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Scores Killed in Latest Nigeria Bombing…The city has been a longtime flashpoint of sectarian violence. This latest attack comes just one day after a bombing killed 25 people in Kano. It’s clear that swaths of Nigeria are under siege.   Two car bombs exploded at a bustling bus terminal and market in Nigeria’s central city of Jos on Tuesday, killing at least 46 people and wounding dozens, police said.There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the twin car bombs, but they bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, an Islamic extremist group.The second blast came half an hour after the first, killing some of the rescue workers who had rushed to the scene, which was obscured by billows of black smoke. (ABC http://abcn.ws/1ncA2Yo(

Malawi Votes! Malians are going to the polls to elect a President. Joyce Banda is under serious pressure as a public financing scandal has undermined her reputation at home and abroad.  Here’s what you need to  know about elections in Malawi. (UN Dispatch http://bit.ly/1nczBxi)  And the latest report of violence at the polls. (AFP http://yhoo.it/1nczhP4)

 

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