Onize Ohikere

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Cape Verde soldier arrested for killing 11

Africa
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/27/16, 02:08 pm

Authorities in Cape Verde, an island nation off the coast of West Africa, arrested a soldier today on suspicion of killing eight fellow soldiers and three civilians at a military barracks on Tuesday.

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Egypt tries to squash rising defiance against al-Sisi regime

Egypt
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/26/16, 02:15 pm

Egyptian authorities arrested at least 237 protesters yesterday, tamping what could have been a day of massive demonstrations against President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s regime.

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Associated Press/Photo by Ronald Zak

Austrian election highlights Europe's growing divide

Europe
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 4/25/16, 03:26 pm

Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party candidate emerged as the lead in the first round of presidential elections on Sunday. The win marks the first time in 71 years that neither of the two mainstream parties made it to the runoff, highlighting the growing discontent with the country’s political leaders.

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