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5 African 'Bus' Rides: Rough Riders on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Not all African buses break down, arrive days late, overwhelm you with dust and heat, or underwhelm you with esoteric notions of comfort and service. ...

Gunmen And Suicide Bomber Attack Christian Churches

AP | AHMED SAKA and JON GAMBRELL | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

JOS, Nigeria — A suicide car bomber detonated his explosives Sunday outside a church in central Nigeria as gunmen attacked another church in the...

Suicide Bomber Attacks Church In Nigeria

Reuters | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

JOS, Nigeria, June 10 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a church in the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, witnesses said, a...

Nigerian Muslims Attacked With Machetes, Knives, Bows And Arrows

AP | AHMED SAKA | Posted 11.02.2011 | World

JOS, Nigeria — Religious rioting in the troubled central Nigeria city of Jos has killed at least 21 people in recent days, as authorities seem t...

Soldiers Shoot At University Students In Nigeria

AP | AHMED SAKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

JOS, Nigeria — Soldiers in a central Nigerian city opened fire Saturday on university students protesting continuing violence between Christians...

Nigeria: 'Secret' Killings Follow Religious Deaths

AP | AHMED SAKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOS, Nigeria — The religious massacres have stopped, but "secret" killings of Christians and Muslims continue on a smaller scale across central ...

Nigeria Religious Riots 'Kill Scores' In Jos

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOS, Nigeria — Charred bodies with scorched hands reaching skyward lay in the streets and a mosque with blackened minarets smoldered Wednesday a...