Appointments Not On Ethnic, Religious Basis - SGFAbuja — More reactions yesterday continued to trail the last set of appointment
Our Appointments Not On Ethnic, Religious Basis - SGF
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Abuja — More reactions yesterday continued to trail the last set of appointments made by President Muhammadu Buhari, as Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo called on its members to remain calm "in the present circumstance of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Spare Us the Sanctimonious PosturingSuddenly, the public space is filled with lamentations that President Muhammadu
Spare Us the Sanctimonious Posturing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Suddenly, the public space is filled with lamentations that President Muhammadu Buhari is favouring certain sections of the country with his appointments, with many who had conveniently thrown the Constitution away long ago, now looking frantically... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
D'Tigers' Victory Revival in Nigeria Sports - Abba YolaThe triumph of D'Tigers in the just concluded African Nations Cup Basketball to
D'Tigers' Victory Revival in Nigeria Sports - Abba Yola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The triumph of D'Tigers in the just concluded African Nations Cup Basketball tournament will awaken a new spirit for success in Nigeria sports just as the team has been charged to commence early preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. A former... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On Buhari's New AppointmentsOne good thing about the recent appointments by President Buhari is that the wa
On Buhari's New Appointments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
One good thing about the recent appointments by President Buhari is that the wailers are now crying Northernisation agenda, not Islamisation. The only thing the men lack is not integrity, not the requisite, not the competency. But that they aren't... Read more
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Buhari Swears in Lawal, Monguno, AdesinaAbuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the Secretary to the Government
Buhari Swears in Lawal, Monguno, Adesina
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachi Lawal; National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rufai and the Senator Shehu Sani ChallengeWith just about 90 days into his tenure, the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Ru
Rufai and the Senator Shehu Sani Challenge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
With just about 90 days into his tenure, the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai is already in stormy waters. The war is from within his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress. The Commander-in-Chief of the war is Shehu Sani, the senator... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Endorses $18.5b Centenary City ProjectPresident Muhammadu Buhari (second left); Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ; former
Buhari Endorses $18.5b Centenary City Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari (second left); Vice President Yemi Osinbajo ; former head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar; Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari; former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Anyim Pius... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Pop Past: Bursting the soapie bubblesCandice Breitz's obsession with soapies and popular culture is a case in point.
Pop Past: Bursting the soapie bubbles
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Candice Breitz's obsession with soapies and popular culture is a case in point. She is a die-hard consumer but she likes to fiddle with her obsession, disrupt it. She wasn't content with watching Generations, she wanted to star in it. As an artistic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'NNPC Appointments Under Buhari Favour South'At the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the federal government h
'NNPC Appointments Under Buhari Favour South'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
At the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the federal government has quietly been conducting a number of appointments and promotions involving top management officials. A top source at the Corporation told the Daily Trust on Sunday last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-MindsBy Fidelis Mac-Leva and Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad Last week, President Muhammadu
Business Unusual - Buhari Shuns Critics - Sets Up Kitchen Cabinet of Like-Minds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Fidelis Mac-Leva and Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad Last week, President Muhammadu Buhari, through his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced the appointments of Pastor and Engineer Babachir David Lawal, popularly known as BD... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Amaechi Never Spoke to Any Media Organisation - Media OfficeThe former governor of Rivers State Chibuike RotimiAmaechi has denied reports t
Amaechi Never Spoke to Any Media Organisation - Media Office
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The former governor of Rivers State Chibuike RotimiAmaechi has denied reports that Buhari disappointed him in respect of the new appointment were Engr. Babachir David Lawal was made Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF; Alhaji Abba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boko Haram Leaders Arrested - State SecurityBy Yemi Akinsuyi And Michael Olugbode Abuja/Maiduguri — - Sect kills 56 in fre
Boko Haram Leaders Arrested - State Security
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Yemi Akinsuyi And Michael Olugbode Abuja/Maiduguri — - Sect kills 56 in fresh attacks, says Shettima In line with the Department of State Service's (DSS) renewed counter-terrorism measures to combat the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, the DSS... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abba Moro - Why I Petitioned AGF to Investigate Immigration RecruitmentBy Senator Iroegbu and Adebiyi Adedapo Abuja — The immediate past Minister of
Abba Moro - Why I Petitioned AGF to Investigate Immigration Recruitment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Senator Iroegbu and Adebiyi Adedapo Abuja — The immediate past Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, in response to the ongoing saga trailing the suspension and subsequent replacement of the Comptroller-General of Immigration (CGI), David... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insurgency Triggers 'Pomo' Scarcity Across NigeriaMaiduguri — Continued Boko Haram attacks and the blockage of routes leading to
Insurgency Triggers 'Pomo' Scarcity Across Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Maiduguri — Continued Boko Haram attacks and the blockage of routes leading to neighbouring countries from Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, have been identified to be responsible for the acute shortage of cow hides and skin (otherwise known as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS - Boko Haram Chiefs Arrested in Kano, LagosThe Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday announced the arrest of 10 all
DSS - Boko Haram Chiefs Arrested in Kano, Lagos
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of State Services (DSS) yesterday announced the arrest of 10 alleged Boko Haram commanders and some of their foot soldiers. The operatives, in convert operations arrested the suspects in Lagos, Kano, Plateau, Enugu and Gombe States... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS Arrests Boko Haram Masterminds of Jos, Zaria Potiskum BombingsThe Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested a number of alleged
DSS Arrests Boko Haram Masterminds of Jos, Zaria Potiskum Bombings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has arrested a number of alleged Boko Haram commanders who are in covert operations across the country. A statement on Sunday by DSS official Tony Opuiyo said: "a number of them have been arrested in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS Arrests 21 Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos, Enugu, OthersAbuja — The Department of State Services, DSS, said yesterday that it had arres
DSS Arrests 21 Boko Haram Suspects in Lagos, Enugu, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Abuja — The Department of State Services, DSS, said yesterday that it had arrested notable commanders and front line members of the notorious Islamic sect, Boko Haram, from different parts of the country, especially, those responsible for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Turning of Appointments Into Disappointments... the Buhari defence league, especially on social media, always argue that "t
Buhari's Turning of Appointments Into Disappointments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
... the Buhari defence league, especially on social media, always argue that "there are over 6,000 appointments at his desk", and so Nigerians should be patient with him. What I always tell these drummers is that the president is causing unnecessary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DSS Arrests 20 Suspected Boko Haram Leaders Across the CountryAbuja — In line with the Department of State Services' (DSS) re-strategised cou
DSS Arrests 20 Suspected Boko Haram Leaders Across the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Abuja — In line with the Department of State Services' (DSS) re-strategised counter- terrorism measures to combat the menace of Boko Haram Insurgency in Nigeria, the Service has arrested 20 suspected leaders of the sect across the country. They are;... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shrewsbury Folk Festival round-up: Top class acts thrill fans « Shropshire StarPeople from around the world descended on the town’s Berwick Road showground ov
Shrewsbury Folk Festival round-up: Top class acts thrill fans « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 3 days ago
People from around the world descended on the town’s Berwick Road showground over the weekend for the four-day event, which is considered by many to be the best of its kind in the UK. Main stage performers Steve Knightley, Kate Rusby, Lucy Ward and... Read more
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Times of Malta
Abba’s piano on auctionAn Abba piano which featured on the band’s most popular hits will go under the
Abba’s piano on auction
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
An Abba piano which featured on the band’s most popular hits will go under the hammer next month. Expected to sell for up to £800,000, the Bolin grand piano was played on Mamma Mia, Waterloo and Dancing Queen and its sound has resonated across... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Parradang Undermined My Authority As Minister - MoroNigeria's former interior minister, Abba Moro, has opened up on how the recentl
How Parradang Undermined My Authority As Minister - Moro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Nigeria's former interior minister, Abba Moro, has opened up on how the recently sacked comptroller-general of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), David Parradang, undermined his authority throughout his tenure in the last administration. Moro... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
15 Boko Haram Suspects Nabbed in Lagos, Enugu, OthersNo fewer than 15 members of the Boko Haram terrorists were arrested in several
15 Boko Haram Suspects Nabbed in Lagos, Enugu, Others
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
No fewer than 15 members of the Boko Haram terrorists were arrested in several parts of Lagos State by the Department of State Services (DSS) while Enugu, Plateau, Gombe and Kano also recorded similar arrests. A statement yesterday by a DSS... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
RFI Correspondent Held Incommunicado in Cameroon Boko Haram InquiryRFI has called on Cameroon to allow lawyers to see journalist Ahmed Abba, the c
RFI Correspondent Held Incommunicado in Cameroon Boko Haram Inquiry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
RFI has called on Cameroon to allow lawyers to see journalist Ahmed Abba, the correspondent for its Hausa service who has been held in custody for a month without it being made clear what charges he is being held under. For the past two weeks Abba... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Services Announce Boko Haram Leaders' ArrestsThe State Security Service, SSS, has stated that it arrested over a dozen Boko
Security Services Announce Boko Haram Leaders' Arrests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The State Security Service, SSS, has stated that it arrested over a dozen Boko Haram leaders in the past two months including nine in Lagos and one in Enugu State. The SSS, also known as DSS, said this in a statement by its spokesperson, Tony... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Oliver Sacks, neurologistTheir cause had long been given up as hopeless, until 1969, when Sacks tried th
Oliver Sacks, neurologist
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Their cause had long been given up as hopeless, until 1969, when Sacks tried the – then new – Parkinson’s disease drug L-dopa, which had an astonishing “awakening” effect, transforming previously lifeless individuals into personable and intelligent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ohanaeze Youths Slam Buhari Over Lopsided AppointmentsThe youth wing of Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) Friday slammed President Muhamma
Ohanaeze Youths Slam Buhari Over Lopsided Appointments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The youth wing of Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC) Friday slammed President Muhammadu Buhari over the lopsided appointments he has so far made since assumption of office, saying that it has become crystal clear that Buhari "is pursuing ethnic... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at Age 82 in New York CityDr. Oliver Sacks, one if whose books was turned into an Academy Award-winning m
Neurologist Oliver Sacks Dies at Age 82 in New York City
The Jewish Press / Posted 4 days ago
Dr. Oliver Sacks, one if whose books was turned into an Academy Award-winning movie, died on Sunday in New York City at the age of 82. He never married. Among his cousins are Nobel Prize Winner Robert Aumann of Israel and the late Abba Eban, former... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Appointments Unacceptable to Ndigbo - Ohaneze Youth CouncilAwka — THE Ohaneze Youth Council, OYC, Friday, expressed deep anger over Presid
Buhari's Appointments Unacceptable to Ndigbo - Ohaneze Youth Council
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Awka — THE Ohaneze Youth Council, OYC, Friday, expressed deep anger over President Muhammadu Buhari's latest appointment for the positions of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, the Chief of Staff to the President and... Read more
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Khaleej Times
ABBA piano up for auctionA GRAND PIANO that featured on many of ABBA's biggest hits is going up for auct
ABBA piano up for auction
Khaleej Times / Posted 4 days ago
A GRAND PIANO that featured on many of ABBA's biggest hits is going up for auction in London. Sotheby's is offering the instrument, owned by the Stockholm music studio where the 70s Swedish super-group often recorded. The auction house said last... Read more
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The Local
Plane crash-lands on Swedish road The Local · 29 Aug 2015, 16:36 Published: 29 Aug 2015 16:36 GMT+02:00 A lig
Plane crash-lands on Swedish road
The Local / Posted 4 days ago
The Local · 29 Aug 2015, 16:36 Published: 29 Aug 2015 16:36 GMT+02:00 A light aircraft was forced to land on Highway 27 outside Borås at lunchtime. No one was harmed. The plane came down on the road in Borås... Read more
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The Local
Pilot breaks down toilet door with axe in SwedenThe aircraft was due to land at Örnsköldsvik Airport at 8pm. Photo: Petey21/Wik
Pilot breaks down toilet door with axe in Sweden
The Local / Posted 4 days ago
The aircraft was due to land at Örnsköldsvik Airport at 8pm. Photo: Petey21/Wikicommons TT/The Local · 6 Aug 2015, 11:13 Published: 06 Aug 2015 07:51 GMT+02:00 Updated: 06 Aug 2015 11:13... Read more
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The Local
Man, 18, dies as glider plane crashes in Sweden TT/The Local · 7 Apr 2015, 06:57 Published: 07 Apr 2015 06:57 GMT+02:00 Swe
Man, 18, dies as glider plane crashes in Sweden
The Local / Posted 4 days ago
TT/The Local · 7 Apr 2015, 06:57 Published: 07 Apr 2015 06:57 GMT+02:00 Swedish police were set to decide on Tuesday whether or not to launch an investigation after an 18-year-old man died when a... Read more
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The Local
A studio in Stockholm or a castle in countryside?A sign advertising an ongoing apartment viewing in Sweden. Photo: Tomas Oneborg
A studio in Stockholm or a castle in countryside?
The Local / Posted 5 days ago
A sign advertising an ongoing apartment viewing in Sweden. Photo: Tomas Oneborg/SvD/TT TT/The Local · 14 Aug 2015, 12:49 Published: 14 Aug 2015 12:16 GMT+02:00 Updated: 14 Aug 2015 12:49... Read more
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The Local
Students face years in Swedish housing queueNot all students will be moving into their own student room in Sweden this autu
Students face years in Swedish housing queue
The Local / Posted 5 days ago
Not all students will be moving into their own student room in Sweden this autumn. Photo: Jurek Holzer/SvD/SCANPIX TT/The Local · 25 Aug 2015, 14:59 Published: 25 Aug 2015 07:30 GMT+02:00 Updated: 25... Read more
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The Local
How to steer Sweden's crazy rental marketAccommodation in Sweden is a big talking point. Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson/Ima
How to steer Sweden's crazy rental market
The Local / Posted 5 days ago
Accommodation in Sweden is a big talking point. Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson/Image Bank Sweden Maddy Savage · 21 Aug 2015, 15:10 Published: 21 Aug 2015 15:10 GMT+02:00 Whether you've moved to Sweden to... Read more
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The Local
Should more people live on boats in Stockholm?House boats at Pampas Marina. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT The Local · 29 Au
Should more people live on boats in Stockholm?
The Local / Posted 5 days ago
House boats at Pampas Marina. Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT The Local · 29 Aug 2015, 11:00 Published: 29 Aug 2015 11:00 GMT+02:00 Living on a boat in Stockholm used to be the preserve of the rich. But... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PMB Makes Key AppointmentsThree months after he assumed office, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday fina
PMB Makes Key Appointments
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Three months after he assumed office, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday finally made key appointments to sensitive positions in his government. He appointed Engr. Babachir David Lawal secretary to the government of the federation and Alhaji Abba... Read more
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